2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. 2022 BMW X5

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. 2022 BMW X5
2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE

vs.

2022 BMW X5
$55,700 MSRP*

Starting MSRP

$61,700 MSRP
9-speed automatic

Transmission

8-speed automatic
5-7 (optional)

Seating Capacity

5-7 (optional)
Standard

Heated Front Seats

Standard
Standard

Driver Seat Memory

Standard
Standard

MBUX

Feature Not Offered

There’s no better way to enhance your Everett travels than with a luxury SUV. The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE and the 2022 BMW X5 are both refined and powerful vehicles. However, when you compare the Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW X5, you’ll quickly find that the GLE is the more cost-effective option while offering the same, if not better, amenities than its competitor. Keep reading with the experts at Mercedes-Benz of Lynnwood as we compare the BMW X5 vs. GLE. Then, contact us if you’d like more information about the GLE, or if you want to take it out for a test drive!

 

 

Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW X5: Price Breakdown

If you’re shopping for a new SUV on a budget, you’ll be pleased to know that the Mercedes-Benz GLE has a much more cost-effective price tag than the X5:

  • 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV Starting Price: $55,700 MSRP*
  • 2022 BMW X5 sDrive40i Starting Price: $61,700 MSRP

With the extra money that you save by opting for the 2022 GLE, you’ll have the ability to upgrade to higher trim levels or even enhance your model with various parts and accessories.

Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW X5: Performance Specs

When comparing the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. BMW X5, you’ll see that both vehicles are well-equipped with robust performance features that can deliver an exciting driving experience in Edmonds:

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Standard Engine

  • 2.0L inline-4 turbo
  • 255 hp / 273 lb-ft of torque
  • 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic transmission

2021 BMW X5 Standard Engine

  • 3.0L 6-cylinder
  • 335 hp / 331 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission

While the entry-level BMW X5 sDrive40i engine generates a bit more power, the GLE provides a smoother ride on Bothell roads thanks to the 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic transmission. Plus, this transmission offers faster gear shifts than the BMW X5 SUV’s 8-speed automatic transmission.

Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW X5: Passenger Dimensions

How does the BMW X5 vs. GLE compare in terms of size? Well, the GLE and the X5 can seat anywhere from five to seven passengers with an optional third row. However, the GLE interior has more legroom, making it easier for drivers and passengers to stretch out and get comfortable:

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE Passenger Dimensions

  • Front legroom: 40.3 inches
  • Rear legroom: 40.9 inches

2022 BMW X5 Passenger Dimensions

  • Front legroom: 39.8 inches
  • Rear legroom: 37.4 inches

Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW X5: Cargo Space Dimensions

When deciding on the perfect SUV, you want a vehicle that can make room for all of life’s necessities. In terms of cargo space, the Mercedes-Benz GLE comes out on top with a maximum cargo capacity of 74.9 cubic feet. Meanwhile, the X5 comes up short with 72.3 cubic feet.

Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW X5: Interior Features

The GLE cabin not only has more space, but it also provides similar features to the X5 for a lower price, making it a better value. Some of the features that you’ll find in the X5 and the GLE include:

  • Power-adjustable driver seat
  • Driver seat memory
  • Heated front seats
  • Adjustable steering column
  • Power liftgate

The GLE also comes with exclusive features that are unavailable on the BMW X5, such as Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX), a voice-powered intelligent infotainment system with natural language understanding.

Explore the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE at Mercedes-Benz of Lynnwood

Get the most for your money by becoming the owner of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE. You can initiate the buying process right now by getting pre-qualified online and estimating your monthly payment. Do you have a vehicle that you’d like to trade in for the luxurious Mercedes-Benz GLE? Find out how much your trade-in is worth!

If you have any additional questions about the GLE towing capacity, features and capabilities, visit our dealership in Lynnwood or contact us at (425) 409-2574. We look forward to speaking with you!

*Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Options, model availability and actual dealer price may vary. See dealer for details, costs and terms.

 

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