Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class vs. Porsche Boxster

Black
VS
Carmine Red Metallic

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$71,600 - $106,950
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.81 / 5
16 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
396 - 603 hp
300 hp

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L V6 Biturbo
4.0L V8 Biturbo
2.0L 4

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Not Available

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional
Not Available

HeadsUp Display

HeadsUp Display
Optional
Not Available

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
Not Available
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
Not Available

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.9 - 41.7 in.
Not Available

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.8 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.2 - 39.6 in.
Not Available

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.1 cu. ft.
9.7 cu. ft.

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Optional
Optional

AC

AC
Optional
Not Available

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Optional

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
Optional
Not Available

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Optional

Seat Massage

Seat Massage
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Not Available
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
115.7 in.
97.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
41 - 41.3 ft.
36 ft.

Length

Length
194.6 - 197.1 in.
172.4 in.

Width

Width
73.2 - 75.1 in.
70.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4145 - 4669 .lbs
2943 - 3009 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
396 - 603 hp
300 hp

Torque

Torque
384 - 627 ft. lbs.
280 ft. lbs.

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
21.1 - 23.8 gal.
14.3 - 16.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
18 - 24 mpg
11 - 14 mpg

City

City
16 - 19 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
22 - 25 mpg
28 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

HID Headlights

HID Headlights
Not Available
Optional

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Optional
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Porsche 718 Boxster

Body Style

Body Style
4MATIC Sedan - 4MATIC Wagon
Convertible

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Two-Seaters

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
2

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4145 - 4669 lbs.
2943 - 3009 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 - 21 mpg.
24 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 - 19 mpg.
21 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 - 25 mpg.
28 - 29 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 - Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4

Displacement

Displacement
3.0 L/183 - 4.0 L/243
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
421
250, 480, _PDK01

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
6 - 7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.35 - 5.50
3.31 - 3.91

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.24 - 3.33
1.95 - 2.29

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25 - 2.31
1.41 - 1.65

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.64 - 1.66
1.13 - 1.30

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21
0.95 - 1.08

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.81 - 0.88

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.80 - 4.93
3.00 - 3.55

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.06 - 3.07
3.89

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
850
Not Available

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 - 9.8
7.0 - 7.3

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180
Not Available

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone - Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone - Multi-Link
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Strut

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
R01 - R02
Not Available

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
R01 - R02
Not Available

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/35ZR20, P245/40ZR19, P265/35ZR20
P235/35ZR20, P235/40ZR19, P235/45ZR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P275/30ZR20, P275/35ZR19, P295/30ZR20
P265/35ZR20, P265/40ZR19, P265/45ZR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 8 - 20 X 9.5 in.
18 X 8 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 X 9 - 20 X 9 in.
18 X 9.5 - 20 X 10.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
41 - 41.3 ft.
36 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
14.2 - 15.8 in.
13 - 13.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.2 in.
11.8 - 13.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
21.1 - 23.8 gal.
14.3 - 16.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.9 - 41.7 in.
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
Not Available

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.8 in.
Not Available

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
59 in.
Not Available

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.2 - 39.6 in.
Not Available

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.8 in.
Not Available

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
56.9 - 57.1 in.
Not Available

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
58.8 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
115.7 in.
97.4 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
194.6 - 197.1 in.
172.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.2 - 75.1 in.
70.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
56.6 - 58 in.
50.6 - 50.9 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.1 - 64.9 in.
59.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.8 - 62.9 in.
60.3 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
5 in.
3.9 - 4.3 in.

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
78.9 in.
Not Available

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
46.3 in.
Not Available

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
32.3 in.
Not Available

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
64 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
35 ft³.
Not Available

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
35 ft³.
Not Available

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.1 ft³.
9.7 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86
0.62

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
E-Class
Boxster

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan - Wagon
Convertible

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.0 - 4.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6 - 8
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4