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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. 2019 BMW X6

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupevs. 2019 BMW X6

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If you’re shopping for a premium family vehicle, the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe and BMW X6 may have crossed your path. Although they both occupy a space in the luxury segment, the new GLE Coupe and X6 couldn’t be more different in terms of performance and luxury. Read on to learn what’s in store when you opt for the GLE Coupe vs. BMW X6 — or vice versa!

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe VS 2019 BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupe
385 hp Horsepower 302 hp
384 lb-ft Torque 295 lb-ft
Standard Air Suspension Optional
13 speakers Standard Sound System 9 speakers
Standard Blind Spot Assist Optional
Standard Lane Keeping Assist Optional

GLE vs. X6: Performance

Mercedes-Benz and BMW are both distinguished automakers when it comes to performance. So, which stands apart as the stronger utility vehicle: GLE Coupe or BMW X6?

  • Engine: You’ll find a 3.0L twin-turbo V6 engine under the hood of both the GLE Coupe and X6. The GLE is much stronger, however, earning 85 more horsepower and 84 more lb-ft of torque than the X6.
  • Transmission: Both SUVs come standard with an automatic transmission, but only the GLE Coupe features a 9-speed 9G-TRONIC® for a velvety shifting experience.
  • Acceleration: The GLE Coupe can go from 0-60 mph in a blazing 5.6 seconds, while the X6 lags behind at 6.0 seconds. 
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe

GLE vs. X6: Premium Features

When you compare the GLE Coupe vs. BMW X6, it’s easy to see which vehicle caters to your driving enjoyment and comfort. Here are a few standard features you’ll find on the GLE Coupe but not the X6:

  • Air Suspension: Based on AIRMATIC®, the GLE Coupe’s standard Mercedes-AMG® Sport Suspension helps you glide over rough and smooth terrain alike.
  • Slippery Drive Mode: As a Mercedes-AMG®-enhanced vehicle, the Mercedes-AMG® GLE 43 includes Mercedes-AMG® DYNAMIC SELECT®, which features a Slippery mode to help you conquer Evanston’s rainy or icy weather.
  • 13-Speaker Sound System: Sound carries throughout the cabin via 13 strategically speakers from harman/kardon® Logic 7®*. The BMW X6 is furnished with just nine speakers.
  • Driver Assists: Unlike the X6, the GLE Coupe includes Lane Keeping Assist, Blind Spot Assist, and Active Brake Assist—no need for a trim upgrade.

The GLE Coupe Remains a Top Performer!

Contact Mercedes-Benz of Chicago to compare the GLE to competitors like the BMW X5, so you can feel confident you’re making the right choice for you and your family. You can also schedule a test drive near Oak Park online! Plus, to help you get the best rates and terms available, our team is happy to help you weigh the benefits of leasing vs. financing.

*harman/kardon® and Logic 7® are registered trademarks of Harmon International Industries, Incorporated.

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