Drop dead gorgeous, oodles of presence, lots of substance and the most aerodynamic SUV is also extremely innovative. The GLE’s active suspension system E-Active Body Control on a 48volt basis is a world first and the new driver assistance systems also quantum leaped along with infotainment via MBUX Interior Assist, which detects hand and arm movements to assist with control functions.
A unique feature of MBUX –Mercedes-Benz User Experience – is its ability to learn due to artificial intelligence, consequently it anticipates your wishes, like when using a regularly navigated destination.
Off the beaten track the 4Maticsystem is fantastic whereas the GLE’s on-road dynamics capability deflects the toughest competition easily.
Active Distance Assist Distronic with route-based speed adaptation allows the GLE to respond to LiveTraffic info, usually before you see the traffic jam, it reduces your speed as a precaution unless you override the system.
Keeping a safe distance and steering is helped by Distance Assist Distronic and Active Steering Assist. Collision risk is reduced by Active Brake Assist in the Driving Assistance package that activates when you turn off across the oncoming lane whereas Active Blind Spot Assist assists in visually challenging conditions.
Power is transmitted by the 9G-Tronic automatic transmission that enables a high level of fuel efficiency and ride comfort. In ECO driving mode, the gliding function decouples the engine from the drive system until you step on the gas, which saves fuel and the starter-alternator serves as an electric drive and extends the energy efficient gliding phase while charging the battery.