2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz presents the new crossover GLE, replacing the M-Class. One change in the name of the manufacturer is not limited to, the model changed in appearance and technically. Earlier, the German company of the same name declassified coupe-crossover , which will compete with the BMW X6, is issued for several years. 2018-2019 Mercedes GLE is available in several versions, including a hybrid and a pair of powerful AMG versions.
Under the hood GLE 250 d is 4-cylinder diesel engine volume of 2.1 liters with return 204 l / s and 480 Nm. Rear-wheel drive or full, and the average fuel consumption of 5.4 liters per hundred kilometers, which is 9 percent less than the predecessor consumed with the same engine. Fuel appetite decreased thanks to a modern 9-speed automatic transmission 9G-TRONIC and more efficient electronic control unit program. 2018-2019 Mercedes GLE 350 4MATIC is equipped with a 3-liter diesel V6, developing power of 258 horsepower and a torque of 620 Newton-meters.
The crossover GLE 400 4MATIC is driven by a gasoline V-shaped “six” in volume of 3 liters, generating 333 horse power force with a torque of 480 Nm. A notch located GLE 500 4MATIC, equipped with a 4.7-liter V8 engine. The engine produces a dual supercharged 435 horsepower and 700 Nm. The torque is distributed between the axes in a ratio of 50:50.
Of particular note is a rechargeable hybrid 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE 500 e 4MATIC, the power plant which includes a 3-liter V6 gasoline engine with a capacity of 333 l / s and a 116-hp electric motor. Maximum torque is 650 Newton-meters. Realization traction manages 7-speed automatic transmission 7G-TRONIC PLUS.
The switch in the cabin allows the driver to select one of four modes of operation, including the movement solely on electric power with a range of travel about 30 kilometers at speeds up to 130 km / h. The SUV has a lithium-ion battery 8.8 kWh, recharged both during the ride and from the home network. Special charger powered battery for two hours.
2018-2019 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 4MATIC has a number of distinctive features and deserves a separate story .
Also for the 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE proposed the so-called off-road OFFROAD package + with reduction gear, a 100-percent locking center differential and the AIRMATIC air suspension, providing a ground clearance at the level of 285 millimeters. Prepared crossover is able to overcome a ford deep and 60 centimeters.
Inside, the SUV is present multimedia head unit with 7-inch screen, in the options list, there are more functional infotainment system the COMAND Online with 8-inch screen, a touchpad and a DVD player-ROM drive. Acoustics in the range of Harman Kardon or Bang & Olufsen.