2020 Land Rover Discovery vs. 2019 Mercedes AMG GLE 43 Coupe

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2020 Land Rover Discovery

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2019 Mercedes AMG GLE 43 Coupe

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Safety

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Both the Discovery and AMG GLE 43 Coupe have child safety locks to prevent children from opening the rear doors. The Discovery has power child safety locks, allowing the driver to activate and deactivate them from the driver's seat and to know when they're engaged. The AMG GLE 43 Coupe’s child locks have to be individually engaged at each rear door with a manual switch. The driver can’t know the status of the locks without opening the doors and checking them.

To help make backing safer, the Discovery’s cross-path warning system uses wide-angle radar in the rear bumper to alert the driver to vehicles approaching from the side, helping the driver avoid collisions. The AMG GLE 43 Coupe doesn’t offer a cross-path warning system.

Both the Discovery and the AMG GLE 43 Coupe have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front side-impact airbags, side-impact head airbags, front and rear seatbelt pretensioners, four-wheel antilock brakes, all-wheel drive, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, crash mitigating brakes, daytime running lights, lane departure warning systems, blind spot warning systems, rearview cameras, driver alert monitors and available around view monitors.

Warranty

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The Discovery’s corrosion warranty is 1 year longer than the AMG GLE 43 Coupe’s (6 vs. 5 years).

Engine

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The Discovery’s 3.0 turbo V6 diesel produces 59 lbs.-ft. more torque (443 vs. 384) than the AMG GLE 43 Coupe’s 3.0 turbo V6.

Fuel Economy and Range

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On the EPA test cycle the Discovery Td6 gets better fuel mileage than the AMG GLE 43 Coupe (21 city/26 hwy vs. 17 city/22 hwy).

Suspension and Handling

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For better handling and stability, the average track (width between the wheels) on the Discovery is 1.5 inches wider in the front and .5 inches wider in the rear than the track on the AMG GLE 43 Coupe.

For greater off-road capability the Discovery has a greater minimum ground clearance than the AMG GLE 43 Coupe (8.7 vs. 7.8 inches), allowing the Discovery to travel over rougher terrain without being stopped or damaged. The Discovery Air Suspension’s minimum ground clearance is 3.3 inches higher than on the AMG GLE 43 Coupe (11.1 vs. 7.8 inches).

Chassis

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The Land Rover Discovery may be more efficient, handle and accelerate better because it weighs about 50 to 250 pounds less than the Mercedes AMG GLE 43 Coupe.

The front grille of the Discovery uses electronically controlled shutters to close off airflow and reduce drag when less engine cooling is needed. This helps improve highway fuel economy. The AMG GLE 43 Coupe doesn’t offer active grille shutters.

Passenger Space

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The Discovery offers optional seating for 7 passengers; the AMG GLE 43 Coupe can only carry 5.

The Discovery has .2 inches more front headroom, 1.9 inches more front shoulder room, 1.2 inches more rear headroom and 1.1 inches more rear shoulder room than the AMG GLE 43 Coupe.

Flexibility is maximized at the game, campground or a drive-in theatre in the Discovery when its optional tailgating rear seats are deployed, allowing people to sit facing out of the liftgate. (Do not use while vehicle is in motion.) The AMG GLE 43 Coupe doesn’t offer tailgating seats.

Cargo Capacity

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The Discovery’s cargo area provides more volume than the AMG GLE 43 Coupe.

Discovery

AMG GLE 43 Coupe

Third Seat Folded

40.2 cubic feet

n/a

Third Seat Removed

43.5 cubic feet

23 cubic feet

Second Seat Folded

88.3 cubic feet

60.7 cubic feet

Pressing a switch automatically lowers or raises the Discovery’s optional second and third row seats, to make changing between cargo and passengers easier. The AMG GLE 43 Coupe doesn’t offer automatic folding second row seats.

To make loading groceries and cargo easier when your hands are full, the Discovery’s available liftgate can be opened and closed just by kicking your foot under the back bumper, leaving your hands completely free. The AMG GLE 43 Coupe doesn’t offer a hands-free gesture to open its liftgate, forcing you to put cargo down if your hands are full.

Towing

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The Discovery’s standard towing capacity is much higher than the AMG GLE 43 Coupe’s (8201 vs. 7200 pounds).

Ergonomics

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The Discovery HSE/HSE Luxury offers an optional heads-up display that projects speed and navigation instruction readouts in front of the driver’s line of sight, allowing drivers to view information without diverting their eyes from the road. The AMG GLE 43 Coupe doesn’t offer a heads-up display.

To improve rear visibility by keeping the rear window clear, the Discovery has a standard rear wiper. The AMG GLE 43 Coupe doesn’t offer a rear wiper.

Optional air-conditioned the front and second row seats keep the Discovery’s passengers comfortable and take the sting out of hot leather in summer. The AMG GLE 43 Coupe doesn’t offer air-conditioned seats in the rear.

Economic Advantages

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Insurance will cost less for the Discovery owner. The Complete Car Cost Guide estimates that insurance for the Discovery will cost $2055 to $3505 less than the AMG GLE 43 Coupe over a five-year period.

The Discovery will cost the buyer less in the long run because of its superior resale value. The IntelliChoice estimates that the Discovery will retain 47.79% to 49.86% of its original price after five years, while the AMG GLE 43 Coupe only retains 42.17%.

IntelliChoice estimates that five-year ownership costs (depreciation, financing, insurance, fuel, fees, repairs and maintenance) for the Land Rover Discovery will be $7694 to $20573 less than for the Mercedes AMG GLE 43 Coupe.

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