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    Mercedes-Benz GLE vs Land Rover Discovery

    CarWale brings you comparison of Mercedes-Benz GLE and Land Rover Discovery. The Mercedes-Benz GLE price is ₹ 79.86 Lakh and Land Rover Discovery price is ₹ 88.06 Lakh. The Mercedes-Benz GLE is available in 1950 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Diesel and Land Rover Discovery is available in 1997 cc engine with 1 fuel type options: Petrol. GLE provides the mileage of 14.08 kmpl and Discovery provides the mileage of 8.93 kmpl.

    GLE vs Discovery Comparison Overview

    Key HighlightsGLE Discovery
    Price₹ 79.86 Lakh₹ 88.06 Lakh
    Engine Capacity1950 cc1997 cc
    Power241 bhp296 bhp
    TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter)Automatic (Torque Converter)
    Fuel TypeDieselPetrol
    Mercedes-Benz GLE
    Mercedes-Benz GLE
    300d 4MATIC LWB
    ₹ 79.86 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
    Land Rover Discovery
    ₹ 88.06 Lakh
    Avg. Ex-Showroom price
    VS
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    Specifications and Finance

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    • Engine & Transmission

      Top Speed (Kmph)201
      Acceleration (0-100 kmph) (seconds)7.3
      Engine1950 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC1997 cc, 4 Cylinders Inline, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC
      Engine TypeOM654 Turbocharged I42.0L Ingenium Turbocharged I4 Petrol
      Fuel Type DieselPetrol
      Max Power (bhp@rpm)241 bhp @ 4200 rpm296 bhp @ 5500 rpm
      Max Torque (Nm@rpm)500 Nm @ 1600 rpm400 Nm @ 1500 rpm
      Mileage (ARAI) (kmpl)14.08View Mileage Details8.93View Mileage Details
      Driving Range (Km)1309.44804
      Drivetrain4WD / AWDAWD
      TransmissionAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 9 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport ModeAutomatic (Torque Converter) - 8 Gears, Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
      Emission StandardBS 6BS 6
      Turbocharger/SuperchargerTurbochargedTurbocharged
      OthersIdle Start/Stop
    • Dimensions & Weight

      Length (mm)49244956
      Width (mm)19472073
      Height (mm)17721888
      Wheelbase (mm)29952923
      Ground Clearance (mm)215207
    • Capacity

      Doors (Doors)55
      Seating Capacity (Person)57
      No of Seating Rows (Rows)23
      Bootspace (litres)630258
      Fuel Tank Capacity (litres)9390
    • Suspensions, Brakes, Steering & Tyres

      Front SuspensionIndependent, Double Wishbone, Coil SpringsFully Independent, Double Wishbones with Coil Springs
      Rear SuspensionIndependent, Multi-link, Coil SpringsFully Independent, Multi-link with Coil Springs
      Front Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Rear Brake TypeVentilated DiscVentilated Disc
      Minimum Turning Radius (metres)5.96.2
      Steering TypePower assisted (Electric)Power assisted (Electric)
      WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
      Spare WheelSpace SaverAlloy
      Front Tyres265 / 45 R19235 / 65 R19
      Rear Tyres265 / 45 R19235 / 65 R19

    Features

    • Safety

      High-beam AssistOptional
      NCAP Rating5 Star (Euro NCAP)5 Star (Euro NCAP)
      Overspeed Warning1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph1 beep over 80kmph, Continuous beeps over 120kmph
      Emergency Brake Light Flashing
      Airbags7 Airbags (Driver, Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Knee, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side)8 Airbags (Driver, Front Passenger, 2 Curtain, Driver Side, Front Passenger Side, 2 Rear Passenger Side)
      Middle rear three-point seatbelt
      Middle Rear Head Rest
      Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)Optional
      Child Seat Anchor Points
      Seat Belt Warning
    • Braking & Traction

      Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
      Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
      Brake Assist (BA)
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
      Four-Wheel-DriveTorque-On-DemandFull-time
      Hill Hold Control
      Traction Control System (TC/TCS)
      Hill Descent Control
      Limited Slip Differential (LSD)
      Differential LockElectronic
    • Locks & Security

      Engine immobilizer
      Central LockingKeylessRemote
      Speed Sensing Door Lock
      Child Safety Lock
    • Comfort & Convenience

      Air ConditionerYes (Automatic Four Zone)Yes (Automatic Climate Control)
      Front ACTwo Zones, Individual Fan Speed ControlsSingle Zone, Common Fan Speed Control
      Rear ACTwo Zones, Vents Behind Front Armrest, Individual Fan Speed ControlsBlower, Vents On Roof and Pillars, Common Fan Speed Control
      Heater
      Vanity Mirrors on Sun VisorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Cabin-Boot Access
      Anti-glare MirrorsElectronic - AllElectronic - Internal Only
      Parking AssistReverse Camera with GuidanceReverse Camera with Guidance
      Parking SensorsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Cruise Control
      Headlight & Ignition On Reminder
      Keyless Start/ Button Start
      Steering AdjustmentManual Tilt & TelescopicManual Tilt & Telescopic
      12V Power Outlets2
    • Telematics

      Find My Car
      Check Vehicle Status Via App
      Geo-Fence
      Emergency Call
      Over The Air (OTA) Updates
      Remote AC On/Off Via app
      Remote Car Lock/Unlock Via app
      Remote Car Light Flashing & Honking Via app
    • Seats & Upholstery

      Driver Seat Adjustment14 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, extended thigh support forward / back)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
      Front Passenger Seat Adjustment14 way electrically adjustable with 3 memory presets (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down, lumbar up / down, lumbar forward / back, extended thigh support forward / back)8 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down, seat height up / down)
      Rear Row Seat Adjustment2 way manually adjustable (headrest up / down)2 way electrically adjustable (backrest tilt forward / back) + 4 way manually adjustable (seat forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Third Row Seat Adjustment4 way manually adjustable (backrest tilt forward / back, headrest up / down)
      Seat UpholsteryArtificial LeatherFabric
      Leather-wrapped Steering Wheel
      Driver Armrest
      Rear Passenger Seats TypeBenchBench
      InteriorsDual ToneSingle Tone
      Interior ColoursMacchiato Beige / Black, BlackEbony
      Rear ArmrestWith Cup Holder
      Folding Rear SeatFullFull
      Split Rear Seat60:40 split60:40 split
      Front Seatback Pockets
      Head-restsFront & RearFront & Rear
    • Storage

      Cup HoldersFront & RearFront Only
      Driver Armrest Storage
      Sunglass Holder
    • Doors, Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

      Power WindowsFront & RearFront & Rear
      One Touch -DownAllAll
      One Touch - UpAllAll
      Adjustable ORVMElectrically Adjustable & RetractableElectrically Adjustable
      Turn Indicators on ORVM
      Rear Defogger
      Rear Wiper
      Exterior Door HandlesBody ColouredBody Coloured
      Rain-sensing WipersOptional
      Interior Door HandlesChromeChrome
      Door PocketsFront & RearFront & Rear
      Side Window BlindsRear - electric
      Boot-lid OpenerElectric Opening and ClosingElectric Tailgate Release
      Outside Rear View Mirrors (ORVMs)Body ColouredBody Coloured
    • Exterior

      Sunroof / MoonroofPanoramic SunroofOptional
      Roof Mounted Antenna
      Body-Coloured Bumpers
      Chrome Finish Exhaust pipe
      Body KitCladding - Black/GreyCladding - Black/Grey
    • Lighting

      Puddle Lamps
      Ambient Interior LightingMulti-colourFootwell Lamps
      Daytime Running LightsLED
      Fog LightsLED on front, LED on rearOptional,Halogen
      HeadlightsLEDHalogen
      Automatic Head LampsOptional
      Follow me home headlampsOptional
      Tail LightsLEDHalogen
      Cabin LampsFront and RearFront and Rear
      Headlight Height Adjuster
      Glove Box Lamp
      Lights on Vanity MirrorsDriver & Co-DriverDriver & Co-Driver
      Rear Reading Lamp
      Cornering HeadlightsIntelligentOptional
    • Instrumentation

      Instrument ClusterDigitalAnalogue - Digital
      Trip MeterElectronic 2 TripsElectronic 2 Trips
      Average Fuel Consumption
      Average Speed
      Distance to Empty
      ClockDigitalDigital
      Low Fuel Level Warning
      Door Ajar Warning
      Adjustable Cluster Brightness
      Gear Indicator
      Shift IndicatorDynamicDynamic
      TachometerDigitalAnalogue
      Instantaneous Consumption
    • Entertainment, Information & Communication

      Wireless ChargerOptional
      Smart ConnectivityAndroid Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)Android Auto (Yes), Apple Car Play (Yes)
      Integrated (in-dash) Music System
      DisplayLCD DisplayTouch-screen Display
      GPS Navigation System
      Speakers6+6
      USB Compatibility
      Aux Compatibility
      Bluetooth CompatibilityPhone & Audio StreamingPhone & Audio Streaming
      MP3 Playback
      AM/FM Radio
      iPod Compatibility
      Steering mounted controls
      Voice Command
    • Manufacturer Warranty

      Battery Warranty (Kilometres)
      Warranty (Years)23
      Warranty (Kilometres)Unlimited100000
    • Rear row

      Seat Adjustment2 Way6 Way

    Brochure

    GLE Brochure

    Checkout Mercedes-Benz GLE brochure for complete details about the car

    Discovery Brochure

    Checkout Land Rover Discovery brochure for complete details about the car

    CarWale's Take

    Good Things
    • New platform and modern features than its predecessor
    • Powerful engine an option of mild-hybrid system
    • Available in long-wheelbase body style
    • Space and comfort
    • Off-road ability
    • Great ride quality
    Could be Better
    • Has gotten expensive over the older car
    • Nine-speed gearbox is too slow for an engaging drive
    • 300d misses out on key features despite the high cost
    • Odd exterior design
    • Too heavy
    • Third-row not as good as old car

    Colours

    Cavansite Blue Metallic
    Portofino Blue Metallic
    Obsidian Black Metallic
    Byron Blue Metallic
    Designo Hyacinth Red Metallic
    Silicon Silver Metallic
    Selenite Grey Metallic
    Santorini Black Metallic
    Mojave Silver Metallic
    Carpathian Grey Metallic
    Polar White
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    Namib Orange Metallic
    Charente Grey Metallic
    Eiger Grey Metallic
    Lantau Bronze Metallic
    Yulong White Metallic
    Hakuba Silver Metallic
    Fuji White
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    GLE Vs Discovery Comparison FAQs

    Q: Which car is cheaper between Mercedes-Benz GLE and Land Rover Discovery?

    Mercedes-Benz GLE is priced at ₹ 79.86 Lakh, whereas Land Rover Discovery is priced at ₹ 88.06 Lakh. Hence Mercedes-Benz GLE is the cheaper car amongst the two. For detailed comparison of GLE vs Discovery, click here.

    Q: What are the pros and cons of Mercedes-Benz GLE and Land Rover Discovery?

    Pros of GLE are:

    • New platform and modern features than its predecessor
    • Powerful engine an option of mild-hybrid system
    • Available in long-wheelbase body style

    Pros of Discovery are:

    • Space and comfort
    • Off-road ability
    • Great ride quality

    Cons of GLE are:

    • Has gotten expensive over the older car
    • Nine-speed gearbox is too slow for an engaging drive
    • 300d misses out on key features despite the high cost

    Cons of Discovery are:

    • Odd exterior design
    • Too heavy
    • Third-row not as good as old car

    Q: Which car between GLE and Discovery is better in terms of fuel economy?

    For the 300d 4MATIC LWB version, mileage of GLE is 14.08 kmpl, whereas for the 2.0 Petrol version, mileage of Discovery is 8.93 kmpl. Thus making GLE the more fuel efficient as compared to Discovery.

    Q: How is the performance of GLE compared to Discovery?

    For the 300d 4MATIC LWB version, 1950 cc Diesel engine of GLE produces 241 bhp @ 4200 rpm of power and 500 Nm @ 1600 rpm of torque. Whereas for the 2.0 Petrol version, 1997 cc Petrol engine of Discovery produces 296 bhp @ 5500 rpm of power and 400 Nm @ 1500 rpm of torque.
    Disclaimer: For the above Comparison of Compare GLE and Discovery, CarWale has taken utmost care in gathering precise and accurate information about price, specs, features, colours etc, however, CarWale cannot be held liable for any direct or indirect damage/loss. For Compare GLE and Discovery comparison, we have considered most popular version on CarWale as default, however, any version of these cars can be compared.