Compare 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS
2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS


2.0L Turbo I-4 3.0L Turbo I-6


255 hp 362 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

19/27 * 18/24 *

  0-60 mph

7.0 seconds ** 5.9 seconds **

  Cargo Space

74.9 cu. ft. 84.7 cu. ft.

  Seating Capacity

5-7 Passengers 6-7 Passengers

2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE vs 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLS

Serving Fort Mitchell, KY

For Fort Mitchell-area SUV shoppers with unwavering expectations for a fantastic driving experience, the Mercedes-Benz lineup leaves no room for disappointment. The midsize GLE and the top-of-the-line GLS deliver unrelenting comfort and luxury behind the wheel. At the same time, they are flawlessly engineered to deliver a powerful, smooth performance. With several similarities and solid differences between the 2022 GLE and the 2022 GLS, a deeper review of these prestigious models is in order.


The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE is available with your choice of five powertrains across its trims. The base trim draws 255 horsepower from its four-cylinder turbo engine. The top AMG® GLE 63 S trim receives 603 horsepower from its turbo V8 engine. Most of the GLE’s trims have standard 4MATIC® all-wheel drive. The GLS is also offered with several powertrains. The entry-level option is a 362-horsepower, turbo 3.0-liter, six-cylinder engine. The top trim has a 603-horsepower V8 engine. In both models, the top trims are outfitted with enhanced brakes, an adaptive air suspension system, an electronic limited-slip differential, and other gear.


The GLE and the GLS share classic elements of Mercedes-Benz’s design language. For example, they both have a tall, bold grille designed with vertical bars. The GLE’s grille is slightly smaller, and the headlights have a pair of hooked ribbons of LED light. The sides are underscored by a chrome accent, and a crisp, horizontal definition line runs through them. Roof rails and a tapered rear complete the look. The GLS is a larger model with prominent, LED-topped headlights. It has raised roof rails and a chrome accent on the lower door panels. However, it has a flatter, longer roof and angled, smooth contouring through the sides.


The GLE is available with an optional third row, and the GLS’s third row is standard. Both models offer a sunroof, a hands-free power liftgate, leather material, a 12.3-inch digital driver’s panel, wireless smartphone charging, ambient lighting, USB ports, assistive safety tech, a surround-view camera, a powerful sound system, and more. The GLS also offers soft-close doors, illuminated running boards, a five-zone climate control system, heated and cooled cupholders, a fragrance system, and other items.

Do you want to compare the 2022 GLE to the 2022 GLS in person? Visit Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell today to get better acquainted with the SUVs offered in our current inventory.

* EPA estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length. Your actual highway mileage will probably be less than the highway estimate.
** Stated rates of acceleration are based upon manufacturer's track results and may vary depending on model, environmental and road surface conditions, driving style, elevation and vehicle load.