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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe

When you are searching for a new SUV, you may find yourself overwhelmed with the amount of available options especially from brands like Mercedes-Benz. This brand features a variety of options, but many of them look similar, making it difficult to tell which each has to offer. It can help to compare similar models side-by-side. Today we're going to do just that with the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA and 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. These vehicles might look similar, but they have many differences to discover.

The first major difference between these two vehicles is their starting prices. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA stars out at just $32,850*, while the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe starts at $69,650*. This is a pretty significant difference, but it can easily be explained by what you are getting for these price tags.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 VS 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe
$32,850* MSRP $68,650*
208 Horsepower 362
Not Recommended Towing Capacity 7,200 pounds
17.2 cubic feet Cargo Volume 23.0 cubic feet


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The Mercedes-Benz GLA is the more affordable option, but it is also smaller and doesn't offer as much power. It has a 2.0-liter engine that provides 208 horsepower and isn't able to tow anything. The Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe is the more powerful option with a higher price tag. It comes with a 3.0-liter V6 engine that offers 362 horsepower and has a standard towing capacity of 7,200 pounds.

If you are interested in learning more about either of these vehicles or the rest of the Mercedes-Benz lineup call or visit Mercedes-Benz of Arrowhead. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive here in the Phoenix, AZ area. Come discover which Mercedes-Benz SUV is the perfect match for your driving needs.

* Excludes all options, taxes, title registration, $925 transportation charge and dealer preparation fees.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe driving at sunset
Steering wheel of the 2017 GLE
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA with all the doors open
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA's dashboard and steering wheel