What Engines are Available for the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV Lineup?

By Product Expert | Posted in Mercedes-Benz GLE, Powertrain on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 3:17 pm
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV front side exterior

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV Engine and Performance Features

It’s an exciting time for us here at Mercedes-Benz of Wilmington in Delaware, as the new Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV lineup has arrived. And we can say without any hyperbole at all that it’s better than ever thanks to power increases, style updates and feature enhancements. But it’s those power increases we’re going to focus on here as we take a look at all of the engine and performance features of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV lineup.

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What Trim Levels are Available for the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV Lineup?2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV rear side exterior

The new Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV lineup features six trim levels to choose from – the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 4MATIC SUV, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e 4MATIC SUV, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 SUV, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 SUV and the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S SUV.

What Engines Come with Those New Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV Trim Levels?

The new Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV and GLE 350 4MATIC SUV each feature a 3.5-liter V6 engine paired with a 7G-TRONIC transmission featuring wheel-mounted shift paddles. This powertrain offers 302 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The new Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e 4MATIC SUV is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 Biturbo engine paired with an 85 kW electric motor and a 7G-TRONIC 7-speed automatic transmission featuring wheel-mounted shift paddles. This powertrain offers 436 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque. The new Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 SUV is powered by an AMG-enhanced 3.0-liter V6 Biturbo engine paired with an AMG-enhanced 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission featuring wheel-mounted shift paddles. This powertrain offers 385 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque. The new Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 and 63 S SUVs are powered by a handcrafted AMG 5.5-liter V8 Biturbo engine paired with an AMG SPEEDSHIFT® PLUS 7G-TRONIC 7-speed automatic transmission featuring wheel-mounted shift paddles. This powertrain offers 550 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque for the 2018 AMG GLE 63 SUV, and 577 horsepower and 561 pound-feet of torque for the 2018 AMG GLE 63 S SUV.

For more on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV lineup or any of our other new Mercedes-Benz models, please contact our staff here at Mercedes-Benz of Wilmington in Delaware.

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