If you crave stellar performance and luxury on the Scottsdale city roads, there’s nothing like Mercedes-Benz SUVs to really upgrade your daily commute. And among the many options, many drivers find themselves deciding between the popular Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE. How can you choose the best option for you? Check out our comparison guide to see the key differences in terms of space, performance, and features.
One of the key differences between these Mercedes-Benz SUVs is the size. The GLC can only seat 5 passengers total, while the GLE can seat between 5 to 7 passengers. Additionally, the GLE has greater cargo space than the more compact GLC dimensions. Both offer spacious layouts that are perfect for Mesa travels, but you might find one fits your needs better than the other.
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC interior dimensions:
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE interior dimensions:
If you’d be interested in a smaller SUV with room for up to seven, compare the Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. GLE to learn more about your options.
Both Mercedes-Benz SUVs include standard rear-wheel drive, but their signature 4MATIC® all-wheel drive is also available for extra grip on the Fountain Hills roads. However, the two models have different personalities. The GLC is the more fuel efficient of the two, while the GLE is the more powerful. The GLC is a great choice for commuting, while the GLE offers heavier-duty capabilities. Take a look at the two side-by-side:
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Of course, a Mercedes-Benz SUV isn’t a Mercedes-Benz without state-of-the-art features onboard. And no matter which model you choose, you’ll be treated to advanced comforts and conveniences that make every drive better. From standard Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration to the exclusive Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX), there’s no end to cutting-edge technology inside these SUVs:
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC interior features:
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE interior features:
You’ve read our comparison of the Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE, now which will you choose for your Phoenix travels? Contact us at Mercedes-Benz of North Scottsdale with any questions about the Mercedes-Benz SUVs or start shopping online in our virtual showroom.
*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. Options, model availability and actual dealer price may vary. See dealer for details, costs and terms.
**EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.