Compare 2017 Lincoln MKX vs 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class

2017 Lincoln MKX
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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Black Label AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
MKX Black Label AWD 16 23 $52,332 $55,970
MKX Black Label FWD 17 25 $49,999 $53,475
MKX Premiere AWD 16 23 $38,718 $40,755
MKX Premiere FWD 17 25 $36,347 $38,260
MKX Reserve AWD 16 23 $45,172 $48,055
MKX Reserve FWD 17 25 $42,827 $45,560
MKX Select AWD 16 23 $41,622 $44,045
MKX Select FWD 17 25 $39,265 $41,550
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AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC Coupe 17 23 $64,775 $69,650
GLE AMG GLE 43 4MATIC SUV 17 23 $62,450 $67,150
GLE AMG GLE 63 4MATIC SUV 13 17 $94,572 $101,690
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC Coupe 14 18 $102,905 $110,650
GLE AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC SUV 13 17 $101,221 $108,840
GLE GLE 300d 4MATIC SUV 22 29 $49,662 $53,400
GLE GLE 350 4MATIC SUV 18 23 $50,685 $54,500
GLE GLE 350 SUV 18 23 $48,360 $52,000
GLE GLE 400 4MATIC SUV 18 23 $61,055 $65,650
GLE GLE 550e 4MATIC SUV N/A N/A $61,659 $66,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$52,332
$64,775
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$55,970
$69,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$933 / month
$1161 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
Load up an MKX and you'll be over $60,000 before you know it, but this under-the-radar crossover largely feels worth the dough—if you take the time to seek it out. The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class pared down its powertrains to gas only or a plug-in hybrid, although it still has plenty of stops in between for luxury buyers.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
55.6 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 -
Front Hip Room (in)
56.4 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.3 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.7 65.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.1 78.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.8 65.1
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 114.8
Height, Overall (in)
66.2 67.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.2 23
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.8 60.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
37.2 23
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 24.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/50VR20 P315/40WR21
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R02
Front Tire Size
P245/50VR20 P275/45WR21
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA R02
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 7200
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 7200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 720
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 720
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 7200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4387 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6350
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 21 X 10
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 21 X 11
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
175 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- 600
Engine
Displacement
3.7 L/227 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
303 @ 6500 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
278 @ 4000 384 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
99R NA
Engine Oil Cooler
- Regular Duty
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Transmission
Trans Type
6 9
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 3.24
Trans Order Code
44J 421
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.65 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 2.25
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Transfer Case Model
- None
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.86
Trans PTO Access
- No
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MATIC
Vehicle Name
Lincoln MKX Mercedes-Benz GLE
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 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
9.3 8.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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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
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Rollover Rating

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