2019 Porsche Cayenne vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Comparison

2019 Porsche Cayenne vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE
2019 Porsche Cayenne 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE
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Towing Capacity
  7,700 lbs. 7,200 lbs.
Max. Power at RPM
  5,300 5,200

2019 Porsche Cayenne vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Serving Farmington Hills, MI

If you’re looking for a luxury SUV, take time to compare the 2019 Porsche Cayenne and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE. Once you review the performance metrics, design concepts, and additional features, it’s easy to see how the 2019 Porsche Cayenne edges out the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE.


The base models for both of these luxury SUVs are powered by a turbocharged 3.0L V6 engine. The 2019 Porsche Cayenne produces 6 more horsepower than the 2019 Benz GLE SUV, and with the Sport Chrono package the Porsche will do 0 to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds, 0.3 faster than the GLE. The Cayenne also comes with Porsche Stability Management, which includes traction control, ABS and stability control.


The body of the 2019 Porsche Cayenne is a few inches longer and lower to the ground that the GLE, which favors a boxier design. The dimensions of the 2019 Cayenne measure out to 194 inches long, 78 inches wide and 67 inches high. In contrast, the dimensions of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE are 189 inches by 79 inches wide by 71 inches high.

Despite its shorter height, the 2019 Porsche Cayenne still provides 8.2 inches of ground clearance and a maximum wading depth of 19.6 inches. The towing capacity for the 2019 Porsche Cayenne is 7,700 lbs, around 500 lbs higher than in the Mercedes-Benz GLE.


It’s worth mentioning that Porsche does offer an E-Hybrid version of the 2019 Cayenne. Another distinguishing factor for the 2019 Porsche Cayenne is the five-door design. Unlike the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE, the 2019 Porsche Cayenne comes standard with convenience multimedia support like Apple Car Play and Porsche Connect. Other unique components of the 2019 Porsche Cayenne include the 4D Chassis Control, adaptive air suspension, and rear-axle steering.

If you want to find out more about how the 2019 Porsche Cayenne compares to the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE, stop by Porsche of Farmington Hills to take them each for a test drive.