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Land Rover Discovery vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE

When comparing the Land Rover Discovery to the Mercedes-Benz GLE, the Land Rover Discovery 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 base engine power. The Mercedes-Benz GLE has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Land Rover Discovery versus the Mercedes-Benz GLE, the Land Rover Discovery is a better car than the Mercedes-Benz GLE.

Land Rover Discovery versus Mercedes-Benz GLE Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Land Rover Discovery ranges from $39,996 to $70,775 while a used Mercedes-Benz GLE from the same model year range is priced between $53,878 to $74,696. For a new model, the Land Rover Discovery's price is between $60,348 and $80,665, with the Mercedes-Benz GLE priced between $60,459 and $95,927.

Land Rover Discovery versus Mercedes-Benz GLE Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Land Rover Discovery is 8.0 out of 10 while the Mercedes-Benz GLE's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Land Rover Discovery being ranked 11 out of 21 Best Luxury Midsize SUVs and the Mercedes-Benz GLE being ranked 10 out of 21. Out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs, the Land Rover Discovery is ranked 67 and the Mercedes-Benz GLE is ranked 17.

Land Rover Discovery versus Mercedes-Benz GLE Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency

For engine performance, the Land Rover Discovery’s base engine makes 296 horsepower, and the Mercedes-Benz GLE base engine makes 255 horsepower. The Discovery is rated to deliver an average of 21 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 524 miles. The GLE is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 608 miles. Both models use premium unleaded.

Land Rover Discovery versus Mercedes-Benz GLE Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities

The Land Rover Discovery has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLE.

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2023 Land Rover Discovery

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$60,348 - $80,665

Used Asking Price:

$39,996 - $70,775

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

50.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$60,459 - $95,927

Used Asking Price:

$53,878 - $74,696

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.4%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

8.4 / 10

Retained Value:

7.5 / 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

6 / 21
7 / 67
11 / 25
11 / 21
13 / 25
18 / 67

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

P360 HSE R-Dynamic, P300 S, P300 S R-Dynamic, P360 Metropolitan Edition, P360 S R-Dynamic

Trim Levels

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

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

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:

296 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

295 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

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

0.061 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:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

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

19 / 22 / 21

Range (city/hwy):

452 / 524 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):

19 / 27 / 22

Range (city/hwy):

428 / 608 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

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:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Standard

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:

40 inches

Front Leg Room:

39.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

60.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

39 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

59.5 inches

Cargo Space:

9.1 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

74.3 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:

4865 lbs

Width:

87.4 inches

Height:

74.3 inches

Length:

195.1 inches

Wheelbase:

115.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

11.1 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:

20.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

255/55R20

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

255/50R19