2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Charlottesville VA
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE at Mercedes-Benz of Charlottesville
There is an art to luxury; engineering a motor vehicle’s intricate systems and functionality while designing the interior to include next-generation technology are what make Mercedes-Benz vehicles the most comfortable and best-performing vehicles out there. The 2020 GLE is the next step in luxury innovation, with enhanced systems that lead to better performance and a list of technology that raises the standard of excellence in comfort and convenience. The SUV comes with an option between two capable engines and numerous optional features and systems that allow for versatile customization.
- 3.0-liter Supercharged Inline-6 Engine
- 48-Volt EQ Boost System
- 362 horsepower
- Active Brake Assist
- Blind Spot Warning
- Parking Assist System
- 12.3-inch Touchscreen Display
- Hands-Free Liftgate
- Adaptive Sens
What are the powertrain options Mercedes-Benz brings in for the GLE?
Mercedes-Benz brings in two engines to select from with the GLE. Coming standard with the GLE 350 and GLE 350 4MATIC® models you will find a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 engine that produces up to 255 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque potential. If you are looking for some extra power and acceleration, Mercedes-Benz has you covered; coming with the GLE 450 is a 3.0-liter supercharged inline-6 engine that utilizes a 48-volt EQ boost system to produce up to 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. This EQ boost system utilizes a battery that actively applies power when called for and also supports other systems, such as the advanced suspension system, to supply a more comfortable driving experience. The GLE 450 and GLE 350 4MATIC® models also come equipped with an advanced all-wheel-drive configuration that allows for effective torque distribution for improved control and tire attenuation.
What features enhance the driving experience of the 2020 GLE?
The 2020 GLE is configured with an option between one of three different trim models (350, 350 4MATIC®, and GLE 450) that decide the powertrain and a few other primary systems of the vehicle. The core kit found with each model includes features such as LED headlights with daytime running lights, a power-operated sunroof, dual-zone automatic temperature control, heated simulated leather seats, split-folding rear seating for additional storage versatility, a convenient hands-free power liftgate, keyless entry/ignition, and more. The user interface with the GLE is ingenuitive, having a 12.3” driver display as well as a full 12.3” touchscreen multimedia display. The touchscreen houses a full MBUX infotainment system that has smartphone integration as well as Bluetooth® connectivity. Mercedes-Benz also offers a list of optional packages that further enhance the systems and work in more technology. Some of the key optional features that caught our eye include an inductive wireless charging platform for smartphones, 4-zone automatic climate control, augmented reality navigation system, and a 13-speaker Burmester surround-sound system.
How does Mercedes-Benz incorporate technology to improve safety?
Engineering and technology integration comes in at a high degree with the safety and security features found within the GLE. Mercedes-Benz works in an impressive number of advanced driver assist systems that work with the driver to enhance safety such as the evasive steering assist that applies a torque adjustment in response to a deliberate maneuver from the driver. Other great driver-assist features include active lane-keeping assist, an active brake assist system with cross-traffic detection, active blind spot assist, active stop-and-go assist for traffic jam situations on the highway, and more.
Final Thoughts on the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE
The redesigned and improved 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE pushes the benchmark of excellence in SUV luxury. We see an impressive list of base features that are normally only seen at the highest trim level in other vehicles. The engines brought in are incorporated fluently with the other systems of the SUV, giving the GLE a driving experience that is both responsive and comfortable across the board. If you are interested in experiencing the all-new 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE yourself, come by our dealership here in Charlottesville VA! We have a full line-up of top-class Mercedes-Benz vehicles ready for you to try out and take off the lot. Give us a call today and schedule a test drive!