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Mercedes GLE Coupe is it better?

Mercedes GLE AMG Coupe exterior

The Mercedes GLE Coupe combines what’s best in both worlds offering space and ride height but still, feels agile and sporty. So is it better than the regular Mercedes GLE SUV ? or its young sister the Mercedes GLC Coupe? We will talk about the Mercedes GLE Coupé and let you decide if it’s the right choice for you.

How good the Mercedes GLE Coupe Looks?

It does look pretty good actually sharing its platform with the GLE SUV, with the loveable sloping roofline and higher clearance from the ground.

AMG taking over the Mercedes GLE Coupé only means it will be even prettier and meaner, The large grille and carved LED headlights give it a more of a serious look.

Spotting the large air intakes in the bumper shows that the Mercedes GLE Coupé means business.

Moving to the rear you can see those Quad exhausts completing the sporty look for the Mercedes GLE Coupe definitely would turn heads and pop ears while driving around.

Mercedes GLE AMG Coupe sideview

How does it feel inside the Mercedes GLE Coupe?

As you step inside the Mercedes GLE Coupe first thing to notice is the massive dual 12.3-inch displays in the middle consist of reconfigurable digital instruments and a multimedia touchscreen.

When you mention Mercedes you expect nothing less than excellence regarding interior quality and design from the titan German automaker.

Not only did AMG enhance the exterior they did the interior as well, The Mercedes GLE Coupé comes with sports seats with red stitching, sports steering wheel also red seatbelts, and aluminum accents all over the cabin.

Mercedes GLE AMG Coupé interior

Regarding space and comfort inside The Mercedes GLE Coupé, you would expect lower cargo space due to that slopping roofline but it’s a compromise worth taking falling short of the GLE SUV in that matter, Also the rear window visibility not that good but Mercedes got you covered with a 360 camera view.

Models, Packages, and Prices

The Mercedes AMG GLE Coupe comes in two models the AMG GLE 53 Coupe and AMG GLE 63 S Coupe

AMG GLE 53 Coupe with a 3.0L inline-6 turbo engine with a mild hybrid drive connected to AMG’s SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9-speed Automatic Transmission, which delivers 429 hp @ 6,100 rpm and can hit 60 mph in around 5.3 sec. and the Approx MSRB Starts at $78,450.

The EPA rating the Fuel economy at 17 mpg city and 21 mpg hwy for the AMG GLE 53 Coupe.

Mercedes GLE AMG Coupe engine

AMG GLE 63 S Coupe comes with a Handcrafted AMG 4.0L V8 Biturbo engine with a mild hybrid drive connected to AMG’s SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9-speed Automatic Transmission. The Handcrafted engine delivers 603 hp @ 5,750-6,500 rpm reaching 60 mph in around 3.7 sec 0-60 mph, And the estimated MSRB is around $117,850.

The EPA rating the Fuel economy at 15 mpg city and 19 mpg hwy for the AMG GLE 63 S Coupe.

Mercedes AMG GLE Coupe is also available in AMG Night Package cloaking the exterior in black.

What is it like to drive?

Step on the throttle and the engine will deliver power smoothly, meanwhile hard grasping the ground thanks to the AMG Performance 4MATIC+® all-wheel drive system.

Despite having higher ground clearance the Mercedes AMG GLE Coupe is impressively stable around corners thanks to the long wheelbase, wide stance, and big tires.

Mercedes GLE AMG Coupe rear

Mercedes GLE Coupe Pros and Cons

So how does the Mercedes AMG GLE Coupe adds up let’s check the highs and lows together.


  • Powerful Drivetrain.
  • Unique and appealing exterior and interior design.
  • High ground clearance.
  • Smooth and comfortable ride.


  • Smaller cargo space due to the sloping roofline.
  • Rear seats aren’t suitable for tall people.
  • The price is considered to be a bit high and it’s only available in two models.
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