2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs 2018 Acura MDX
When you need a little extra power to take you on your journey, trust a luxury SUV to get the job done. Mercedes-Benz has a viable option for people like you who seek more than a typical day-to-day option. There’s a worthy competitor in Acura’s midsize SUV, but which is the better choice for someone looking for grade-A performance as well as unmatched luxury? Find out as we compare the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs 2018 Acura MDX.
Start by taking a look at the performance comparisons. The GLE 350 easily beats out the MDX with more horsepower, more torque, and a towing capacity over double of that in the MDX. Aside from that, the GLE also has over twice as much cargo space. How else do these two compare? Take a look at the table below!
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350
2018 Acura MDX Standard
|18 city/23 hwy mpg||Fuel Efficiency||19 city/27 hwy mpg|
|7 Speed Automatic||Transmission||9 Speed Automatic|
|273 lb-ft||Torque||267 lb-ft|
|7.5 seconds||0 to 60 time||Not Available|
|38.2 cubic ft||Cargo Volume||15.8 cubic ft|
|9||Number of Airbags||8|
|7200||Max Towing Capacity||3500 lbs|
|8 inches||Entertainment Screen Size||8 inches|
Specs and Features in the 2018 GLE 350
The extraordinary nature of the GLE 350 allows it to do some incredible things; aside from just performance, it also beats out its rival in a number of other key categories. While Acura is regarded as one of the more tech-savvy automakers, they’re missing a few key components that Mercedes-Benz has: PRE-SAFE® and ATTENTION ASSIST®. These safety features act as a separate set of eyes, constantly monitoring the road ahead as well as driver behavior and respond accordingly when they sense something is wrong. Additionally, the GLE 350 has a few features unavailable in the MDX, such as:
Genuine wood trim
Front power headrest
Front power lumbar with massage feature
Cooled front seats
Vehicle location system
Electronic parking aid
and much more!
If you want to learn more about either of these options, get in touch with the team here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis! We’re here to answer any of your questions and provide you with honest answers so you can make the most informed decision. Give us a call or stop by today!