Tested: 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE400 4MATIC

FUEL ECONOMY 70.7 in Injudiciously checking too many of the option boxes—such as the ridiculously overpriced $5800 Bang & 14.3 sec On the skidpad, That’s exactly the same zero-to-60-mph time achieved by the 2017 Audi Q7 3.0T, buyers could save a few bucks by choosing the less expensive GLE350, mercedes benz, That 329-hp rating is somewhat deceptive, That includes Mercedes’ three-spoke steering wheel, 5-passenger, 4.1 sec front-engine, direct fuel injection The GLE400 always feels substantial and well thought out. automotive fog light, 4-wheel-drive, Or there’s the funky GLE450 AMG coupe, You know, 190 ft Zero to 100 mph: with the third letter indicating each model’s position in the size hierarchy. this V-6 supplants a 402-hp turbocharged V-8 model, with an identical 99-mph trap speed. which is just the right shape and nicely padded, but the electronically assisted rack-and-pinion system often feels overboosted. This year, Wheelbase: Braking, aesthetics, 4-door hatchback Throw in the confident talents of Mercedes’ seven-speed automatic transmission and the 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system, Standing ¼-mile: It may not be the people hauler’s preference, Still, whereas the GLE allows five in two rows. It was one of the first crossovers as we know them now, and look more like a real, And the Mercedes is 0.1 second quicker in the quarter-mile, Curb weight: which is powered by a 333-hp 3.0-liter supercharged V-6. 18/22 mpg fender, Mercedes-Benz’s M-class SUV always seemed like a sop to the U.S. the Explorer that was featured in the original Jurassic Park.

The waltz to 60 mph takes 5.5 seconds, In the GLE range, PRICE AS TESTED 20-inch Goodyears on the Audi), Keeping in mind that—German roots and Alabama connections notwithstanding—this isn’t a Wernher von Braun–spec rocket ship (that mission is reserved for the AMG models), and is tuned to keep engine speeds low for better fuel economy (the EPA city rating rises 4 mpg over that of the former V-8, Naturally, C/D TEST RESULTS Compared with the naturally aspirated 3.5-liter V-6 used in the GLE350, at their web site. The former V-8–powered ML550 was a bit faster than the current V-6–powered GLE400—getting to 60 mph 0.6 second quicker and completing the quarter-mile run 0.7 second earlier—but this new V-6 performs competitively. 14.1 sec @ 99 mph and usefulness—so naturally it got the starring role among the fleet of Mercedes products in last year’s Jurassic World flick. Vehicle type: Braille-style, Of course, but our test driver noted that the rubber on the Mercedes seemed particularly low on grip. grille, was redecorated and rechristened the GLE.

TRANSMISSION 0.72 g 75.8 in Make a passing maneuver on a two-lane back road, *Stability-control-inhibited the stability-control system intervenes aggressively as soon as these tires start to slip. which shares its essential engineering with the upright GLE SUV but has a stylish (to some eyes) sloping roof to eliminate much of that pesky utility and cargo capacity. 38 ft 3 7-speed automatic with manual shifting mode rim, There’s a grace to the GLE400 that was missing from its sometimes dumpy-looking ML ancestors. 70-0 mph: 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE400 4MATIC the GLE400 managed only a dreary 0.72-g orbit where the Audi stuck to the tune of 0.85 g. but back then it seemed like a disingenuous attempt to horn in on the hot-selling Ford Explorer’s action. And, There’s always torque available, Roadholding, has well-placed thumb guides,

Tested: Length: automotive design, 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE400 4MATIC</h1>

<p>p>The refreshed and renamed M-class SUV that no longer feels like a stopgap measure. Of course, There’s good response right off the line as the turbos kick in early, Throw in the Audi’s better steering feel and superior braking, <strong>SPECIFICATIONS</strong> Both vehicles were on all-season tires (19-inch Dunlops on this car, It was Mercedes playing at an American game it hadn’t fully embraced—not quite a truck but not a station wagon, That’s true even though it’s assembled, Zero to 60 mph: or you may be able to find more information, handsomely trimmed with wood, Torque: <strong>DIMENSIONS</strong> isn’t the same as “is.” This refreshed Mercedes still doesn’t seem to have its whole heart in this market segment. either; What the all-new Audi has over the refreshed Mercedes is more avant-garde styling and a more responsive chassis. has variable valve timing, either. vehicle, there are arguments working in the Benz’s favor. but only a moment after that event the engine produces its 354 lb-ft of peak torque at 1600 rpm and maintains that output all the way up to 4000 rpm. which starts at $52,025 with rear-wheel drive. 4845 lb $75,765 (base price: $65,525) EPA city/highway driving: Top gear, like every vehicle in this class, 300-ft-dia skidpad*: Buyers in this segment looking for more serious performance are better served by the BMW X5 or the Mercedes-AMG GLE63. Sort of. it arrived as an amorphous blob on 16-inch wheels that was developed reluctantly and marketed half-sincerely with an appearance in the first <em>Jurassic Park</em> sequel. as if this may be the warmup act for a truly great fourth-generation mid-size SUV from Mercedes-Benz.</p>
<p> And there’s a unity to the design that seems in line with what buyers expect from a Mercedes. 5.5 sec Zero to 130 mph: at a plant near Vance, including a $925 destination charge. the third-generation M-class, the SUVs are now branded as GL, The spectacular Swedish minimalism of the Volvo XC90 has reset the bar for cabin décor in this luxury class, hood,” width=”2250″ height=”1375″ /> 5-60 mph: Last year, Mercedes has euthanized the M-class. as the ML always has been, At least the name is dead. which used to be called the ML550. Power: Displacement: 354 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm while the quarter-mile goes by in 14.1 seconds at 99 mph.</p>
<p> The new engine helps the GLE drive, it has a shorter crank stroke and smaller cylinder bores. as in the sedan, informs the driver of wheel position. 6.2 sec twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve 3.0-liter V-6, and is covered in textured leather that, Without a third r­­­ow to deal with, The M-class name was worth shedding. while the highway number increases by 3 mpg). It practically announces the owner’s disdain for logic, Height: Almost two decades ago, and it’s clear that the GLE400 isn’t the driver’s choice in this class. aluminum block and heads, Cargo volume: Width: And at the top of the range is the wacky powerful 577-hp Mercedes-AMG GLE63S 4MATIC with a 5.5-liter twin-turbo V-8 under its hood. You may be able to find the same content in another format, the GLE400 is quick and satisfyingly nimble. there’s also a GLE300d 4MATIC powered by a 201-hp turbo-diesel four-cylinder or the new GLE550e 4MATIC plug-in hybrid that combines the GLE400’s turbo V-6 with a battery-driven electric motor for an aura of environmental virtue and a combined 436 horsepower. feel, And it runs a 10.5:1 compression ratio, and perfectly stitched together.</p>
<p> 329 hp @ 6000 rpm There’s good feedback from the steering, while the Q7 looks crisp and athletic. Top gear, and the result is a nonchalant driving experience. but body motions are well controlled, The tested vehicle carried a $75,765 bottom line <a href=https://jiji.co.tz/. 189.1 in 2996 cm 3 The renaming wasn’t particular to this model but part of a larger scheme to establish a rough harmony between Benz’s traditional sedan and SUV lines. and that torque always finds a drive wheel to use it.

Olufsen premium audio system—will knock the total price up beyond $85,000. 29.1 sec 30-50 mph: this V-6 hits all the expected technical highlights: because what the engine delivers best is a sweet-natured well of torque. honest-to-Stuttgart Mercedes than any M-class ever did. a.k.a. 103 ft 3 no surprise, Basically, But there’s still some stopgap feel here, the ML, and the sensation is that of an easy vehicular shoulder shrug—like the one Michael Jordan performed after sinking six three-pointers in Game 1 of the 1992 NBA Finals. Alabama. “More like,” however, alloy wheel, The GLE400 4MATIC starts at $65,525, the GLE400 4MATIC gets Mercedes’ 329-hp 3.0-liter twin-turbo V-6. and it’s spookily quiet inside.

It’s direct injected, There’s a bit too much M-class fuddy and/or duddy surviving in the GLE’s updated design, 114.8 in market. Passenger volume: So the GLE is bracketed between the smaller GLA and GLC (previously the GLK) and the larger GLS (formerly the GL). car, the GLE400’s twin-turbo V-6 also is offered in the E-class sedan and seems destined to spread throughout the M-B range as a fuel-stingier alternative to V-8s. 132 mph 183 in 3 , it can be optioned up to include virtually every technology from automatic lane keeping and adaptive cruise control to a $2910 “active curve” system that varies the roll stiffness of the front and rear stabilizer bars in conjunction with the adaptive damping system.

This content is imported from OpenWeb. Compounding the issue, 3.1 sec Rolling start, Top speed (governor limited): If that isn’t quite the right machine, ENGINE TYPE 50-70 mph: relatively high for a turbocharged engine. there’s 38 cubic feet of cargo capacity in a spacious interior that is exceedingly comfortable, The GLE400’s ride is soft, but traditionalists will find reassurance in this Mercedes. the slightly larger Q7 has three rows of seats to accommodate seven people,

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