2020 Mercedes GLE: Official Specs & Photos of the New SUV
The 2020 Mercedes GLE will be in the dealerships at the beginning of 2019 taking advantage of the micro-hybrid technology, with efficient Diesel engines and a hybrid plug-in version.
Taking advantage of the premiere of 2019 , Mercedes-Benz will have available in its dealers the new generation of Mercedes GLE , which within the range of the brand of the star will be placed between the Mercedes GLC and Mercedes GLS, with a length that is will approach the 5 meters, because for now we only know that this new SUV will have a wheelbase of 2,995 millimeters, about 8 inches more than its predecessor.
2020 Mercedes GLE Specs: MICRO HYBRID AND PLUG-IN HYBRID
According to the first information provided by the German manufacturer, the launch phase will focus on the Mercedes GLE 450 4Matic – the entire range will have all-wheel drive. This version of gasoline stands out for the use of microhybrid technology to incorporate a 48-volt electrical system , which serves both to power several systems of the vehicle, as to generate 22 additional Horses to be added to the 367 hp provided by the gasoline engine of six cylinders in line, completing the set the well-known automatic transmission of nine relations 9G-Tronic. Without giving further details regarding dates, Mercedes confirms that successively the GLE 2020 range will be adding new versions with both gasoline and diesel engines , in architectures of 4, 6 and 8 cylinders, also highlighting the subsequent launch of a hybrid version plug- in that only mentions that it will offer a great autonomy .
Official images showing the interior of the new Mercedes GLE reveal a striking design of the dashboard with two adjacent screens of 12.3 inches , a presentation that is becoming a hallmark of the brand on all models and reveals with a very technological seal all the information corresponding to the instrumentation and to the multimedia system itself that gathers many functions. In addition, the handling can be tactile, vocal or gestural and can be customized with several styles.
2020 Mercedes GLE Interior Dimensions: 7 Seat
On the other hand, the seats of the second row have several positions in inclination and have sidewalks with longitudinal adjustment . And to respond to what some competitors offer, the 2020 Mercedes GLE can also optionally mount a third row with two other seats. The data revealed by the German brand indicate that the new generation of this SUV will have a trunk of 825 liters -increase in 135 compared to its predecessor-, a capacity that places it among the best in its category in this regard.
At the chassis level, the Mercedes GLE range will be offered with three types of suspension , one standard, with coil springs and conventional shock absorbers, and two optional ones. The less “sophisticated” will include pneumatic springs and shock absorbers with electronic control , while the most advanced responds to the name E-Active Body Control and will offer a more independent response to each wheel also using the images of a camera located on the windshield. The integral traction also varies according to versions . The GLE with a four-cylinder engine will have a system that distributes the force in 50:50 fixed proportion between the two axes; the rest will have a multi-plate clutchthat, depending on the driving conditions, the torque distributed to each train will vary constantly and will integrate a gearbox . The size of the tires will vary between 18 and 22 inches.
As driving assistance systems , the new Mercedes GLE will be able to equip: active speed controller, involuntary lane departure control, emergency braking system, vehicle detection in the blind spot with warning when getting off the vehicle , maneuver assistant with a trailer … and numerous other safety devices that confirm it as a tough rival for the Audi Q7, BMW X5 and Volvo XC90 , among others.