2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 vs. 2021 Nissan Armada | NewCars.com

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 vs. 2021 Nissan Armada Review

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2020 Mercedes-Benz
GLE 450

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2021 Nissan
Armada

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MSRP*
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$61,750
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$48,900 to $68,300
Invoice* $58,045 $45,337 to $63,303
MPG - City 19 13 - 14
MPG - Hwy 24 18 - 19
Engine(s) Inline-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 7 8
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 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 450.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 as you will with the Nissan Armada, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 is somewhat more expensive than the Nissan Armada. 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 450 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Nissan Armada.

Dimensions
Since the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 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 450, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Nissan Armada.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Nissan Armada.

Handling
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 has a smaller turning radius than the Nissan Armada, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Nissan Armada, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Armada.

Utility
The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 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 450 than that of the Nissan Armada.