2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2022 BMW X5

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2022 BMW X5

Are you in the market for a luxury mid-size SUV that will add style, class, and unmatched comfort to your daily commutes in Downtown Indianapolis? We’re sure you’ll love the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE at Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis. The GLE SUV is a popular option among families and executive-class buyers in the city. Many customers considering the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE like to compare it with the 2022 BMW X5, and guess what? The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE goes toe-to-toe with a heavyweight contender like the BMW X5. In the comparison page, we’ll look at some of the important specs of both these SUVs and discuss some features that make the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE an excellent luxury SUV.

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE


2022 BMW X5

$56,150 Starting MSRP $61,600
2.0-Liter Turbocharged Inline-4 Cylinder Base Engine 3.0-Liter Twin-Turbo Charged Inline 6-cylinder
255 hp / 273 lb.-ft. Horsepower / Torque 335 hp / 331 lb.-ft.
74.9 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Space 72.3 Cubic Feet

Advantages of 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Much more than just a luxury family SUV, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE starts at a more affordable price tag than the 2022 BMW X5 and gets an early advantage. However, the 2022 BMW X5 offers a more powerful base 3.0-Liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine. Nonetheless, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE offers three standard grades to suit your lifestyle and performance needs - the GLE 350, GLE 450, and AMG® GLE 53.

The GLE 350 is powered by a 255-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged Inline 4-cylinder engine mated with a nine-speed automatic transmission. At the same time, the GLE 450 4MATIC® employs a 362-horsepower 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine that makes 369 pound-feet of torque and has a 0-60 mph acceleration time of just 5.5 seconds. Drivers looking for even more performance will love the track-tuned Mercedes-AMG® GLE 53, which comes equipped with a 429-horsepower 3.0-liter AMG®-tuned turbocharged six-cylinder engine that will vault from zero to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds.

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE offers five-seater and seven-seater variants and promises a generous 74.9 cubic feet of cargo space. In comparison, the BMW X5 falls a little short. Besides, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE comprises high-end features like MB-Tex® synthetic leather upholstery, 19-inch alloy wheels, a power sunroof, and a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, wireless phone charging and much more.

To determine which 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE model suits your lifestyle get in touch with Mercedes-Benz of Indianapolis or schedule a test drive today!

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