The base GLE 350 comes with the turbo 2.0L inline-four cylinder making 255-horsepower and is available in 4MATIC all-wheel drive. Standard features include 19-inch wheels, heated front seats, dual-zone climate control, power folding rearview mirrors, synthetic leather upholstery, leather steering wheel, wood trim, power-tilting sunroof, dual 12.3-inch screen gauges and infotainment system, Bluetooth audio streaming and a power liftgate.
The AMG GLE 53 and GLE 53 Coupe benefit from the more powerful 3.0L V6 engine, making 429-horsepower. Standard features include 20-inch wheels, performance tires, adaptive computer-controlled suspension, 19-speaker Burmester Surround sound, SiriusXM satellite radio and voice-activated navigation system.
The GLE 63 gets the 5.5L V8 engine, which makes 550-horsepower and can sprint to 60 mph in a claimed 4.2 seconds. Standard features include 20-inch wheels, performance tires, leather seats, multi-zone climate control with rear air conditioning, automatic parking and heated/ventilated front seats.
The GLE 63S and GLE 63S Coupe feature the 603-horsepower V8 engine, and with a more performance-oriented suspension and exhaust system, it is the ultimate version of the GLE. This top of the line GLE also adds 21-inch wheels, larger brakes and a dual moonroof, bringing together the performance and luxury expected from a Mercedes-Benz.
A host of safety features are standard in the GLE, which is expected from a high-end luxury SUV. A suite of airbags, traction control, stability control, Active Brake Assist, LED headlights and taillights, Attention Assist, Crosswind Assist, Active Parking Assist are standard in all trims. The higher-level trims also come standard with blind spot assist, surround view system, downhill speed regulation, LED intelligent light system with ultra-wide high beams much more as expected in high-end Mercedes-Benz.