Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e Specifications

2016 Mercedes Benz GLE 550e

The new GLE 550e 4Matic uses a plug-in hybrid drive system that combines the power of a V8 with the fuel consumption of a smaller engined car. Using a V6 direct injection engine with 329 horsepower, and an electric motor with 114 horsepower, the 550e has 479 lb-ft of combined torque!

Using an 8.8 kWh lithium0ion battery pack, electric range will be somewhere around 31 kms (19 miles).

Full plug-in hybrid Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e Specifications:

  • twin turbo, V6, direct injection engine and electric motor
  • 329 horsepower at 6000 rpm
  • 114 horsepower electric motor
  • Total system power: 436 hp amd 479 lb-ft of torque
  • 18.6 mile electric range
  • 7 G-Tronic Plus automatic transmission
  • 4MATIC permanent all-wheel-drive system
  • 121 inch wheelbase
  • 190 inches long, 76 inches wide, and 72 inches tall
  • 8.5 J x 19 wheels with 255.50 R 19 tires

The GLE 550e plug-in hybrid has 4 driving modes:

  • HYBRID: the system controls automatically select the most sensible operating mode with combustion engine and/or electric motor for optimising the overall energy balance
  • E-MODE: all-electric driving
  • E-SAVE: this mode preserves the current state of charge of the battery to be able to drive on all-electric power at a later time, for example in urban traffic
  • CHARGE: battery is charged while driving and when the vehicle is stationary

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