2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE


2019 GLE Model Shown

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE


Starting MSRP

241-hp 2.0L turbo inline-4


255-hp 2.0L turbo inline-4
22 mpg city/27 mpg highway

City/Highway MPG

19 mpg city/26 mpg highway

Passenger Capacity

5 to 7 (optional)
Feature Not Offered

Mercedes-Benz User Experience

Up to 3,500 pounds

Towing Capacity

Up to 7,700 pounds

The Mercedes-Benz GLC and Mercedes-Benz GLE are two of the brand’s most popular models — and with good reason. Both offer powerful performance, spacious cabins and cargo areas, and a wide array of features for the price, so which is the right pick for your Blue Ash travels? Compare the new Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE below to learn more about their features and specs.

GLC vs. GLE: Engine Power & MPG Ratings

The new Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLC share many similarities, but their performance levels are unique. See which SUV offers the driving style you want:

  • Engine: The GLC SUV houses a 241-hp 2.0L turbo inline-4 engine that outputs 273 lb-ft of torque. The GLE SUV houses a 255-hp 2.0L turbo inline-4 that outputs 273 lb-ft of torque.
  • Fuel Economy: Compared to the GLE, the GLC is the more efficient; it earns an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/27 mpg highway. The GLE, on the other hand, earns up to 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway.
  • Towing: The GLE was built to tow. With its available trailer hitch, it manages up to 7,700 pounds. The GLC can tow up to 3,500 pounds with its optional trailer hitch.

GLC vs. GLE: Cargo Space & Luxuries

You’ll find many of the same features and technologies inside the GLC and GLE, including heated front seats, an HD Radio™ receiver, dual-zone automatic climate control, and power front seats with driver memory settings. One major difference between the two, however, is that the 2020 GLE comes with Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX). This exciting new infotainment system features a 12.3-inch touchscreen, voice control, and touch-sensitive controls. Either way, you and your family will enjoy plenty of space inside the Mercedes-Benz GLE or GLC:

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC Interior Dimensions:

  • Passenger Capacity: 5
  • Front Headroom: 37.8 inches
  • Front Legroom: 40.8 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 38.5 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
  • Front Legroom: 40.3 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.6 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 40.9 inches
  • Maximum Cargo Capacity: Nearly 80 cubic feet

Explore Mercedes-Benz SUVs at Mercedes-Benz of Cincinnati!

In a Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE comparison, both SUVs excel. The GLC is the right choice for drivers seeking fuel-efficient yet rugged performance, while the GLE offers greater towing power and next-level luxuries. Contact us to learn more about the GLC Coupe vs. GLE Coupe or Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. BMW X5. Then schedule a test drive near Sharonville! We can also answer your questions about Mercedes-Benz accessory options for your new SUV and the Mercedes-Benz AMG® SUV trim levels!

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