As per the company, it has introduced the EQ Boost technology for the first time in an SUV in India.
Both the SUV variants can accelerate from 0-100 km/hour in 5.7 seconds, as per the company statement.
The current LWB GLE range comprises the BS-VI GLE 300 d 4MATIC LWB and the top-end CBU GLE 400 d 4MATIC LWB Hip Hop variants.
Martin Schwenk, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “The new GLE LWB has already excited the market and has a three-month waiting period. With the introduction of a petrol model, we expect it to further drive its popularity and cater to the requirements of those customers who waited for a petrol model. It remains our endeavor to keep renewing our portfolio at regular intervals to meet customers’ preferences.”
The luxury carmaker has also announced financial benefits on the newly launched SUVs. STAR EASE service packages for the new GLE 450 start at Rs 77,600. For GLE 400 d are Rs 89,100
The two new variants offer safety features like 7 airbags, active brake assist, blind-spot assist as a standard across variants.
Other features include Mercedes-Benz MBUX system with the interior assistant, MULTIBEAM LED headlamps with ULTRA RANGE High beam, Intelligent Headlight Control Plus, Auto Park Assist 360 degree surround-view camera, 50.8 cm (20-inch) 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels, amongst others.
|GLE 450||3.0-liter petrol||9G-Tronic AT||362 bhp+21 bhp||500 Nm+250 Nm|
|GLE 400 d||3.0-litre diesel||9G-Tronic AT||326 bhp||700 Nm|
Mercedes-Benz GLE price list:
|Price (ex-showroom, India)|
|GLE 300 d 4MATIC||₹73.7 lakh|
|GLE 450 4MATIC||₹88.8 lakh|
|GLE 400 d 4MATIC||₹89.9 lakh|
|GLE 400 d 4MATIC Hip Hop||₹1.25 crore|