Compare Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Plug-in Hybrid vs Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

Overview

Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
Engine
3.0L Supercharged V6 Hybrid
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
26.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Plug-in Hybrid
3.0L Supercharged V6 Hybrid
Horsepower
436 hp @ 1600 rpm
380 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
479 lb-ft
428 lb-ft @ 1000 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Maximum Towing Capacity
4,410 lbs
7,716 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
21 MPG
21 MPG
City
N/A
20 MPG
Highway
N/A
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
8.4 (Est) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
26.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
528 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
633.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Height
70.7 in
68.4 in
Max Width
76.2 in
76.4 in
Front Width
64.9 in
65 in
Rear Width
65.5 in
65.7 in
Wheelbase
114.8 in
113.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.3 in
41.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.4 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.5 in
59.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
60.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38.4 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.5 in
38.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
58.4 in
56.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
60.2 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
80.3 ft³
64 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
44.5 ft³
32.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
44.5 ft³
32.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 8.5"

Tires

Front Tire
P255/50WR19
P265/50HR19
Rear Tire
P255/50WR19
P265/50HR19

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Polar White
  • Black Oak Brown Metallic
  • Canyon Gray Metallic
  • Dark Flint Gray Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Moonlight Blue Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Sand Gold Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • 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
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • 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 Anthracite, Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Cornsilk Beige, Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Terracotta Brown, Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces

Optional Interior Materials

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

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
10 Years / 100,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles