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Compare Mercedes GLE W166 [GLE 450 AMG] vs Mercedes GLC X253 [AMG GLC 43 4MATIC]

Reviews

Neo score
78%
72%
Pros
  • Good power and handling in the GLE63
  • Low official fuel consumption in the PHEV
  • High cargo capacity
  • Good towing capacity
  • Good performance
  • Some offroad capabilities
  • Good interior styling
  • Good towing capacity
Cons
  • Hybrid nonsense
  • More bland in styling
  • Too many gears in the 9G-Tronic
  • Crossover nonsense
  • PHEV nonsense
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front

Price

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Variants

GLE 450 AMG
GLE 63 AMG S
GLE 63 AMG
GLE 250d
GLE 350d
GLE 400
GLE 500 e
GLE 500
AMG GLC 43 4MATIC
AMG GLC 63 4MATIC+
AMG GLC 63 S 4MATIC+
GLC 200 4MATIC
GLC 200d 4MATIC
GLC 220d 4MATIC
GLC 300 4MATIC
GLC 300d 4MATIC
GLC 300de 4MATIC
GLC 300e 4MATIC
GLC 400d 4MATIC

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
550 L / 19.4 cu-ft ~ 1600 L / 56.5 cu-ft
Engine Oil Capacity
7.0 L / 7.4 qt
Fuel Capacity
93.0 L / 24.6 gal
66.0 L / 17.4 gal
Passengers
5
5
Payload
825 kg / 1819 lbs
665 kg / 1466 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Offroad | Approach Angle
22.1 deg
Offroad | Breakover Angle
14.5 deg
Offroad | Departure Angle
19.2 deg
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Double-wishbone
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
265/45 R20
Front wheel tires: 235/55 R19 Rear wheel tires: 255/50 R19
Turning Circle
11.8 m / 38.7 ft
11.8 m / 38.7 ft

Construction

Battery | Capacity
13.5 kWh (gross)
Body Style
5-door SUV
5-door SUV

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
202 mm / 8.0 in
168 mm / 6.6 in
Size | Height
1796 mm / 70.7 in
1626 mm / 64.0 in
Size | Length
4819 mm / 189.7 in
4682 mm / 184.3 in
Size | Width
1935 mm / 76.2 in | 2141 mm / 84.3 in (mirror unfolded)
1890 mm / 74.4 in | 2096 mm / 82.5 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1648.0 mm / 64.9 in
1639.0 mm / 64.5 in
Track Width | Rear
1663.0 mm / 65.5 in
1617.0 mm / 63.7 in
Weight
2105.0 kg / 4640.7 lbs
1795.0 kg / 3957.3 lbs
Wheel Size
20 in
Front wheel rims: 8J x 19 Rear wheel rims: 9J x 19
Wheelbase
2915 mm / 114.8 in
2873 mm / 113.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.7 sec
4.9 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.4 sec
4.7 sec
CO2 Emission
199 g/km
234 ~ 242 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.35
Electric Range
30.0 km / 18.6 mi
45.0 km / 28.0 mi
Fuel Economy
8.6 L/100km / 27.4 MPG (combined) | 10.9 L/100km / 21.6 MPG (urban) | 7.2 L/100km / 32.7 MPG (highway)
10.2 L/100km / 23.1 MPG (combined) | 13.6 L/100km / 17.3 MPG (urban) | 8.0 L/100km / 29.4 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 3500 kg / 7716 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Front-engine (transverse), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Euro 6d-TEMP-ISC
Engine
M 276.821
M 276 DE 30 AL
Engine | Bore
88.0 mm / 3.5 in
82.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.7:1
15.5:1
Engine | Displacement
3.0 L / 182.8 cu-in / 2996.0 cc
3.0 L / 182.8 cu-in / 2996.0 cc
Engine | Power
367.0 hp / 273.7 kW @ 5500-6000 rpm
390.0 hp / 290.8 kW
Engine | Specific Output
122.5 hp/L / 2.0 hp/cu-in
130.2 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
82.1 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
520 Nm / 383.5 lb-ft @ 2000-4000 rpm
520 Nm / 383.5 lb-ft @ 2500-4500 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
9
9-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic 9G-TRONIC
Automatic TCT AMG SPEEDSHIFT

Production

Availability
2015 ~ 2018
2019
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