Comparison - Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class 350 4MATIC 2019 - vs - Land Rover Discovery HSE Td6 2020

General

Other Names:

Also called:

M-Class

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Average Price: 
$
56,750
Updated: 
14 Jan 2020
$
61,700
Updated: 
21 Jun 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
22.50gals
22.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black
#000000
Brilliant Blue Metallic
#0F0F96
Dakota Brown Metallic
#403524
Diamond Silver Metallic
#C5CDD2
Iridium Silver Metallic
#ADB1B2
Lunar Blue Metallic
#18294B
Obsidian Black Metallic
#211810
Polar White
#E1E0DE
Selenite Grey Metallic
#74849F
designo Cardinal Red Metallic
#A02C32
designo Diamond White Metallic
#EDE4D7
Color: 
Fuji White
#FAFAFA
Indus Silver Metallic
#A6A6A6
Portofino Blue Metallic
#505970
Eiger Grey Metallic
#BDBAAF
Yulong White Metallic
#D2D4D8
Namib Orange Premium Metallic
#A24928
Byron Blue Metallic
#989BA9
Silicon Silver Premium Metallic
#9F9E9C
Carpathian Grey Premium Metallic
#3C3E44
Farallon Black Premium Metallic
#242930
Santorini Black Metallic
#12140F
Narvik Black
#1D1D1D

Electric

Seconds from 0 to 60mph: 
7.10s

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class ranked #12 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 46 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Lots of powerful engine choices
Posh interior
Above-average cargo space (in non-coupe models)
Lengthy features list

Cons
Less athletic than many competitors
Coupe has limited cargo space and visibility
Finicky engine stop-start system

By: 
usnews.com

Performance, plug-in, or pedestrian: there’s a 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE for almost every luxury-SUV buyer.

Pros
Wide palette of body styles, powertrains, trims
GLE Coupe, for the well-to-do contrarian
Powertrain choice abounds
Composed, quiet ride

Cons
AMG = $$$
Not so fuel-efficient
Addled infotainment interface
Odd feature availability
Coupe body costs money, space

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The AMG GLE 43 is slightly more powerful, increasing engine output from 362 horsepower to 385 hp. Otherwise, the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is unchanged for 2018.

PROS
Multiple available powertrains make each model distinct
Interior is quiet, upscale and roomy
Abundant list of standard safety, tech and luxury features
AMG variants are seriously quick

CONS
Not many places to store small personal items
Punishing ride on AMG models, with little benefit to handling
Ride quality with the standard suspension isn't as comfy as we expect
Base V6's acceleration is merely adequate

By: 
edmunds.com

The base SE model now comes with more standard equipment, including LED headlamps, a power-operated inner tailgate, lane-keeping assist, rear cross-traffic alert, and a new steering wheel with capacitive-touch button controls; a four-zone automatic climate-control system is now optional on the SE. The InControl Touch Pro infotainment system sees a few software updates and offers optional Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Upscale HSE and HSE Luxury models now come with a real-time wading-depth information system and a heated windshield is now available as a standalone option on all models.

Pros
Handsome square-jawed appearance,
upscale cabin,
superior off-road capability.

Cons
Thirsty gasoline engine,
clumsy on-road dynamics,
lackluster braking performance.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Land Rover Discovery Diesel comes with four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.A new Landmark Edition trim debuts above the base SE model.Blind-spot monitoring and upgraded mirrors are now standard.The SE trim loses standard navigation but gains Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

PROS
Smooth driving manners on the road
Above-average capabilities off-road
Interior is luxurious with excellent materials
Clever features in terms of utility and technology

CONS
Touchscreen interface can be slow and difficult to operate
Diesel engine option has little advantage over standard gas engine

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Land Rover Discovery ranked #16 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Land Rover Discovery has a score of 7.4 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 14 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent off-road prowess
Expansive cargo space
First-rate cabin materials

Cons
Poor fuel economy with base model
Engines aren't as potent as some rivals'
Infotainment system is slow to respond

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Diesel
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
21.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Diesel

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.00L
Torque: 
273ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
443ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
Horsepower: 
255hp
at 5 800rpm
254hp
at 3 750rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.40Feet
40.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Keyless Ignition

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
194.30in
195.10in
Width: 
84.90in
78.70in
Height: 
70.70in
73.00in
Ground Clearance: 
7.20in
8.50in
Front Track: 
65.60in
66.60in
Rear Track: 
66.30in
Wheel Base: 
117.90in
115.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.90
39.40
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
39.00
Front Leg Room: 
40.30in
39.00in
Rear leg room: 
38.40in
37.60in
Front Hip Room: 
57.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.50in
60.40in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
58.40in
59.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
80.30cu.ft
83.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7700lbs
7716lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
38.20cu.ft
41.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
26.30degrees
Angle of Departure: 
25.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
4751.00lbs
4900.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
no
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Remote Keyless Power Door Locks
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
10 -way power driver seat
6-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Bucket Front Seats
Leatherette
8-Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8-Way Power Driver Seat
Leather
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding Center Armrest
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding Center Armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
380 Watts Stereo Output
10 Total Speakers
USB With External Media Control
Meridian Premium Brand Stereo System
Meridian Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
1 Subwoofer(S)
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent rear wiper
Manual sunshades for rear side windows
One-touch power sunroof
Privacy glass
Remote sunroof operation
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19-inch
20 In.
Wheels more: 
All-Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Null Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Emergency braking preparation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Pre-collision safety system
2 Front Headrests
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear center 3-point belt
Rear height adjustable headrests
Turn signal mirrors
4-Wheel ABS
Airbag Deployment Notification
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
Emergency Service
Brake Drying
3 Rear Headrests
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Passenger Airbag Deactivation Switch
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
Emergency Braking Preparation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Night Package
Premium 2 Package
Premium 3 Package
Accessory Chrome Package
Designo Espresso Brown Exclusive Nappa Leather Package
AMG Line Exterior
Designo Porcelain/Black Exclusive Nappa Leather Package
Parking Assist Package
Premium 1 Package
ACTIVE CURVE SYSTEM Package
AMG Line Interior
Black Design Package
Cold Climate Package
7 Seat Luxury Climate Comfort Package
Driver Assist Package
Wheel Protection Pack W/Black Locks
Premium Rear Seat Convenience Pack
7 Seat Package
Capability Plus Package
Seat Package 4
Premium Interior Protection / Storage Pack
Wheel Protection Pack W/Chrome Locks
Smoker's Package
5 Seat Luxury Climate Comfort Package
Tow Pack
Remote Intelligent Seat Fold Package
Basic Rear Seat Convenience Pack
Dynamic Package 2
Dynamic Package 1
Basic Interior Protection / Storage Pack
Exterior Protection Pack
Capability Package
Exterior Options: 
MAGIC VISION CONTROL
Wheel Locks
Soft Close Doors
Illuminated Side Running Boards
Trailer Hitch
Illuminated Grille Star
Brushed Aluminum Running Boards w/Rubber Studs
20" AMG 5-Spoke W/Black Accents
Panorama Sunroof
20" AMG 5-Spoke Titanium Grey
Illuminated Side Running Boards
Laminated Windshield And Front Side Windows (SPC)
20" 5-Spoke Alloy Wheels
Black Roof Rails
20" 10-Split Spoke Alloy Wheels - 'Style 1011'
21" Full Size Spare Wheel
22" Full Size Spare Wheel
Heated Windshield
20" 5-Split Spoke Alloy Wheels - 'Style 5011' W/Gloss Black Finish
21" 9 Spoke Alloy Wheels - 'Style 9002' W/Diamond Turned Finish
20" Full Size Spare Wheel
Front Fog Lamps
Styling Accent Pack
Full Length Silver Roof Rails
Full Length Black Roof Rails
19" 5 Spoke Alloy Wheels - 'Style 5046' W/Satin Dark Grey Finish
Trailer Hitch W/Electrical Connector
Fixed Side Steps
21" 5-Split Spoke Alloy Wheels - 'Style 5025' W/Satin Dark Grey Finish
21" 10-Split Spoke Alloy Wheels - 'Style 1012'
Interior Options: 
Multi-Contour Front Seats w/Massage
Designo Porcelain DINAMICA Headliner
Designo Black DINAMICA Headliner
Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel
Rear Seat Entertainment Pre-Wiring
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
3-Zone Climate Control
Cargo Management System (SPC)
Rear Seat Entertainment
Heated Rear Seats
Cabin-air Purification System
Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
Ventilated Front Seats
Crystal Grey Headliner
Front Sport Seats
Porcelain Headliner
10-Way Power Passenger Seat (SPC)
Cargo Management System (SPC)
Rear Lockable Storage Compartment (SPC)
MB-TEX Wrapped Dashboard (SPC)
Harman/Kardon Sound System
Black Headliner
10-Way Power Passenger Seat (SPC)
Four-Zone Climate Control
Head-Up Display
Loadspace Safety Net
Activity Key
Front Center Console Cooler Compartment
Car Care Kit
Rear Seat Entertainment
Cabin Air Ionisation
Loadspace Storage Rails
Ebony Headlining
2 12V Charging Ports In Second Row
Loadspace Cover
Meridian Premium Surround Sound

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#000000
Black w/Grey Stitching Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#070707
Espresso Brown/Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#5B5250
Porcelain/Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#DAD3CF
Color: 
Tan w/Light Oyster Headliner, premium leather
#AB7552
Light Oyster, leather
#FFFFFF
Ebony w/Pimento Stitch, premium leather
#08090D
Tan w/Ebony Headliner, premium leather
#AB7552
Ebony w/Light Oyster Stitch, premium leather
#08090D
Ebony, leather
#08090D
Acorn w/Light Oyster Headliner, leather
#CCBCA4
Ebony, premium leather
#16171A
Light Oyster, premium leather
#FFFFFA
Acorn w/Ebony Headliner, leather
#CCBCA4
Ebony w/Light Oyster Headliner, premium leather
#08090D
Ebony w/Light Oyster Headliner, leather
#08090D
Light Oyster w/Reims Stitch, premium leather
#FFFFFA