Compare 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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80th Anniversary 4x2
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Grand Cherokee 80th Anniversary 4x2 19 26 $40,334 $41,835
Grand Cherokee 80th Anniversary 4x4 18 25 $42,330 $43,855
Grand Cherokee Freedom 4x2 19 26 $33,523 $33,885
Grand Cherokee Freedom 4x4 18 25 $35,848 $36,210
Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4x2 19 26 $46,577 $48,475
Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4x4 18 25 $49,519 $51,505
Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4x2 19 26 $33,523 $33,885
Grand Cherokee Laredo E 4x4 18 25 $35,848 $36,210
Grand Cherokee Laredo X 4x2 19 26 $33,523 $33,885
Grand Cherokee Laredo X 4x4 18 25 $35,848 $36,210
Grand Cherokee Limited 4x2 19 26 $40,334 $41,835
Grand Cherokee Limited 4x4 18 25 $42,330 $43,855
Grand Cherokee Limited X 4x2 19 26 $40,334 $41,835
Grand Cherokee Limited X 4x4 18 25 $42,330 $43,855
Grand Cherokee Overland 4x2 19 26 $46,577 $48,475
Grand Cherokee Overland 4x4 18 25 $49,519 $51,505
Grand Cherokee SRT 4x4 13 19 $68,552 $71,270
Grand Cherokee Summit 4x2 19 26 $52,289 $54,550
Grand Cherokee Summit 4x4 18 25 $55,230 $57,580
Grand Cherokee Trackhawk 4x4 11 17 $86,036 $90,070
Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4x4 18 25 $45,383 $47,105
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AMG GLE 53 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE AMG GLE 53 4MATIC Coupe 18 23 $71,910 $76,500
GLE AMG GLE 53 4MATIC SUV 18 22 $68,009 $72,350
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC Coupe 15 19 $109,040 $116,000
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC SUV 15 19 $107,113 $113,950
GLE GLE 350 4MATIC SUV 19 26 $53,815 $57,250
GLE GLE 350 SUV 19 26 $51,465 $54,750
GLE GLE 450 4MATIC SUV 21 26 $58,750 $62,500
GLE GLE 580 4MATIC SUV 17 22 $74,166 $78,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,334
$71,910
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,835
$76,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$697 / month
$1275 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L performs on road and off, has lots of space, and competes with luxury brands in its top models. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is a no-compromise SUV with excellent performance, a spacious interior, and tons of style.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard SUV 2WD Standard SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58 58.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 -
Front Hip Room (in)
57 60.8
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 60
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.7 59.3
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 37.8
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
69.3 67.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 67.9
Wheelbase (in)
114.8 115.6
Liftover Height (in)
32.4 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.5 79.3
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 66.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
189.8 195.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
36.3 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 44.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 68
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 15.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 22.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P315/40HR21
Rear Tire Order Code
TKY R02
Front Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P275/45HR21
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TKY R02
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4576 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 21 X 11
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 21 X 10
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4000 384 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
ERC NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
293 @ 6400 429 @ 6100
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.27 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.24
Trans Order Code
DFT 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.35
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Grand Cherokee Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 8.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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