Which SUV is the One for You?

October 21st, 2016 by

Are you lost in the world of SUVs? Ready to buy, but not sure which suits you? Love them all, but can’t decide? Buying a vehicle is a huge decision, but when it comes to Mercedes-Benz, you can’t go wrong. With wet-weather season approaching, we want you to feel secure, and at ease in your vehicle. The perfect SUV will do just the trick. Here, we’ll give you a little insight to help you choose.

GLA-Class

GLA Class

The GLA-Class is the smallest SUV in our lineup. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t pack a powerful punch. It’s the perfect SUV for those transitioning from a sedan to SUV, for those who love the outdoorsy-type vehicles, f or those first-time drivers, and for those who just have excellent taste. When it comes to the GLA-Class, you have three wonderful choices.

The GLA 250, the GLA 250 4MATIC®, and the AMG® GLA 45.

The GLA 250 & GLA 250 4MATIC® both come with a 2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Engine. The standard GLA 250 comes with front-wheel drive, while the GLA 250 4MATIC® comes with our state-of-the-art All-Wheel Drive system. It adds confidence and control in any season. The GLA 250 4MATIC® comes standard with the ECO Start/Stop System, 7-Speed DCT Dual-Clutch Automatic Transmission, Shift Paddles, Off-Road Package, DYNAMIC SELECT, Versatile 4-Wheel Independent Suspension, and Electromechanical Steering. The performance and handling is absolutely divine.

Now, saving the best for last. To all those performance-cravers out there, the AMG® GLA 45 may just be the perfect SUV for you. This vehicle has AMG® heritage stamped all over it, originating from the “One Man, One Engine” philosophy with a Handcrafted AMG® 2.0L Inline-4 Turbo Engine. You’ll love the feel. This powerful SUV gives bold a whole new meaning.  It comes standard with a 7-Speed AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® Dual-Clutch Transmission, Shift Paddles, AMG® E-SELECT, AMG® Performance 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive, AMG® DYNAMIC SELECT, AMG® Sport Suspension, Race Start Function, AMG® Sport Exhaust System, AMG® High-Performance Braking System, and ECO Start/Stop System. It’s an SUV built for those who want a little more exhilaration in their everyday.

GLC-Class

GLC Class

Now, for the second smallest SUV in our lineup… also our “perfect-sized SUV”, said by many. The GLC-Class was introduced in 2016, made to replace the former GLK-Class. It’s a smooth ride, a sleek shape, beautiful to look at, and absolutely luxurious to sit in. Every ride you take in a GLC-Class will be your best one yet.

This SUV also has three wonderful models to choose from. The GLC 300, the GLC 300 4MATIC®, and the AMG® GLC 43.

The GLC 300 & the GLC 300 4MATIC® share the same 2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Engine. The standard GLC 300 comes with rear-wheel drive, while the GLC 300 4MATIC® comes with our state-of-the-art All-Wheel Drive system. The GLC 300 4MATIC® comes standard with our ECO Start/Stop System, 9G-TRONIC Automatic Transmission, DYNAMIC SELECT, AGILITY CONTROL®, Electromechanical Power Steering, and the Direct-Steer System. It’s an SUV made for perfection.

Now, the AMG® GLC 43. For those that mean business on the road, but like having fun while they’re at it. Performance and handling are superb. This vehicle comes with an AMG®-Enhanced 3.0L V6 Biturbo Engine, ECO Start/Stop System, NANOSLIDE Cylinder Wall Technology, AMG® Performance 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive, AMG®-Enhanced 9G-TRONIC Transmission, AMG® DYNAMIC SELECT, 4-Wheel Multi-Link Suspension, Exclusive Front Axle and Wider Track, AMG® Sport Suspension based on AIR BODY CONTROL, AMG® Performance Braking System, AMG® Sport Exhaust, Electromechanical Power Steering, and the Direct-Steer System.

Power, stylish, and strong. AMG® GLC 43, you sure are the whole package.

GLE-Class

GLE Class

The GLE-Class is our mid-size SUV. It was introduced in 2016, replacing the former M-Class. It’s bigger than the GLC, yet smaller than the GLS. A five-passenger car that raises comfort and enjoyment levels up a notch. It’s rugged, revolutionary, and redefined. Superb for the everyday.

It comes in six models. The GLE 350, GLE 350 4MATIC®, GLE 400 4MATIC®, GLE 550e 4MATIC® Plug-In Hybrid, AMG® GLE 63, and AMG® GLE 63 S. A little choice of everything.

The GLE 350 and GLE 350 4MATIC® both come with the same 3.5L V6 Engine, but the GLE 350 4MATIC® comes with our state-of-the-art All-Wheel Drive system. Perfect for any terrain and any weather condition you could imagine possible. The GLE 350 4MATIC® also comes standard with a 7G-TRONIC Automatic Transmission with Shift Paddles, AGILITY CONTROL® Suspension, Illustrated Vehicle Display, and a Class III Trailer Hitch.

The GLE 400 4MATIC® is just like the GLE 350 4MATIC®, but with a bit more horsepower. It comes standard with a 3.0L V6 Biturbo Engine, ECO Start/Stop System, 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive, 7G-TRONIC Automatic Transmission with Shift Paddles, AGILITY CONTROL® Suspension, Illustrated Vehicle Display, and a Class III Trailer Hitch.

The GLE 550e Plug-In Hybrid is for those eco-friendly families. It comes standard with a 3.0L V6 Biturbo Engine, a Gasoline-Electric Plug-In Hybrid Powertrain, 463 Horsepower (Combined), 4-Mode Drive Selector, Multiple Ways to Recharge, Intelligent Use of Electric Power, 7G-TRONIC Automatic Transmission with Shift Paddles, DYNAMIC SELECT, AGILITY CONTROL® Suspension, and Illustrated Vehicle Display. It’s for those who are dedicated to going-green.

Now for the AMG®s. Yes, we’re excited, too. The AMG® GLE 63 >and the AMG® GLE 63 S both share the same Handcrafted AMG® 5.5L V8 Biturbo Engine, except the AMG® GLE 63 S gives off 577 horsepower, more than the 550 horsepower that the regular AMG® GLE 63 gives off. However, the performance capabilities are unsurpassable in both. You’ll absolutely love the feel. And envious onlookers will love the bold looks of your stylish SUV.

The AMG® GLE 63 S comes standard with the ECO Start/Stop System, AMG® Performance 4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive, AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® PLUS 7G-TRONIC Transmission, AMG® DYNAMIC SELEC, AMG® Sport Suspension based on AIRMATIC®, Adaptive Damping System (ADS), ACTIVE CURVE SYSTEM, Illustrated Vehicle Display, Aluminum Shift Paddles, AMG® High-Performance Braking System, AMG® Sport Exhaust, and a Class III Trailer Hitch.

Like what you hear? We do too. Let your hair stick up with excitement and allow an AMG® to bring more joy to your everyday.