2024 Lexus RX 500h vs. 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 Review

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2024 Lexus
RX 500h

MSRP*: $62,750
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2024 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 350

MSRP*: $62,650
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MPG - City 27 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 46.2 ft3 74.9 ft3
  • 366-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 255-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 366 hp 255 hp
Towing Capacity 3,494 lbs 7,700 lbs
Exterior Length 192.5 in 193.9 in
Exterior Width 75.6 in 76.7 in
Leg Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 40.9 in
Head Room Front 38.1 in
Rear 38.5 in
Front 42.3 in
Rear 40.4 in

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Comparison Review

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 than in the Lexus RX 500h, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus RX 500h.

With the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus RX 500h, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Lexus RX 500h or the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, it's going to cost you about the same.

The Lexus RX 500h is a little narrower than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Lexus RX 500h takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350.

In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 500h for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus RX 500h greatly out-muscles the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350.

Due to its much higher torque, the Lexus RX 500h does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350.

The Lexus RX 500h has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, making the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Lexus RX 500h has significantly less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350.