With the second generation MBUX infotainment system, the GLE interior becomes even more digital and intelligent, as both the hardware and software have made great strides. Such as, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now available wirelessly.
Hey Mercedes: The Increasingly Sharp Voice Assistant
The voice assistant "Hey Mercedes" becomes more interactive and capable of learning by activating online services in the Mercedes me App. Moreover, certain actions can be performed even without the activation keyword "Hey Mercedes," including taking a phone call.
"Over-The-Air" Updates: The Latest Software
As soon as a new software update for the GLE becomes available from Mercedes-Benz, a message appears in MBUX. The update is downloaded and installed in the background.
New Alloy Wheels
Two new alloy wheels in 19-inch and 20-inch sizes complete the lineup of choices for the GLE. These feature a high-sheen finish and a five-twin-spoke design.
Thanks to mild hybrids with 48-volt technology and the Integrated Starter Generator, as well as the new GLE 400 e 4MATIC® plug-in hybrid, the entire GLE model range is electrified.
The Hybrid drive program provides the electric driving mode for the most appropriate driving situations. During city driving, for example, the GLE prioritizes electric driving. Thanks to an Off-Road drive program, the plug-in hybrid can also drive electrically on off-road terrain.