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Compare 2019 Lexus RX vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2019 Lexus RX
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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RX 350 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RX RX 350 AWD 19 26 $42,279 $45,220
RX RX 350 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $47,583 $50,870
RX RX 350 F SPORT FWD 20 28 $46,274 $49,470
RX RX 350 FWD 20 28 $40,970 $43,820
RX RX 350L Luxury AWD 18 25 $50,822 $54,435
RX RX 350L Luxury FWD 19 26 $49,513 $53,035
RX RX 350L Premium AWD 18 25 $46,206 $49,420
RX RX 350L Premium FWD 19 26 $44,897 $48,020
RX RX 450h AWD 31 28 $43,470 $46,245
RX RX 450h F SPORT AWD 31 28 $48,535 $51,605
RX RX 450hL Luxury AWD 29 28 $51,535 $54,905
RX RX 450hL Premium AWD 29 28 $47,911 $50,970
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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
$42,279
$67,069
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,220
$71,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$754 / month
$1189 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Lexus RX remains the luxury crossover SUV sales standard for its design, comfort, and features. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class can be outfitted to please nearly every luxury-SUV buyer.
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Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
121.3 -
Front Hip Room (in)
56.6 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 -
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 -
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 114.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 78.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 65.1
Length, Overall (in)
192.5 192.6
Height, Overall (in)
67.7 67.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.4 23
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
56.3 60.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.4 23
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 13.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.3 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.2 24.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.2 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/65VR18 P315/40HR21
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65VR18 P275/45HR21
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 7200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 7200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 7200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 720
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 720
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4387 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6394
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 21 X 10
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 21 X 11
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
3.5 L/211 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
295 @ 6300 385 @ 6100
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 384 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.86
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 5.35
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
Trans PTO Access
- No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Transfer Case Model
- None
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus RX Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.69
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.69
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 9.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 600
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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