Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015-2016 review

The new crossover Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015-2016 model year ready for serial production and replaces the model Mercedes-Benz M-Class, which debuted in 2011. The official premiere of the new Mercedes GLE 2015-2016 is scheduled for early April 2015 at the annual New York Auto Show.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015-2016 review

Just want to clarify with the new letter designations of the German manufacturer. According to a new marketing policy, all crossovers and SUVs produced by Mercedes-Benz produced three letter designation. The first letter G – a tribute to the Mercedes-Benz G-Class (Gelandewagen only surviving former name), the second letter L is an integral part of G, well, the third letter means belonging to the class of crossover. As a result, in the model range of the German manufacturer of premium cars will be five crossovers and one true SUV.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015-2016 review

Crossovers: Mercedes-Benz GLA, Mercedes-Benz GLC successor to Mercedes-Benz GLK, the hero of our review of the Mercedes-Benz GLE is replaced on the line Mercedes-Benz M-Class, Mercedes GLE Coupe, Mercedes-Benz GLS which will soon be replaced by Mercedes-Benz GL. Well, of course, the legendary SUV Mercedes-Benz G-Class. So the new Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015-2016 years can be called a restyled version of the crossover M-Class, received the decoration of the front end, like crossover Mercedes GLE Coupe, the new adaptive headlamps falshradiatornoy more expressive grille adorned and other charismatic bumper with air intakes, exhibitions stylish and aerodynamic elements. At the rear, new crossover GLE marker lamps with LED filling and slightly adjust the bumper with a modified configuration of the pipes of the exhaust system.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015-2016 review

Emphasize the stylish image Auto News Mercedes 2015 allow new alloy 20-21 inch wheels with low profile tires 265/45 R20 and 295/35 R21. Changes in the interior of the new Mercedes GLE compared to its predecessor Mercedes-Benz M-Class are seemingly cosmetic. But in fact all the new equipment and parts perfectly complement the interior of premium crossover. In the presence of a new compact multifunction steering wheel trimmed in sport from the bottom rim, on the central tunnel stylish selector with the touchpad, which provides control of multimedia complex, 7 or 8-inch color touch screen on the top of the front panel, new interior colors, various breeds insertion of aluminum and natural wood to carbon fiber, LED back light interior, leather-trimmed seats, front panel and door cards.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015-2016 review

As a standard for the new GLE 2015 offers Crosswind Assist (system leveling effect on the body side wind gusts), preventive security system, ECO start / stop, system dynamics control Dynamic Select a convenient control knob, two zone automatic climate control and multimedia complex Audio 20 CD with 7-inch screen.

As additional equipment available adaptive LED headlamps, parking sensors, the camera provides a panoramic view, the electric drive of the first row of seats with heating, ventilation and massage function, power tailgate, COMAND Online multimedia complex with 8-inch touch screen, speakers from Harman Kardon or Bang & Olufsen. But perhaps the most interesting changes were observed in the specifications of the new Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015. Adaptive chassis Dynamic Select now has six operating modes. However, only a maximum of packaged versions with 4MATIC all-wheel drive off-road package and Off-Road. Under the hood, the new crossover from Mercedes GLE set more technological and economical diesel and petrol engines. Not without powerful versions of the crossover from the court atelier AMG and a hybrid version that can be recharged from the mains.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015-2016 review

Potential buyers can look forward to the following configuration of the new German premium crossover with a star with three rays on falshradiatornoy lattice.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015-2016 review

Diesel versions:

  • Diesel Mercedes GLE 250 GLE 250 d and d 4MATIC with the four 2.1-liter diesel engine paired with the – 9G-Tronic. The manufacturer claims that the engine uses mixed-mode only 5.4 liters of diesel fuel.
  • Diesel Mercedes GLE 350 d 4MATIC with a six-cylinder 3.0-liter diesel engine (258 hp 620 hp) is also equipped with a new gearbox 9G-Tronic.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015-2016 review

Petrol versions:

  • Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 4Matic with a 3.0-liter six-cylinder bi-turbo engine (333 hp 480 Nm).
  • Mercedes GLE 500 4Matic with a 4.7-liter eight-cylinder bi-turbo engine (435 hp 700 Nm).
  • GLE Mercedes 63 AMG with V8 5.5 twin-turbo (557 hp 700 Nm) acceleration yes 100 mph in 4.3 seconds.
  • Mercedes S 63 AMG GLE 4Matic with even more powerful V8 5.5 twin-turbo dynamics of dispersal to first hundred in 4.2 seconds.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 2015-2016 review

Apart is the hybrid version of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 500 e 4Matic, contentment only 3.3 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers. In the motion crossover leads hybrid propulsion system with total capacity of 442 hp with 650 Nm (petrol V6 3.0 engine 333 hp and BlueDIRECT 116 hp electric motor integrated in the automatic transmission 7G-Tronic Plus). Only on electricity crossover is able to overcome up to 30 km with a maximum speed of 130 mph. The driver of a hybrid version chooses one of four possible modes of movement Hybrid, E-Mode, E-Save or Charge.

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