2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. GLE Coupe in Northbrook, IL
Are you searching for a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle that is versatile enough for your daily life and as elegant as you are? It can be difficult to determine which Mercedes-Benz model best fits your lifestyle, which is why the team at Autohaus on Edens has compared two similar models for you. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV and 2017 GLE Coupe are both members of the GLE family, but what sets them apart from one another? For comparison purposes, we will be taking a look at the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 43 Coupe.
Continue reading the expert review below, and then head over to our new inventory to find a 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV or 2017 GLE Coupe that is perfect for you.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. GLE Coupe: Engine Specs and Performance
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is highly capable with smooth acceleration and a generous towing capacity of 7,200 lbs. Sound deadening materials make the cabin extremely quiet while on the road. The steering is responsive and precise.
Any drive in the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 43 Coupe is sure to put a smile on your face. There are four selectable driving modes that allow you to customize your driving experience: Snow, Comfort, Sport and Sport+. These driving modes adjust the throttle response, suspension damping, and steering effort. The exclusive AMG® engine also has advanced gearboxes and racing-derived features such as dual-clutch or multi-clutch technology. The 2017 AMG® GLE 43 Coupe features the AMG® Performance 4MATIC® all-wheel drive system, making the best use of available torque.
Take a look at the table below to learn more about the impressive engines that power both the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 43 Coupe. The 2017 GLE 350 SUV has a six-speed transmission, while the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 43 Coupe has a nine speed.
|Model||2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV||2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 43 Coupe|
|Engine||3.5L V6||3.0L V6|
|Horsepower||302 HP||362 HP|
|Torque||273 lb.-ft.||384 lb.-ft.|
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. GLE Coupe: Interior and Exterior Design
Luxury is in no short supply when it comes to the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE lineup. Both the 2017 GLE SUV and 2017 GLE Coupe seat up to five passengers comfortably. The two Mercedes-Benz models feature 10-way power adjustable driver’s seats, leatherette trimmed seating, and multi-level heated front bucket seats. The 2017 AMG® GLE 43 Coupe also features a 10-way power adjustable front passenger seat, while the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV has a six-way power passenger seat. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV also boasts 38.2 cu. ft. of cargo space, making it ideal for growing families and weekend trips to the lake, while the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 43 only has 23 cu. ft.
The luxury and style inside the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV and 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe extend to the exterior. The 2017 GLE Coupe also has a more sports-styled roofline and overall look. Both models come equipped with a trailer hitch, a panoramic sunroof, and soft close doors. Additional shared exterior features include:
- Illuminated side running boards
- Illuminated grille star
- Brushed aluminum running boards with rubber studs
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV vs. GLE Coupe: Safety and Technology
The Mercedes-Benz GLE lineup is well equipped, and that doesn’t stop with the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV and 2017 GLE Coupe. Both Mercedes-Benz models offer a host of high-end safety and technology features such as:
- Rearview camera
- Automatic Emergency Braking
- Parking Sensors
- Emergency Braking Preparation
- Pre-Collision Safety System
- Bluetooth® connectivity
- USB ports
While the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV and 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe share a myriad of features, there are some additional amenities with the 2017 GLE Coupe such as:
- One subwoofer
- 13 harman/kardon® premium speakers
- 830 watt stereo output
- Blind-Spot Monitoring
- Land Departure Warning
- COMAND® System with navigation
Schedule a Test Drive in Northbrook, IL
Whether you decide on a 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV or 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, the ultimate choice is yours. If power and performance are most important, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 43 Coupe is the way to go. However, if space and affordability is at the top of your list, consider the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV.
Regardless of your selection, Autohaus on Edens in Northbrook, IL has the Mercedes-Benz model for you in our new vehicle inventory. Schedule a test drive at our Mercedes-Benz dealership by calling (847) 272-7900 or through our test-drive form.
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