2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe VS Porsche Cayenne

Mercedes-Benz and Porsche both strive for the same goal, which is to make the most luxurious, desirable vehicles, regardless of cost. When it comes to the compact SUV, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and the Porsche Cayenne line up right next to each other. The Porsche Cayenne has more trim levels, but the GLE Coupe has a bigger range of power and capability. If you are debating on whether to get the GLE Coupe or the Porsche Cayenne, there are a few reasons why you may want to try the all-new GLE Coupe.

The GLE Coupe and the Cayenne have very different looks. Especially when you are standing outside of them, the Porsche looks much bigger. It looks taller and longer, but that isn't actually the case. The GLE Coupe is roughly one inch larger in every direction except for height, where the Cayenne is wider by about an inch. Even the wheelbase on the GLE Coupe is longer, providing drivers with more interior room, more stability, and more comfort.

2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 63 S Coupe    

VS

2017 Porsche Cayenne Turbo

$110,650     MSRP $116,500
5.5L V8 biturbo Engine 4.8L V8
577/561 Power 502/553
4.1 0-60 4.2

 

Mercedes-Benz  AMG® biturbo Engine

If you have to pick one thing that Mercedes-Benz is better at than any of its competition, it is engineering. The Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 63 S comes with a 5.5L V8 biturbo engine that makes more horsepower and more torque while also being more efficient than the naturally aspirated 4.8-liter V8 in the Porsche Cayenne Turbo. By using a biturbo setup, Mercedes-Benz is able to offer more utility, more frugality, and more fun.  

If you have any questions about why the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GLE 63 S Coupe is one of the best SUVs on the market right now, even when put head to head with the infamous Porsche Cayenne, contact us today!

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe Front Seats
Brown Leather Porsche Cayenne SUV Interior
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Back Seats
2017 Porsche Cayenne Turbo Back Seats