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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV


2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV

Starting MSRP

255-hp 2.0L turbo inline-4


255-hp 2.0L turbo inline-4
22 mpg city/29 mpg highway

Fuel Efficiency

19 mpg city/26 mpg highway

Passenger Capacity

5 to 7 (optional)
Up to 3,500 pounds

Towing Capacity

Up to 7,700 pounds

Compare the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE and you’ll find two top luxury SUVs that offer a generous number of features and space. Yet, both bring something different to shoppers in the Waterville area. Whether you choose the new GLC or new GLE for your next Mercedes-Benz SUV, you’ll find incredible SUV capabilities at your fingertips. Take a closer look at the Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE to see how their interiors and performance specs match up with Vin Devers Autohaus of Sylvania.

GLC vs. GLE: Engine Specs & Towing

While they offer similar sleek styling, performance varies with the GLC and GLE. The GLC is focused more on fuel economy while the GLE prioritizes towing power and engine power. Compare specs to see which is right for your driving habits:


  • Engine: A 255-hp 2.0L turbo inline-4 that creates 273 lb-ft of torque can be had on either Mercedes-Benz SUV.
  • Fuel Economy: The GLC achieves an eco-friendly EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/29 mpg highway while the GLE offers an EPA-estimated 19 mpg city/26 mpg highway rating.
  • Towing: Opt for the available trailer hitch on the GLE and you’ll be able to tow up to 7,700 pounds. Meanwhile, the GLC tows up to 3,500 pounds with the available trailer hitch.

GLC vs. GLE: Interior Dimensions & Features

Overlapping features, such as power front seats with driver memory, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated front seats, and an HD Radio™ receiver, are found on both Mercedes-Benz SUVs. However, when it comes to interior dimensions, the optional third row of the GLE increases both seating capacity and cargo space:


2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Interior Dimensions:

  • Passenger Capacity: 5
  • Front Headroom: 37.8 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 38.5 inches
  • Front Legroom: 40.8 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 37.3 inches
  • Maximum Cargo Capacity: 56.5 cubic feet


2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Interior Dimensions:

  • Passenger Capacity: 5 to 7 (optional)
  • Front Headroom: 40.5 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.6 inches
  • Front Legroom: 40.3 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 40.9 inches
  • Maximum Cargo Capacity: Nearly 80 cubic feet

Check out the Mercedes-Benz SUV Lineup Near Waterville

Haven’t made up your mind between the Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE? Contact us to schedule a test drive! You can see both in person and trying them out on the Sylvania roads when you visit Vin Devers Autohaus of Sylvania.

Base MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, preparation and documentary fees, tags, labor and installation charges, insurance, and optional equipment, products, packages and accessories. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer.

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