2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2018 Range Rover Velar

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE driving on a highway at dusk vs 2018 Range Rover Velar parked by a cobble stone road

SUVs are some of the most popular vehicles on the road right now. The perfect marriage of luxury and capability, drivers are choosing SUVs to provide them with everything that they want from a vehicle. If you're looking for a vehicle that can do it all, there are few models that provide the same quality of options and interiors. However, there are a couple that set very high standards. When trying to decide between different models, compare two like the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar. Both vehicles are excellent contenders, with plenty of interior space and power engines.



2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350

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2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar

302 hp Horsepower 247 hp
6,600 lbs. Maximum Towing Capacity 5,291 lbs.
80.3 cu.ft Maximum Cargo Volume 70.6 cu.ft.
40.3/38.4 in. Front/Rear Leg room 40.3/37.2 in.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 advantages

When you're looking for an SUV, even a luxury one, most drivers want to ensure they are behind the wheel of a vehicle that is incredibly capable. When it comes to performance, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLC 350 and the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar both provide drivers with excellent options. However, if you're looking for a ride with plenty of power to spare, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is your best option. On the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar, drivers have a 2.0L four-cylinder engine that produces 247 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. On the other hand, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 gives drivers all the power they could want with a 3.5L V6 engine churning out 302 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. These engines facilitate the towing capability of both vehicles, though the more powerful V6 engine on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 enables you to tow more. The maximum towing capacity of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 when properly equipped is 6,600 pounds, versus the 5,291 pounds on the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar.

Performance is important, but if you choose to buy an SUV, it is likely that you'll want to make sure that you have plenty of interior space. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 and the 2018 Land Rover Ranger Rover Velar are similar when it comes to interior dimensions, but the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 offers slightly more room, with a total vehicle length of 189.7 inches against the 188.9 inches on the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Velar. While the overall length of the vehicle is important, most people are concerned with the interior space that is available. Both vehicles provide the front row with 40.3 inches of leg room, but they differ slightly in rear leg room, with 38.4 inches in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE and 37.2 inches in the 2018 Ranger Rover Velar. To explore the interior space and other features on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, drivers can schedule a test drive at James Motor Company in Lexington, KY.