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2021 Lincoln Aviator vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 Review

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2021 Lincoln
Aviator

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 450

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MSRP*
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$51,570 to $88,985
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$61,750
Invoice* $49,250 to $83,306 $58,045
MPG - City 17 - 18 19
MPG - Hwy 24 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 450 than in the Lincoln Aviator, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lincoln Aviator 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 450.

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). The Lincoln Aviator is somewhat more expensive than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lincoln Aviator will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln Aviator is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Lincoln Aviator, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Lincoln Aviator transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Aviator for pulling heavy loads. The Lincoln Aviator has a little more horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Lincoln Aviator and the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450.

Warranty
The Lincoln Aviator comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450.