2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE – Features & Specs Review

Since the debut of the GLE in 2015, the former Mercedes-Benz M-Class has been an ever-advancing SUV within its class. Purposeful German engineering defines the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE as the perfect compromise between a smaller Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, and the larger GLS-Class.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE is meticulously trimmed, full of technology and safety features, and its level of comfort will help you to maintain composure on any journey. Whether you’re an everyday commuter, or weekend adventurer, the interior functionality and spaciousness will accommodate you and your passengers, and then some.

Ranked at the top of its luxury midsize SUV class, Mercedes-Benz’s latest GLE saw a significant refresh in 2020, and is at the top of its game. To explore all that it has to offer, stop by and see us at Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Edison.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE – Frequently asked questions

If you’re looking for a new or certified pre-owned Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV for sale, we’ve compiled a few frequently asked questions, to help you determine what you can expect from the 2021 model.

Our Ray Catena FAQs below summarize price point, manufacturer details, fuel economy, value for money and depreciation, so you can come in to test drive the new GLE knowing everything it has to offer.

2021 GLE 350 SUV starts at $54,750.
2021 GLE 350 4MATIC® SUV starts at $57,250.
2021 GLE 450 4MATIC® SUV starts at $62,500.
2021 GLE 580 4MATIC® SUV starts at $78,900.

Originating its model with a “G”, for Geländewagen (off-land wagon), the Mercedes-Benz GLE draws German inspiration from much more than its name. Backed by fine European engineering and craftsmanship, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE is manufactured in the USA.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV delivers a 19-mpg city fuel economy and 26-mpg highway fuel economy. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE 580 offers a 17-mpg city fuel economy and 19 highway fuel economy.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE ranks at the top of the luxury midsize SUV class. With its impressive driving dynamics, robust engine performance, and premium interior, the GLE return on investment is one worth pursuing.

The prestige and functionality of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE will deem it hard to even consider selling. With a great balance between performance, technology, and safety features, and the brand new refresh which the GLE saw in 2020, design elements from this model will carry over into future models – showing the overall quality of the vehicle.

The GLE and other models from the Mercedes-Benz family have joined the list of luxury cars with the best resale value.

What are the New Features of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE?

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE boasts a futuristic yet user-intuitive 12.3-inch infotainment system, which stretches nearly the entire length of the dashboard. With several ways to communicate with it, the MBUX technology can respond to many different commands. Turning up the heat, switching on the ventilated seats, or playing a favorite song are all things which can be activated via touch or voice.

The standard array of safety features make this 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE the perfect option for families. The Mercedes-Benz Emergency Call means that if in the unfortunate case an airbag is deployed, your car will automatically call Mercedes-Benz Emergency Services – available 24/7, updating them on your GPS location and other vehicle information. Other safety features include Blind Spot Assist, Crosswind Assist, rearview camera, seat belt technology and keyless engine start.

The spacious interior of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE cabin pairs ultramodern technology with fine artistry. The floating dash and automatic dual-zone climate control elevate every aspect of your driving experience.

An optional upgrade includes adjustable lumbar and side support with eight massage programs to soothe and rejuvenate your back, shoulders and neck. If you didn’t think arriving at your destination looking refreshed was possible, it is now.

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE has been outfitted with some sleek interior design features, helping the vehicle to look as good as it’s 0-60mph in 7 seconds feels. The privacy glass adds to the allure of the luxury interior, and the generously sized 19-inch alloy wheels showcase a chiseled twin 5-spoke design. The hand-stitched leather steering wheel with side grips and silver trim, will form a connection with you as soon as you lay your hands at ten and two.

Dynamic Select equips the new 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE with a console of four preset driving modes. With a choice of ECO, Comfort, Sport and Off-Road, you and your passengers will be ready for any adventure.

The optional third row of seats can be stowed, allowing a storage capacity of up to 74.9 cu ft of cargo. Sleek and practical aluminium roof rails accommodate a variety of accessory attachments for hauling bikes, surfboards, skis, snowboards and other precious cargo.

The 255/50R19 all-season tires on the car provide comfort and confidence on drives, easily excelling in adverse conditions such as snow, ice, gravel and dirt.

What’s New for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE?

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE might be the most highly-anticipated SUV of this model year. With current features and modern Mercedes technology, this vehicle has so much to offer. Following its full redesign in 2020, with updated styling, a 117.9-inch wheelbase, increased passenger space, and a brand new infotainment system, the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE sees minor upgrades for this model year. Available in GLE 350, GLE 350 4MATIC®, GLE 450 4MATIC® and GLE 580 4MATIC® trims, the GLE 350 is the only model available in rear-wheel drive. Each of the upgraded trims are 4MATIC® permanent all-wheel drive. If you’re in the market for a high-end SUV and thinking about coming to Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Edison to explore the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE, here’s what else you should know about this year’s offering.

Innovative highlights of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE include a 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine with a 9-speed automatic transmission, 255 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. Whether you’re looking for performance, technology, or a perfect mix of both, there are plenty of reasons to explore the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE at Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Edison. Stop by, or give us a call to find out more.

Unrivaled safety fundamentals of the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE are automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind-spot technology with a rear cross-traffic alert, and optional adaptive cruise control with a semi-autonomous driving mode.

Available body colors for the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE are Black, Polar White, and numerous metallic options including Lunar Blue, Emerald Green, and Cardinal Red. As Mercedes-Benz standard, interior MB-Tex upholstery colors include Black, Espresso Brown/Black, Macchiato Beige/Black and additional leather upgrades. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE can accommodate the driver and 4 or 6 passengers.

Luxury Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Edison With Exceptional Customer Service

As a certified Mercedes-Benz dealer, here at Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Edison, we live by the value that – “If you think something is more important than the customer… Think again!”. Our staff’s shared level of commitment and unmatched quality of service is evident as soon as you walk through the door. Ultimately, we are here to make sure you have a comfortable buying experience from start to finish. While browsing our extensive selection of high-end pre-owned or brand new vehicles in Edison, New Jersey, our team is committed to finding you your perfect car. At Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Edison, finding a 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE is now more enjoyable than ever!

If you’ve had a previously overwhelming experience buying a car, you’re not alone. At Ray Catena, we prioritize our customers and strive to make you feel as comfortable as possible. Each of our Mercedes-Benz experts know how important having a desirable vehicle that fits your daily lifestyle is, without compromising on the luxurious feel of a Mercedes-Benz.

Ray Catena Mercedes-Benz of Edison has one of the most impressive fleets of new and certified pre-owned cars in New Jersey, with the largest Mercedes-Benz luxury auto group in the Tri-State area. Our Mercedes-Benz selection allows you to explore the GLE in all its trim options, ensuring that you’re equipped to pick the vehicle that serves you best. Our experts will help you to hit the road in luxury – Mercedes-Benz style.

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