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New Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV launched in India at INR 96,40,000

Written by Kanad Kalasur

Mercedes-Benz has introduced the updated GLE SUV series to the Indian market, offering a blend of subtle design revisions, advanced technology, and powerful engine options. The GLE facelift is now available in three distinct variants, catering to diverse customer preferences. This release marks a significant move by Mercedes-Benz to enhance its SUV lineup in India, promising an elevated driving experience for enthusiasts.

What’s new on the Mercedes-Benz GLE?

On the outside, the GLE facelift showcases a reimagined front fascia, redesigned LED taillights, and stylish new alloy wheels, reflecting Mercedes-Benz’s commitment to aesthetics and functionality.

Inside the SUV, occupants are greeted by a revamped 3-spoke steering wheel, equipped with touch-sensitive controls from the S-Class. The latest MBUX infotainment system takes center stage, complemented by a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster. Mercedes’ innovative ‘Transparent Bonnet’ feature enhances the driving experience further. The SUV, meanwhile, pampers its passengers with luxurious amenities, including a 4-zone automatic climate control and ventilated front seats featuring massage functions. Some of the other features include wireless mobile charging capabilities and a panoramic sunroof. Additionally, a 360-degree camera system ensures enhanced safety and convenience.

Powertrain of the new Mercedes-Benz GLE

Under the hood, the GLE facelift offers a diverse range of engine options. These include a robust 2.0-litre, 4-cylinder diesel engine generating 265 BHP and 550 Nm, a potent 3.0-litre, 6-cylinder diesel engine producing 362 BHP and 750 Nm, and a high-performance 3.0-litre petrol engine delivering 375 BHP and 500 Nm. All engines are seamlessly paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and the renowned 4Matic all-wheel drive system.

Pricing and positioning of the new Mercedes-Benz GLE

The German carmaker has priced the GLE facelift competitively, ensuring accessibility for enthusiasts seeking top-notch luxury and performance. The ex-showroom prices for the GLE variants are as follows:
GLE 300d: INR 96.4 lakh
GLE 450d: INR 1.1 crore
GLE 450: INR 1.15 crore

With the launch of the refreshed GLE SUV series, Mercedes-Benz continues to set new standards in the Indian SUV market. The combination of elegant design, cutting-edge technology, and powerful performance options makes the GLE facelift a compelling choice for discerning customers.

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