Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic price in Nigeria & detailed review

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Overview of Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic

The Mercedes GLE450 is one of the recent updates to the Mercedes-Benz's core lineup. Introduced as the M-class in 1998 and renamed GLE in 2015, the mid-size SUV has long been a key part of the Mercedes range. If getting to know about the vehicle that ranks 2nd in Luxury Midsize SUVs, 3rd in luxury SUVs with 3 rows and 8th in Luxury Crossover SUVs tickles your fantasy, this once is for you.


Introduced as the M-class in 1998 and renamed GLE in 2015

But, before we dig deeper, here are a few appetizers - the Mercedes-Benz GLE450 is more than just good – it's outstanding. Mercedes implemented many improvements for this redesign, leaving nothing untouched. The body has updated styling and a longer wheelbase, with the latter adding stability and extra passenger space. The bevy of advanced technology includes an all-new infotainment system that's packed with features. With massaging seats, supple leather, and a navigation system that incorporates augmented reality, our GLE 450 boasts top-notch amenities.

This fanciful beast has some mouth-watering specifications considering the exterior part of it. Here is a quick glance at some of its specifications:

General specs of Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic
Overall Length 194.3 inch
Overall Height 70.7 inch
Overall Width 84.9 inch
Wheelbase 117.9 inch
Steering Type Rack-and-pinion
Wheels 34.9 ft, wall to wall
Towing Capacity 7700 lbs
Tires 255/5OR19, all-season


The GLE is available in 4 variants


The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 is built on 117.9 inch wheelbase

Interior details of Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic

This is the epicenter of the seismic wave of the amazement we have been witnessing since we have started, this section is the part that leaves you mouth-ajar after coming to realize the wonder that comes along with this vehicle. Can we just start already!

Mercedes is celebrated for presenting some of the most luxurious interiors around, and the GLE holds true to this brand standard. It boasts excellent craftsmanship, solid-feeling hardware, and mostly first-class materials. The Mercedes-Benz GLE is a 4-door midsize SUV. It comes with standard seating for 5 passengers seats with the third row of seats available in recent models that increases the seating capacity to seven. The seats live up to Mercedes' reputation for luxurious comfort, starting with front seats that are available with heat, massage, and power adjustments.


The Mercedes Benz GLE 450 has an overall length of 194.3 inches with considerable trunk space

The second row is comfortable as well, especially with the optional power-adjustable seats, and provides more legroom than the previous generation. An available third-row can hold two extra passengers. This midsize SUV doesn't disappoint when it comes to passenger comfort, and adults will delight in riding in the front and middle rows. For extra-sumptuous experience, options such as massaging front seats, power-adjustable second-row seats, and four-zone automatic climate control are available.


The Mercedes BenzGLE 450 comes with an optional third-row seat

The optional third-row seat can house medium-sized adults for a quick journey or small children for a bit longer. Are you sure you are ready for that which I want to tell you right now? I have to tell you to fasten your seat-belt.

The GLE is equipped with lots of high-tech safety and infotainment features. It comes with the all-new Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) infotainment system, which can be controlled by a touch screen, buttons on the steering wheel, controls on the center console, talking to it, or optional gesture controls. This high-tech interface includes voice controls that mimic Siri or the popular google assistant, what do I mean? With you saying ‘Hey Mercedes, I want you to tell me the weather conditions today’, you are getting a reply. Is this not cool? I’d say supercool!

With the standard features in the GLE include a 12.3-inch screen for the driver's display, a 12.3-inch touch screen for the infotainment display, a navigation system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, five USB ports, proximity key entry, push-button start, a rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, active brake assist, and driver attention monitoring. The standard active parking assist can automatically steer the SUV into parallel parking spaces.


The GLE 450 2020 model year comes with a 12.3-inch touch infotainment display screen

Also included is Mercedes' Pre-Safe system. If it senses an impending collision, Pre-Safe readies the cabin with actions such as tightening seat belts, closing windows, and emitting a harmless noise to protect hearing, wireless charging for enabled smartphones, quad-zone automatic climate control, a panoramic sunroof, an in-cabin air fragrance system, a head-up display, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality, active steering assist, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian and bicyclist monitoring.

Prices of Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic in Nigeria

Below are the detailed price lists of Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic or GLE 450 in Nigeria, including brand new, Tokunbo and locally used units.

Brand new Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic price in Nigeria
Model Price in Nigeria
Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2019 ₦38 million - ₦45 million

The variation in prices could be because of changes in the automobile market or inconsistent currency exchange rate. The time of purchase speaks a lot about the price too, vehicles are costlier during festal periods as there is a general increase in vehicles during these periods.

Foreign-used Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic price in Nigeria  
Model Price in Nigeria
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2007 ₦5.6 million - ₦7.5 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2008 ₦5.6 million - ₦7.5 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2009 ₦7.8 million - ₦12.7 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2010 ₦7.8 million - ₦12.7 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2011 ₦8.5 million - ₦15 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2012 ₦8.5 million - ₦15 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2013 ₦14 million - ₦19 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2014 ₦14 million - ₦19 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2015 ₦16 million - ₦23 million
Tokunbo Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2016 ₦16 million - ₦23 million

>>> Also check out: What is the cost of clearing Mercedes Benz cars in Nigeria in 2019?

Finally, below are the locally used Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 prices in Nigeria. When buying these cars, make sure you inspect everything carefully!

Locally-used Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic price in Nigeria  
Model Price in Nigeria
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2007 ₦3 million - ₦4.5 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2008 ₦3 million - ₦4.5 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2009 ₦4.5 million - ₦6 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2010 ₦4.5 million - ₦6 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2011 ₦4.5 million - ₦12 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2012 ₦4.5 million - ₦12 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2013 ₦8.5 million - ₦17 million
Nigerian-used Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic 2014 ₦8.5 million - ₦17 million

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Fuel economy & Engine specs of Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic

Engine Specs of Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic

The 4matic boasts of the following:

  • 3.0-liter V6 dual-turbo engine with EQ Boost
  • EQ Boost Integrated Starter- Generator
  • ECO Start/Stop system
  • AMG 4MATIC fully variable all-wheel drive
  • 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission with shift paddles
  • Dynamic Select with 4 different drive moods including Slippery, Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus.
  • Sport Exhaust System


Recent models of the GLE 450 come with a 3.0-liter V6 dual-turbo engine with EQ Boost

A little more information wouldn’t be a bad idea, you definitely need all the information you can lay hands-on:

Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic engine specs
Maximum Torque 369 lb-ft
Maximum Power 362 hp and above
Compression Ratio 10.5:1
Coefficient of drag 0.29
Construction Die-cast alloy block and head

Fuel economy of Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic

The fuel requirement is Premium unleaded gasoline, with a fuel capacity of 22.5 gallons and the city fuel economy is rated at 19 miles per gallon and the highway fuel economy stays at 24 miles per gallon, this is quite economical considering the amazing features that you get from the car.

>>> You may want to read: Which Mercedes Benz models are the most efficient in fuel economy?

Safety features of Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic

Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic is what you will relatively what I tag a safe haven, considering different safety features it boasts!

  • Stability control: This feature is designed to automatically detect when the cars handling limits have been considerably exceeded, thus alters the vehicle’s performance functions (like the power and brakes), thus preventing a possible accident from occurring.
  • Front-impact airbags: This is available to both the driver and the front-seat passenger and is designed to overprotection to the head in the event of a frontal crash.
  • Side impact airbags: Side impact airbags provide some protection to the torso region in the event of a side-impact crash.
  • Knee airbags: The knee airbags help in protecting the passenger’s knees, sheen and lower abdominal areas from serious injury in the event of a high impact collision.
  • Pre-tensioners: This feature automatically tightens the seatbelts when a considerable forward momentum is detected, thus reducing the chances of severe injury to the passengers.
  • Security system: the vehicle comes equipped with a means of detecting unauthorized vehicle intrusion. The vehicle is fitted with a devise that disables the vehicles ignition function once it detects an ignition a key different from the original manufacturer key being inserted in the car.

Other functions on Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic

Besides safety features mentioned above, Mercedes-Benz 4matic is equipped with standard functions for a smooth driving experience. Below are our summary of general features you can make use of while driving this car model!

  • Adaptive Brakes
  • Attention Assist
  • Collision Prevention Assist
  • ECO start/stop function
  • Rear ISOFIX child seat attachment
  • Tire Pressure monitoring system
  • Cross-wind Assist
  • Power adjustable Front seats
  • Two-tone Nappa leather
  • Bang & Olufsen Beo surround sound system
  • LED Intelligent Lighting System
  • Heating and cooling features for fronts seats


Mercedes LED intelligent light system ensures safe driving at night

Pros & Cons of Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic

The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 provides cutting-edge technology, balanced performance, and authentically luxurious experience for users, we take a look at some of the pluses and minuses below:


  • State-of-the-art infotainment and safety technology
  • Cabin is opulent, serene, and spacious
  • Vibrant powertrains
  • Comfortable, balanced handling


  • Infotainment system can be distracting to use
  • For technophobes, the infotainment can be an arduous task and they might not enjoy it to the maximum

>>> We have detailed reviews on other Mercedes-Benz cars, check them!

Tips for buying used Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic

Criteria of a reliable dealership

Especially in a world where everyone is on a fast lane to getting rich and would embark on any crooked means to get rich, trusting anyone with your money to get used cars can be a very difficult decision to make. But then some of the following advantages involved in such dealerships can be quite convincing:

  • Warranty: the warranty offered in dealerships means you can return the car if the car develops any fault or problem during the period of the warranty, you can demand a refund or repair the car for free.
  • Easy Contact: with social media handles, helplines and on, if any problem occurs, the buyer can contact the dealers as soon as possible.
  • Financing Options: one good thing about all these dealerships is the fact that you don’t have to pay at once, you can go for anyone that proffers the best deal that suits you
  • Paperwork: buying cars from dealers make the paperwork quite easier

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Accredited dealerships of Mercedes-Benz Nigeria

Some of accredited dealerships of Mercedes-Benz in Nigeria are included in the table below:

>>> You can refer to full list of Mercedes Benz dealerships in Nigeria & contacts here!

 Dealership Address & contact
Sunny Motors

Address: No. 45, Alhaji Tokan Street, Surulere, Lagos

Phone number: +234 1 583 0435 or 08058002222 or 08084660259

Bras Motors

Address: Bras Plaza: Plot 15, Block 94, Lekki – Epe Expressway, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

Phone number: +234 1 7746666

Leventis Motors

Address: Apapa II, 2 Wharf Road, Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Phone number: +234 800 055 5555

Globe Motors

Address: 635 Akin Adesola Street, Victoria Island

Phone number: 0802 342 3438 or 0805 907 3322

Barbedos Cars Ltd

Address: Plot 2974,Shehu Shagari Way, Maitama Abuja - Nigeria

Phone number: +234 705 935 7812

If you would also love to give online purchase a consideration, is one of the best bet. Also, while many consider buying cars from Cotonou a cheaper way of getting things, issues with Custom and taxes can be a very discouraging factor.

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Maintenance notes for Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic

This GLE has an average cost of maintenance in spite of the fact that Mercedes-Benz is the second most expensive car brand to maintain and only second to BMW. Oil changes may be the most frequent service every car needs, but the following services reflect the most common needs of the brand.

  • Car Air Filter Replacement
  • Car Battery Replacement
  • Brake Caliper Replacement
  • Car Door Lock Actuator Replacement
  • Brake System Flush
  • Shock Absorber Replacement
  • Oil Pressure Sensor
  • Oil change

A look into the user manual at https://www.mercedes- gives a better description.


The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 2020 comes with 255/5OR19, all-season tires

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To recap

The BMW X5, Audi Q7 frequently competes with the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 for the top spots in the global midsize luxury SUV rankings. If you are looking for something techy that is laced with every element of comfort, then the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 is your best bet.

That's the end of our detailed prices of Mercedes-Benz GLE 4matic in Nigeria. Should you have any question, don't hesitate to contact for timely support at is the most reliable auto portal in Nigeria that offers you the best prices you can get for your car purchase. Look no further, you are at the ideal place for a well-researched car prices in Nigeria. Are you interested in knowing the kind of car that fits perfectly within your budget? You can check out our New, Tokunbo, and Nigerian used cars for sale in Nigeria!

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Henry Egan


Henry Egan a poet, essayist, content writer, blogger and technical writer who is willing to read just that last material to develop the best content possible. Henry feels he is more of a new generation writer with a sassy and swanky style. You can be sure you'll get all the facts in and never get bored with his articles.

He has got a flair for technical reviews on automobile and cars. He studied Mechanical Engineering but his first love remains Literary Art.

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