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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Many Wilsonville drivers end up at Mercedes-Benz of Portland in search of that perfect Mercedes-Benz SUV – and they certainly have no shortage of options to explore! But ultimately, most find themselves deciding between the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE. Both models offer incredible capabilities and spacious designs, but the two differ in driving experience. Let’s see which is the right choice for your needs.

GLC vs. GLE: Engine Specs & Towing

Between the GLC vs. GLE, both models share an impressive 2.0L turbo engine that generates 255 hp on the West Linn roads. But, you might be surprised by just how much the two differ. The strength of the well-priced GLC is its efficiency, while the GLE excels with higher capabilities. Compare the two for yourself:

  • Engine: Both models share a 255-hp 2.0L turbo inline-4 with 273 lb-ft of torque.
  • Fuel Economy: The GLC has an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/29 mpg highway, which is higher than the EPA-estimated 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway rating for the GLE.
  • Towing: When you equip either model with the available trailer hitch, you’ll get a towing maximum of 3,500 pounds for the GLC and 7,700 pounds for the GLE.

GLC vs. GLE: Interior Dimensions & Features

Both models offer luxury features like driver memory, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, and an HD Radio™ receiver for an upscale driving experience in Oregon City. But the GLE interior offers the option of a third row, which boosts its seating capacity and cargo room overall when compared to the GLC interior:

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Interior Dimensions:

  • Passenger Capacity: 5
  • Front Headroom: 37.8 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 38.5 inches
  • Front Legroom: 40.8 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 37.3 inches
  • Maximum Cargo Capacity: 56.5 cubic feet

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Interior Dimensions:

  • Passenger Capacity: 5 to 7 (optional)
  • Front Headroom: 40.5 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.6 inches
  • Front Legroom: 40.3 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 40.9 inches
  • Maximum Cargo Capacity: Nearly 80 cubic feet

Take Your Test Drive at Mercedes-Benz of Portland

Compare the Mercedes-Benz GLC inventory vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE inventory head-to-head at Mercedes-Benz of Portland and see which one catches your eye. We’re located in Portland, so contact us with any questions or schedule your test drive right now!

Disclaimers: *Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer.
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Phone: 503-928-8470

1605 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR


Phone: 503-928-8470

1605 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR


Phone: 503-928-8470

1605 SW Naito Parkway Portland, OR
45.511462 -122.676529
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