Compare 2020 Lexus GX vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2020 Lexus GX
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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GX 460 4WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GX GX 460 4WD 15 19 $48,760 $53,000
GX GX 460 Luxury 4WD 15 19 $59,124 $64,265
GX GX 460 Premium 4WD 15 19 $48,760 $53,000
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GLE 350 4MATIC SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE GLE 350 4MATIC SUV 19 26 $53,345 $56,750
GLE GLE 350 SUV 19 26 $50,995 $54,250
GLE GLE 450 4MATIC SUV 19 24 $58,045 $61,750
GLE GLE 580 4MATIC SUV 17 21 $72,944 $77,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,760
$53,345
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,000
$56,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$883 / month
$946 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.0
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Lexus GX is a rugged luxury SUV for those few who want serious capability in a plush package. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class delivers no-compromise crossover SUV comfort and luxury.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 26 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
43.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 40.3
Third Head Room (in)
35.2 -
Front Hip Room (in)
56.5 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.1 40.9
Front Head Room (in)
38 40.5
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Second Hip Room (in)
55.2 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 59.3
Third Leg Room (in)
29.3 -
Second Head Room (in)
40.4 39.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 65.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 7.1
Length, Overall (in)
192.1 194.3
Height, Overall (in)
74.2 70.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.4 66.4
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 117.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.2 76.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
46.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
64.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
11.6 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 41.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 67.8
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 35
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
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 22.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 39.4
Tires
Front Tire Size
P265/60HR18 P255/50HR19
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/60HR18 P255/50HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6500 7700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6500 7700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
650 770
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5130 4696
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6600 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 19 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 19 X 8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
329 @ 3400 273 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty -
Displacement
4.6 L/281 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
301 @ 5500 255 @ 5800
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 19
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 2.25
Trans Type
6 9
Transfer Case Power Take Off
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 -
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.69
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus GX Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Code
S -
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.91 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.91 -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.2 8.0
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Small SUV 4WD

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