2019 Porsche Cayenne vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2019 Porsche Cayenne exterior front fascia and passenger side vs 2019 MB GLE exterior front fascia and passenger side

We find the 2019 Porsche Cayenne is frequently sought after by many luxury SUV vehicle shoppers—and with a good reason! This particular model has a great number of technology and convenience features that make it a great addition to most anyone’s life. But how does it hold up when compared to the popular 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV? That is what we are here to find out!

Check out the table below, where you can find some specs and features from both models laid out in an easy-to-read comparison. This way, you’ll be able to see just how both models hold up against the other. We are using the base trims for both vehicles, so if you are already well into your research and see something that looks different about either model, it probably came from a higher trim. Today, we just want to look at what you start out with in the lowest possible trim. Ready? Let’s begin.

2019 Porsche Cayenne


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE

340 hp & 331 lb.-ft. Horsepower/Torque 329 hp & 354 lb.-ft.
27.1 cu. ft. Cargo Space 38.2 cu. ft.
Standard Parking Assistance N/A
Standard Navigation Optional
Leather Seats Leatherette

Advantages of the 2019 Porsche Cayenne

As you can see in the table above, the two vehicles are pretty much tied when it comes to power. While the 2019 Porsche Cayenne does have more horsepower than the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE, the GLE has more torque than the Cayenne. So, it’s really a toss of a coin on which one truly has more power. However, you’ll find that the Cayenne isn’t out of the game quite yet!

While you will find a decent amount more cargo space in the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE, many people find themselves choosing the 2019 Porsche Cayenne anyways, because of the multitude of technology and comfort features it offers. This includes the standard parking assistance and navigation, which you cannot get standard on the base trim of the 2019 GLE. You’ll also have actual leather upholstery in the 2019 Porsche Cayenne, whereas in the GLE you’ll only have leatherette.

Questions about this comparison? Contact us here at Loeber Porsche! Our team would love to tell you more about the advantages you’ll find in the 2019 Porsche Cayenne. Not interested in an SUV? Check out the other Porsche models we have waiting for you here near Chicago, IL!

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