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2019 Mercedes-Benz: GLA vs GLC vs GLE vs GLS

We’ve seen some changes for the 2019 lineup of the Mercedes-Benz SUV vehicles. Whether you are interested in the 2019 GLA, GLC, GLE, or GLS, you might want to know which one is best suited for you. In order to do this, we’ve compiled some general information about these models into an easy-to-read table. This way you can see exactly how they compare to each other. From power and performance to pricing and technology, check out the table below to find out which is your future luxury vehicle here in Scottsdale, AZ.

First off, you’ll start with the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLA, which has the lowest starting MSRP* out of all the Mercedes-Benz SUV's. This is opposed to the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS, which has the highest starting MSRP* of the SUV models, excluding the G-Class, which we have not included in this comparison. Let’s take a closer look at the 4 luxury SUVs.

2019 MB GLA vs GLC vs GLE vs GLS exterior front fascia and passenger side

2019 MB GLA exterior front fascia and passenger side in front of building with plants
2019 MB GLC exterior front fascia and drivers side on city highway
2019 MB GLE exterior front fascia and passenger side on highway
2019 MB GLS exterior front fascia and drivers side

2019 GLA

2019 GLC

2019 GLE

2019 GLS

Starting MSRP*: $33,950 Starting MSRP*: $40,700 Starting MSRP*: $55,700 Starting MSRP*: $70,150
Max Cargo Space 43.6 cu. ft. Max Cargo Space 56.5 cu. ft. Max Cargo Space 80.3 cu. ft. Max Cargo Space 93.8 cu. ft.
Max Seating Capacity: 5 people Max Seating Capacity: 5 people Max Seating Capacity: 5 people Max Seating Capacity: 7 people
PRESAFE®**: Standard PRESAFE®**: Standard PRESAFE®**: Standard PRESAFE®**: Standard
Quickest Acceleration Time: (0-60 mph) 7.1 seconds 4.3 seconds (AMG® model) Quickest Acceleration Time: (0-60 mph) 6.2 seconds 3.8 seconds (AMG® model) Quickest Acceleration Time: (0-60 mph) 5.9 seconds 4.1 seconds (AMG® model) Quickest Acceleration Time: (0-60 mph) 5.2 seconds 4.5 seconds (AMG® model)
Max Horsepower/Torque: 208 hp & 258 lb.-ft 375 hp & 350 lb.-ft. (AMG® model) Max Horsepower/Torque: 320 hp & 413 lb.-ft. 466 hp & 479 lb-ft. (AMG® model) Max Horsepower/Torque: 329 hp & 354 lb.-ft. 577 hp & 561 lb.-ft. (AMG® model) Max Horsepower/Torque: 449 hp & 516 lb.-ft. 577 hp & 561 lb.-ft. (AMG® model)
No Coupe Option Coupe Option Coupe Option No Coupe Option

Test drive a 2019 Mercedes-Benz in Scottsdale

Much like the starting MSRP*, you’ll find the 2019 GLA has the smallest amount of cargo space, though it still has a pretty spacious 43.3 cubic feet. The two more popular models, GLC and GLE, both have a roomier cabin. The GLC has 56.6 cu. ft. and the GLE has 80.3 cu. ft. The 2019 GLS, however, will give you a whopping 93.8 cu. ft. So, if you are looking for something on the smaller side you may want to go with the GLA or GLC, but if you are looking for a larger SUV then the GLE or GLS might interest you more.

You have the option of choosing a coupe body style on the GLC and GLE, so if you are looking for the sweepingly stylish exterior of the coupe, then you’ll want to go with one of those models.

We can’t fit all of the information about all the models in this comparison. So, if you have any more questions don’t hesitate to check out our blog and research pages like this one! We love sharing our research with you here at Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale. Of course, if you aren’t finding the answers you’re looking for on the blog or research pages you can contact our friendly team! We would be happy to tell you more about the Mercedes-Benz lineup.

*MSRP does not include transportation charge. Excluedes options, taxes, title, registration, [and dealer prep]. Options, model availability, and price may vary. [See dealer for details].

**PRESAFE® closes the side windows when the system’s sensors detect side movements that suggest a possible rollover. A small gap is left near the fully closed position. Seat and head restraints adjust only hen equipped with memory system.