The 2017 Mercedes GLE is a crossover SUV that comes in all new dynamic perspective regarding the styling, versatility, aggressiveness and the under hood performance. This model will thrive its sales in the crossover segment world. This is the third generation of the M-class, and the available features will be both interior and exterior, and one of the notable features about this SUV is that the improved powertrain performance will enable the 2017 Mercedes GLE more reliable car especially in off-road terrains.
2017 Mercedes GLE – Fresh New Look
From the exterior view of the 2017 Mercedes GLE, there is the presence of a powerful tailgate and the SUV has been installed with the latest LED tech headlights and provided the user with enhanced vision especially when driving during the night. The grille now appears to be chunkier, and the taillights provide the car with an attractive appearance. The front of the car has been redesigned and given a modernized appearance; the wheelbase has been redesigned and slightly enlarged, and this, therefore, provides an enlarged cabin space. The several cues that have been retained include the slab-sided tailgates and the signature wraparound.
The inside of the SUV, the car can comfortably accommodate five passengers and at the same time provides a considerable cargo space for the passenger’s luggage. The car seats are leather wrapped, and they give a sportier appearance. The steering wheel has a flat bottom for the convenience and comfort of the driver. The infotainment fitted in the vehicle include an 8-inch touchscreen display that is installed on the center dashboard for both entertainment and navigation purposes. The other available interior features available include the Power tailgates, Olufsen Audio system, a panoramic sunroof that instantly opens by the push of a button, and a rearview camera to aid the driver in parking the car. The back seat passengers have an entertainment system that has been installed on the rear end of the front passenger and the driver’s seat. The front seats have an armrest that ensures that the driver and the passengers have comfort required for long distance driving.
For the safety of the occupants of the 2017 Mercedes GLE, several features are available, and they include; adaptive cruise control, standard airbags, traction control, semi-autonomous brakes, child safety locks, stability control and a cross wing alert.
2017 Mercedes GLE – Upgrades Under the Hood
There is no official communication by the automobile manufacturer however it is anticipated that this premium SUV under the hood performance is going to be provided with three engine options. The first engine option being a 3.5 L V6 twin turbocharged engine that will be capable of generating an output power of 302 hp and at the same time generate a torque of 273 lb-ft. The second engine option is a 3.0 L V6 engine capable of producing an output power of 329 hp and a torque of 354 lb-ft. The third engine is a 2.1 L V4 turbo diesel engine capable of producing 201 hp and 369 lb-ft. The plug-in hybrid engine will also be available capable of generating 436 hp and while operating on the electric motor drive for 18.6 miles.
2017 Mercedes GLE – Release Date and How Much will Cost
The 2017 Mercedes GLE shall be sold at an initial price of $52,000, and it is expected to be availed to the market during the fall of the year 2016.