4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive
Which SUV is the right pick for your Westport adventures? To help you decide, we’ve put together a new Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE comparison below!
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 price starts at $40,700, while the top-tier AMG® GLC 63 starts at $69,900. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4MATIC®, on the other hand, starts at $55,700. Meanwhile, the AMG® GLE 63 has a starting MSRP of $110,200. If you’re shopping for a cost-effective luxury SUV, the GLC is the better choice. If you want a larger SUV with greater performance capabilities, go for the new GLE.
Under the hood of the GLC 300, you’ll find a 241-hp 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine rated at 273 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, the GLC earns 22 mpg city/27 mpg highway, making it both powerful and efficient. For added fuel economy, there’s also the 2018 GLC 350e 4MATIC® with a turbo engine and plug-in electric motor. The GLE 400 4MATIC® is much more powerful with a base 329-hp 3.0L biturbo V6 and standard 4MATIC® all-wheel drive. The GLE can also tow 3,700 pounds more than the GLC.
If you need seating for five people, the Mercedes-Benz GLC and GLE are both great options. The GLE is roomier than the GLC, however. With the rear seats in use, the GLC provides up to 19.4 cubic feet of cargo room. Rear passengers get 37.3 inches of legroom. The GLE provides up to 38.2 cubic feet with the rear seats in use, as well as 38.5 inches of rear legroom. Space isn’t the only difference between their interiors. Compare their standard and optional features below:
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Although they differ in terms of their offerings, the Mercedes-Benz GLC and GLE are both excellent picks for Norwalk and Weston families. The GLC is more efficient and cost-effective while the GLE is more powerful and luxurious. Want to test drive one or both of these premium SUVs? Contact us at Mercedes-Benz of Fairfield to schedule a test drive and learn more about our new vehicle specials.
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