Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class vs. Tesla Model X

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.33 / 5
6 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
329 hp
518 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L biturbo V6
Dual Electric

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.3 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.4 in.
41.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
38.4 in.
38.4 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
40.9 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

AC

AC
Optional
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5 - 7

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats

Heated Rear Seats

Heated Rear Seats
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 Liftgate

Power Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/50HR19 - P265/45HR20
P265/35WR22 - P265/45VR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.8 in.
116.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.7 ft.
38.8 ft.

Length

Length
189.1 in.
198.3 in.

Width

Width
76.2 in.
78.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
7200 lbs.
3500 - 4980 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
720 lbs.
350 - 498 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
Electric Motor

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
24.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
20 mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
17 mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
23 mpg
Unknown mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

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

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
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
Mercedes-Benz GLE
Tesla Model X

Body Style

Body Style
4MATIC
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5, 6, 7

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
7200 lbs.
3500 - 4980 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
720 lbs.
350 - 498 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
7200 lbs.
3500 - 4980 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
720 lbs.
350 - 498 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
7200 lbs.
3500 - 4980 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Electric

Trans Type

Trans Type
9
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.35
8.28

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
P255/50HR19 - P265/45HR20
P265/35WR22 - P265/45VR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P255/50HR19 - P265/45HR20
P275/45VR20 - P285/35WR22

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 8.5 - 20 X 9 in.
20 X 9 - 22 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
19 X 8.5 - 20 X 9 in.
20 X 10 - 22 X 10 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.7 ft.
38.8 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 in.
14 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.4 in.
41.7 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.3 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
58.5 in.
60.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
60.6 in.
55.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.5 in.
40.9 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
38.4 in.
38.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
58.4 in.
56.8 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
60.2 in.
59 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
114.8 in.
116.7 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
189.1 in.
198.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
70.7 in.
66 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
64.9 in.
67.1 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
65.2 in.
67.3 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
80.3 ft³.
77.3 - 87.8 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
38.2 ft³.
70.7 - 76.5 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
38.2 ft³.
12.6 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
GLE
Model X

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury Sport Utility
Intermediate Luxury Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility