2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE at Mercedes-Benz of St. Charles

Mercedes-Benz dealers love what they do for a reason, and we are no exception. At Mercedes-Benz of St. Charles, we are excited to come into work every day because we get to provide our customers with the new luxury car to fill all their needs. We would be happy to tell you a little more right now about one of the Mercedes-Benz SUVs that is usually a big crowd pleaser.

The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE is a five-passenger SUV with five different models. There is the GLE 350, GLE 400, GLE 550e, AMG® GLE 63, and AMG® GLE 363 S. With those four different models, there are four different powertrains available. The GLE 350 gets a 3.5-liter V6 engine that puts out 302 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. The GLE 400 has a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine that delivers 329 hp and 354 lb-ft of torque. The GLE 550e plug-in hybrid that pairs an electric motor that delivers 114 hp with the turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine for a combined output of 436 hp and 479 lb-ft of torque. Finally, the AMG® GLE 63 gets a turbocharged 5.5-liter V8 engine that produces 577 hp and 561 lb-ft of torque. Even the base trim level brings on plenty of luxury with a sunroof, driver memory functions, and the Mercedes-Benz COMAND® electronics interface with an eight-inch display. As you continue on in the trim levels, you add on even more items like leather upholstery, heated and ventilated seats, and even multi-contour front seats with massage.

Safety was not taken lightly in this model either. Every model gets advanced safety features like a rearview camera and a forward collision warning system. There is also the PRESAFE® system, which is standard, that can identify an imminent crash and automatically take measure to secure the driver and passengers in the vehicle. Thembrace® telematics system also brings in automatic collision notification, emergency assistance, stolen vehicle location, geo-fencing, alarm notification, and remote door lock and unlock. Another neat feature on this model is the ATTENTION ASSIST®, which will monitor the driver behavior for signs of drowsiness. There are also many other safety features that are available, including a forward collision warning system with automatic braking, a lane departure warning and intervention system, and blind-spot monitoring and intervention.

We invite you to head over to our St. Charles Mercedes-Benz dealership to see the Mercedes-Benz GLE and more in person. We can arrange for you to take the Mercedes-Benz SUV, or any other new or pre-owned Mercedes-Benz vehicle, for a test drive to make sure you love everything about it before you buy or lease it. Our team would be happy to answer any questions you may have while you are here. Finally, when you are ready to make your purchase, our Mercedes-Benz finance team can help you apply for a car loan and walk you through every step of the process.


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