BMW X5 vs Mercedes GLE

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Comparing the BMW X5 vs Mercedes GLE

Don’t settle, get the ultimate blend of utility and luxury in one brilliantly designed SAV®. The new BMW X5 boasts confidence in every inch, from its stunning appearance with active kidney grille and improved aerodynamics, to its available 22″ wheels. And that’s just on the outside, inside you’re greeted by BMW’s ambient lighting and richly designed premium materials. If you want to blend in, maybe look at the Mercedes GLE, however if you’re looking to make a statement, look no further than the new BMW X5.

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Starting Price$59,400
Fuel Economy21 City / 26 Highway MPG
Horsepower335 Horsepower
Electric OptionYes
0-60 MPH5.2 seconds

Mercedes GLE

Starting Price$54,750
Fuel Economy20 City / 27 Highway MPG
Horsepower255 Horsepower
Electric OptionNo
0-60 MPH7.0 seconds


The BMW X5 comes loaded with a standard 3.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine that gives you an impressive 335 horsepower! Not only that, but you can upgrade for your choice of multiple suspension types, from Adaptive M Suspension to 2-axle air suspension. Making your BMW X5 ready for any challenge you can throw at it. Compare that to the less impressive standard 255 horsepower of the new Mercedes GLE. Moreover, the BMW X5 offers electric performance options that Mercedes does not.


Electric Option

The new BMW X5 gives you the option to upgrade to an impressive 3.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine with 282 horsepower. The new 2021 BMW X5’s xDrive50i model has been replaced by the plug-in hybrid xDrive45e. The new plug-in hybrid powertrain consists of a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six and an electric motor for a total output of 389 horsepower.


Comfort and Convenience

The new BMW X5 has a lot more to offer than the new Mercedes GLE. For advanced technology and convenience, you receive standard lane departure warning with the new BMW X5. Plus, with the Connected Package Professional you’ll get an extensive amount of great features bundled into one. These features include Real Time Traffic and On-Street Parking Availability, Hazard Preview, BMW Remote Services including Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Remote Door Unlock, and BMW Connected App, and Concierge Services. Additional standard features features include:

  • BMW ConnectedDrive® Services.
  • Apple CarPlay Compatibility.
  • HiFi Sound System with 10 speakers and 205-watt digital amplifier.
  • Two 12.3″ displays.
  • iDrive 7.0 system is operated by voice, touchscreen, and iDrive touchpad Controller.
  • USB-C port with 3 amp charging ability.


Learn More About the new BMW X5 at The BMW Store in Cincinnati

At The BMW Store, we make the dream of owning a New or Pre-Owned BMW come true with an award-winning lineup available on-site, and easy to understand financing. Curious to learn more about the experience you’ll have at The BMW Store? Contact us online, read our favorable reviews, call us at 888.928.1945 or, better yet, stop by our showroom at 6131 Stewart Rd. Cincinnati, OH and meet The BMW Store team.

The BMW Store is located at: 6131 Stewart Rd • Cincinnati, OH 45227

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