2019 MB GLE exterior front fascia and passenger side with mountain lake in background

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE awarded Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS

For those of you who are Mercedes-Benz GLE enthusiasts, it may come as no surprise that the 2019 GLE was awarded a Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). But what exactly does this mean for you as an SUV shopper? Let’s find out.

How safe is the 2019 MB GLE?

First of all, in order to be awarded the Top Safety Pick+ from the IIHS a vehicle must prove their ‘crashworthiness’ in a test…and yes, this means that one of the luxurious 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE vehicles was deliberately crashed. As painful to onlookers as it may have been to deliberately ruin a luxury vehicle, this was only to the model’s advantage. Why? Because this helped prove why this vehicle is a good option for families and individuals alike. Because of this crash, we now know what could potentially happen in a real-time accident in the 2019 GLE.

This SUV was evaluated for things like structural safety, protection of the vehicle inhabitants, headlight visibility, and strength of the roof. Then, after everything had been rated, the GLE earned its overall rating of ‘good,’ and awarded a Top Safety Pick+ title.

Here’s where you can see the 2019 GLE on the IIHS website

2019 MB GLE exterior front fascia and drivers road with rainStandard safety features on the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Some of the best ways to stay safe while driving doesn’t come from structural soundness of the vehicle, though that can definitely help. Instead, they can come from the prevention of an accident. That is why driver-assist features are growing more and more popular, and the 2019 GLE is no exception! Standard on this vehicle is:

  • Active Brake Assist
  • ATTENTION ASSIST®
  • PRESAFE®*
  • Trailer Stability Assist
  • Antilock Braking System
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Mercedes-Benz Emergency Call®

Find out more about the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE here!

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE vehicles in Peoria, AZ

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*PRESAFE® closes the side windows when the system’s sensors detect side movements that suggest a possible rollover. A small gap is left near the fully closed position. Seat and heat restraints adjust only when equipped with memory system.