Comparison - Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe AMG 63 S 4MATIC 2018 - vs - Audi SQ5 Prestige Quattro 2018

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Average Price: 
111,860
Updated: 
11 Mar 2018
58,500
Updated: 
02 Feb 2018
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
24.00gals
18.50gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Black
#000000
Dakota Brown Metallic
#403524
Diamond Silver Metallic
#C5CDD2
Iridium Silver Metallic
#ADB1B2
Lunar Blue Metallic
#18294B
Obsidian Black Metallic
#211810
Palladium Silver Metallic
#878785
Polar White
#E1E0DE
Steel Grey Metallic
#6A7575
designo Cardinal Red Metallic
#A02C32
designo Diamond White Metallic
#EDE4D7
Color: 
Matador red
#861518
Brilliant Black
#020202
Azores Green
#081D14
Florett silver
#717173
Daytona grey
#3E3F41
Moonlight blue
#434B5E
Mythos black
#242424
Navarra blue
#2A376B

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLE Coupe is the sporty counterpart to the more upright and traditional looking Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV. Note the nomenclature difference: Not only is the GLE Coupe, well, a "coupe," it also bears the AMG label in its name. This is because this year, the GLE Coupe is available only in two different AMG forms: the turbocharged-V6-powered Mercedes-AMG GLE43 Coupe, and the turbo-V8-powered Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe. The GLE Coupe goes against the likes of the BMW X6 by offering a sleeker body and better driving dynamics than the SUV upon which it's based. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe is the sporty counterpart to the standard GLE SUV. Don't expect much utility from this SUV though, as the GLE Coupe puts a priority on design.

Pros
The Mercedes-AMG GLE Coupe offers some of the characteristics of an SUV -- all-wheel drive, improved cargo capacity, and a taller ride height -- with the design and performance of a luxury sport sedan. If that sounds like you, take a look.

Cons
The GLE Coupe isn't cheap, with a starting price higher than the GLE SUV. In addition, like the GLE, it's based on an older platform that's considerably heavier than newer Mercedes-Benz products. If you want something similar, but more modern, the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe is a little smaller, but far more nimble.

By: 
kbb.com

The GLE Coupe is Mercedes’ answer to the BMW X6 – it’s a sporty 4×4 SUV coupe. Underneath the GLE Coupe’s sexier curves you’ll find the same mechanical bits as on the more traditional looking GLE.The GLE Coupe is a more stylish version of the GLE that still has plenty of passenger space.
The GLE Coupe is a good all-rounder for buyers who want a large 4×4 but with a more exciting shape than the usual box-like offerings. It has a big boot, a range of powerful engines and a lovely interior.

Pros
Quick
Classy interior
Big boot

Cons
Expensive to run
High boot lip
Only one diesel option

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The Audi SQ5 is redesigned for 2018. Highlights include a new body structure, updated styling, a more powerful V6 engine, and new tech and driver-assistance features.The 2018 Audi SQ5 comes in either Premium Plus or Prestige trims. This means every SQ5 comes very well-equipped. But there are still plenty of upgrades to be had in terms of luxury, technology and performance.

PROS
All-new chassis should improve ride and handling
Increased torque for even livelier performance
Major upgrades to driving and infotainment technology
Luxurious but restrained interior design

CONS
Reduced cargo space behind rear seats

By: 
edmunds.com

The SQ5 strikes a careful balance between sporty and comfortable, making a strong showing in a tough class.The SQ5 enters a new generation this year, with top-to-bottom changes that include an all-new 354-hp turbocharged V-6 engine in place of last year’s supercharged V-6, an all-new chassis, standard adaptive dampers, and available air springs. Updated interior packaging means there’s a little more space for both passengers and cargo than in previous SQ5s, and exterior design tweaks including a revised front grille and a character line running the length of the car serve as differentiators between new and not-so-new models.

Pros
Comfortable ride,
surprisingly fuel efficient,
abundance of standard interior features.

Cons
Disappointing real-world cargo capacity,
ho-hum exterior design,
top competitors have better dynamics.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Pros
Comfortable, adjustable backseat
Visibility
Power liftgate standard
Aggressive engine note
Responsive transmission

Cons
Multimedia functionality
Control ergonomics
Price premium over Q5
Mild styling for a sport model
Requires premium fuel

By: 
cars.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
14.00mpg
19.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
18.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
5.50L
3.00L
Torque: 
561ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
369ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
Horsepower: 
577hp
at 5 500rpm
354hp
at 6 400rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.70Feet
38.40Feet

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: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
yes
Side view Camera: 
yes
yes
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
Transmission Controls And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Concierge Service*
Roadside Assistance*
Destination Download*
Keyless Ignition
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Driver Assisted Parking Assist
Adaptive Cruise Control
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
193.60in
183.90in
Width: 
78.90in
84.30in
Height: 
67.70in
65.30in
Ground Clearance: 
11.00in
8.20in
Front Track: 
63.90in
Rear Track: 
63.60in
Wheel Base: 
114.80in
111.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.70
Rear Head Room: 
39.30
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
Rear leg room: 
37.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
60.70cu.ft
60.40cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
7200lbs
4400lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
23.00cu.ft
26.80cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
5379.00lbs
4398.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

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

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
10-way power driver seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
10 -way power passenger seat
Premium leather
Height adjustable driver seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Sport front seats
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with pass-thru center armrest
Folding With Pass-Thru Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
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: 
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
leather steering wheel
Rear Parking Sensors
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Cargo Floor Mats

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
USB connection
13 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
60 Months of provided satellite radio service
surround audio (discrete)
1 subwoofer(s)
Harman/kardon premium brand stereo system
Harman/kardon premium brand speakers
830 Watts Stereo Output
Memory Card Slot
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
19 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
755 Watts Stereo Output
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
USB With External Media Control
Satellite Radio
Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Privacy glass
Remote sunroof operation
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Power glass sunroof
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
22 x 11.5-In.
20 X 8.5
Wheels more: 
Performance tires
Performance Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Polished Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
325.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R22
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
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: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear ventilated 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: 
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Rear height adjustable headrests
Rear center 3-point belt
Vehicle Alarm notification*
Emergency Service*
Self-leveling headlights
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Brake Drying
LED Headlamp
Adaptive Headlights
2 Front Headrests
3 Rear Headrests
Emergency Braking Preparation
4-Wheel ABS
Turn Signal Mirrors
LED Headlamp
Post-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Blind Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors

Options

Packages: 
Accessory Chrome Package
Premium Package 3
Night Package
Warm Weather Package
Cold Weather Package
S Sport Package
Prestige
Driver Assistance Package
Winter Wheel And Tire Package
Exterior Options: 
Soft Close Doors
Illuminated Grille Star
Illuminated Brushed Aluminum Running Boards
Wheel Locks
Trailer Hitch (Class III)
22" Black AMG Cross-Spoke Wheels
21" AMG Multi-Spoke Wheels
Audi TravelSpace Base Carrier Bars
21" Audi Sport 5-Double-Spoke V-Design Wheels
Audi Guard Wheel Lock
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Audi Beam- Quattro
Audi Beam- Rings
Interior Options: 
Heated Multifunction Steering Wheel
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
Rear Seat Entertainment Pre-Wiring
Multi-Contour Driver/Passenger Seat W/Massage
3-Zone Climate Control
Heated Rear Seats
Cabin-Air Purification System
Rear Seat Entertainment
AMG Nappa/DINAMICA Performance Steering Wheel
Black Seatbelts
Air Ionization W/Air Filter
Omission Of Grey Seatbelts
Audi Guard Cargo Mat
Fine Nappa Leather Upholstery
USB Cables
Panoramic Sunroof Delete
Audi First Aid Kit
Audi Cargo Box
Audi Guard Protection Kit
Privacy Trunk Cover - Black
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats
Leather Care Kit
Bang & Olufsen Sound System W/ 3D Sound

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black Pearl/Black Nappa, premium leather
#191919
Black Pearl/Black w/ Red Stitching Nappa, premium leather
#131313
Black, leather
#191919
Black, leatherette
#000000
Crystal Grey/Black, leather
#A6A4A3
Crystal Grey/Black, leatherette
#ADABAA
Ginger Beige/Black, leather
#9E8B7C
Ginger Beige/Black, leatherette
#A59283
Porcelain/Black Nappa, premium leather
#CBC4C0
Saddle Brown/Black, leather
#7D5648
designo Porcelain/Black Exclusive Nappa, premium leather
#C4BDB9
Color: 
Black
#3C3D3E
Gray
#767779