Mercedes-Benz SUV Model Comparisons

What is the Difference Between Mercedes-Benz SUV Models?

The Mercedes-Benz SUV lineup is extremely versatile and well-appointed; there is really a model for every lifestyle. The GLA is ideal for the sports car lover in need of more space, the GLC is perfect for the urban dweller with various hobbies and the GLE is a great model for families. See the complete breakdown of the models’ differences below.

2018 GLA 250 2018 GLC 300 2018 GLE 350
Engine 2.0L Inline-4 turbo 2.0L Inline-4 turbo 3.5L V6

208 hp @ 5500 RPM

241 hp @ 5500 RPM

302 hp @ 6500 RPM

Fuel Economy 23 City / 31 HWY TBD 18 CITY / 23 HWY
0-60 MPH Acceleration 7.1 Seconds 6.3 Seconds 7.5 Seconds
Towing N/A N/A 6600 lbs./ 7200 lbs. (4MATIC®)


Mercedes-Benz SUV Size Comparison

In addition to varying levels of performance, the GLA, GLC and GLE also offer drivers different sized cargo areas. The GLA is the most compact model with a maximum of 43.6 cu.ft. of cargo space and the GLE offer the most space with up 80.3 cu.ft. of space. The GLC sits right in the middle of the lineup, offering drivers up 56.5 cu.ft. of cargo space.

Different in size, these models do offer drivers flexible interior spaces. Each second row of seats features a split-fold for configurable seating and cargo options. The GLA and GLE are designed with 60/40 split-folding seats while the GLC provides even more versatility with 40/20/40 split-folding seats.

Do All Mercedes-Benz SUV’s Have The Same Technology?

Another area of comparison between the models of the Mercedes-Benz SUV lineup is each model’s technologies. Across the lineup, there are a number of technologies fit on all of the models and a few features exclusive to each model.

Features Available On All Models:

  • Central Controller
  • Dual USB Ports
  • Apple CarPlay & Android Auto
  • HD Radio®
  • Voice Control
  • In-Car Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • SiriusXM Radio
  • Hands-Free Bluetooth®

GLA Features:

  • Harman/Kardon Logic 7® Sound System

View all 2018 GLA Inventory

GLC Features:

  • Burnester Surround Sound
  • Rear Seat Entertainment
  • Heads-Up Display

View all 2018 GLC Inventory

GLE Features:

  • Bang & Olufsen Beo Sound Premium Sound System
  • Rear Seat Entertainment
  • No-Charge 3-years of Navigation

View all 2018 GLE Inventory

Discover Your Perfect SUV

For more information about each of these Mercedes-Benz SUVs, contact our team at Mercedes-Benz of Springfield. We have each of these models in stock and are happy to help you schedule a test drive with each.
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