The new Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV is available to order now, with prices starting from £55,685.
It features a seven-seat configuration for the first time, the latest generation MBUX multimedia system and two 12.3-inch display screens.
Two engines are available. The most efficient is the GLE 300 d 4Matic, which features a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine producing 245PS.
It can achieve up to 46.3 mpg on the combined cycle and emits from 162g/km of CO2.
The GLE 450 4Matic is powered by a 3.0-litre petrol engine with EQ Boost. It has an output of 367PS.
EQ Boost uses a 48-volt electrical system with a belt-driven starter/alternator – the system adds 22PS to the car’s overall output
It delivers up to 33.6 mpg on the combined cycle and emits from 191g/km of CO2.
The GLE comes with a high level of standard equipement, including; blind spot assist; 20-inch AMG alloy wheels, illuminated grab handles, illuminated running boards, LED headlights and Nappa leather upholstery.
The GLE 450 adds air suspension and the seven-seat equipment line as standard, which includes electrically adjustable rear seats, additional USB ports, automatic four-zone climate control and a third row of two seats.
The optional Premium package costs £1,995 and comes with Multibeam LED headlights with adaptive high beam assist plus, memory package, wireless charging and 360-degree camera.
The Premium Plus package is available for £4,295 and adds Burmester sound system, Keyless-Go, remote boot closing and panoramic glass sunroof.
There is also an Off-Road package for the GLE 450 (£1,695) that comes with additional off-road driving modes and downhill speed regulation and underbody protection.
The Driving Assistance package is available for £1,695 and comprises blind spot warning, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control and Pre-Safe anticipatory safety system.