When you are searching for a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle it can be challenging to determine which model is the right fit for your specific needs. It can help to compare similar models side-by-side, which is what we're going to do here with the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 and the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe AMG® 43 4MATIC®. Both of these vehicles are part of the Mercedes-Benz GLE family, but they have many differences to explore.
The major difference between these two vehicles is their starting prices. The GLE starts out at just $52,000*, while the GLE Coupe starts at $69,650*. This is a significant difference, but it can easily be explained by the powerful performance capabilities available on the GLE Coupe.
|2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350||VS||2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe AMG® 43 4MATIC®|
|38.2 cubic feet||Cargo Volume||23.0 cubic feet|
|6,600 pounds||Standard Towing||7,200 pounds|
The Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe offers a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine that provides 362 horsepower and 384 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine even helps the GLE Coupe have a standard towing capacity of 7,200 pounds. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE, on the other hand, is less powerful, but it does provide more cargo space. It has a 3.5-liter engine that offers 302 horsepower, 273 lb.-ft. of torque and a standard towing capacity of 6,600 pounds. It also has 38.2 cubic feet of cargo space where the GLE Coupe only offers 23.0 cubic feet.
When you are choosing between these two vehicles, it really depends on what you need most in a vehicle. If power and performance are the most important, the GLE Coupe is for you, but if affordability and space are more essential, the GLE is the prefect fit. If you are interested in learning more about these two 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.
* Excludes all options, taxes, title registration, $925 transportation charge and dealer preparation fees.