The new mid-size SUV is entering the new generation. A lot of changes and updates will wait for its buyers. The only detail we need to know is the 2020 Mercedes GLE Release Date USA. We will find out this soon. The German carmaker already unveiled details about their SUV, and it seems like there are a lot of pros, while it is hard to find any downside. But well, when the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE hits the streets, we will discuss more about its performance and overall impression.
Details which Mercedes already released are breathtaking. The modern interior is heavily packed with the latest features, including the new Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) infotainment system. Do we need to praise the comfort? As always, all occupants will be able to feel the maximum joy of a ride in a vehicle by the class-leading manufacturer. Well, all these stunning equipment costs, so be ready to splash more money than for its rivals. But, it will be worth to own 2020 Mercedes GLE SUV.
2020 Mercedes GLE New Generation Changes
The focus for the next-gen 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE is on the technology. The new mid-size SUV will present the latest apps and equipment we already got used to. However, there are also few other stunning additions that will make all hi-tech fans want the new SUV. The 2020 Mercedes GLE Interior is heavily equipped, as always. The highlight is the new MBUX system, which is now very intelligent. The Mercedes-Benz User Experience will learn the habits of a driver and make the ride and controls easier. Everything starts with “Hey Mercedes” phrase. After that, the driver controls the MBUX with voice commands.
Among standard equipment, in the 2020 Mercedes GLE interior, we will also find smartphone integration services. Both most popular Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are there from an entry-level model. Wireless charging is there as well. What’s more, the German carmaker takes care of safety. Many drivers assist features will help here, such as blind spot monitor and active brake assist. Steering wheels are wrapped in leather and get heating. For easier access to the trunk, Mercedes installs Easy-Pack power tailgate.
That is not all about the cabin of the 2020 Mercedes GLE. Both instrument cluster and infotainment system are supported with huge touchscreen displays. Huge means 12.3-inch diagonal. The LED lighting system inside the cabin improves visibility. The intelligent driver package is an optional feature and it brings advanced systems and gadgets. Also, buyers can purchase 4-zone climate control and massage function for front seats. If you want to go even further, you will get climate-controlled cupholders.
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 Specs
Under the hood of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 will be the same 3.0-liter V6 turbo drivetrain. However, this engine can deliver more power than before. For the current generation, outputs are 329hp and 354 lb-ft of torque and the 2020 Mercedes GLE 450 will be able to create 362 hp and 369 lb-ft. A 9G-Tronic automatic transmission is sending power to all wheels, to so-called 4MATIC system. Max speed is electronically limited to 210 kmh (130 mph). The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 accelerates to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds.
2020 Mercedes GLE Hybrid
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is a hybrid model of a mid-size SUV. This version combines a 2.0-liter engine with a mild-hybrid system that can achieve 255 hp and 275 pound-feet of torque. The same nine-speed gearbox is a power router for this configuration. Again, the 4MATIC AWD maximizes traction and balance. The hybrid system will improve fuel economy.
AMG GLE SUV
The German manufacturer was generous to unveil most details about the upcoming SUV. However, besides 2020 Mercedes GLE release date, we still expect more info about top of the class AMG models. Previously, we had three different versions for the mid-size model. The lightest one was AMG GLE 43 with bi-turbo system attached to the same engine. This package was good for 385 hp. With boost of power for the new edition, the AMG 43 version will probably go over 400 hp.
The real deal comes with the 2020 Mercedes AMG GLE 63 models. There are two different setups of a 5.5-liter V8 engine that can deliver over 550 hp. The lighter configuration puts out also 515 lb-ft of twisting power. The high-end model used the same V8 bi-turbo engine, but its setup allowed the mill to burst 577 hp. For the next-gen, this SUV will be even closer to 600 horsepower.
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Price and Release Date in the USA
The new 2020 Mercedes GLE SUV will be launched in 2019. However, we still don’t know when the sales are going to start. If fans want to believe to rumors, they will have to wait until the second half of the year. Mercedes still needs to provide us with the pricing of the new 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE. Well, they can’t push it too much higher from the current level, since they are selling one of the most expensive vehicles in the mid-size SUV category. It starts at $56,000.
Well, we can’t expect the AMG versions to stay put. Lovers of the luxury these SUVs are bringing will have to pay at least $70,000 for AMG 43 GLE. For the high-end 2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE 63 SUV, there is no discount compared to the previous edition. That means buyers will have to pay a six-digit price to own this vehicle.