of the 2018 Mercedes‑Benz AMG GLE 43. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- AMG models' performance potential
- Backseat room, seating position
- Visibility (non-coupe)
- Flat extended cargo floor with seats folded
- Flimsy climate controls
- Cumbersome backseat folding
- Visibility in coupe
- Backseat entry/exit in coupe
- Limited cargo room in coupe
AMG GLE 43's V-6 engine now rated at 385 hp
Five-seat, mid-size luxury SUV
Rear- or all-wheel drive
Available plug-in hybrid GLE 550e
What it is: The Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class mid-size luxury SUV comes in a variety of forms, including an SUV coupe body style and as a plug-in hybrid. Performance-oriented AMG versions are also offered. Competitors include the Lexus RX 350, Audi Q7 and BMW X5.
The twin-turbo V-6 engine that powers the AMG GLE 43 is now rated at 385 horsepower, 23 hp more than last year.
2018 Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG GLE, GLS-Class: Recall Alert
Vehicles Affected: Approximately 9,000 model-year 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE350 and GLE350 4Matic, GLS450 4Matic and GLS550 4Matic SUVs, and model-year 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLE43 4Matic, ... Read more
Here's Our Full Preview of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
Competes with: BMW X5, Lexus RX Looks like: A next-gen evolution of the current GLE Drivetrain: A 255-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder or a 362-hp, turbocharged 3.0... Read more
8,700 2017-18 Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-AMG and Mercedes-Maybach Vehicles: Recall Alert
CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,700 model-year 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE400 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLE550e 4Matic and GLS450 SUVs, and S550, S550e and S600 sedans; ... Read more
Great ride! Safe Ride!
Looks great! Rides great! Sends a "quality" message to clients and business associates. Above all, it is a safe ride protecting all who ride inside. Read full review
A roomy SUV with some zip!
I was looking for a 5 passenger SUV so I could carry equipment for work and for fun. The AMG GLE 43 met those needs with style and driving performance. The technology is a bit clunky, but it does ... Read full review