2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2018 BMW X6

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2018 BMW X6

The crossover market is booming, which is great when it comes to having a plethora of options to choose from. Of course, making that decision is not always easy. That's why we are here to help by comparing the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs the 2018 BMW X6. Take a look below to learn more about each vehicle and to figure out which model has the edge.

One of the great things about crossovers it that they can come in many different shapes and sizes. Take the BMW X6, which is actually considered an activity coupe. Well, Mercedes-Benz has something similar with the GLE, but the difference is that the GLE can come in either a standard SUV form or as a coupe, giving you more options to choose from.

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE


2018 BMW X6

302 hp Standard Horsepower 300 hp
Starting at $52,200* MSRP* Starting at $62,950
SUV or Coupe Style Coupe
Up to 80.3 cubic feet Cargo Space Up to 59.7 cubic feet

Differences Between the GLE and X6

If you choose that SUV style for the GLE, you'll find that the standard model delivers 302 horsepower, which is pretty close to the same for the X6. But, unlike the X6, you also have the option for a plug-in hybrid model that can pump out up to 436 horsepower, or you can opt for the coupe model which is powered by an AMG® engine that has 385 horsepower.

Because of its wide range of options, the GLE can also provide more cargo space than the X6. Naturally, the coupe shape limits the amount of cargo space available, but with the GLE and its SUV size you can have access to up to 80.3 cubic feet of it.

Obviously there is much more you can learn about the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE or the 2018 BMW X6, but it's clear that the GLE has some big advantages. To get behind the wheel, contact us at Mercedes-Benz of Hilton Head.

*MSRP for a 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE includes transportation charge. Excludes all options, taxes, title, registration, [and dealer prep]. Options, model availability, and price may vary. [See dealer for details.]