2016 Lexus GX vs. 2016 Mercedes GLE

2016 Lexus GX versus 2016 Mercedes GLE Comparison

The 2016 Lexus GX and 2016 Mercedes GLE are two of the top luxury midsize SUVs worthy of consideration when you're been in the market for a high-end vehicle with great features. Features shared by both cars include good gas mileage, plenty of front seat legroom, and advanced technology with the features you want the most. How do you decide which of these is your dream car when both offer many of the features that make your life easier? Let’s dive into the details.

Interior & Design

Spacious 2016 Lexus GX Interior2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Interior Space

When you first enter the 2016 GX, you'll be pleasantly surprised with the stylish and comfortable interior offered in 11 color choices. It stands out as one of the vehicle's top features. The fold-flat third row seating helps give the GX generous cargo or extra seating space for the kids, without compromising the stylish look of the interior. The GLE also offers an array of interior color choices, and elegant styling. It provides comfortable seating for five, but it lacks the third row of seating. Seating options available with the GX, make it a better choice for a long trip or serious shopping expeditions.

Technology & Safety

2016 Lexus GX Technology Features2016 Mercedes GLE Steering Wheel & Dashboard

The 2016 Lexus GX has some of the most innovative Bluetooth-based technology around with Lexus Enform system that is standard on current Lexus vehicles. With a subscription-free roadside assistance service, service and maintenance monitoring, and remote start options, your SUV is always ready to go whenever you are. There is also a full suite of apps at your disposal, letting you do everything from listening to your favorite streaming radio stations to buying movie tickets from your dashboard. The GLE boasts entertainment features like a rear-seat system and premium speakers. It also allows the driver to adjust engine, steering and efficiency settings. For the best all-around access to the apps and technology you need, though, you'll find that the GX has no comparison. In this feature, it surpasses the GLE by a considerable margin.


2016 Lexus GX Performance - Driving in Snow2016 Mercedes GLE Driving

Concerning performance, you'll find both the 2016 GX and 2016 GLE up to expectations, although there are a few areas where the GX surpasses the GLE's abilities. The GX features some upgrades for serious driving trips with four-wheel drive, available Crawl Control options and great towing capacity. One of the GLE's features is a 9-speed automatic transmission that allows for smooth handling in all settings. However, when you're headed out on a trip where you plan to get off-road, the GX is the clear choice; you will find few vehicles of this quality and size with such an impressive off-roading capacity. 

VerdictThe 2016 Lexus GX for sale in Central Florida

With a greater array of technology options, numerous interior options, and more room as well as impressive off-road and towing capacity, the 2016 Lexus GX tops our shopping list, and we think this could be just the right SUV for you. Check out our available inventory for the 2016 Lexus GX in Orlando, FL and schedule a 2016 GX test drive at our Central Florida Lexus dealership.

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