2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC® vs 2017 BMW X6  

Car shoppers looking for a luxury SUV have a variety of viable options to choose from, but those looking for a vehicle with ample cargo room, high-quality features throughout, and a powerful yet fuel-efficient engine will want to pay special attention to the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC®.

The five passenger GLE SUV 4MATIC® features minor revisions among standard features for the 2017 model year, but if it's not broke, why fix it? The otherwise unchanged vehicle is perfect if comfort and capability are at the top of your priority list, but how does it compare to stiff competition like the 2017 BMW X6? We're putting it to the test with a head-to-head comparison!

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2017 MercedesBenz GLE SUV 4MATIC®


2017 BMW X6

 3.5-liter biturbo  Base Engine 3.0-liter twin-scroll turbo  
4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive* Drive Type All-Wheel Drive 
 302 hp @ 6500 rpm Horsepower 300 hp @ 5800 rpm
 38.2 cu.ft. Cargo Capacity, All Seats in Place 26.6 cu.ft. 

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC® New Rochelle NY

The 2017 BMW X6 has plenty of high-quality features, but the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC® sets itself apart from even its toughest competitors with its advanced safety, technology, and comfort features. In fact, the GLE SUV 4MATIC® offers key features such as:

    • ECO-START® System, which is designed to save fuel 
    • PARKTRONIC with Active Parking Assist 
    • PRESAFE®**  
      • Protects the driver and passengers if a collision occurs by tightening seatbelts, closing the windows and sunroof, and adjusting front head restraints 
    • Blind Spot Assist 
      • Uses radar technology to sense if a vehicle enters the blind spot area when travelling at speeds greater than 20 MPH. The system then alerts the driver with a visual cue, and an audible warning will be given if the driver activates the turn signal while another vehicle is in the blind spot area 
    • Head-Up Display 
    • Burmester Surround Sound 

When you are ready to experience the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE in New Rochelle, NY, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Mercedes-Benz of New Rochelle.

*Best performance on snow and ice obtained with winter tires. Please always drive carefully, consistent with road conditions. 

**PRESAFE® closes the side windows when the system's sensors detect side movements that suggest a possible rollover. A small gap is left near the fully closed position. Seat and head restraints adjust only when equipped with memory system 

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC® off-road capability
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV 4MATIC® standard technology