2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2017 BMW X5

2017 BMW X5

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. 2017 BMW X5

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE and the 2017 BMW X5 are two of the finest luxury SUVs currently on the roads of Waterloo. But drivers who expect the best from their new vehicles will want to know that the Mercedes-Benz model offers:

  • Available V8 engine
  • Advanced safety features like PRE-SAFE®
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Ready to further explore the utility and amenities offered on the GLE? Visit us for a tour and test drive at Mercedes-Benz Kitchener-Waterloo in Kitchener, ON, your source for the area’s premier GLE inventory.

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The standard engine in the 2018 GLE is a biturbo 3.0L V6 that produces 329 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque. If you need more power in Guleph, there is also a biturbo 5.5L V8 available that gets an impressive 577 hp and 561 lb-ft of torque. The 2017 X5 comes standard with a turbocharged 3.0L V6, but it offers just 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. Stronger engines are available, but power ratings top out at 445 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque.


The new GLE comes standard with advanced safety features like PRE-SAFE®, which automatically prepares the cabin in advanced of a collision to minimize the risk of injury. ATTENTION ASSIST also comes standard and monitors for driver drowsiness. The 2017 BMW X5 does not come standard with comparable features or offer then at higher trim levels.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 blue exterior


You rely on smartphone apps to make every aspect of your life easier. Thanks to features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available in the latest GLE, drivers are able to access many of their favorite apps right through the in-car infotainment system. This makes it easy and intuitive to get additional information, entertainment, and assistance options on the road. The latest version of the X5 is not available with the same features and offers comparatively few options in terms of infotainment.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 400 interior features

Experience the Achievement of the GLE

The GLE 400 is the version of this vehicle with the broadest appeal, and thanks to our special offers it’s more accessible than ever. Take a tour and test drive in Kitchener at your convenience, and work with our team to get approved for financing. Remember to follow these service FAQs to keep your new SUV in peak condition, and contact Mercedes-Benz Kitchener-Waterloo if you have any questions along the way!

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