2020 Audi Q5 e vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 | NewCars.com

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2020 Audi Q5 e vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 Review

New 2020 Audi Q5 e

2020 Audi
Q5 e

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New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 350

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MSRP*
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$52,900
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$54,250 to $56,750
Invoice* $49,727 $50,995 to $53,345
MPG - City N/A 19
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 than in the Audi Q5 e, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Audi Q5 e will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Audi Q5 e will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Audi Q5 e and the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q5 e is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Audi Q5 e, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Audi Q5 e and the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Audi Q5 e has the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Audi Q5 e and the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350.

Utility
The Audi Q5 e has less seating than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, making the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers.

Warranty
The Audi Q5 e comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350.