The company Mercedes held the official presentation of its new crossover 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE , as part of the international motor show in New York, which took place in early April of this year.
This car is, in fact, the changer model M-Class, which made its debut back in 2011. In fact, it’s just a new generation M-Class, so Gle remained true size of its predecessor, it has not risen or dropped in another class.
The car is a very interesting “machine” that has an expressive, powerful and bright appearance, solid interior, rich equipment, but also a promising performance. And what it would expect from Mercedes, and even on the premium segment model ?!
To start us be some clarity as to why the car changed the name, and that a letter now means.
Thus, the letters G and L are inextricably linked to each other because of the tribute Gelendvagenu, that is, the G-Class. By the way, “helico” will retain its pristine name. As for the third, ie E in this case, it simply belongs to the corresponding class.
It turns out that the new 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE is nothing more than a pretty global restyled M-Class. The car has received a number of changes, which, as can be seen in the photo and video materials, go to the benefit of the new product.
Since the crossover will be officially launched in Russia, it calls to the person increased interest. In connection with this offer in detail acquainted with the premium SUV, to know all his strengths and perhaps weaknesses.
Exterior 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE
The machine has an exquisite forms and very expressive appearance.
The front end is a lot like a new model GLE Coupe. In the eye catches a powerful hood with neat edges, fine trim grille with two chrome-plated jumpers and three-beam star rating plate producer in the heart. Also successfully made the front bumper with chrome inserts and sections under the fog lights. Large head optics filled with LEDs, emphasizes the charismatic crossover.
On the side it is worth noting the original vyshtampovki door slightly swollen wheel arches, which gave the “muscle” the image of the car, and no less than impressive wheels, the design of which may vary. Here Mercedes will offer a solid choice. Large windows, a powerful rear-view mirrors, roof rails on the roof is almost perfectly flat. Almost a full-fledged SUV.
Stern boasts a new bumper design different exhaust system pipes, compared to its predecessor, as well as filling LED rear optics.
By the way, in the optical head includes bi-xenon lights are the main headlights and LED daytime running lights.
Shod car can be in the low-profile tires radius of 20-21 inches, as well as interesting light-alloy wheels with a diameter of 20 or 21 inches, depending on the configuration and customer choice.
The changes did not affect the dimensions. Because actual dimensions of 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE are as follows:
- length – 4804 mm;
- width – 2141 mm (including exterior mirrors);
- height – 1796 mm;
- wheelbase – 2915 mm.
Clearance – a separate issue. The fact that the suspension of the car can be a spring or pneumatic. In the first case, the clearance is 191 or 202 mm and pneumatic relevant adjustable ground clearance 180 mm to an impressive 255 millimeters.
Interior Mercedes Gle 2018-2019
The changes inside are more cosmetic in nature. Although some elements of the interior were much better than its predecessor.
Thus, the former is quite simple wheel was replaced with a new multifunction steering wheel, flattened slightly from below, as it is now fashionable to do sports cars. Also, there was a selector and a touchpad on the center console separating the driver and front passenger. The center console provides installation of multimedia complex. Depending on the configuration, this may be a color display touch 7 or 8 inches.
Salon also great to decorate aluminum inserts, decorative elements of real wood, carbon fiber. Seats trimmed of new high-quality leather. It is also used for the finishing of the door and the front of the card. It is also available on a choice of interior color, new variations, LED backlighting, which increases the comfort inside the car.
Of course, any claims to the interior is not and can not. The basis was taken from the interior predecessor, which developed, modernized and made even better. Mercedes is able to improve what is thought to be improved and needs. But, as the experts of the German auto company, the limit of perfection does not exist.
Options Mercedes Gle 2018-2019
Already in the basic kit for your Mercedes crossover 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE offers over a wide range of attractive and useful equipment. Among other things, should be highlighted:
- system to prevent impacts gusts of crosswind;
- preventive safety system;
- collision avoidance system with automatic braking;
- fuel saving Start Stop system;
- system selection mode of movement with the new selector;
- dual-zone climate control;
- 20 audio CDs;
- multimedia complex;
- color touch screen 7-inch multimedia;
- alloy wheels 20 inches in diameter and so forth.
Optionally, you can fill your SUV all sorts of equipment. For example:
- Drive Assist System;
- auto steer system;
- the system automatically start the Start Stop;
- automatic braking system;
- assistance system when driving in traffic;
- retention system in the lane and prevention goes beyond it;
- Blind Spot Monitoring System;
- intelligent lighting system head (using LEDs);
- parking sensors;
- panoramic camera;
- electric, ventilation, heating and weight of the front seats;
- the drive to the tailgate (open sweep of the legs under the rear bumper);
- an advanced multimedia system Comand Online;
- touchscreen display diagonal of 8 inches;
- premium speakers;
- four-zone climate control;
- alloy wheels 21-inch, and so on.
Price Mercedes GLE 2018-2019
Currently, Mercedes has not officially announced how much it will cost to buy a new 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE in Russia. Start of sales is planned around this autumn because we know the exact price tags not before summer.
You can give an example of a precursor is represented by the value of the crossover Mercedes M-Class. To date, the Russian base model costs to customers in at least 2.9 million rubles with a gasoline engine. The diesel version will start from 2.99 million rubles, while the top version will cost an initial amount equal to 3.9 million rubles.
Do not forget about the version of the AMG, which for the 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE already present. Of course, prices are even more unknown, but the M-ka with a label AMG starts at a price of 5.2 million rubles.
Specifications 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Now we can talk about, perhaps, the most interesting in 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE – specifications and capabilities.
Engines have changed. They have become more powerful, but economical and that can not but rejoice in the conditions of the current fuel prices. The list of variations included the AMG version, which we have prepared a separate review, as well as hybrid versions. Plus there is a range of four traditional internal combustion engines (engines regarded by GLE 63 AMG, we will not). So let’s talk about each of the motors will talk separately.
- The initial six-cylinder petrol engine performs unit volume of 3.0 liter bi-turbo system that delivers 333 horsepower power and 480 Nm of torque.
- The second petrol engine is also a bi-turbo, but its volume is already 4.7 liters, and power up to 435 horsepower with a torque of 700 Nm.
Suffice it to say that two petrol AMG version can produce 557 or 585 horsepower.
- In the role of the base diesel engine acts as the unit volume of 2.1 liter turbocharged power 204 horsepower and its torque – 480 Nm. Works with devyatidiapazonnym machine and fuel consumption levels in the combined cycle is 5.4 liters.
- The top diesel boasts 3.0 liters of displacement, six-cylinder engine, turbine and power of 258 horsepower. Torque thereof reaches 620 Nm solid. It works with the same gearbox as the first diesel powerplant.
Special attention is given hybrid propulsion system. It comprises the six-cylinder engine with a 3.0-liter with 333 horsepower impact. Couple it is a motor that generates 116 horsepower. As a result, the hybrid is ready to offer the driver to experience the full power of 442 horses under the hood, as well as a torque of 650 Nm.
The electric component is integrated into the automatic transmission semidiapazonnuyu new generation gears – 7G-Tronic Plus. This complex of the gasoline engine, electric motor and gearbox is able to provide an average consumption of 3.3 liters per 100 kilometers traveled path.
Due to the operation of the motor vehicle can travel 30 kilometers without any problems, with typing on the speedometer to 130 kilometers per hour.
The driver is given an opportunity by means of a convenient selector to select one of four modes, which is capable of operating a hybrid version of 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE – this Charge, E-Save, E-Mode, and Hybrid mode. Accordingly, it is a fully electric move, using only high-grade gasoline internal combustion engine, as well as two modes in which works as an electric motor and a gasoline power unit.
As you can see, on the technical characteristics of the car more than encouraging. Even the seemingly low-power diesel engine with a power of 204 hp provides good momentum, able to pull the trailer is a huge plus to ensure low fuel consumption. For many, it is now a question of economy of engines coming to the fore.
Of course, in terms of efficiency is the most attractive is the hybrid crossover. But as far as it is suitable for operation in our country – a serious matter. But the ability to charge it from a simple wall outlet will greatly increase its popularity even among us. What can we say about the countries where hybrids provide quality service, have the opportunity to call for special filling stations for recharging. We have, unfortunately, such an infrastructure is not available.
Video test drive 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE
The new 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE year is a lot of emotions and impressions. The car has changed outwardly, become smarter, more harmonious and better in the salon. Plus a complete set of dazzling their capabilities and an extensive list of assistants, electronic assistants.
Add to this the superb by any standard specifications, where the initial diesel engine with 204 horsepower is no less attractive than the powerful petrol engine with an output of 435 horsepower.
Mercedes provides a lot of choices, because one Give maximum power and they do not care about high fuel consumption, while others wish to get at the disposal of fuel-efficient car. What can we say about the pro version of AMG, with whom you will meet in our special review.