Compare 2021 Lincoln Aviator vs 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2021 Lincoln Aviator
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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Black Label AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Aviator Black Label AWD 17 24 $73,945 $78,865
Aviator Black Label Grand Touring AWD N/A N/A $82,862 $88,505
Aviator Grand Touring AWD N/A N/A $65,230 $69,070
Aviator Reserve AWD 17 24 $56,341 $59,620
Aviator Reserve RWD 18 26 $53,969 $57,110
Aviator Standard AWD 17 24 $51,188 $53,600
Aviator Standard RWD 18 26 $48,801 $51,100
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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
$73,945
$71,910
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$78,865
$76,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1314 / month
$1275 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Lincoln Aviator drops sensational style and space, but the Grand Touring plug-in’s a bit of a misfire. 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
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard SUV 4WD Standard SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
36.9 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
140.5 -
Front Hip Room (in)
58.5 60.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
54 -
Second Leg Room (in)
40.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 40.2
Second Hip Room (in)
58.3 60
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.5 59.3
Third Leg Room (in)
29.2 -
Second Head Room (in)
38.4 37.8
Third Hip Room (in)
40.9 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
61.3 58.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43 -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
29.1 -
Length, Overall (in)
199.3 195.3
Height, Overall (in)
69.6 67.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 67.9
Wheelbase (in)
119.1 115.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
82.3 79.3
Track Width, Front (in)
66.9 66.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 7.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
83.4 68
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
41.8 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
22.6 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
31.3 31.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
77.7 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
48.6 44.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.3 -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.4 -
Brakes
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)
13.6 15.8
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)
13.8 13.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.2 22.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P275/40WR22 P275/45HR21
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40WR22 P315/40HR21
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6700 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6700 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
670 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4892 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
22 X 10 21 X 11
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
22 X 10 21 X 10
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
250 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
415 @ 2750 384 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
99C NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
400 @ 5500 429 @ 6100
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 2.25
Trans Type
10 9
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.21
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.88 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.00 3.24
Trans Order Code
44T 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 1.00
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.72
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.35
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lincoln Aviator Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 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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2021 Lincoln Aviator
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
  • 2021 GLE-Class on sale
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