2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2020 BMW X5

2020 BMW X5

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW x5

Mercedes-Benz GLE


$54,250* MSRP

Starting Price

$59,800 MSRP
9-speed automatic


8-speed automatic
5-7 (optional)

Seating Capacity


Heated Front Seats


Driver Seat Memory



Not Offered

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW x5

Many luxury lovers find themselves at the crossroads of the Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW X5 when shopping for a new ride in Stockton. And while both offer undeniable style and smooth performance, the Mercedes-Benz GLE has the design, features, and value that really speak to the Merced customer. Find out why we think the GLE lineup is the true winner with our Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW X5 comparison below:

Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. X5: Value

A car’s value isn’t solely based on its starting price, but regardless of what criteria you use, the Mercedes-Benz GLE has the clear advantage. When comparing the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. BMW X5, the GLE has a starting price of $54,250* MSRP – while the BMW X5 is $59,800 MSRP just to start. And as you’ll see in the rest of our Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. BMW X5 comparison, the GLE also offers better specs and features for that price.

Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. X5: Specs

When comparing the base Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. BMW X5, the X5 actually has the advantage on entry-level power. The X5 has 335 hp to the GLE’s 255 hp, but the GLE also offers options like a 516-hp 4.0L V8 for the GLE 580 4MATIC® SUV and a whopping 561-hp 5.5L V8 for the AMG® GLE 63 S SUV. The BMW X5 maxes out at 523 hp for its highest trim. Additionally, the GLE has a smoother 9G-TRONIC® 9-speed automatic transmission that outperforms the BMW 8-speed automatic transmission.

Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. X5: Interior Features and Seating

Both models can hold five passengers, but only the Mercedes-Benz GLE can seat up to seven with an upgraded interior. And while both offer heated front seats and driver’s seat memory, only the GLE offers the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) with:

  • High-resolution Widescreen Cockpit
  • Navigation with Augmented Reality Technology
  • Intelligent Voice Control
  • Natural Speech Recognition
  • And more!

Take Your Test Drive at Mercedes-Benz of Modesto

You’ve read all about the stars of the luxury market, but which model won you over? If you’re interested in seeing how the Mercedes-Benz GLE can elevate your daily drives through Stanislaus, head to Modesto. The team at Mercedes-Benz of Modesto would love to get the keys in your hand, so schedule a test drive today!

Disclaimers: *Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer.

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