There is no 2016 Mercedes ML Class for this year until next years because Mercedes brought a new label for this car into 2016 GLE Class. They introduced this new name at New York Auto Show several months ago. This GLE Class officially replaces the ML Class position in midsize SUV class. They believe with this new name, GLE Class will be more satisfied the customers with its efficient drive and safe riding. In addition, the design is also very sophisticate and reminds us about the luxurious ML Class. They want this SUV becomes the successor of previous model of GLE Class.
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2016 Mercedes ML Class Under the Hood
Although the 2016 Mercedes ML Class has changed its name into GLE Class, it remains similar engine choices for the customers. The first choice is 3.5 L V6 engine which pumps out around 302 horsepower. This engine will feature the GLE 350 model. Meanwhile, lower engine belong to the GLE 300d. It has 2.1L four-cylinder engine. Of course, the size influences the power which just produces 201 horsepower. The higher models such as GLE400 and GLE63 have twin turbocharged engines. The GLE400 has V6 engine and pumped out 329 horsepower. Then, the GLE63 has 550 horsepower. The special edition, GLE63 S, has more power at 577 horsepower, thanks to the 5.0 L V8 engine under their hood.
For the gearboxes, all models of 2016 Mercedes ML Class have seven-speed auto transmission. You can choose rear-wheel drive platform or all-wheel drive as optional features for your GLE. If you bored with conventional or petrol engine, there is a plug-in hybrid engine which very suitable for luxurious SUV. It is GLE550e with its 3.0L V6 engine and electric motor under the hood. It reaches 436 horsepower if you use combined mode. Meanwhile, the electric motor is able to carry your car up to 18 miles with 81 mph of top speed.
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2016 Mercedes ML Class Designs
As same as the previous model, 2016 Mercedes ML Class has minor changes at its body. You have just new head and tail lamps which lied at a new design of bumper. The rest is only color or paint options that meet your favorites. When we are going to the interior of ML Class, the familiar feel with its predecessor is easily gained because you will see repositioned center stack including its display screen at the middle. However, the materials are quite better than before because they use higher-rank covers here.