Lexus GX vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$52,505
$55,700

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
301 hp
329 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.6L V8 DOHC 32V w/Dual VVT
3.0L biturbo V6

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
40.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38 in.
40.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.1 in.
38.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.4 in.
38.5 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
7
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P265/60HR18
P255/50HR19 - P265/45HR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.8 in.
114.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.1 ft.
38.7 ft.

Length

Length
189.2 in.
189.1 in.

Width

Width
74.2 in.
76.2 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
301 hp
329 hp

Torque

Torque
329 ft. lbs.
354 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
6500 - 7000 lbs.
7200 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
650 - 700 lbs.
720 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
V6 Cylinder

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19 gal.
24.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
17 mpg
20 mpg

City

City
15 mpg
17 mpg

Highway

Highway
18 mpg
23 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag

Rear Side Airbag
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lexus GX
Mercedes-Benz GLE

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility
4MATIC

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
7
5

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
16 mpg.
20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 mpg.
17 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
18 mpg.
23 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6500 - 7000 lbs.
7200 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
650 - 700 lbs.
720 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6500 - 7000 lbs.
7200 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
650 - 700 lbs.
720 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
6500 - 7000 lbs.
7200 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
4.6 L/281
3.0 L/183

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
9

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52
5.35

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04
3.24

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40
2.25

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.64

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72
1.21

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.59
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22
4.80

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.1
8.8

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130
180

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P265/60HR18
P255/50HR19 - P265/45HR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P265/60HR18
P255/50HR19 - P265/45HR20

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
19 X 8.5 - 20 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7.5 in.
19 X 8.5 - 20 X 9 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.1 ft.
38.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.3 in.
13 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in.
12.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal.
24.6 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38 in.
40.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.7 in.
40.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.4 in.
58.5 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
56.5 in.
60.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.4 in.
38.5 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.1 in.
38.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.3 in.
58.4 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
55.2 in.
60.2 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.8 in.
114.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
189.2 in.
189.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
74.2 in.
76.2 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
74.2 in.
70.7 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.4 in.
64.9 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.4 in.
65.2 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
64.7 ft³.
80.3 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
46.7 ft³.
38.2 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
11.6 ft³.
38.2 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
GX460
GLE

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury Sport Utility
Intermediate Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.6
3.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4