Mercedes-benz Gle Estate GLE 300d 4Matic AMG Line Prem 5dr 9G-Tronic [7 St]

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Speed limit assist
Hard-disk navigation
Cruise control with variable speed limiter
Lane keeping assistant (LKA)
Remote boot release
Outside temperature display
Service indicator (Active Service System)
Easy-pack tailgate - Powered opening/closing automatically
Blind spot assist
Attention assist
Mercedes-Benz emergency call
DYNAMIC SELECT with a choice of driving modes (ECO, Comfort, Sport, Sport+ and Individual)
Cockpit display 12.3" widescreen digital instrument cluster
Smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android auto
12.3" digital instrument cluster display
Status display for rear seat belts in instrument cluster
Mercedes me connect including emergency call system, accident recovery, breakdown management and maintenance
Brake wear warning display
Direct steer speed sensitive steering
BUX multimedia system with DAB digital radio and touchpad including satellite navigation
ECO start/stop function
Traffic Sign Assist, Traffic sign recognition including wrong way warning function and display of posted speed limits in the instrument cluster
Geofencing
Trip computer in multifunction display showing current fuel consumption
Wireless charging system for mobile devices
Hey Mercedes Voice activation
Widescreen cockpit
DYNAMIC SELECT with a choice of driving modes (ECO, Comfort, Sport and Individual)
MBUX augmented reality for navigation
DAB Digital radio
Additional USB connection
High resolution 12.3" multimedia colour display
Dual bluetooth interface, 2 USB ports (type C)
Hard disk navigation with MBUX multimedia system
Rear wiper
Roof rail system
Body colour door mirrors
Body coloured bumpers
Adaptive brake lights
LED rear lights
Adaptive high beam assist
LED high performance headlamps
Multi beam LED headlights
Illuminated front door sill panels with "AMG" lettering
AMG bodystyling front and rear aprons and side skirts in polished aluminium
Electric windows with one touch opening/closing and obstruction sensors
Rain sensing windscreen wipers
Top surround of side windows in polished aluminium
Exterior mirrors heated and electronically adjustable
Waistline in polished aluminium
Visible twin pipe exhaust system integrated into bumper
Front green tinted glass
Privacy glass - heat insulating dark tinted glass
Aerial for GPS
Aluminium look, illuminated running boards with rubber studs
Radiator grille with integrated star and single louvre in matt iridium silver with chrome trim
Radio aerial integrated into rear window
Nappa leather upholstery
Heated front seats
Sports steering wheel
Front/rear adjustable head restraints
Sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors
Gearshift paddles on steering wheel
AMG brushed stainless steel sports pedals with rubber studs
Black roof liner
40:20:40 split folding rear seats
Chrome door pins
Interior lighting - 64 colour Ambient lighting
Thermotronic automatic 4 zone climate control
Touchpad
Steering wheel touch control buttons for audio and onboard settings
Seat occupancy sensor for front passenger seat
Steering wheel multifunction with gearshift paddles
Glasses compartment in overhead control panel
Four way partially front electric seat adjustment
Steering column manually adjustable for height and reach
Glove compartment - lockable, air conditioned and illuminated
Central stowage compartment with 12 V socket in centre console
Automatic child seat recognition sensor
4 way adjustable front head restraints and 2 way rear head restraints
AMG floor mats with AMG lettering
4 way lumbar support
Artico man-made leather upper dashboard with contrast topstitching
Front centre armrest with stowage compartment and illuminated grab handles
Multifunction sports steering wheel in nappa leather
3 spoke AMG multifunction steering wheel with touch control buttons, trimmed in black nappa leather with flattened bottom section
Courtesy lights in rear grab handles with reading light functionality
ISOFIX child seat attachment points two outer rear seats
Electronically adjustable three second row seats
3rd row of seats for 2 people
Four way fully front electric seat adjustment
Black fabric roof liner
Second row three seats
Electric folding second row seats adjustments
Memory package - GLE
Mirror package - GLE
Anti theft Protection package - GLE
Parking package with 360 camera - GLE
Active braking assist
Warning triangle and first aid kit
Tyre pressure monitoring system
Airbags - windowbags
Electronic parking brake
Drivers knee airbag
Pre-Safe anticipatory safety system
Active bonnet
Adaptive Brake System with HOLD function and brake drying in the wet
Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Three point rear seat belts
Childproof locks manually operated for rear doors and electrically operated for rear power windows
Perforated front brake discs and brake calipers with Mercedes-Benz lettering
Airbags - sidebag for driver and front passenger with combined thorax/pelvis bag
Electronic Stability Programme (ESP)
Airbags - driver and front passenger, with extended adaptivity for front passenger airbag
Matt surround electronic key
Tyre pressure monitoring system and loss warning system
Alarm system/interior protection/immobiliser
Chrome surround electric key
Central locking with interior switch, automatic locking and crash sensor with emergency opening function
Keyless entry go starting function
Alarm system with immobiliser and interior protection -Thatcham category 1
Keyless Go starting function
85 litre fuel tank
Agility control lowered suspension with selective damping system
Incorrect fuelling protection
Diesel particulate filter (DPF)
Agility control suspension with selective damping system and lowering by 15mm
Trim - Centre console, anthracite open pore oak wood trim
Dashboard and door, anthracite open pore oak wood trim
TIREFIT with tyre inflation compressor
Summer tyres with noise reducing absorber
20" AMG 5 twin spoke light alloy wheels
20" AMG 5 twin spoke alloy wheels painted in tremolite grey with high sheen finish
21" AMG multi spoke light alloy wheels painted in himalayas grey with a high sheen finish
CO2 210
Euro Emissions
NOX N/A
CC 1950
Compression Ratio 2157
Cylinder Layout In - Line
Cylinders 4 Cylinder
Fuel Delivery Turbo
Number of Valves 745
Gears 9
Transmission Automatic
Combined 35.30
Urban 38.70
Extra Urban 47.90
Badge Engine CC 1950
Badge Power 245.00
NCAP Rating
Vehicle Homologation Class N/A
0 to 60 mph (Sec) 6.97
0 to 62 mph (Sec) 7.20
Engine BHP 245.00
Engine KW
Engine PS 2165
Engine Torque 500.00
Top Speed 140
Front Tyres 275/45 R21
Rear Tyres 315/40 R21
Spare Tyre TYRE REPAIR KIT
Height
Length 4924
Wheel Base 2995
Width 1947
Fuel Tank Size 65.00
Weight 2910
Roof Load Limit
Towing Weight Braked 2165
Towing Weight Unbraked 750
Number Of Seats 7

Ten Second Review

The second generation Mercedes GLE is now a much stronger contender in the large luxury SUV segment thanks to smarter looks, more efficient engines and the option of seven seats for the first time. That's because it's significantly bigger inside than its predecessor, hence the bigger boot. The suspension's more sophisticated too and there are greater levels of safety and media connectivity. Rivals like BMW's X5 and Porsche's Cayenne must now take this car very seriously indeed.

Background

Think of all the reasons not to like a large, luxury SUV. Thirst. Poor performance. Huge tax liabilities. Wobbly handling. Yet upper-middle class motorists still love them, patiently sure that one day, the brands involved would bring us something better. Something perhaps, like this - the second generation Mercedes GLE. This contender sits at the heart of the large section of the luxury SUV segment, just above the brand's more compact Audi Q5 or BMW X3-sized GLC model. And just below the Range Rover-sized Mercedes GLS. As you might be aware, cars in this GLE's class tend to fall into two categories in their approach to likely buyers. Seven-seat practicality is favoured by SUVs like Land Rover's Discovery, Audi's Q7 and Volvo's XC90 - which is one way to go. As an alternative, contenders like BMW's X5, Porsche's Cayenne and Volkswagen's Touareg give you only five seats but offer more dynamic looks and agile handling. This Mercedes can now offer up to seven seats and hopes to appeal to both areas of this segment. There's a separate stylised GLE Coupe model still on sale, but that's based on the previous generation model and won't be replaced until 2020.

Driving Experience

There are five GLE engine options and most buyers are likely to choose the base diesel derivative, a 300d 4MATIC variant that features a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine, which produces 245hp and 500Nm of torque. It can travel from 0 to 62mph in 7.2 seconds and has a top speed of 140mph. Next up is the six cylinder diesel 350d 4MATIC, which offers 272hp, the same engine also available in 330hp guise in the GLE 400d 4MATIC. If petrol power is of more interest, there's an alternative GLE 450 4MATIC variant powered by a 3.0-litre six-cylinder petrol engine with EQ Boost, which has an output of 367hp and 500Nm of torque. EQ Boost uses a 48-volt onboard network with a belt-driven starter/alternator - the system adds 22hp to the car's overall output. It can sprint from 0 to 62mph in 5.7 seconds and has a top speed of 155mph. There's also a PHEV plug-in version, a 350de diesel variant. In all variants, power is transmitted via 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission. The broad ratio spread of gears allows for a clearly perceptible reduction in engine speed. Ride comfort and agility improvements are promised by the optional 48V E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL suspension, which is combined with the optional AIRMATIC air suspension. This is the only system in the market where the spring and damping forces can be individually controlled at each wheel. This means that it not only counteracts body roll, but also pitching and squat.

Design and Build

This second generation GLE has a much more purposeful look than its predecessor (which was really only a lightly facelifted version of the old M-Class). With this MK2 design, you get a longer wheelbase, short overhangs and large, flush-fitted wheels. There's also a very upright radiator grille and a purposefully-sculpted bonnet with two power domes. This GLE also cuts an athletic figure from the rear. This is particularly emphasised by the powerful shoulder muscle line extending from the C-pillar to the rear lights. Inside, the 80mm wheelbase increase makes the car feel much more spacious, but the first thing you'll probably notice at the front is that the designers have incorporated a couple of 12.3-inch TFT screens, one in the instrument binnacle and one in the centre of the dash that works with the new 'MBUX' voice-activated multimedia system. There's more space in the second row too - plus for the first time, a third seating row has been fitted into this car. When you're not using it, there's 825-litres of luggage space - or up to 2,055-litres if you can fold down all the seats. In conjunction with AIRMATIC air suspension, the vehicle's rear can be lowered by around 40 millimetres using a switch, for easier loading and unloading.

Market and Model

There are in four mainstream models on offer and pricing kicks off with the GLE 300d 4MATIC diesel derivative - which costs around £56,000. Next up is the GLE 350d 4MATIC (around £61,000), with the GLE 400d 4MATIC costing around £63,500. The GLE 450 4MATIC petrol version retails for around £62,500. There's also a 350de plug-in diesel variant. Importantly, you can now have three seating rows in this car and, as you'd have a right to expect for the money being asked, it's very well equipped. All model's get the company's latest 'MBUX' multimedia system with 'Hey Mercedes' voice activation. Plus there a 12.3-inch widescreen virtual instrument binnacle display and a further 12.3-inch touchscreen centre-dash infotainment monitor. Other standard kit runs to blind spot assist, 20-inch five-twin-spoke AMG alloy wheels, illuminated grab handles, illuminated running boards, LED headlights with active high beam assist and privacy glass. Inside, there's anthracite open-pore oak wood trim with Nappa leather upholstery. And a mirror package including automatic dimming for the driver's exterior mirror and the rear-view mirror, plus logo projection onto the ground when you open the door at night. You also get heated front seats, a parking package including active parking assist, automatic two-zone climate control and traffic sign assist. Many customers will want to pay extra on the 300d for AIRMATIC air suspension (which is standard on the '450' petrol version). A long list of camera-driven safety features are now included, including 'Active Steering Assist' and 'Active Distance Assist', plus an 'Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC' feature that gives a degree of autonomous driving.

Cost of Ownership

Mercedes quotes a figure of 46.3mpg (combined cycle) with emissions of 162g/km for the GLE 300d diesel, with the GLE 350d and GLE 400d V6 diesel variants managing 40.4mpg and 184g/km. The GLE 450 petrol variant manages up to 33.6 mpg on the combined cycle and emits 191g/km of CO2. The alternative 350de plug-in diesel variant offers a 61.5 mile WLTP-rated all-electric driving range. What else? Well, we'll tell you that the comprehensive three year warranty is built upon by Mercedes' Mobilo scheme which delivers breakdown cover for up to thirty years, as long as you continue to have your car serviced at a Mercedes main dealer. And it's worth knowing that your maintenance outlay can be kept a little in check by going for the optional Service Care package that takes care of routine maintenance, spreading the cost of regular servicing, guaranteeing the price of parts and labour for up to four services and covering the cost of all recommended service items such as brake fluid, spark plugs, air filters, fuel filters and screen wash. There's also an ASSYST dashboard service indicator that monitors engine use and tells you exactly when a garage visit is due. It's also worth mentioning that the 'Mercedes me' remote online services package that comes as part of the infotainment system includes remote self-diagnostic capability, enabling your GLE to monitor wear and tear items and alert your local dealer to let you know if something needs seeing to.

Summary

So, how to sum up this GLE? First, here's what it won't do: stride across the Gobi desert quite like any Land Rover product. Or power round Brands Hatch quite like a more sporting BMW X5. But for us, that's not a problem: this car, after all, intentionally sets out to offer more of a middle ground between these two extremes and it's a place in which this second generation GLE seems far more comfortable than its predecessors was. It's true that there are sportier, more dynamic models of this kind you could buy. But we're struggling to think of many that offer a better all-round package. Quick, capable, practical and luxurious, this is at last the car Mercedes always should have had in this segment.

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  • No ownership option is available on this lease
  • Manufacturer's maintenance schedule must be observed and addiitional charges (to mileage) may apply for failure to maintain servicing and any non fair wear and tear damage to the vehicle

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