Compare 2019 Lexus GX vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2019 Lexus GX
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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GX 460 4WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GX GX 460 4WD 15 18 $48,304 $52,505
GX GX 460 Luxury 4WD 15 18 $58,792 $63,905
GX GX 460 Premium 4WD 15 18 $48,304 $52,505
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AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe 17 22 $67,069 $71,350
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC SUV 17 22 $64,061 $68,150
GLE AMG GLE 63 4MATIC SUV 12 18 $96,867 $103,050
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC Coupe 14 18 $106,220 $113,000
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC SUV 14 18 $103,588 $110,200
GLE GLE 400 4MATIC SUV 17 23 $52,358 $55,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,304
$67,069
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,505
$71,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$875 / month
$1189 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.0
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Lexus GX 460 delivers formidable capability, but it’s well behind crossover rivals in the ways most drivers use their SUVs. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class can be outfitted to please nearly every luxury-SUV buyer.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
43.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 -
Third Head Room (in)
35.2 -
Front Hip Room (in)
56.5 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
38 -
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.2 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 -
Third Leg Room (in)
29.3 -
Second Head Room (in)
40.4 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 65.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 -
Length, Overall (in)
189.2 192.6
Height, Overall (in)
74.2 67.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 114.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 78.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46.7 23
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
64.7 60.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
11.6 23
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 13
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 13.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 24.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P265/60HR18 P275/45HR21
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/60HR18 P315/40HR21
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6500 7200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6500 7200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
650 720
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5130 4960
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6600 6394
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 21 X 11
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 21 X 10
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
329 @ 3400 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty Regular Duty
Displacement
4.6 L/281 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
301 @ 5500 385 @ 6100
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 17
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 2.25
Trans Type
6 9
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Transfer Case Model
Electronic None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 5.35
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.86
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus GX Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Code
S S
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.91 3.69
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.91 3.69
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.1 9.3
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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