A Comparison of the 2020 BMW X5 and the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

BMW models have been some of the most exciting and popular on the market, and our team wants to show you how the 2020 BMW X5 will continue that trend. A variety of innovative interior features allow for comfort and convenience while the powerful engine helps you enjoy every drive. All it will take is a short test drive to see why this is the SUV that will be perfect for your life.

A model that can compete with the 2020 BMW X5 is the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE, having the same widespread versatility and impressive features of the 2020 BMW X5. While BMW and Mercedes-Benz have been at odds for a long time, we want to help you see which of these two models can be tailored to suit the needs of your life.

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2020 BMW X5 vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

  • There is a more powerful engine in the 2020 BMW X5 than there is in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE.
  • You'll be getting an eight-speed automatic transmission in the 2020 BMW X5 and a nine-speed automatic transmission on the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE.
  • Both models offer nearly 34 cubic feet of space behind the rear row of seats, with a slight advantage for the 2020 BMW X5.
  • The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE gets an impressive 20 MPG in the city while the 2020 BMW X5 tops that with 21 MPG city.
  • Both models come with rear-wheel drive and have all-wheel drive as options on upgraded trims.

  • Roof rails come standard on both models, making it easier to bring along what you will need even if it doesn't fit in the cabin.
  • If you upgrade the engine of each model, the 2020 BMW X5 will still give you more horsepower than the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE.
  • Apple CarPlay comes standard on both models, allowing for you to connect your smartphone for the apps and media that you might need.
  • You have two 1.2.3-inch multimedia screens controlled with the iDrive 7.0 system and the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) system controls the screens of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE.
  • There is a seven-passenger capacity available for both models, having five seats as standard.