Compare Lexus RX vs Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Plug-in Hybrid

Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
Horsepower
290 hp @ 6300 rpm
436 hp @ 1600 rpm
Torque
263 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
479 lb-ft
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,464 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
4,410 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
21 MPG
City
19 MPG
N/A
Highway
26 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
21.1 gallons
Cruising Range City
364.8 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
499.2 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.9 in
N/A
Height
67.3 in
70.7 in
Max Width
74.6 in
76.2 in
Front Width
64.4 in
64.9 in
Rear Width
64 in
65.5 in
Wheelbase
109.8 in
114.8 in
Ground Clearance
8.1 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.8 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.3 in
58.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.8 in
60.6 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
30.9 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.5 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.8 in
58.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.8 in
60.2 in
Third Row Leg Room
23.5 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
34.8 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
45.7 in
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
45.7 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
34.1 ft³
80.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
15.3 ft³
44.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
6.2 ft³
44.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
45.2 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
19" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65VR18
P255/50WR19
Rear Tire
P235/65VR18
P255/50WR19
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Iridium
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Nori Green Pearl
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic, Build Out:2/12/2018
  • designo Diamond White Metallic, Build Out:2/12/2018

Standard Interior Materials

  • Birch, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black w/Blue, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Glazed Caramel, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Parchment, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • 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

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black Pearl/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Porcelain/Black, Nappa Leather Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
N/A
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
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