2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 & 400d Launched In India At Rs. 88.80 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom)


Mercedes-Benz India launched the 2020 GLE LWB SUV in India in January in two variants – GLE 300d and GLE 400d Hip Hop Edition. The company has now introduced two more variants to the GLE LWB line-up, a petrol GLE 450 for Rs. 88.80 lakhs and a GLE 400d variant for Rs. 89.90 lakhs (both prices are ex-showroom, India).

These two new variants sit between the base GLE 300d and the top-spec GLE 400d Hip-Hop Edition. Both of these two new additions are CKD models and a petrol variant has been introduced for the first time.

Some of the important features of these SUVs include – multibeam LED headlights with intelligent headlight control, wireless charging, auto park assist with 360° camera, panoramic sunroof, 4-zone climate control, Airmatic suspensions, etc.

The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 4MATIC LWB’s motor is a 3L, in-line 6-cylinder, turbo petrol engine that produces 367 BHP and 500 Nm of torque. An additional 22 BHP and 250 Nm of torque are available via EQ Boost (a 48V mild-hybrid system). 0-100 km/h comes up in 5.7 seconds. It has a top speed is of 250 km/h.

The Mercedes-Benz GLE 400d 4MATIC LWB is powered by a 3L, in-line 6-cylinder, diesel engine. It produces 330 BHP and 700 Nm of torque. Like the petrol variant, it goes from 0-100 km/h in 5.7 seconds and achieves a top speed of 245 km/h.

Both these engines are BS6 compliant and are mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission (9G-TRONIC).

These two new models are included in the brand’s STAR EASE service package too. The GLE 450 is offered at Rs. 77,600/- for 2 years/unlimited kms and the GLE 400d is offered at Rs. 89,100/- for 2 years/unlimited kms.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE LWB variant-wise price list: (all prices are ex-showroom, India, except for the state of Kerala)

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 4MATIC LWB Prices
GLE 300d (CKD) Rs. 73.70 lakhs
GLE 450 (CKD) Rs. 88.80 lakhs
GLE 400d (CKD) Rs. 89.90 lakhs
GLE 400d Hip Hop Edition (CBU) Rs. 1.25 crores