The BMW X5 vs. the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class : Which luxury vehicle reigns overall?

Shopping for any car these days is a big decision but choosing between two automotive titans like the new BMW X5 and the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class is a positively nerve-wracking experience. There's so much to compare, from features and specifications to fit, finish, and overall feel. Now, as South Bend, Indiana's premier BMW dealership, we obviously have our preference in the matter, but we don't just want you to take our word that the new BMW X5 is the better choice. That's why we broke it down and dove right into the nitty gritty to show you how this German luxury SAV handily defeats its Stuttgart-based rival.

Now, there's no denying that both the new BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class are athletically styled and handsome vehicles on the outside. Drivers from around South Bend are always remarking on how they love the iconic active kidney grille and aggressive front end design, but we've always loved how neatly it contrasts with the elegant body character lines this SAV boasts.

However, the answer to the question, "Why should I buy a new BMW X5 over a Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class?" lies just beneath the surface. For one thing, you're getting a lot more standard horsepower with the new BMW X5. With its 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo engine, the new BMW X5 gives you up to 335 horsepower to play with out on the open road, as compared with just 255 horsepower with the new Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class.

Plus, for tech lovers here in the greater South Bend, IN area, the new BMW X5 is a lot more sophisticated than the new Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class from the get-go. For example, the new BMW X5 features standard lane departure warning, while that same feature is only available as pricey option on the new Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class.

But while there's plenty more we could say about the advantages to choosing a new BMW X5 over the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, we think the differences will speak for themselves when you pay us a visit here at Basney BMW. Drop by our South Bend, IN BMW dealership to test drive the new BMW X5 and check out our latest new BMW financing incentives today.

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