CrossoverMercedes-Benz79% by Neofiliac Team68% by External Reviewers

Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class W167

Mid-Size Crossover

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Product Overview

Mercedes-Benz GLE W167 is a mid-size crossover in production from 2019. It is available with a range of inline-4, inline-6, and V8 engines that displaced 1.9 to 4.0 liters.
Compared to its predecessor, the W167 has a more athletic exterior styling and somewhat more interesting ICE engine lineup, including the superb M177 and the interesting M256 / OM656.
Those who drive offroad, for work or leisure, will appreciate the approach, departure, and breakover angles that the chassis offers. The official fuel economy rating is exceptionally rosy, though it may cast more doubts on the trustworthiness of the regulators and perhaps the owner's own sanity than it relates to reality. Utility-minded owners will love the 2055L (73cu-ft) cargo space. The Mercedes-Benz GLE also comes with a high towing capacity.


What we found

Neofiliac score 79%
  • Great performance
  • Some offroad capabilities
  • High cargo capacity
  • Good towing capacity
  • Good drivetrain reliability
  • Crossover nonsense

What external reviewers found

External score 68%
  • Excellent infotainment tech
  • Excellent range
  • Superb infotainment system
  • Lack of standard equipment
  • Lack of driver-aiding tech
  • Lack of refinement
  • Lacklustre infotainment
  • Expensive to run

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Variants shown:
GLE 300d
GLE 350d
GLE 350de
GLE 400d
GLE 450
GLE 580

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External Reviews


Reviewer score 73% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from autocar have found:
The Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 is the second-generation high-performance SUV coupé. The car is AMG-ised via a toothy 'Panamericana' grille, bonnet power bulges, different bumpers and a big rear diffuser. The interior is plush and well lined with brightwork, with special AMG graphics for the steering wheel and sophisticated, screen-based instrumentation.
  • Gorgeous looks
  • Excellent infotainment system
  • Comfortable to drive
  • Lack of refinement


Reviewer score 67% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from autoexpress have found:
Mercedes has improved its best-selling SUV, with a subtle but effective styling makeover and what we believe to be the best interior in its class. AMG Line is the only trim available in the UK, and while this makes it an attractive prospect, it also means that it's an expensive car to buy. Seven seats are standard on all but the entry-level model, while all models are fitted with four-wheel drive and a smooth nine-speed automatic transmission.
  • Impressive cabin quality
  • Impressive infotainment tech
  • Expensive to run
  • Alternatives are more fun to drive


Reviewer score 77% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from carmagazine have found:
For a 2.5-tonne four-wheel drive monster it really shifts. Steering is a little light, even its raciest mode. But dip it into an undulating corner and there's enough feel to guide you round. 48-volt active-roll suspension does its magic to make it feel positively un-boat-like.
  • Extremely fun to drive
  • Excellent infotainment
  • Expensive for a four-cylinder


Reviewer score 82% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from carwow have found:
The Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 is a high-performance version of the luxurious GLE SUV. It comes with a more powerful engine and a few visual upgrades to help you tell it apart from the standard car. The 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder petrol engine produces 435hp thanks to the help of an electric motor and compact battery pack.
  • Powerful engine
  • Comfortable to drive
  • More expensive than standard GLE


Reviewer score 85% (normalized by Neofiliac)
Reviewers from cnet have found:
Mercedes-Benz's latest infotainment system stands at the forefront of the GLE350's technological freshening. MBUX has been slowly creeping into every revised Mercedes, and I think it's a fantastic system. Between both rows of seats, there are an impressive five USB-C ports standard.
  • Fantastic infotainment system
  • Comfortable to drive
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Nothing in particular


  1. ^ Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 2020 UK review. [autocar].
  2. ^ Mercedes GLE review. [autoexpress].
  3. ^ Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S (2021) review: obnoxiousness unleashed. [carmagazine].
  4. ^ Mercedes AMG GLE 53 Review. [carwow].
  5. ^ 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE350 review: The standard-bearer. [cnet].