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2019 Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 SUV
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Overview

Engine
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
10-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
24.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Turbo Inline-6 Gas
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
335 hp @ 5500 rpm
300 hp @ 5500 rpm
385 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
330 lb-ft @ 1500 rpm
310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
384 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
10-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,687 lbs
4,345 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
5,300 lbs
7,200 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
24 MPG
19 MPG
City
21 MPG
21 MPG
17 MPG
Highway
26 MPG
28 MPG
22 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr
9.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
22.4 gallons
18.6 gallons
24.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
470.4 miles
390.6 miles
418.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
582.4 miles
520.8 miles
541.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
194.8 in
198.8 in
N/A
Height
66.3 in
70.2 in
69.5 in
Max Width
78.9 in
78.9 in
76.2 in
Front Width
N/A
66.9 in
65.1 in
Rear Width
N/A
66.9 in
65.9 in
Wheelbase
117.1 in
119.1 in
114.8 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
8.2 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
N/A
43 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
N/A
40.7 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
61.8 in
58.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
59.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
N/A
39 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
N/A
40.5 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
61.9 in
58.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
59.1 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
32.2 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
N/A
38.9 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
54.6 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
N/A
40.9 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
N/A
87.8 ft³
80.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
N/A
47.9 ft³
38.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
18.2 ft³
38.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
N/A
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
20" x 9"
18" x 7.5"
20" x 9"
Rear Wheel Size
20" x 9"
18" x 7.5"
20" x 9"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P275/45HR20
P255/65HR18
P265/45WR20
Rear Tire
P275/45HR20
P255/65HR18
P265/45WR20
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Alpine White
  • Jet Black
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Carbonized Gray Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Arctic Gray Metallic
  • Black Sapphire Metallic
  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Graphite Metallic
  • Flamenco Red Metallic
  • Manhattan Green Metallic
  • Mineral White Metallic
  • Phytonic Blue Metallic
  • Sparkling Brown Metallic
N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Canberra Beige, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Cognac, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
  • Tacora Red, Vernasca Leather Upholstery
N/A
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Espresso Brown, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Silk Beige/Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • Black, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Coffee, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
  • Ivory White/Night Blue, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery (ZA)
  • Tartufo, Individual Extended Merino Leather Upholstery
N/A
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Crystal Grey/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Leather Seat Trim
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black Pearl/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Porcelain/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Optional
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Optional
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Seat-Massage
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Rear A/C
Optional
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Standard
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Maintenance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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