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BMW X7 vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE

When comparing the BMW X7 to the Mercedes-Benz GLE, the BMW X7 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Mercedes-Benz GLE has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the BMW X7 versus the Mercedes-Benz GLE, the Mercedes-Benz GLE is a better car than the BMW X7.

BMW X7 versus Mercedes-Benz GLE Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used BMW X7 ranges from $56,499 to $79,491 while a used Mercedes-Benz GLE from the same model year range is priced between $38,975 to $83,911. For a new model, the BMW X7's price is between $80,693 and $115,142, with the Mercedes-Benz GLE priced between $62,617 and $112,494.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the BMW X7’s base engine makes 335 horsepower, and the Mercedes-Benz GLE base engine makes 255 horsepower. The X7 is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 526 miles. The GLE is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 563 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The BMW X7 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the Mercedes-Benz GLE has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Mercedes-Benz GLE has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Mercedes-Benz GLE has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$80,693 - $115,142

Used Asking Price:

$56,499 - $79,491

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

51.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$62,617 - $112,494

Used Asking Price:

$38,975 - $83,911

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.4%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.4 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

5.8 / 10

Retained Value:

8.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

Not yet available

iSeeCars Rankings

10 / 21
16 / 21
17 / 67
31 / 67

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

xDrive40i, M50i, ALPINA XB7

Trim Levels

GLE 350, GLE 350 4MATIC, GLE 450 4MATIC, AMG GLE 53, GLE 580 4MATIC, AMG GLE 63 S

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

335 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

331 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.062 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

255 hp @ 5800 rpm

Torque:

273 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.055 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 24 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

416 / 526 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

20 / 25 / 22

Range (city/hwy):

450 / 563 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

39.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.1 inches

Cargo Space:

12.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

90.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.9 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

58.3 inches

Cargo Space:

33.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

74.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5397 lbs

Width:

87.3 inches

Height:

71.1 inches

Length:

203.3 inches

Wheelbase:

122.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.7 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4608 lbs

Width:

84.9 inches

Height:

70.7 inches

Length:

194.3 inches

Wheelbase:

117.9 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.1 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

21.0 x 9.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

285/45R21

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

255/50R19