2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs 2018 Volvo XC90

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs 2018 Volvo XC90

You’re going to love the switch from ordinary to luxury. While they tend to be priced a little higher, there’s something special about the way you feel when you actually look forward to road trips. The midsize SUV segment is designed for those looking for more space without going too big by choosing a full-size SUV. Take a look at a couple options here as we compare the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs 2018 Volvo XC90.

While they may be advertised as similar, these two definitely aren’t the same. The GLE 350 easily comes out ahead when it comes to performance, grinding out 302 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque from the 3.5L V6 engine. It also has a greater towing capacity and an adaptive variable suspension, while the XC90 does not. Take a look at some of the additional comparisons below.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350


2018 Volvo XC90 T5 R-Design

$52,200 MSRP $51,900
18 city/23 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 22 city/29 hwy mpg
7-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
302 Horsepower 250
273 lb-ft Torque 258 lb-ft
7.5 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
FWD Drivetrain FWD
7200 lbs Max Towing Capacity 4000 lbs
9 Number of Airbags 8
Optional Automatic Load Leveling Not Available
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2018 GLE 350

Why choose a SUV like the GLE 350? It has the same features you’ll find in other brands, plus a lot more that might not have crossed your mind. The comfort and convenience installed in Mercedes-Benz vehicles is a testament to their tradition of upholding the highest standards. With all the years of automotive excellence they have as a luxury brand, they’re able to incorporate features not found in their rival’s vehicle. They have equipped the 2018 GLE 350 with an available front power lumbar with massage feature for increased comfort in any stressful situation. Volvo’s SUV doesn’t have that. Other standard features in the GLE 350 include a power liftgate, power tilt/sliding sunroof, dual-zone climate control, and a retractable luggage cover among others.

You really can have it all in Mercedes-Benz’s midsize luxury SUV. If that sounds like something you might be interested in, come check it out here at World Wide Motors! Conveniently located in Indianapolis, World Wide Motors is your go-to for all things Mercedes-Benz. Stop by today to see it for yourself or schedule a test drive today!

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