2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 43 4MATIC® Coupe

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 43 4MATIC® Coupe

Mercedes-Benz sure has a way of making things interesting. Just when you thought you knew the unspoken rules of the road, they go ahead and break them by turning a midsize SUV into a coupe. While it might seem strange that we’re comparing two different body types, the fact that they are in the same class was intriguing enough for us to investigate further. Check out the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 43 4MATIC® Coupe.

If performance is what ypu’re after, the AMG GLE 43 4MATIC® Coupe might be more your style. It has an AMG-enhanced 3.0L V6 turbocharged engine under the hood that delivers an impressive 385 horsepower and 384 lb-ft of torque. Think you can handle all that? If not, the GLE 350 costs less and will also give you more cargo volume. check out some additional comparisons in the table below!



2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350

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2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 43 4MATIC® Coupe

$52,200 MSRP $70,500
18 city/23 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 17 city/24 hwy mpg
7-Speed Automatic Transmission 9-Speed Automatic
302 Horsepower 385
273 lb-ft Torque 384 lb-ft
7.5 seconds 0 to 60 time 5.6 seconds
FWD Drivetrain AWD
38.2 cubic ft Cargo Volume 23 cubic ft
Optional Adaptive Variable Suspension Standard
7200 lbs Max Towing Capacity 7200 lbs
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Specs and Features in the 2018 GLE SUV and Coupe

It’s hard to go wrong when you pick one of these two, but it really comes down to performance vs price. Performance-seekers will like the AMG GLE 43 4MATIC® Coupe while those looking for more space will prefer the base GLE 350. While they may have their differences, there are many features these two actually have in common. Both come standard with industry-first active safety features ATTENTION ASSIST® and PRE-SAFE®. Other similarities include:

  • Heated/ventilated front seats
  • 5 years of Mercedes-Benz mbrace Connect
  • KEYLESS-GO®
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • Harman/kardon LOGIC7® sound system
  • Voice control
  • and much more!

Interested to see what else the GLE 350 or AMG GLE 43 4MATIC® Coupe have in common? Get in touch with the team here at World Wide Motors in Indianapolis today! We have everything you need to stay one step ahead of the game, and you can see these two side by side firsthand. Schedule a test drive today!


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