The German luxury car maker is working on the new model 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE. The midsized SUV is analyzed in several areas such as Stuttgart and Sweden plus some spy shots have been released online. Regardless of the camouflage on the test models, it is clear the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLE Class SUV is getting a moderate design makeover. The new car has a more natural form with sharp lines that are lower.
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Overview
The upcoming 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE will be bigger but still lightweight than the existing one. This is because of the company with its much-touted Modular High Architecture (MHA) platform. The car is going to be made out of high-strength aluminum and steel. It might have three trims- GLE 350, GLE 350 E 4matic and GLE 550e PHEV, as well as 3 AMG high performance, trims.
Exterior color choices are polar white, Obsidian Black Metallic, Dakota Brown Metallic, Lunar Blue Metallic, Selenite Grey Metallic and design Cardinal Red Metallic etc. Based on trimming, the car will get 18-20 inch wheels. The car will get enhanced LED lights.
The cabin of the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLE class is bigger which will offer more space to rear set passengers. This time, the dashboard will find a new look with less clutter. It will appear like the interior of E class. Ambient lighting can feature in 2019 model. The cargo space might be more than 38 cubic feet of the previous model.
Interior Design and Features
These official sketches preview what we can expect from the interior of the new Mercedes GLE SUV. The augmented sat-nav display that we first saw in the new Mercedes A-Class. Instead of supplying map directions, it’s sat-nav system shows you a photo of the road ahead full with strengthened directions that seem to be hovering over it. Aside from looking exceptionally cool, you’ll also find its instructions are very easy to follow.
Those big screens mean we can anticipate the new GLE to have a luxurious interior that makes the current models look basic. All models will include expensive looking trim pieces complete with cool-looking turbine air vents and mood lighting with a selection of colors which will make the interior shine invitingly at nighttime.
Safety and Amenities
Without the doubt, the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLE class will be laden with different advanced safety features and class-leading conveniences. All trims also get airbags along with rearview cameras. More innovative features like blind location screen, lane keep assist and forward collision warning are included in AMG trims and can be purchased as an option on base trims.
The GLE 350 also gets synthetic leather upholstery, power sunroof, Bluetooth, dual-zone climate controller, 8.0-inch infotainment display. Alos, the optional are audio systems from Bang & Olufsen and Harman Kardon. GLE 550e Trim adds elastic dampers, safety technology package, leather seating. The COMAND navigation system is polished and easy to use.
2019 Mercedes Benz GLE Engine
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE class can use the same engines used in the 2018 models. However, the output may be improved. Hence the base trim may get the identical V6 engine while 550e PHEV model will get better and strong electric motor. Towing capacity also changes from one trim to another and top end model can tow up to 7,200 pounds.
However, the AMG models might be laden with strong twin-turbo V8 engines. The GLE63 S version will have the most effective engine and fastest acceleration, as expected. The ride quality is excellent and you get separate drive modes such as Comfort, Slippery, and Sport etc.
Release Date and Price
This is the new Mercedes GLE SUV, which is set to replace the present GLE at the end of this year 2018, with a starting price of around $55,000.