For the 2024 model year, Mercedes has introduced a host of updates for the GLE 350, 450, 580, and 400 e SUVs. The new updates include a refined exterior and interior, as well as expanded technology and equipment. Powertrains are electrified throughout the model range and include the GLE 400 e 4MATIC plug-in hybrid, in addition to a mild hybrid with a 48-volt system and Integrated Starter Generator (ISG). We will be reviewing the full specifications and price of the 2024 Mercedes Benz GLE 350, 450, 580, and 400 e 4MATIC SUV in Nigeria.
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Offroad and towing technology
The GLE 580 4MATIC comes with an optional Off-Road Engineering Package which includes an underride guard and, in combination with AIRMATIC air suspension which provides an additional 1.2-inch ground clearance.
For the 2024 model year, the Off-Road Mode in the MBUX display turns special content such as gradient, roll angle, compass, and steering angle into a visual experience. the Parking Package with 360 degrees camera offers a “transparent hood” function. The central display shows a virtual view of the front of the vehicle including the front wheel and steering position when the Off-Road Mode is activated.
The Trailer Route Planner for navigation has been added to the model’s lineup for the first time. This system aids in planning a suitable route for driving with a previously defined trailer. Widths and height of the route, as well as weight restriction, are taken into account. The trailer can be defined via the Trailer menu in MBUX. The smart system automatically displays information as soon as a trailer is electrically connected to the trailer.
The extended Trailer Maneuvering Assist now works via a camera-based system and is also suitable for trailers equipped with a separate stabilization device. The optional assist system makes maneuvering with a trailer even easier, more convenient, and safer. It automatically regulates the steering angle of the towing vehicle up to a speed of 3 mph and an uphill gradient of up to 15 percent.
Improved surround sensors aid the driver in maneuvering. Integrated into MBUX, they can be operated more intuitively and quickly. Steering Assist now remains activated in towing mode to help the driver to stay in the lane automatically, even when cornering slightly.
Mercedes Benz added several detailed changes to the exterior to give the class that premium look. The front received a new bumper which provides a more visual appearance. Two horizontal louvers with chrome inserts run through the radiator grille of the GLE, and the grille of the outer air intake has been given a horizontal chrome accent.
With the standard LED HighPerformance headlamps, two light points complement the distinctive daytime running light design, while with the optional MULTIBEAM LED headlamps there are four light points. The designers also revised the interior of the taillights: on the GLE, the light signet is formed by two horizontal blocks. The ambient lighting with animated projection of the Mercedes-Benz pattern is available as a new optional extra.
Standard on the GLE 580 4MATIC is the AMG Line exterior and optional on all other GLE models. The AMG Line exterior features a diamond grille with a Mercedes Benz pattern in chrome, AMG front fascia with chrome trim element, AMG side sill panels, and wheel and wheel arch cladding in body color, as well as the AMG rear fascia with diffuser-look insert.
Underneath the SUV, the simulated underride guard has also been redesigned on the GLE as part of the facelift.
New exterior color options
For the 2024 model year, two new exterior colors have been added to the pallet, they include Twilight Blue Metallic and MANUFAKTUR Alpine Grey.
Two new alloy wheels in 19- and 20-inch sizes complete the lineup of choices for the GLE SUV. The new wheels feature a high-sheen finish and a five-twin-spoke design. A new 21-inch wheel design can be fitted to an AMG Line exterior.
The interior design
All 2024 GLE features a new steering wheel with sensor surfaces on the horizontal spokes. The driver can operate both the driver and central display from the steering wheel with these new touch elements on the right and left side of it.
The side air vents are finished in chrome, this was previously exclusive to the Mercedes-Maybach GLS.
New interior color options
Two new color options have been added to the 2024 GLE lineup, they include Catalana Beige/Black and Bahia Brown/Black interior colorways.
Standard across all grades is the Burnmester surround sound system, which features a personal sound setup as well as Dolby Atmos immersive audio experience. Mercedes Benz has integrated many music streaming providers into the MBUX infotainment system with the help of the “Online Music service”.
A total of 13 speakers, a 9-channel DSP amplifier, and a system output of 590 watts are featured in the Burmester surround sound system.
The latest generation MBUX system
The GLE Class features the second generation MBUX infotainment system, and the GE interior becomes more interactive even more digital and intelligent, as both the hardware and software have made great strides. The 12.3-inch touchscreen display has been retained, it features wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Hey Mercedes voice assistant and “Over the air updates are available.
Engine, power, and performance
The GLE 350 and 450 4MATIC produce a total of 275 hp and 375hp respectively at 5,800 to 6,100 rpm and torque of 148lb-ft, they can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 7.0 seconds and 5.3 seconds respectively.
The GLE 580 4MATIC produces 531 hp at 5,500 rpm and a torque of 184 lb-ft, it can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.3 seconds.
The hybrid model produces a combined system output of 381 hp and torque of 479 lb-ft.
All come with a top speed of 130 mph.
All 2024 Mercedes Benz GLE model ranges will be arriving at U.S. dealerships in 2023.
Price of 2024 Mercedes Benz GLE 350, 450, 580, and 400 e 4MATIC in Nigeria
The price of 2024 Mercedes Benz GLE 350, 450, 580, and 400 e 4MATIC in Nigeria ranges between 70,000,000 – 120,000,000 Naira.
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