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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 vs. 2020 Nissan Armada Review

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350

2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 350

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New 2020 Nissan Armada

2020 Nissan
Armada

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MSRP*
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$54,250 to $56,750
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$47,500 to $63,930
Invoice* $50,995 to $53,345 $44,040 to $59,256
MPG - City 19 13 - 14
MPG - Hwy 26 18 - 19
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-8
Seating Capacity 7 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Nissan Armada, with comparable head- and legroom. The Nissan Armada will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Nissan Armada.

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). Whether you pick the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 or the Nissan Armada, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Nissan Armada.

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

Drivetrain
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has much lower torque than the Nissan Armada, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Armada, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 has a lot less horsepower than the Nissan Armada.

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

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 than that of the Nissan Armada.