2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG® vs. 2016 BMW X5 xDrive50i
If you’re in the market for a luxury vehicle, you may be overwhelmed with the wide array of options you have to choose from. At Mercedes-Benz Brampton, we recommend the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG® to all of our customers because of its efficiency and high-tech comfort and safety features. To demonstrate the greatness of this coupe, we’ve compared it to a similarly-equipped vehicle: the 2016 BMW X5 xDrive50i.
Luxury vehicles often come with a high price point. Fortunately, some models are more affordable than others, and can still cater to all of your needs and preferences. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG® starts at $77,600, making it more cost effective than the 2016 BMW X5 xDrive50i, which is available for a starting price of $78,500. By opting for the Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG®, you can save money while still enjoying a well-equipped vehicle.
Remarkable Fuel Efficiency
Under the hood of the 2016 GLE450 AMG®, you’ll find a 3.0L biturbo V6 engine that delivers remarkable fuel economy ratings of 13.84 L/100km in the city and 10.23 L/km on the highway. The 2016 X5 xDrive50i lags behind in the efficiency department with its turbocharged 4.4L V8 powertrain that is only capable of 15.68 L/100km in the city and 11.20 L/100km on the highway. With the impressive gas mileage found on the Mercedes option, you can save even more on a luxury vehicle.
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG® and 2016 BMW X5 xDrive50i are full of cutting-edge amenities to ensure that you have a pleasant and comfortable driving experience every time. Both vehicles include exciting standard features such as a leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated front seats, automatic climate control, a trip computer, tire pressure monitoring, a tilt and telescopic steering column, satellite radio, and so much more.
However, the Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG® features a standard compass, cargo area tie-downs, and power sport front seats with driver-seat memory, which are all unavailable on the BMW. The following safety systems are also exclusive to the GLE450 AMG®:
- ATTENTION ASSIST®: This innovative system, which monitors up to 70 parameters of driving behavior, will alert you through audible and visual warnings if it detects drowsiness during a long road trip.
- PRESAFE® PLUS: PRESAFE® PLUS uses a sensor in the rear bumper to detect an accident, and engages certain features to better prepare passengers in the front seat, and provide optimal protection in a rear-end collision.
Get Behind the Wheel of the GLA450 AMG® at Mercedes-Benz Brampton
Are you intrigued by what you’ve read? If so, take a trip to Mercedes-Benz Brampton to test drive the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG®. From the moment you take it out for a spin, you’ll understand why it’s superior to the 2016 BMW X5 xDrive50i. We look forward to serving you!