2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC driving in the woods
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 SUV


2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 SUV
$47,100 MSRP*

Starting Price

$62,650 MSRP*
255-hp 2.0L turbo mild hybrid inline-4


255-hp 2.0L mild hybrid turbo inline-4
22 mpg city/27 mpg highway**

Fuel Economy

20 mpg city/25 mpg highway**
Almost 5,300 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

7,700 pounds

Passenger Capacity

5 to 7 (optional)
21.9-56.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space

33.3-74.9 cubic feet

Are you in the market for a Mercedes-Benz SUV in Florence? The GLC and GLE are both loaded with features and built to perform, but only the larger—and pricier—GLE offers optional third-row seating. To help you choose between these exceptional vehicles, we’ve put together a side-by-side Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE comparison below. Keep reading to see which one better suits your needs.

GLC vs. GLE: Interior Dimensions

Whether you opt for the GLC or GLE, you’ll find plenty of legroom and headroom in either Mercedes-Benz SUV, as well as a generous amount of cargo space. There are some other Darlington families that will likely gravitate towards the GLE because of its larger size, because it has an optional third row of seats, which allows it to accommodate up to seven passengers.

Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE Dimensions & Seating

2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE

  • Passengers – 7
  • Cargo Space – 33.3 – 74.9 cubic feet

2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC

  • Passengers – 5
  • Cargo Space – 21.9 – 56.3 cubic feet

GLC vs. GLE: Starting MSRP

The GLC costs less between the two Mercedes-Benz SUVs, but both models offer an incredible value for the price. It’s always a good idea to explore our new vehicle specials for the best price on a new Mercedes-Benz SUV in Sumter.

Comparing the Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE Starting MSRP

  • 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE: Starting at $62,650 MSRP*
  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC: Starting at $47,100 MSRP*

GLC vs GLE: Towing Capacity

When it comes to playing hard, these 2023 Mercedes-Benz SUVs offer everything you are looking for in an SUV for your next adventure in Marion. Explore the difference between the Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE with Mercedes-Benz of Florence:

Towing with the Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE

  • 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLE: up to 7,700 pounds
  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC: up to 5,291 pounds

Explore the Mercedes-Benz GLC vs. GLE SUVs at Mercedes-Benz of Florence!

Take the time to explore either the GLC or GLE in person at Mercedes-Benz of Florence? Come visit us at our showroom and you can check out the details of each of these models, and we’d be happy to walk you through the key differences. You can also explore more Mercedes-Benz research to learn more about upgrading your Florence vehicle!


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*Starting price is MSRP, or Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. MSRP excludes transportation and handling charges, destination charges, taxes, title, registration, license, tag, preparation and documentary service fees, insurance charges, and Dealer add-on products, accessories and associated labor and installation charges. MSRP for a base model prior to customer build also excludes charges for optional equipment, products, packages, and accessories. Actual vehicle price and availability may vary by Dealer and should be confirmed with the dealer selected by customer.
**EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.
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