The new GLE Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) is a tremendously elegant SUV. Distinctive design features on the new GLE include the muscular forms between the C-pillars and the tail lights. Their purity and dynamism are hallmark features of modern Mercedes-Benz design. Artistically, it's hard to imagine a more elegant and dynamic expression of power.
The GLE headlamps include sophisticated LED technology already in the standard version. This means that our designers can design them like mini works of art, with a distinctive light design and a light colour that is similar to that of daylight and therefore particularly pleasant. From understated elegance to powerful exclusivity.
It's what's inside that really matters.
Digital displays, ambient lighting, open pore woods and distinctive SUV design details show impressive inner greatness. It is an unquestionably impressive design piece: the high-quality Widescreen Cockpit, eye-catching ambient lighting, heated seats, advanced technology including wireless smartphone charging.
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At the heart of the GLE Plug-in Hybrid driveline is a lengthwise powerful and efficient 3.0-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine which kicks in to operate with the electric motor, delivering an economic and powerful drive, with a combined power output of 315bhp. Furthermore, The GLE impresses with its all-electric range of 66 miles, thanks to a battery with a capacity of 31.2 kWh.
Accelerating from zero to 62mph in 6.8 seconds, the GLE Plug-in Hybrid correlates a combined fuel consumption of 256.8mpg and the PHEV powertrain is accompanied by an 9G-DCT 9-speed automatic transmission.
The new GLE has marked the debut of the latest generation of Mercedes-Benz driving assistance systems. The level of active safety has not only been improved further compared with the preceding model - Some Intelligent Drive functions, such as Active Stop-and-Go Assist, are equipped in the GLE.
Also, as a hybrid the GLE features fully-variable all-wheel drive (torque on demand). This makes the GLE even more agile and safe on the road.