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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE

When you are searching for a new SUV it can be difficult to tell the difference between various models, even ones that are made by the same automotive brand. Some automotive brands have a variety of SUV options, which can make it difficult to tell which one is the right match for you. Today we're going to help by taking a look at two Mercedes-Benz models, the GLC and the GLE.

The first major difference between these two vehicles is their sizes. Even though they both have seating for p to five, the GLE has significantly more cargo space. It offers a cargo capactiy of 38.2 cubic feet, while the GLC only offers 20.5 cubic feet. This could make a difference depending on how much space you need.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350
5 Seating Capacity 5
20.5 cubic feet Cargo Volume 38.2 cubic feet
241 Horsepower 302
3,500 pounds Maximum Towing Capacity 6,600 pounds

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Another difference between these two vehicles is their performance capabilities. The Mercedes-Benz GLC has a 2.0-liter engine that provides 241 horsepower and is able to tow a maximum of 3,500 pounds. The Mercedes-Benz GLE, on the other hand, has a 3.5-liter engine that offers 302 horsepower and helps give the GLE a maximum towing capacity of 6,600 pounds.

In summary, the Mercedes-Benz GLC is perfect for drivers that don't need as much space and want something with a lower starting price. The Mercedes-Benz GLE is a great option for drivers that need space and power in an SUV. If you are interested in learning more about 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.

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