Mercedes-Benz GLE

Price $82,800 – $165,000
Fuel consumption 8.6 – 16.6 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 70%(view ratings)
The current GLE was introduced for 2020. Four years later, it gets a mid-cycle update complete with new tech, fresh styling and expanded electrification. All models feature mild hybrid technology and 4Matic all-wheel drive—GLE 350 (255 horsepower), GLE 450 (375 horsepower), AMG GLE 53 (429 horsepower) and AMG GLE 63 (603 horsepower). Don’t forget about the GLE 450e 4Matic plug-in hybrid (381 horsepower, 77 km of EV range). The GLE can accommodate either five or seven passengers.

Detailed ratings

Global rating
The Car Guide rating 70%
Fuel economy 5/10
Reliability 4/10
Safety 9/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 6/10
Overall 8/10
Mid-size luxury SUVs
The Car Guide rating N/A
Fuel economy N/A
Reliability N/A
Safety N/A
Infotainment N/A
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What's new in 2024



  • Diverse range
  • Comfortable, quiet and ergonomic interior
  • Plug-in hybrid model available


  • Lack of personality
  • Third row a little tight
  • Exorbitantly priced AMG options and variants