This fall, you will find out one of the most awaited cars from Mercedes to be released on the showrooms for global market and we are talking about 2016 Mercedes GLE. There is a big expectation that this car will be the winner to deal with some strong rivals including BMW X6. This SUV is built with the four-door layout that will retain the previous coupe style but with different look. At this moment, the company is rumored to change its name to make people easily differentiate between sedans and coupes. Of course, 2016 Mercedes GLE has some updates for its interior, exterior and engine.
2016 Mercedes GLE Exterior and Interior
2016 Mercedes GLE will be a luxury car with its finish in its cabin. There will be a lot of leather to use with the soft coverings and thick stitches for its edges. The car has sportier seats with the well-covered made of leather and it goes the same for the steering wheel that is designed with flat bottom style. The dialing controller is supported with touchpad infotainment system with eight inches of display integrated to Android O.S. for the center. About the color combination, it is quite outstanding with some materials added such as eucalyptus, ash, carbon fiber and also aluminum.
Other features that are offered for both the exterior and interior of 2016 Mercedes GLE will make you amaze at the very first sight including the masculine taillights, rear camera, sunroof, entertainment system for the back row and also premium audio system. You also could find out the antilock brakes for better driving. For the safety features, it has airbags, stability system, traction control, blind spot monitor, lane keeping assistance, cross traffic alert and also cruise control. This four doors car will support five people and it has sloped and tall body like a coupe with the same dimension of wheelbase but for overall length, it is 4 inches more than the current model, 5 inches narrower and 3 inches shorter. The roof is tapering fastback with no headroom at the rear. The cargo ability is not big as ML but it has better suspension for increased handling capability.
2016 Mercedes GLE Engine Specs
2016 Mercedes GLE is empowered with twin-turbocharged V6 for under the hood to generate 362 horsepower and 384 lb-ft of torque which is better than BMW X6 with its 300 horsepower. Rumors mentioned that the company possible to offer V6 nine-speed transmission to generate about 500 horsepower through all-wheel system to answer the second engine of X6 with its 445 horsepower.
2016 Mercedes GLE Release Date and Price
2016 Mercedes GLE for the price tag could be started from $66,000 to get the 3.0 liter engine and it should hit the dealership in fall of this year. So, you still have more time in order to save more your budgets to purchase this car.