2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Mercedes-Benz GLC


Mercedes-Benz GLE
MSRP: $43,200*

Starting Price

MSRP: $54,750*
Up to 22/29 MPG** city/highway

Fuel Economy

Up to 19/26 MPG** city/highway
4.0L 469 HPV V8


3.0L 603 HP In-line 6

Passenger Capacity

5 to 7
3,500 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

5,950 pounds
273 to 516 lb-ft


516 lbs.-ft

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz SUV options offer aerodynamic design, athleticism, and the luxury cabin amenities you are assured of when purchasing a Mercedes-Benz. The Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV or GLE SUV both provide a chic, stylish ride around Beverly Hills. With impressive towing capabilities for your camper, these vehicles are perfect for a family trip or trip with friends to your favorite campsite in Huntington Park.

Read more about the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE to compare these luxury Mercedes-Benz SUVs.

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs.GLE: Performance Specifications

The Mercedes-Benz SUV is where function meets fashion. So, review the similarities and differences the Mercedes-Benz GLC and Mercedes-Ben GLE have to offer, and tour Inglewood in style. Take a look at the specs of each SUV, then let our expert team help you decide which fits your needs and budget:

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Specifications

  • $45,200 *MSRP
  • 2.0L 4-cylinder Turbo 9A engine
  • 9-speed shiftable automatic transmission
  • 22/29 MPG** city/highway fuel economy
  • All Wheel Drive (AWD)
  • 255 horsepower
  • 273 lb-ft torque
  • 3,500 pounds maximum towing capacity
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Specifications

  • $54,750 *MSRP
  • 2.0L 4-cylinder Turbo 9A engine
  • 9-speed shiftable automatic transmission
  • 19/26 MPG* city/highway fuel economy
  • Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)
  • 255 horsepower
  • 516 lb-ft torque
  • 5,950 pounds maximum towing capacity

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE: Interior Design

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC and the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE set the standard for style with their base models and achieve untouchable luxury with their optional amenities. The 2021 GLC continues to be a popular SUV thanks to its roomy interior design and exceptional fuel economy. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE is larger than the previous year’s models and can go from zero to sixty in just seven seconds. Keep everyone connected and entertained in superior style while driving through Huntington Park. Check out the interior designs on these breathtaking SUVs:

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Interior Design

  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • 40/20/40-split rear seats with power folding
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX)
  • 10.25-inch multimedia touchscreen display
  • “Hey, Mercedes” keyword activation
  • Voice control with natural language understanding
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Interior Design

  • Power front seats with driver memory
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Remote start
  • 12.3-inch touchscreen multimedia display
  • 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster display
  • SiriusXM® 6-month All Access trial
  • Natural Grain Brown Ash wood trim
  • Privacy Glass
  • All GLC standard features

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE: Interior & Cargo Dimensions

Running errands in Los Angeles or traveling for fun, the interior of these SUVs provide the driver and its passengers with spacious comfort. The 2021 GLC offers improved seating dimensions, and the 2021 GLE offers optional third-row seating to expand its seating capacity to accommodate seven passengers. Both SUVs offer fold-down rear seats for expansive cargo space when hauling your precious equipment. Here is a breakdown of each styles interior and cargo dimensions:

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC Interior and Cargo Dimensions

  • Passenger capacity: 5 passengers
  • Headroom front/rear: 37.8 inches/38.5 inches
  • Shoulder room front/rear: 57.3 inches/56.5 inches
  • Legroom front/rear: 40.8 inches/37.3 inches
  • Cargo capacity: 19.4-56.5 cubic feet
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE Interior and Cargo Dimensions

  • Passenger capacity: 5 with optional 7 passengers
  • Headroom front/rear: 40.5 inches/36.9 inches
  • Shoulder room front/rear: 59.3 inches/58.3 inches
  • Legroom front/rear: 40.3 inches/40.9 inches
  • Cargo capacity: 33.3-74.9 cubic feet

Find Your Brand New Mercedes-Benz SUV at Mercedes-Benz of Los Angeles

Now that you have a good idea of your options for choosing between the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC or 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE, it is time to schedule your test drive in Los Angeles. Take a look at our crossover SUV inventory, compare models like the GLE and GLB, take a look at our special offers and incentives, and let our expert team help you with any questions you may have. Contact us today to schedule your test drive and start the finance process!

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*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. Options, model availability and actual dealer price may vary. See dealer for details, costs and terms.

**EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.

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