2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. 2018 Acura MDX | Northbrook, IL

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. 2018 Acura MDX

Have you been looking for the ideal luxury SUV to accommodate your daily drive? With so many competitive options available, it can be difficult to select the perfect model. At this point in your research, you’ve likely considered the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV and 2018 Acura MDX, but which one is right for you? Find out in the comparison page below.

For the purposes of this comparison, our experts have taken a closer look at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC® SUV, starting at $54,700 MSRP, and the 2018 Acura MDX Advance Package, startiing at $54,650 MSRP. If you’d prefer to speak directly to a product specialist before reading further, contact Autohaus on Edens at (847) 272-7900.

Interior and Exterior

Whether you plan on taking your luxury SUV on a family excursion or to run errands, it is important to be comfortable and arrive in style. There are a number of similarities between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC® SUV and Acura MDX such as a 10-way adjustable drivers seat with memory, and LED taillamps. However, our experts agree you’ll prefer the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC® SUV thanks to the premium interior trim and bold styling. The following features are included with the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC® SUV:

  • Heated front seats
  • Power liftgate
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Power-folding exterior mirrors
  • Power sunroof
  • 19-in. wheels
  • Aluminum roof rails
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel
  • MB-Tex upholstery

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV and Acura MDX Interior

Performance and Capability

Do you expect premium performance from your luxury SUV? Both the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC® SUV and Acura MDX offer a potent V6 engine, however the 2018 GLE SUV outperforms the Acura. The 2018 GLE SUV offers more horsepower, torque, and significantly more towing power. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC® SUV also includes DYNAMIC SELECT® with four preset driving modes. View additional engine specs for both luxury SUVs below.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC® SUV Model Acura MDX Advance Package
3.5L V6 Engine 3.5L V6
302 HP Horsepower 290 HP
273 lb.-ft. Torque 267 lb.-ft.
7,200 lbs. Max. Towing 3,500 lbs.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV parked near a lake

Safety and Technology

When it comes to safety and connectivity, both the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC® SUV and Acura MDX offer impressive features, but only one model truly stands out. Equipped with ATTENTION ASSIST® and PRESAFE®, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC® SUV is the superior option. You’ll also appreciate the following features with the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC® SUV:

  • 8-in. touchscreen
  • *Bluetooth® audio streaming
  • Active Brake Assist
  • Crosswind Assist
  • Trailer Stability Assist
  • Rearview camera
  • Nine-airbag system
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers

Have you determined the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC® SUV is the luxury vehicle you need to elevate your daily drive? Browse the new inventory available at Autohaus on Edens in Northbrook, IL to find your ideal model. Then, contact our Mercedes-Benz dealership at (847) 272-7900. Be sure to check out the available lease deals and incentives before they expire.

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