2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe vs 2017 BMW X5

Finding your next vehicle to drive home in can be complicated due to the amount of available options. Just about every automotive brand has multiple options to choose from. It can help to compare similar models side-by-side, which is what we're going to do today with the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and the 2017 BMW X5. These two models are similar in vehicle type, but they have many differences to discover.

The first major difference between these two vehicles is their performance capabilities. The Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe has an available turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine that provides 362 horsepower and 384 lb.-ft. of torque. With the help of this engine, it is able to tow up to 7,200 pounds. The 2017 BMW X5 has a turbocharged 3.0-liter engine that offers 300 horsepower and 300 lb.-ft. of torque. It can only tow up to 5,952 pounds. This is a pretty significant difference in power worth considering.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe vs 2017 BMW X5

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe AMG® GLE 43 4MATIC®

VS 2017 BMW X5
5 Passengers 5
362 Horsepower 300
7,200 pounds Standard Towing Capacity 5,952 pounds
23.0 cubic feet Cargo Volume 22.9 cubic feet

 

Test Drive a Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe in the Phoenix, AZ area!

Even though the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe is the more powerful option, these vehicles are roughly the same size. This proves that to get a powerful vehicle, you don't have to get one that is larger and is pontentially more difficult to maneuver.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, 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.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE's cabin
Front seats of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE driving on the road
Instrument cluster in the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe