2017 Mercedes GLE Review, Price

The Mercedes decided to release a new version of the mid-sized SUV that will be competing with vehicles such as BMW X6. The 2017 Mercedes GLE will get new engine and attractive sporty look. This vehicle has received various exterior and interior updates and it features improved performance on off-road terrains. Every Mercedes fan is looking forward seeing this new model cruising on the streets.

2017 Mercedes GLE front

2017 Mercedes GLE – Exterior and interior design

This GLE model features a new sporty and aggressive design and it is made from both aluminum and steel. Front of the car is restyled which gave this new 2017 Mercedes GLE a brand new modern look. It got its wheelbase redesigned and it features new lights and bumpers. The latest LED technology is used, so the lights provide better driving experience during the night.

This new vehicle has five passenger seats and a plenty of cargo space for the luggage. The seats are covered with high quality leather, and the other high-end materials are used, such as wood or aluminum. The steering wheel has a classy but yet a sporty look. This car includes some of the standard features of the S, E and C model, but it also received some new that distinguished the GLE form other models. Simplified driving experience is provided with an 8-inch tablet which is fitted at the center of the control table. Other features of this vehicle are panoramic roof which is opened by pressing the button, as well as the power tailgate, audio system and back view rear camera. Some of the safety features that new 2017 Mercedes GLE includes are: airbags, stability and traction control, semi-autonomous braking system as well as child safety lock and cross wing alert. Driving this car feels very pleasant, and overall experience is this car is very comfortable.

2017 Mercedes GLE rear

2017 Mercedes GLE – engine and performance

There is no official confirmation about the engines that will be under the hood of this car, but many car experts speculate that there will be three engine options. The first option is a 3.5L V6 engine that has a total output of 302 horsepower and 273 pond feet of torque. The second will be a 3.0L V6 that can generate a total output of 329 horsepower and 354 pound feet of torque. And the third solution will be a 2.1 turbo diesel engine with the four cylinders and it will be able to produce a total output of 201 horsepower and 369 pound feet of torque. The GLE 550 e 4MATIC plug-I hybrid engine is able to deliver a total output of 436 horsepower and operate 18.6 miles while using electricity. The car manufacturer is planning to put even more powerful engine that will be capable of delivering 550 horsepower and 516 pound feet of torque. There are really a lot of engine options for this model, so every Mercedes customer should be able to find what he wants from this model.

2017 Mercedes GLE interior

2017 Mercedes GLE – Price and release date

It is expected to see first purchases of 2017 Mercedes GLE by the fall of 2016 with starting price probably around 66.000 dollars for the basic version.

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