2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC

When you’re looking for a luxury SUV, there’s perhaps no better automaker to consider than Mercedes-Benz. Over the years they’ve perfected the art of the automobile so that you can rest assured you’re picking the specific model that’s right for you. With five different SUV models to choose from and countless trim levels and engine options, how could you overlook Mercedes-Benz? Take a look at our comparison between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE!

These two models fit right in the middle of Mercedes-Benz’s lineup of SUVs, with the GLC being labelled as a compact SUV while the GLE is a larger midsize SUV. The model that’s right for you depends mostly on what size you want, as the GLE offers more space at 80.3 cubic feet of maximum cargo space compared to 56.5 cubic feet in the GLC. Take a look at more specs and features in the table below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350


2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300

$52,200 MSRP $40,050
18 city/23 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 22 city/28 hwy mpg
7-Speed Automatic Transmission 9-Speed Automatic
302 Horsepower 241
273 lb-ft Torque 273 lb-ft
7.5 seconds 0 to 60 time 6.4 seconds
FWD Drivetrain FWD
7200 lbs Max Towing Capacity 3500 lbs
9 Number of Airbags 8
Optional Automatic Load-Leveling Optional
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2018 GLE and 2018 GLC

Sometimes you just don’t want to deal with the monotony of ordinary automakers. Sometimes you want better than good. When the longing for luxury gets too strong, opt for the power and precision of a Mercedes-Benz. While you might see the GLE and GLC as different models, they both carry the legacy of excellence that comes standard in all Mercedes-Benz models. Some of the features that come standard in both models include:

  • 14-way power driver seat with memory
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • 5 years of Mercedes-Benz mbrace Connect
  • Power liftgate
  • Central controller and color display
  • FrontBass® system
  • Bluetooth audio
  • and much more!

Interested in owning the GLE or the GLC? Come check them out here at World Wide Motors in Indianapolis! We have plenty of both models for you to choose from, so chances are you’ll find one that fits your needs. Give us a call or stop by today!

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