2016 Mercedes GLE coupe, price, class

Incoming fall, the much awaited 2016 Mercedes GLE is going to arrive in the showrooms worldwide. It is expected to compete strongly against its prime rival BMW X6. GLE will also be a SUV with four doors and to continue its coupe style but in a different manner. This has followed the previously released ML-class of Mercedes. However, company is thinking to change its SUVs names to distinguish between coupes and sedans in a lot easier way. The upcoming GLE will have a number of updates in its interior, exterior and engine as well.

2016 Mercedes GLE front

2016 Mercedes GLE: Redesign Exterior and Interior

The 2016 Mercedes GLE SUV has fully luxury finish in its interior showing the class of Mercedes. It used a lot of leather, soft coverings everywhere with thick stitches basically at cutting edges. The seats have got sportier with well wrapped in leather and steering wheel is now of flat bottom style. There is a dialing controller with a touchpad infotainment system along with a display having 8 inch size and managed by Android operating system at the center. Color combination is outstanding, and a selection of materials is perfect with aluminum, carbon fiber, ash, and eucalyptus, etc.

There are many other features in both interior and exterior that one cannot catch, at first sight. It features a powerful tailgate, panoramic sunroof, rear camera, entertainment system at the rear seat and premium audio system. The antilock brakes will help in driving better. More safety features like standard airbags, traction control, and stability systems are there in 2016 Mercedes GLE. It also consists of other new safety features like blind spot monitor, cruise control, lane keeping assistance and alerts for cross traffic.

2016 Mercedes GLE interior

The four doors, five passengers, based SUV GLE will be wrapped with a sloped and tall body having a profile like coupe. It has the same length in wheelbases, but the overall length will be nearly 4 inches more than the current version. However, it also got narrower by 5 inches and shorter by 3 inches in height. Its roof has got tapering fastback, but there won’t be headroom at the rear. It cargo ability is going to be less than ML for which its utilization percentage became a little less. But Mercedes has given a lot of focus on its suspension tune so that handling ability got increased significantly.

2016 Mercedes GLE: Engine Specs

The new GLE strongly rivals against BMW X6. So it holds a 3.0 liter sized engine with twin-turbocharged V6 under its hood. It will produce around 362 HP and 384 lb-ft torque. This power comes in between two models of X6, which are 300 hp and 445 hp. Rumors are that Mercedes may launch a V6 nine speeds engine in another GLE model to produce nearly 500 hp with its all wheeled drive system.

2016 Mercedes GLE rear

2016 Mercedes GLE: Release Date and Price

Price of 2016 Mercedes GLE is expected to start from $ 66 000 for the 3.0 liter model. It is expected to hit the dealership during coming fall of this year.

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One Response to 2016 Mercedes GLE coupe, price, class

  1. Joan King says:

    So the ML350 will be obsolete? The 2016 GlE will be 4″ longer? I was hoping the new 2016 ML350 would be a little shorter, same height and shape. Love the xenon lights, lighted sideboard, heated seats, etc. Kinda studied the 2015 ML350 and was hoping to be able to purchase a newer model.

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