Mercedes-Benz GLE 350: A Safe and Roomy SUV


With a long list of standard features, and a classy interior, and lots of cargo space, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is a solid choice in the luxury midsize SUV segment.

The GLE 350 uses a 3.5-liter V6 that generates 302-horsepower. A start-stop feature is included that helps conserve fuel, but the GLE 350 has the best fuel economy amongst the non-hybrid powertrains in the class, with 18 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. Rear-wheel drive is standard, but selectable driving modes are included to adjust the suspension to generate improved handling and agility.

When you drive an SUV, you want space, and the GLE 350 has it. With more cargo room than its competitors, you’ll have plenty of space in the 38 cubic feet behind the rear seats, or the 80 cubic feet of cargo space with the rear seats folded down, to carry any combination of luggage, shopping, sports equipment or anything else you need to transport. Both seating rows in this five-seater offer more than ample legroom and overall space for adults to be comfortable on both short and long drives.

The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350’s interior is sturdy yet stylish and features wood, leather, and carbon fiber materials. A Nappa leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature, as are heated front seats, a power-adjustable driver’s seat and power-tilt-telescoping steering. The leatherette upholstery on the seats can be upgraded to leather or Nappa leather, heated rear seats are available, and the driver can enjoy a heated steering wheel when the weather gets cool. You can even add heated and cooled cup holders to the cabin of the GLE 350 to keep your favorite beverage hot or cold while you’re on the road.

Driver assistance and safety features that are standard or available with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 include lane keep assist, parallel park assist, crosswind assist, a surround-view parking camera, blind spot monitoring, forward collision warning, and a drowsiness monitor. The Mercedes-Benz Pre-Safe system is included, which locks the vehicle’s doors, closes the windows, and tightens the seatbelts if the system detects an impact is possible.

The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 was named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS for its achievement of the top score of “Good” in five individual crash tests, and a “Superior” rating for its use of crash prevention features.

Come into Mercedes-Benz of Bloomington, located in Bloomington, Illinois, or call our sales team at 1-844-833-1036 to discuss all of the options that are available with the Mercedes GLE 350.