The 2021 GLS vs the GLE

December 29th, 2020 by

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When we put the 2021 GLS SUV head-to-head with the 2021 GLE SUV, both SUVs are stylish and modern, have several powerful engine options, family-friendly and equipped with state-of-the-art technology. So, what is it that sets the 2021 GLS SUV apart from the 2021 GLS SUV?

The 2021 GLS SUV is the S-Class of Benz SUVs and is the larger SUV, but without a lot of bulk, and seats up to 7 people comfortably. The GLS offers a higher standard of luxury and comfort with heated seats and armrests in the first two rows, 64 colours of ambient LED lighting, a high-tech, massive digital dash with MBUX technology and instrument panel, plus many other features and options.
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Check out this Thomas Warren walkaround video to see some key differences between the GLS and GLE 4MATIC SUVs.


โ€ข 20-inch aluminum wheels

โ€ข Ventilated seats

โ€ข Five-zone automatic climate control

โ€ข Parking-damage detection feature

Choose your GLS SUV performance with 3 powerful engine options that include:

2021 GLS 450 with a 3.0L inline-6 turbo with EQ Boost (362 hp)

2021 GLS 580 with 4.0L V8 biturbo with EQ Boost (483 hp)

2021 AMG GLS 63 with 4.0L V8 biturbo engine with EQ Boost (603 hp)

The 2021 GLE SUV is the more compact SUV and can seat 5 people or, with the third-row seating option, raises the GLE to a 7-seater. The GLE also has innovative MBUX technology to control the in-cabin experience or find destinations with verbal commands, 64-color ambient LED lighting and has an advanced digital cockpit, plus many other features and options.
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โ€ข Attractive, roomy and upscale cabin

โ€ข Feature-packed infotainment system

โ€ข Excellent outward visibility

โ€ข Wide range of trims and available features to choose from

Choose your GLE SUV performance with 4 powerful engine options that include:

2021 GLE 350 4MATIC SUV with a 2.0L inline-4 turbo (255 hp)

2021 GLE 450 4MATIC SUV – 3.0L inline-6 turbo with EQ Boost (362 hp)

2021 AMG GLE 53 4MATIC SUV – 3.0L inline-6 turbo engine with EQ Boost (429 hp)

2021 AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC SUV – Handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 biturbo engine with EQ Boost (603 hp)

Should I choose the 2021 GLS or GLE?

The 2021 GLE 4MATIC SUV is rated the #1 mid-size luxury SUV since 2020 and is a perfect fit for people who want to spend less and get a stylish, compact high-performance SUV with amazing technology. If you are looking for S-Class luxury, larger interior and cargo space and quieter ride, look no further than the 2021 GLS 4MATIC SUV, the #1 rated full-size luxury SUV.

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Blog Post Written by: Felicia Labbe

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