Compare 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class vs 2021 Porsche Cayenne

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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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
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Cayenne AWD 19 23 N/A $67,500
Cayenne Coupe AWD 19 23 N/A $76,500
Cayenne E-Hybrid AWD N/A N/A N/A $81,800
Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupe AWD N/A N/A N/A $87,600
Cayenne GTS AWD 15 19 N/A $107,300
Cayenne GTS Coupe AWD 15 19 N/A $110,500
Cayenne S AWD 18 22 N/A $85,100
Cayenne S Coupe AWD 18 22 N/A $89,900
Cayenne Turbo AWD 15 19 N/A $127,800
Cayenne Turbo Coupe AWD 15 19 N/A $131,900
Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid AWD N/A N/A N/A $163,200
Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe AWD N/A N/A N/A $166,200
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Invoice Price
$71,910
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$76,500
$67,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1275 / month
$1125 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is a no-compromise SUV with excellent performance, a spacious interior, and tons of style. The 2021 Porsche Cayenne has sport sedan moves and prodigious power, and it can carry the family in comfort.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard SUV 4WD -
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 -
Front Hip Room (in)
60.8 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 -
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 -
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 -
Second Hip Room (in)
60 -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.5 NA
Length, Overall (in)
195.3 193.7
Height, Overall (in)
67.6 66.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.9 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
115.6 114
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.3 78.1
Track Width, Front (in)
66.2 66.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
44.8 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
68 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
31.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 27.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 60.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 27.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.8 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)
13.6 13
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 23.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 39.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P315/40HR21 P275/50VR19
Rear Tire Order Code
R02 NA
Front Tire Size
P275/45HR21 P255/55VR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
R02 NA
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
21 X 11 19 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
21 X 10 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
429 @ 6100 335 @ 5300
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
384 @ 1800 332 @ 1340
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Engine Oil Cooler
- None
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25 2.14
Trans Type
9 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.64
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.31
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.80 3.48
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.24 3.20
Trans Order Code
421 G1G
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.64 1.72
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.35 5.00
Transfer Case Model
- None
Trans PTO Access
- No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GLE Porsche Cayenne
Body Style
4MATIC Sport Utility Sport Utility
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.48
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.48
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 8.8
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 770
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 7700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 7700
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6239
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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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