Mercedes-Benz GLE facelift: A teaser for the upcoming 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLE Coupe refresh has been released ahead of the vehicles’ scheduled global debut on January 31. The three-pointed star’s most popular class of vehicle, the midsize luxury SUV, will soon receive minor modifications including new colours and trim levels.
Previous covert observations have also revealed that the midlife facelift will be less radical and more of a “nip and tuck.” You can count on new graphics for the headlights and taillights, along with updated bumpers and grille. The MBUX user interface and standard dual screens will be carried over into the cabin. This means that Mercedes is saving the Hyperscreen interface for the next-gen GLE family, alongside the S-Class and EQS range.
The AMG models of the GLE and GLE Coupe should also benefit from the exterior updates. Both the SUV and Coupe versions of the AMG 53 and 63 count. Keep in mind that the GLE’s long wheelbase (LWB) version is headed to India, and that the cosmetic updates will follow. Comparatively, the GLE LWB is around 80 mm longer than the conventional wheelbase variant. Second-row passengers in the LWB model benefit from 69 mm extra legroom and 35 mm more headroom.
The Mercedes-Benz GLE and GLE Coupe facelifts will most likely retain the same powertrain options as the existing models. The GLE 300d sold in India is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine capable of producing 241 horsepower and 500 Newton-meters of peak torque. The 3.0 litre diesel produces 326 horsepower and 700 nm in the top-tier GLE 400d. All-wheel drive and a 9-speed automatic transmission come standard with any engine. E-Active body control, ambient lighting, Active Braking Assist, blind-spot monitoring, and more are a few of the additional features.
Next week, we’ll get more information about the refreshed GLE and GLE Coupe. Don’t forget to check back here for updates as they become available.