2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2018 BMW X5

2018 BMW X5

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. 2018 BMW X5

Trying to decide between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE and the 2018 BMW X5 for a luxury SUV to drive around Ashburn? Although both seat five people, the GLE:

  • Holds 2.2 more gallons of gas in its fuel tank
  • Offers a stronger plug-in hybrid powertrain

Hybrid Powertrain

Efficiency doesn’t mean you have to compromise power – just look at the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid powertrain, which outperforms that of the 2018 BMW X5.

  • GLE: A 3.0L V6 biturbo engine paired with a plug-in hybrid electric motor generates 436 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque.
  • X5: A 1.0L four-cylinder engine mated to a lithium-ion powered eDrive motor maxes out at 308 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque.


Aside from the hybrid powertrain, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE has a topmost engine in the lineup also outdoes that of the 2018 BMW X5 when driving through Centerville.

  • GLE: An AMG® 5.5L V8 biturbo engine churns out 577 hp and 561 lb-ft of torque.
  • X5: A 4.4L V8 manages just 445 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque.

Finance the New Mercedes-Benz GLE at Mercedes-Benz of Chantilly

Browse the selection of new Mercedes-Benz GLE models, and then head to Mercedes-Benz of Chantilly in Chantilly to find out how you can finance one of your own! You can also learn about the high-performance Mercedes-Benz AMG® models at Mercedes-Benz of Chantilly.

Mercedes-Benz of Chantilly 38.8987624, -77.4604216.