If you're on the hunt for a luxury SUV that combines powerfully efficient performance with a comfortable interior and smart technology features, you're in the right place! The 2018 Lincoln MKX and the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 offer all of these impressive features and more.

So, how will shoppers in Chalfont, Philadelphia, Warminster, Feasterville, and Trevose be able to choose between the two? We at Fred Beans Lincoln have put this detailed comparison together to help you do just that. Read ahead to get started!

Lincoln vs Mercedes: Performance

As competitively capable SUVs, the 2018 Lincoln MKX and the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 have a few things in common. Both are standardly equipped with similarly powerful V6 engines that produce around 300 horsepower and provide an EPA-estimated 20 combined MPG.1

On top of its standard 3.7L V6 engine, the Lincoln MKX also offers a second available engine. This turbocharged 2.7L V6 engine makes an incredible 335 horsepower and 380 lb-ft of torque1 while still achieving an efficient EPA-estimated 25 highway MPG.2 Unfortunately, with the Mercedes GLE 350, you'll only have one engine option.

Lincoln MKX vs Mercedes GLE 350: Interior Comfort

When you're shopping for a luxury SUV, interior space, and comfort is important. With the 2018 Lincoln MKX, you'll have plenty of wiggle room no matter which seat you're in with 42.8 inches of front legroom and best-in-class4 39.2 inches of second-row headroom and 39.6 inches of second-row legroom.

In addition to all of this wiggle room, the Lincoln MKX also offers available Ultra-Comfort front seats with Active Motion. These 22-way power-adjustable and multi-contoured seats offer power thigh extensions and Active Motion massage functionality so you're not only comfortable but relaxed. You won't find a feature like this in the Mercedes GLE 350.

Lincoln MKX vs Mercedes GLE 350: Technology

Luxury vehicles are known for their state-of-the-art technology features. Both the 2018 Lincoln MKX and the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 deliver in this arena with standard infotainment systems. These systems feature touchscreen displays, Bluetooth® wireless connectability, and satellite radio capability.

In the Lincoln MKX, you'll be able to standardly enjoy a variety of other advanced technology features including a 4G Wi-FI® capability. This feature is only an optional feature in the Mercedes GLE 350.

Enhance your entertainment capabilities even more in the Lincoln MKX with the optional Dual-Headrest DVD Entertainment System. This system, which is available in all four trim levels of the Lincoln MKX, lets second-row passengers watch their favorite movies right from the road. You won't have access to a feature like this in the Mercedes GLE 350.

2018 Lincoln MKX vs 2018 Mercedes GLE: The Verdict

As you can see, the 2018 Lincoln MKX comes out on top in every category. There's much more to this impressive luxury SUV than just power, interior, and technology. Shoppers in Chalfont, Philadelphia, Warminster, Feasterville, and Trevose can behind the wheel and get the full experience today. Just give us a call at Fred Beans Lincoln to schedule your test drive!


1 Actual mileage may vary.

2 EPA-estimated rating of 18 city/25 highway/20 combined. FWD model. Actual mileage may vary.

3 Class is Luxury Midsize Utilities based on Lincoln segmentation.

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