2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV
Driving in a winter wonderland? This is your perfect companion.
Engine: 3.5 L V6
Towing Capacity: 241 hp @ 5,550 rpm
GLE350 4Matic SUV
Horsepower: 302 hp
Acceleration: 6.4 sec
Towing Capacity: 7,200‡
GLE550e Plug-in Hybrid SUV
Engine: 3.0L V6 biturbo + hybrid electric
Acceleration: 5.3 sec
Towing Capacity: 7,200‡
A lasting impression from the very first glance
Distinctive LED Daytime Running Lamps catch the eye as their glowing arc sweeps into the sculpted profile. Available active LED headlamps shine far ahead, and adapt to curves and traffic ahead. LED taillamps show off a "twin torch" design.
If you have an eye for design, all eyes will be on you.
The athleticism of the GLE is evident in its solid stance. Wheels range from substantial 18-inch or 19-inch designs to supersized 21-inch AMG alloys. Exterior and Interior Sport Packages express its spirit, while a Night Package takes it to the dark side.Back to top
Richly crafted cabin
Hand-finished wood, hand-fitted upholstery and subtle metallic details define a cabin that's generous with room, refinement and advancement. Crisp, clear gauges flank a vivid color multifunction display in front of the driver, while an 8-inch color screen takes center stage atop the dash. Standard amenities are abundant, from heated front seats with memory to a power liftgate.
Space to stretch out your imagination, or pack it all in.
The GLE invites five adults to enjoy generous room and gracious comfort. It'll welcome over 80 cu ft of cargo with a standard power liftgate and 60/40 split-folding rear seats. No less rewarding is what it keeps out, from tiny dust and pollen, to the sun's hot rays through its available Panorama roof.
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Intelligent Drive: Virtual eyes on the road. Real action on your behalf.
A team of advancements boost safety, reduce stress, and help smooth every move. Active Brake Assist can help avoid a collision autonomously. A GLE can fend off crosswinds and prepare for front, rear and rollover accidents. Optional Distance Pilot DISTRONIC® adaptive cruise control can even guide you with Steering Pilot. 
Engineered to please, from movie buffs to audiophiles.
A treat for the eyes and ears, the optional Bang & Olufsen® BeoSoundTM system came from hundreds of hours of in-studio and on-the-road development. The optional Rear Seat Entertainment system's dual screens, multiple inputs, and wireless headsets and remotes turn the back seat into a mobile theater. 
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Seat belt technology
Equipped with Emergency Tensioning Devices (ETDs) and belt force limiters, 3-point seat belts are arguably our most important passive safety feature. If a collision exceeds a preset threshold, the ETDs instantly remove slack from the front and rear outboard seat belts. Belt force limiters allow a slight amount of give in the ETD-equipped seat belts, to reduce the peak seat-belt forces on the occupant.
Rain-sensing windshield wipers
Rain-sensing windshield wipers automatically adjust the intermittent wiper frequency based on the amount of rainfall. The rear-window wiper automatically activates if the front wipers are switched on when the driver shifts to Reverse.
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Pump or plug: Gasoline, clean diesel or plug-in hybrid
The Direct Injection GLE engines make more power from less fuel, from a clean-diesel turbo V6 to a biturbo gas V6. There's even a plug-in hybrid that can deliver up to 50 MPGe. And even with ultralow emissions, they'll fire up your emotions. 
Reassurance when the weather turns, rewarding when the road turns.
Standard on nearly every GLE, 4MATIC® sends torque to the wheels that can use it best. On slippery roads, it adds all-wheel driving confidence. In dry corners, it adds fun. Light, nimble and efficient, you'll enjoy its benefits year-round. 
* Excludes all options, taxes, title registration, $925 transportation charge and dealer preparation fees.  Based on 2016 GLE550e EPA estimated highway fuel economy. HIghway MPGe estimate is with a fully charged battery. See your dealer for final 2017 figures for all models. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length.  No system, regardless of how advanced, can overcome the laws of physics or correct careless driving. Please always wear your seat belt. Performance is limited by available traction, which snow, ice and other conditions can affect. Always drive carefully, consistent with conditions. Best performance in snow is obtained with winter tires.  Active Brake Assist may not be sufficient to avoid an accident. It does not react to certain stationary objects, nor recognize or predict the curvature and/or lane layout of the road or every movement of vehicles ahead. It is the driver's responsibility at all times to be attentive to traffic and road conditions, and to provide the steering, braking and other driving inputs necessary to retain control of the vehicle. Drivers are cautioned not to wait for the system's alerts before braking, as that may not afford sufficient time and distance to brake safely. See Operator's Manual for system's operating speeds and additional information and warnings.  System replaces spare tire with TIREFIT sealant and portable compressor. ‡ With optional trailer hitch. Read Operator's Manual before towing. In some states, aftermarket trailer brakes are required. See dealer for details.