2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC® vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 4MATIC®

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC® vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 4MATIC®

Mercedes-Benz models will change year after year. Once you think you’ve become acquainted with all a certain model has to offer, the automaker will throw you a curveball and you’ll be left wondering what’s new in the next year’s model. Mercedes-Benz has done it again with the GLE. What was once the GLE 350 has now been upgraded to a GLE 400 4MATIC®. See how the two stack up as we compare the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC® vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 4MATIC®!

One of the most notable changes is that 4MATIC® all-wheel drive now comes standard on the base trim. The 2018 GLE 350 doesn’t come standard with it; you have to upgrade to the GLE 350 4MATIC® and pay an extra couple thousand dollars to get it. Along with that comes an increase in power and torque. take a look at some other comparisons in the table below!

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC®


2018 GLE 350 4MATIC®

$55,700* MSRP $54,700
17 city/23 hwy mpg** Fuel Efficiency 18 city/22 hwy mpg**
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 7-Speed Automatic
329 Horsepower 302
354 lb-ft Torque 273 lb-ft
5.9 seconds 0 to 60 time 7.5 seconds
AWD Drivetrain AWD
38.2 cubic ft Cargo Volume 38.2 cubic ft
9 Number of Airbags 9
7200 lbs Towing Capacity 7200 lbs
7 inches Entertainment Screen Size 7 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

What’s New in the 2019 GLE 400 4MATIC®?

Most of the changes to the base GLE trim have come in the performance sector. As mentioned above, the GLE 400 4MATIC® now comes standard with all-wheel drive and more horsepower and torque, despite only a small dip in fuel efficiency. Additionally, the transmission goes from a 7-speed automatic to a nine-speed automatic for seamless gear changes you will hardly feel, if at all. Some of the other features you can expect to find inside the GLE 400 4MATIC® include:

  • Genuine wood trim
  • Premium interior lighting
  • Rearview camera
  • Active Parking Assist
  • Power sunroof
  • Harman/kardon LOGIC7® sound system
  • and much more!

What else is new in the 2019 GLE 400 4MATIC®? Find out by taking a firsthand look at it here at World Wide Motors in Indianapolis!

*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excludes options, taxes, title, registration, and dealer prep. Options, model availability, and price may vary. See dealer for details.

**EPA estimated mileage with 24.6-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

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