2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Ratings & Reliability
The redesigned 2020 GLE brings several convenience, performance, and safety technologies. A 255-hp, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine is standard. Other available engines include a 362-hp, 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder and a 483-hp, 4.0-liter turbocharged V8, both with a 48-volt mild hybrid assist. A nine-speed automatic transmission is standard. A longer wheelbase adds more room for second-row passengers. A small third row is available. The GLE gets Mercedes' next-generation infotainment system, consisting of one large screen in front of the driver. Audio, phone, navigation and some comfort settings are done through the touchscreen, touchpad or steering wheel controls. The voice command feature has the ability to recognize natural language. Advanced driver assist systems include adaptive cruise control informed by live traffic data and forward cross traffic alert to aid when making turns.