New Mercedes Benz GLE Launched: Mercedes has introduced its latest GLE facelift to the Indian market, along with numerous fantastic engine and appearance upgrades. In addition to this, the interior of the cabin has undergone several visual modifications. In the Indian market, the new Mercedes GLE is priced starting at Rs 96.4 lakh, ex-showroom.
New Mercedes-Benz GLE Model Cost and Options
This year, the new Mercedes GLE was globally launched. There are three different versions of the SUV available in the Indian market. This comprises the GLE 300D 4Matic (costing Rs 96.4 lakh), the GLE 450D 4matic (costing Rs 1.15 crore ex-showroom), and the GLE 450Matic (costing Rs 1.10 crore). The GLE 450 4Matic and GLE 300D 4Matic have recently been released in this. In contrast, the 450D 4Matic’s delivery is scheduled to begin in January 2024.
|GLE 300 d 4MATIC
|Rs 96.40 lakh
|GLE 450 d 4MATIC
|Rs 1.13 crore
|GLE 450 4MATIC
|Rs 1.15 crore
Mercedes-Benz’s New GLE Design
In comparison to the present model, the new Mercedes GLE facelift has a few minor cosmetic alterations to its design. It has revised LED DRLs up front, and the headlamp unit and a chrome strip run along the middle of the grille. However, the MG Line variant will undergo a lot more cosmetic alterations.
The moonroof now has the same configuration as the roof rails, side steps, and blacked-out ORVMs, among other design changes. The bumper, skid plate, and newly designed LED tail light are located at the back.
New Mercedes-Benz GLE Cabin
There have also been a lot of interior modifications, such as new leather seats and ambient lighting in various locations in addition to a reworked steering wheel. You will notice a lot of similarities between its cabin design and the S class. This is primarily because of how close their layouts are.
Features of the New Mercedes-Benz GLE list
It has a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, a 12.3-inch touch screen infotainment system, and wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, among other things. In addition, there’s a fantastic 13-speaker Bramster sound system, wireless charging, a USB Type C connector, a 360-degree camera, automated climate control, a driver seat that can be raised or lowered, front ventilation with a memory function, and specific vents for backseat passengers. are likely to.
Mercedes-Benz GLE Engine Update
There are three available under-the-bonnet engine options. With the help of a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder diesel engine producing 550 Nm of torque and 269 horsepower, this engine can reach 100 km/h in 6.9 seconds. In addition, the SUV’s six-cylinder diesel engine, which produces 367 horsepower and 750 Nm of torque, allows the GLE 450d to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.5 seconds.
In addition, it has a six-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that produces 381 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque, enabling it to go from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.5 seconds.
A nine-speed automatic transmission with four-wheel drive is coupled to every engine option. In addition, all three engines receive the mild hybrid technology, which adds 20 horsepower and 200 Nm of torque through a 48 watt integrated star generator.
New Mercedes-Benz GLE rivals from
In the Indian market, the Mercedes GLE facelift has direct competition from the BMW X5, Audi Q7, and Range Rover Velar.