2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC® vs 2019 Lexus RX 350

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC® vs 2019 Lexus RX 350

With so much to offer in terms of utility and performance, it’s no wonder so many drivers are switching to SUVs. Midsize SUV options like the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC® are popular due to incorporating luxury features that make driving much more exhilarating. So is the 2019 GLE 350 a good choice? Find out here as we look at the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC® vs 2019 Lexus RX 350!

The GLE has made a few changes under the hood for 2019, and those are apparent when you take a look at the numbers. The GLE 400 4MATIC® has more horsepower and torque than the 2018 model, and much more than what’s offered by the RX 350. This amounts to a quick 0 to 60 time (if you need it) and a towing capacity of more than double what the RX 350 has. See some additional comparisons in the table below!

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC®


2019 Lexus RX 350

$55,700* MSRP $43,570
17 city/23 hwy mpg** Fuel Efficiency 20 city/27 hwy mpg
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
329 Horsepower 295
354 lb-ft Torque 267 lb-ft
5.9 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
AWD Drivetrain FWD
38.2 cubic ft Cargo Volume 18.4 cubic ft
9 Number of Airbags 8
7200 lbs Standard Towing 3500 lbs
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2019 GLE 400 4MATIC®

While there is a significant price change between the GLE 400 4MATIC® and the RX 350, it’s easy to see how the two differ. The GLE 400 4MATIC® offers drivers a lot of power, which makes it a better choice if you want to bring along a camper, multiple ATVs, a boat, or any other weekend toys. Performance isn’t the only aspect of the GLE 400 4MATIC®, though. Some of the other features you’ll find include:

  • ECO Start/Stop
  • Nappa leather multifunction steering wheel
  • Eucalyptus wood trim
  • Heated/ventilated front seats
  • Panorama sunroof
  • Remote start (via Mercedes Me mobile app)
  • In-car Wi-Fi hotspot
  • and much more!

Curious to see what’s changed in the newest GLE? Take a look yourself by checking it out here at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis or schedule a test drive on our website today!

*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 23 MPG highway and 17 MPG city with 24.6-gallon fuel tank capacity. You may get different mileage depending on driving conditions.

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