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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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Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription 6P
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XC90 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription 6P N/A N/A $66,035 $70,250
XC90 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription 7P N/A N/A $65,565 $69,750
XC90 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription Expression 6P N/A N/A $60,113 $63,950
XC90 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV Inscription Expression 7P N/A N/A $59,643 $63,450
XC90 Recharge T8 eAWD PHEV R-Design 7P N/A N/A $65,001 $69,150
XC90 T5 AWD Momentum 7P 20 28 $48,410 $51,500
XC90 T5 AWD R-Design 7P 20 28 $54,614 $58,100
XC90 T5 FWD Momentum 7P 21 30 $46,060 $49,000
XC90 T5 FWD R-Design 7P 21 30 $52,264 $55,600
XC90 T6 AWD Inscription 6P 19 28 $59,925 $63,750
XC90 T6 AWD Inscription 7P 19 28 $59,455 $63,250
XC90 T6 AWD Momentum 6P 19 28 $54,003 $57,450
XC90 T6 AWD Momentum 7P 19 28 $53,533 $56,950
XC90 T6 AWD R-Design 7P 19 28 $58,891 $62,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
$71,910
$66,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$76,500
$70,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1275 / month
$1171 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
7.7
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. Low-key luxury lies in the 2021 Volvo XC90’s serene cockpit, in its strong acceleration, and in its gray-wool confines.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Standard SUV 4WD Standard SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 38.9
Front Hip Room (in)
60.8 56
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 56.5
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 57.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 38.5
Second Hip Room (in)
60 56.5
Third Hip Room (in)
- 44.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 103.8
Front Leg Room (in)
- 40.9
Third Head Room (in)
- 36.3
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 46.9
Second Leg Room (in)
- 37
Third Leg Room (in)
- 31.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.5 9.4
Length, Overall (in)
195.3 194.9
Height, Overall (in)
67.6 69.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
67.9 66.1
Wheelbase (in)
115.6 117.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.3 79.1
Track Width, Front (in)
66.2 66
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
44.8 49.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
68 80.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
31.7 35
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- 21.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 64.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- 11.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 47.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
- 34.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.8 13.2
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 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 18.5
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 P275/45VR20
Rear Tire Order Code
R02 NA
Front Tire Size
P275/45HR21 P275/45VR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
R02 NA
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
21 X 11 20 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
21 X 10 20 X 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/120
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
429 @ 6100 400 @ 6000
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-6 Turbo/Supercharger Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
384 @ 1800 472
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 NA
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 55
Battery Range (mi)
- 18
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25 1.95
Trans Type
9 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.67
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.80 4.01
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.24 3.03
Trans Order Code
421 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.81
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.64 1.46
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.35 5.25
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.33
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz GLE Volvo XC90
Body Style
4MATIC Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 5000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
- 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- 500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 5013
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 800
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 210
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 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
  • 2021 GLE-Class on sale
  • Lease: From $729/mo.
  • Rebate: No cash incentives
  • Finance: No APR offers
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2021 Volvo XC90
  • 2021 XC90 stocked to meet demand
  • Lease: From $509 for 36 months
  • Rebates: Up to $4,000 off
  • Finance: From 0.9% for 60 months + $1,000 bonus
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