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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. 2020 Volvo XC90 | Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown
2020 Benz GLE

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2020 Volvo XC90

2020 Volvo XC90

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs. 2020 Volvo XC90

The Mercedes-Benz GLE feels luxurious from within its cabin that also provides an abundance of space at both rows. It is also equipped with the most tech-savvy features and it navigates corners and bends in with such composure. How does the 2020 Volvo XC90 fair against the GLE? Find out through our comparison coverage below.

Design & Style

The Mercedes-Benz GLE is able to fit up to 5 people that can be extended to 7 in its new layout which has 1 more row. its interior cabin is styled using various deluxe materials to embellish its surfaces and side trimmings to create a lush outlook. Solid hardware is also utilized among other premium elements seen around its interior. The GLE offers seats at both the front and back rows that do not lack on cushioning and space which can be adjusted and heated.

The 2020 Volvo XC90 can accommodate up to 7 people within its cabin interior that feels very roomy. Leg- and headroom are abundant at both front rows as well whereas its seats are well-cushioned and comfortable. The last room may experience a slight lack in legroom, thus only smaller-sized passengers can get the most of the last row seats. The XC90 mainly uses top notch materials to cover its surfaces with aluminum, leather, soft plastics, and matte wooden elements that create a sophisticated outlook.

Technology & Safety

The Mercedes-Benz GLE has several tech advances such as its MBUX system for infotainment, a 12.3-inch touchscreen, wave function, navigation, and smartphone sync. For its safety aspect, the GLE comes with rearview camera, brake assist, blind spot monitor, attentiveness monitor, collision preparation suite that comprises of tightening of seatbelts, closing of windows, emission of protective noise.

The 2020 Volvo XC90 comes with various tech features including its own Sensus system for infotainment, 9-inch toushcreen, Apple/Android compatibility, USB ports, satellite radio, and 10 speakers. For safety, the XC90 has rearview camera, collision warning, parking sensors, auto emergency brakes, cruise control, blind spot monitor, and sign recognition.


The Mercedes-Benz GLE is able to make 255 horsepower on a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with fuel economy ratings of 20 mpg while in cities and 27 mpg while on highways.

The 2020 Volvo XC90 can deliver 250 horsepower on its base 2L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. Its fuel economy is rated at 21 mpg and 30 mpg in cities and on highways respectively.

The Bottom Line

The Mercedes-Benz GLE ensures passengers and driver get to experience a smooth journey every time with its composed handling and robust engine performance. Its interior also offers not just space, but prolonged comfort as well. The XC90 may feel sluggish over longer distances and rides could be bumpy when bigger wheels are chosen.

Ready to Schedule a 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Test Drive Today?

At Mercedes-Benz of Smithtown, we offer a wide variety of Mercedes-Benz models for you to choose from, including the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE and we are more than happy to arrange for a test drive so that you can experience the stellar features of this vehicle. Call us today to make an appointment or simply pay us a visit at our showroom today!


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630 Middle Country Road St. James, NY


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630 Middle Country Road St. James, NY
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