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Land Rover Defender vs Mercedes Benz GLE

Mercedes-Benz GLE Price starts at Rs. 1.04 Crore which is Rs. 12.20 Lakh costlier than base model of Land Rover Defender priced at Rs. 91.80 Lakh. In technical specifications, Land Rover Defender (Top Model) is powered by 2997 cc engine , while Mercedes-Benz GLE (Top Model) is powered by 1950 cc engine. The Comparison Land Rover Defender 2.0 110 SE vs Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 can be described on the basis of price and specifications.

Land Rover Defender vs Mercedes Benz GLE Summary

Basic Info Defender 5.0 110 CarpathianGLE 400d
Rating
4 reviews
5 reviews
Brand Name Land Rover Mercedes Benz
Ex-Showroom Price Rs. 2.29 Crore View On Road Price Rs. 1.05 Crore View On Road Price
Engine Displacement 4997 cc 2925 cc
Body Type SUVAll SUV Cars SUVAll SUV Cars
Max Power 296.36bhp@4000rpm 325.8bhp@3600-4000rpm
No Of Cylinders 4 6
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Gear Box 8 Speed 9G-TRONIC
Drive Type AWD AWD
Colors
Defender Colors
GLE Colors
Fuel Type Petrol Diesel
Mileage (ARAI) 14.01 Kmpl 9.7 Kmpl
Tyre Size ... 255/50 R19
Boot Space 397 Liters 825 Liters
Steering Mounted Audio Control Yes Yes
Cruise Control Yes Yes
Airbags Driver, Passenger and Side Front Driver, Passenger, Side Front and Side Rear
Insurance Rs. 9.14 Lakh Defender Insurance Rs. 4.33 Lakh GLE Insurance

Engine Type
3.0 Litre Diesel Engine
V Type Engine
Engine Displacement
4997 cc
2925 cc
Battery Capacity
...
14 V
Max Power
296.36bhp@4000rpm
325.8bhp@3600-4000rpm
Max Torque
650nm@1500-2500rpm
700Nm@1200-3000rpm
Emission Norm Compliance
BS VI
BS VI
No Of Cylinders
4
6
Transmission
Automatic
Automatic
Gear Box
8 Speed
9G-TRONIC
Valves Per Cylinder
4
4
Drive Type
AWD
AWD
Valve Configuration
SOHC
DOHC
Paddle Shift
Fuel Supply System
Direct Injection
CRDI
Kerb Weight
...
2150 Kg
Bore X Stroke
...
83.0 x 92.0 mm
Turbo Charger
...
Mild Hybrid
Fast Charging
...

Fuel Type
Petrol
Diesel
0-100 kmph
8 Sec
5.7 Sec
Fuel Capacity
89 Liters
93 Liters
Top Speed
191 Km/h
245 Km/h
Mileage (ARAI)
14.01 Kmpl
9.7 Kmpl

Suspension Front
Double wishbones Coil Suspensio
AIRMATIC
Suspension Rear
Multi-link
AIRMATIC
Brakes Front
Twin piston sliding fist caliper
Ventilated Disc
Brakes Rear
Single piston sliding fist
Ventilated Disc
Steering Type
Electronic
Power
Minimum Turning Radius
11.3 meters
5.9 metres
Tyre Size
...
255/50 R19
Alloy Wheel Size
20
20
Tyre Type
Tubeless,Radial
Radial,Tubeless

Dual Tone Dashboard
...
Ventilated Seats
Additional Interior Features
12-Way Electric Memory Front Seats with 2-Way Manual Headrests, 40:20:40 Fixed Rear Seats, Cross Car Beam in Light Grey Powder Coat Brushed Finish. Light Oyster Morzine Headlining, Electrically Adjustable Steering Column, Standard Treadplates, ClearSight Interior Rear View Mirror, Cabin Lighting
Centrally Positioned Media Display With Ntg 5X1, Easy Pack Load Compartment Cover & Easy Pack Tailgate
Fabric Upholstery
2
...
Leather Seats
Rear Seat Headrest
Seating Capacity
6
5
Doors
3
5
Boot Space
397 Liters
825 Liters

Alloy Wheels
Lighting
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights)
LED Headlights,DRL's (Day Time Running Lights),LED Fog Lights
Trunk Opener
...
Smart
Additional Exterior Features
Body Coloured Roof, Standard Roof, Core Exterior Pack, Exterior Mirrors - Heated, Electric, Power Fold Door Mirrors with Approach Lights and Auto-Dimming, Premium LED Headlights with Signature DRL, Auto High Beam Assist, Off-Road Tyres, Locking Wheel Nuts
Aerodynamically Optimised Light Alloy Wheels, Aluminium Look Running Boards, Belt line Trim Strip And Trim Strip On Side Skirt In Chrome Look, Two-Pipe Exhaust System With Two Integral, Chrome-Plated Tailpipe Trim Elements, New Look Chrome Insert
Rain Sensing Wiper
Outside Rear View Mirror
Turn indicators on ORVM
Xenon Headlights
...
Trunk Light
Rear Spoiler
Antenna
Roof Rails
2
Length*Width*Height
4583*2105*1974 mm3
4924*2157*1772 mm3
Wheelbase
2587 mm
2995 mm
Ground Clearance (Unladen)
...
200 mm

In Car Entertainment (Audio)
...
High-Resolution Media Display with 20.3 cm (8 inches) Screen, WiFi Hotspot Functionality, Ergonomic Central Controller, MB Apps with Internet Connectivity, Media Interface Cable kit
Connectivity
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay
Android Auto,Apple CarPlay,SD Card Reader
Addtional Comfort Features
3D Surround Camera, Interactive Driver Display, Clear Exit Monitor, Cruise Control and Speed Limiter, Driver Condition Monitor, Wade Sensing
Dynamic Select Provides Individual, Sport, Comfort, Slippery & Off-road Drive Modes, Mirror Package, Airmatic Package
USB Charger
...
Front
Central Control Armrest
Available
Available
Tailgate Ajar
Gear Shift Indicator
Rear Curtain
...
Not Available
Luggage Hook and Net
...
Battery Saver
...
Lane Change Indicator
...
Additional Entertainment Features
Meridian™ Sound System, Remote1 (eCall, bCall & Remote App), Click and Go Integrated Base Unit, Connected Navigation Pro
High Resolution And In Colour On The Large 20.3 cm Media Display, The Command Online Control And Display System, Rear Seat Entertainment System (Optional)- DVD System, Video Games Along With Two 17.8 cm Colour Screens, The AV-IN Connection & 2 Sets Of Infrared Headphones And A Remote Control, iPad Docking Station For Rear Compartment, Smartphone Integration MBUX NTG6 with “Hey Mercedes”
Smart Entry
Massage Seats
Not Available
Not Available
Memory Functions For Seat
Front
Front
One Touch Operating Power Windows
All
Driver's Window
Autonomous Parking
Not Available
Full
Drive Modes
6
4
Internal Storage
...
No of Speakers
10
...
Rear Entertainment System
...
AC
Rear AC Ducts
Heater
Power Steering
Steering Column
Adjustable
Height & Reach
Steering Mounted Audio Control
Cruise Control
Power Windows ( Front / Rear )
Front and Rear
Front and Rear
Adjustable Driver Seat
Heated Seat Front
Heated Seats Rear
Touch Screen size
10
...
Adjustable Front Passenger Seat
Lumbar Support
Folding Rear Seat
60:40 Split
60:40 Split
Rear Seat Center Armrest
Tachometer
Dual Trip Meter
Low Fuel Warning Lamp
Clock
Seat Belt Warning
Push Ignition
AM/FM Radio
USB Auxiliary Input
DVD Playback
Touch-screen Display
GPS Navigation System
Speakers Front
Speakers Rear
Automatic Head Lamps
Auto Rain Sensing Wipers
Follow me home headlamps
...
Adjustable Head Lights
Parking Sensors
Rear
Front & Rear
Remote Operated Fuel Tank Lid
Front Cupholders
Door Pockets
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
12V Power Outlets
Cigarette Lighter
Bottle Holder
Front & Rear Door
Front Door
Sun Roof
Moon Roof

Anti-Pinch Power Windows
Speed Sensing Auto Door Lock
...
ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts
...
Head-Up Display
Day/Night Rearview Mirror
...
Blind Spot Monitor
Hill Descent Control
Hill Assist
Impact Sensing Auto Door Unlock
...
360 View Camera
Crash Sensor
Airbags
Driver, Passenger and Side Front
Driver, Passenger, Side Front and Side Rear
Tyre Pressure Monitor
Seat Belts
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
No of Airbags
6
9
Brake Assist (BA)
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Traction Control System (TCS)
Engine Immobilizer
Central Locking
Advance Safety Features
Stop / Start & Roll Stability Control (RSC), Twin-Speed Transfer Box (High/Low range), Electronic Traction Control (ETC), Cornering Brake Control (CBC), Terrain Response, Coil Suspension, Intrusion Sensor, Front Airbags, with Passenger Seat Occupant Detector, Customer Configurable Autolock, Power Operated Child Locks
Mercedes Benz Intelligent Drive, Active Parking Assist , Attention Assist, Crosswind Assist, PRE SAFE Anticipatory Occupant Protection System, LED Intelligent Light System, Downhill Speed Regulation, Direct Steer System
Child Safety Lock
Fog Lamps (Front / Rear )
Front
Both
Rear Wash Wiper
Rear Defogger

Pros and Cons

  • Positives
  • Negatives

Land Rover Defender

  • It's bigger
  • better and easier to live with. Up to date tech. Comfier
  • upmarket interiors.

Land Rover Defender

  • Not as cushy a ride as it's other stablemates. Might take the self satisfaction out of off-roading for the hard-core enthusiast.
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Defender and GLE Competitors

Recently Asked User Questions

Q. Hi Can anybody can say me what’s the average and should I buy GLE or Ranger Rover Velar?
  • The Velar is Land Rover’s way of giving you an emotional purchase. It’s an SUV that you can show off about and turn up in at any event knowing that it’s going to turn heads. On the other hand, Mercedes-Benz GLE offers better power performance,better comfort, spacious cabin and modern tech. and features at similar price. You may compare both the cars accordingly. Do take a test drive in order to get better clarity. Check out authorised dealership details.
  • Better go with x5
Q. Whats your verdict on GLE, X5 or Velar Which one is better and why ?
  • GLE: Not so good looking, but good driving dynamics and good rear seat comfort. VELAR: Beautiful looks, but rear comfort not so good, hard steering to drive X5: Drivers car, fun to drive, nice packaged car

Defender Vs GLE Comparison FAQs

Which car is cheaper Defender vs GLE?

The Mercedes-Benz GLE is cheaper than Land Rover Defender by Rs. 1.24 Crore.

Which car has better mileage Defender vs GLE?

The Land Rover Defender delivers better mileage 14.01 Kmpl.

Which car offers better performance Defender vs GLE?

For the 5.0 110 Carpathian version, 4997 cc Petrol engine of Defender produces 296.36bhp@4000rpm of power and 650nm@1500-2500rpm of torque. Whereas for the 400d version, 2925 cc Diesel engine of GLE produces 325.8bhp@3600-4000rpm of power and 700Nm@1200-3000rpm of torque

User Reviews of Comparison

  • Land Rover Defender
  • Mercedes-Benz GLE
  • One of the best suv ever seen. Hats off for the design. 💯 recommended for those who can afford.

    Te Amo few weeks ago
  • good good good good good good good

    Sai Ganjikunta few weeks ago
Defender User Reviews
  • super suv car Mercedese benz Gle

    Shabin Calicut few weeks ago
GLE User Reviews

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