Mercedes-Benz GLB vs GLE

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE

$38,050 MSRP*

Starting Price

$54,750 MSRP*

Seating Capacity

22.0 - 62.0 cubic feet

Cargo Capacity

33.3 -74.9 cubic feet

Trim Levels


AMG® Configurations


While there are no shortage of incredible SUVs in the Mercedes-Benz lineup, many Providence drivers find themselves at a crossroads between the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLE. Both models are luxurious, powerful, and spacious – but which is right for your East Greenwich travels? Find out with Mercedes-Benz of Warwick, and plan your test drive in Warwick.

GLB vs. GLE: Price

The Mercedes-Benz GLB price point is much more accessible at $38,050 MSRP*, compared to the $54,750 MSRP* base price of the Mercedes-Benz GLE. However, the GLE lineup offers twice as many trim levels and twice as many AMG® performance options to explore. Depending on your preferences for the Cranston roads, you find that one lineup suits you better than the other.

GLB vs. GLE: Dimensions

When comparing the Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLE, you’re bound to notice a few similarities. Both have a standard 5-person layout, while offering an optional 7-person configuration with an available third row. But if you tend to pack heavy, the Mercedes-Benz GLE will give you the extra cargo capacity that you’ll appreciate.

Mercedes-Benz GLB Interior

  • Passenger Capacity: 5-7
  • Headroom: 40.7 inches (1st row), 39.3 inches (2nd row)
  • Legroom: 41.1 inches (1st row), 38.1 inches (2nd row)
  • Cargo Capacity: 22.0 – 62.0 cubic feet

Mercedes-Benz GLE Interior

  • Passenger Capacity: 5-7
  • Headroom: 40.5 inches (1st row), 36.9 inches (2nd row)
  • Legroom: 40.3 inches (1st row), 40.9 inches (2nd row)
  • Cargo Capacity: 33.3 – 74.9 cubic feet

Still on the fence? A closer look at the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB interior might convince you that it’s a perfect fit!

GLB vs. GLE: Performance

While Mercedes-Benz offers fantastic powertrain options in both lineups, the Mercedes-Benz GLE has more power overall. But, the Mercedes-Benz GLB engines deliver the smooth and capable performance that you expect from a luxury brand – so you can’t go wrong either way!

Mercedes-Benz GLB Engines

  • Standard: 221-hp 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • AMG®: 302-hp AMG®-enhanced 2.0L inline-4 turbo

Mercedes-Benz GLE Engines

  • Standard: 255-hp 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • Optional: 362-hp 3.0L inline-6 turbo engine
  • Optional: 483-hp 4.0L V8 biturbo engine
  • AMG®: 429-hp AMG®-enhanced 3.0L inline-6 turbo
  • AMG®: 603-hp handcrafted AMG® 4.0L V8 biturbo

Explore our guide to the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE configurations if you’re interested in learning more!

Shop SUVs with Mercedes-Benz of Warwick

Now that you’ve compared the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLE, which model has caught your eye? If you still have questions, contact us at Mercedes-Benz of Warwick to learn more about our inventory. You can even shop online with our virtual showroom if you can’t make the trek to Warwick.

*Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Options, model availability and actual dealer price may vary. See dealer for details, costs and terms.

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