Comparison: Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. Acura MDX

Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. Acura MDX

Twenty years ago, Mercedes-Benz introduced the first modern luxury midsized SUV – the M-Class. It broke a lot of ground on what such a vehicle should be. Over time, you responded by making the M-Class one of the most loved and enjoyed SUVs of its kind in all of Oregon.


The M-Class has become the Mercedes-Benz GLE. The mission is the same, but everything else has changed. For families, professionals and those of us with active lifestyles, the 2017 GLE is the answer to your needs!


How does the GLE really compare with its rivals? We decided to make the comparison for you. Let’s see how the GLE stacks up against the Acura MDX…



2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 4MATIC®

2017 Acura MDX SH-AWD

Engine (Standard) 3.5 Liter V6 – 302 HP 3.5 Liter V6 – 290 HP
Combined Fuel Economy 20 MPG 21 MPG
Curb Weight 4652 lbs. 4215 lbs.
Cargo Space (Second Row Seat Folded) 80.3 cu. Ft. 68.4 cu. Ft.
Base Price $54,500 $46,050


There are plenty of advantages the GLE has over the Acura. This includes better performance, greater cargo and passenger space utilization. However, the biggest advantage the Mercedes-Benz has its value – not just at purchase or lease, but in retained value over time.


Mercedes-Benz of Eugene wants to introduce the GLE to you. Come and see what we have in stock and take one for a test drive. You will find what we know – it is Oregon’s best compact SUV, period!