Mercedes-Benz SUV Comparison:GLA vs. GLE vs. GLC

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz SUV lineup offers an abundance of comfort, style, and performance throughout the lineup. In fact, whether you choose the GLA, GLE, or GLC, you’ll get access to premium features in your Mercedes-Benz SUV, like:

However, these three Mercedes-Benz SUVs are tailored to different lifestyles and needs. The GLA serves those who want luxury on a budget; the GLE delivers top-of-the-line utility, performance, luxury, space, and favorable reviews; and the GLC is the friendly balance between the two. Compare the Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. GLC vs. GLE further using our Mercedes-Benz SUV comparison below!

Mercedes-Benz SUV Affordability: Price

When comparing the Mercedes-Benz GLA vs. GLC vs. GLE in terms of price, you’ll see that each of these Mercedes-Benz SUVs have varying starting costs.

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA: $34,250 starting MSRP*
  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC: $42,500 starting MSRP*
  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE: $53,700 starting MSRP*

Performance Specs: Horsepower, Torque, and Towing Capacity

Mercedes-Benz GLA Mercedes-Benz GLC Mercedes-Benz GLE
Horsepower 208 hp 255 hp to 469 hp 255 hp to 577 hp
Torque 258 lb-ft of torque 273 lb-ft to 479 lb-ft 273 to 561 lb-ft of torque
Max Towing Capacity Towing Not Recommended 3,500 lbs 7,700 lbs

Seating and Cargo Space

Mercedes-Benz GLA Mercedes-Benz GLC Mercedes-Benz GLE
Seating Capacity 5 5 5 (7 optional)
Dedicated Cargo Space 17.2 cubic feet 19.4 cubic feet 33.3 cubic feet
Max Cargo Space 43.6 cubic feet 56.5 cubic feet 74.9 cubic feet

How Can I Configure These Mercedes-Benz SUVs?

The Mercedes-Benz GLA is a luxury SUV that comes exclusively in a stylish and dynamic crossover design. The GLC, on the other hand, is also offered with a dynamic coupe design that pairs the utility of an SUV with the musculature of a European sports coupe. Like the GLC, the GLE is available in a coupe body style as well.

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    Test Drive Your Favorite Mercedes-Benz SUV in Modesto, CA!

    From the affordable but capable GLA, to the dynamic GLC, and the well-regarded GLE — there’s something for everyone in the Mercedes-Benz SUV lineup. Dive deeper into their fuel economy specs, and then find them all for sale now at Mercedes-Benz of Modesto, just a short drive from Merced and Stockton. Have further questions? Contact us today!

    *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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