2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2018 BMW X5

2018 BMW X5

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. 2018 BMW X5

It’s difficult to go wrong with a luxury SUV like the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE or 2018 BMW X5. Both offer spacious seating and modern, elegant interiors, as well as similar fuel economies. However, when it comes down to function and safety on the road, the GLE is hard to beat.


The GLE SUV and BMW X5 are comparable in many performance aspects, but the GLE performance pulls ahead in some key areas:

Mercedes-Benz GLE Features BMW X5
EPA-estimated 18 mpg city Fuel economy EPA-estimated 18 mpg city
3.5L V6 Engine 3.0L 6-cylinder
302 hp Horsepower 300 hp
9-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

Additionally, the GLE’s features such as the Agility Control suspension and Electronic Stability Program (ESP®) help to keep you safe and in control while driving in East Greenwich, even around sharp curves.


Many Cranston drivers value utility when choosing an SUV. Here’s how the GLE utility stacks up against that of the X5:

  • Mercedes-Benz GLE: With seating for five, over 80 cubic feet of cargo space, and a 6600-pound towing capacity, the GLE offers plenty of possibilities for your Providence drives.
  • BMW X5: Similarly, the X5 offers five person seating capacity, but a smaller 76.7 cubic feet of cargo space, and 5,952-pound towing capacity.

Although they share some similarities, the GLE utility has a little bit more to offer when it comes to functionality.

2018 Mercedes-Bnez GLE with door open

Finance Your Luxury SUV at Mercedes-Benz of Warwick!

Still not sure which SUV best suits you? See the difference in person at Mercedes-Benz of Warwick near Providence by taking the new GLE SUV for a test drive! If the Mercedes-Benz GLE sounds like the right choice for you, feel free to browse our GLE inventory and special offers.

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