|2018 GLE 350 SUV||vs||2018 BMW X6 sDrive35i|
|3.5-L V-6 (302 hp)||Engine||3.0-L inline 6-cylinder (300 hp)|
|7,200 pounds||Max. Towing||6,000 pounds|
|80.3 cubic feet||Max. Cargo Space||59.7 cubic feet|
Though these models offer the discerning driver very similar horsepower, their cargo-carrying capacity and towing potential is significantly different. With its standard 3.5-liter V-6 engine (rated for 302 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque) the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV can tow up to 7,200 pounds, which is significantly more than the 6,000-pound towing maximum of the 2018 BMW X6 sDrive35i. The Mercedes-Benz in this 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2018 BMW X6 comparison also has more than 20 extra cubic feet of cargo space when compared to the BMW SUV Coupe. That’s an impressive difference, whether drivers are looking for major transportation chops, or just like the flexibility of generous rear cargo and headroom.
Drivers interested in a more powerful model, or a coupe version of the Mercedes-Benz crossover, can opt for the 2018 Mercedes-AMG® GLE 43 or GLE 63 S performance coupes. The 2018 BMW X6 is also available in the xDriver50i trim, which includes a more powerful engine option.
If you are interested in learning more about this comparison, or exploring the selection of 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE models available here at Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City, contact a member of our sales team today.