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Is the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC SUV kid-friendly?

Family-focused features of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC SUV 

Is the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC SUV kid-friendly? We’d like to think so, and we’ll share with you some of the family-focused features of this model below. You can find this SUV and other luxury vehicles here at Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead, located in Peoria, AZ. 


What are some features on the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE for adults with children? 

Some of the features listed below are obviously aimed at parents, while others are convenient for a wider range of drivers. Either way, they are great features for anyone with kids. We’ll tell you why. 

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE – illuminated running boards 

This step, located on the side of the vehicle, makes it easier for kids to enter the vehicle. It provides a lower step for short legs, plus it provides illumination and a non-slip surface. It is an optional feature on the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE.  

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE – 3rd row seat package 

Do you have a large family? Maybe you need more than five seats, and that’s available with the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE too. The 3rd-row seat package goes for $2,100. It adds a third row of seats, power-adjusted second-row seats, and two USB-C ports in the third row of seating.  

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE – drive-assist technology 

What is driver-assist technology? It is a variety of features that all have the same goal: to make things safer and easier for the driver. If your kids ever distract you, then you’ll be glad of standard features like Attention Assist and Active Brake Assist. Plus, these features keep everyone safer, which is always the goal of a parent. 

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE – entertainment technology 

We all know that it is hard to keep kids entertained on a long drive. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE can help with its standard Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Bluetooth* audio streaming for different ways to entertain. It also offers five USB-C ports as standard. Optionally, you can add wireless charging and in-car Wi-Fi. 

*Bluetooth® is a registered mark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc.