The 2019 Porsche Cayenne and 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE are both premium SUVs that offer a winning combination of thrilling performance and finely crafted luxury. While they may seem similar at first glance, Arcadia drivers will find that the Porsche adds a number of standard features that you’ll have to pay extra for in the Mercedes. See how these two luxury SUVs match up head to head in this Cayenne vs. GLE comparison from Rusnak/Pasadena.
Both the Porsche Cayenne and Mercedes GLE offer a comfortable, well-designed interior that can accommodate up to 5 passengers. Heated and ventilated front seats are standard, however, the Cayenne comes with leather seats, while the GLE comes with leatherette seating.
The base level trim of the Cayenne and the GLE are both powered by a 3.0L V6 engine, and are equipped with all-wheel drive. But the Porsche V6 delivers 335 hp to the 329 hp of the Mercedes. In addition, the Cayenne offers a maximum towing capacity of 7,700 pounds, while the GLE tops out at 7,200 pounds. For Glendale drivers looking to haul a boat or trailer out to Lake Arrowhead, the Porsche is the better choice. The Cayenne not only provides more power, it is also more fuel efficient according to the EPA:
As you’d expect, both of these luxury SUVs come with a wide array of premium features such as:
The 2019 Porsche Cayenne adds more standard features to the mix, including voice-activated navigation, Apple CarPlay™, and parking assist. The Cayenne also comes with a 10-speaker audio system. The GLE has a standard 8-speaker sound system.
Check out some recent Porsche Cayenne reviews, and take a look at our Cayenne vs. Macan comparison to find out which of these Porsche SUVs will best suit your Los Angeles area commute. Explore our current Cayenne lease offers, and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.