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Land Rover Defender Vs Mercedes-Benz GLE Vs Jeep Grand Cherokee comparison

Land Rover Defender Price
Mercedes-Benz GLE Price
Jeep Grand Cherokee Price
Ex-Showroom Price
New Delhi
₹ 73.98 Lakh
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₹ 73.7 Lakh
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₹ 75.15 Lakh
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Land Rover Defender Vs Mercedes-Benz GLE Vs Jeep Grand Cherokee Comparison: Which Car is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these cars to buy? Compare the Defender Vs GLE Vs Grand Cherokee on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which car to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these cars.

Defender Vs GLE Vs Grand Cherokee – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the Petrol Mercedes-Benz GLE in New Delhi starts at ₹ 88.8 Lakh. The base Diesel version of the Mercedes-Benz GLE costs ₹ 73.7 Lakh, whereas the Mercedes-Benz GLE Diesel top-end costs ₹ 1.25 Crore. On the other hand, Jeep Grand Cherokee price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 75.15 Lakh. The base Diesel model of the Jeep Grand Cherokee costs ₹ 75.15 Lakh, whereas the Diesel top-end of Jeep Grand Cherokee comes with a price tag of ₹ 1.07 Crore Lastly, the Petrol Land Rover Defender starts at ₹ 73.98 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 90.46 Lakh for the fully-loaded Petrol model.

SummaryLand Rover DefenderMercedes-Benz GLEJeep Grand Cherokee
Price₹ 73.98 Lakh₹ 73.7 Lakh₹ 75.15 Lakh
ManufacturerLand RoverMercedes-BenzJeep
Mileage14.00 Kmpl9.70 Kmpl12.80 Kmpl
Power296 bhp241 bhp240 bhp
Engine1997 CC1950 CC2987 CC
Fuel TypePetrolDieselDiesel

Defender Vs GLE Vs Grand Cherokee – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the Mercedes-Benz GLE base Petrol engine returns 9 Kmpl, whereas the base diesel returns 10 Kmpl. The Jeep Grand Cherokee base Petrol returns 9 Kmpl, whereas its base Diesel counterpart gives 10 Kmpl of fuel efficiency. The Land Rover Defender Petrol basic model, on the other hand, gives 14 Kmpl.

Defender Vs GLE Vs Grand Cherokee – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the Mercedes-Benz GLE gets 367 bhp Petrol engine and 2 Diesel 241, 325 bhp engines, whereas the Jeep Grand Cherokee comes in 286 bhp Petrol engine and 2 Diesel 240, 469 bhp engines. Lastly, the Land Rover Defender is offered in 296 bhp Petrol engine.


Engine Type 2.0-litre Petrol P3002.0-litre Diesel3.0L V6 EcoDiesel Engine
Displacement (CC) 1997 CC1950 CC2987 CC
No Of Cylinder 446
Power 296 bhp@5500 rpm241 bhp@4200 rpm240 bhp@3600 rpm
Torque 400 Nm@1500-4000 rpm500 Nm@1600-2400 rpm570 Nm@2000 rpm
Drive Train AWDAWD4WD
Emission N/ABS VIN/A


Length 4583 mm4924 mm4828 mm
Width 2105 mm2157 mm1943 mm
Height 1974 mm1772 mm1802 mm
Wheelbase 2587 mm2995 mm2915 mm
Ground Clearance 225 mmN/A206 mm
Boot Space N/AN/A1025 L
Kerb Weight 2140 KgN/A2432 Kg
Gross Weight 2910 Kg2910 KgN/A
Front Track 1704 mm1667 mm1013 mm
Rear Track 1702 mm1687 mm1025 mm
Minimum Turning Radius N/AN/AN/A
No. Of Doors 355
Seating Capacity 555


No. of gears AutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Clutch Type N/AN/AN/A

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Type 45.72 Cm (18) Style 5093, Gloss White Steel19 Inch Alloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Tyre Type Off-Road TyresTubeliess, RadialTubeless
Front Tyre Size N/A265/45 R19P265/60 R18
Rear Tyre Size N/A265/45 R19P265/60 R18

Braking System

Front Brake Type Twin Piston Sliding Fist CaliperVentilated DiscDisc
Rear Brake Type Single Piston Sliding FistVentilated DiscDisc


Front Suspension Independent Multi-Link With Double WishboneAIRMATIC SuspensionSteel Suspension
Rear Suspension Integral Link With Air SuspensionAIRMATIC SuspensionSteel Suspension

Fuel Efficiency

Mileage City N/AN/AN/A
Mileage Highway N/AN/AN/A
Mileage 14.00 Kmpl9.70 Kmpl12.80 Kmpl
Fuel Tank Capacity


Power Steering
Steering Type Power AssistedElectric Power SteeringElectro-Hydraulic Power Steering
Adjustable Power Steering


Performance 0 To 100 Kmph 8.1 seconds7.2 secondsN/A
Max Speed 191225N/A

Safety & Security

Passenger Airbagstickticktick
Side Airbagstickticktick
Electronic Brakeforce Distributiontickticktick
Brake Assisttickticktick
Hill Assisttickticktick
Electronic Stability Programtickticktick
Tractional Controltickticktick
Engine Immobilizertickticktick
Central Lockingtickticktick
Child Safety Locktickticktick
Power Door Lockcrossticktick
Automatic Headlampscrossticktick
Cornering Lightstickticktick
Turn Indicators On ORVMtickticktick
Rear Wipertickticktick
Rain Sensing Wiperstickticktick
Headlight Washerscrosscrosstick
Headlamp Beam Adjustercrossticktick
Active Braking Assist-tick-
Blind Spot Assist-tick-
SOS emergency call function-tick-
Tyre Pressure Indicator-tick-

Comfort & Convenience

Air ConditionerAutomatic - Dual Zone4-Zone Thermotronic Automatic Climate ControlDual-Zone Automatic Temperature Control
Steering AdjustmentElectric Tilt & TelescopicTilt & TelescopicTilt & Telescopic
Steering Mounted Audiotickticktick
Paddle Shift-ticktick
Cruise Controltickticktick
Power Outlets 12Vtickticktick
Rear Parking Sensortickticktick
Rear Parking Cameratickticktick
Electrically Adjustable Rear View Mirrorcrossticktick
Push Start Stop Buttontickticktick
Height Adjustable Driver Seattickticktick
Lumbar Supportcrossticktick
Front Armresttickticktick
Rear Armresttickticktick
UpholsteryFabricARTICO LeatherLeather
Front Cup Holderstickticktick
Keyless Entrycrossticktick
Climate Controlcrossticktick
EASY-PACK Tailgate-tick-
Electric Sunblinds in Rear Doors-tick-
Multifunction Sports Steering-tick-
Widescreen cockpit-tick-


Light TypeLEDLEDBi-Xenon HID
Front Fog Lampscrossticktick
Rear Fog Lampscrossticktick

Instrumentation & Communication

Distance To Emptytickticktick
Average Fuel Efficiency Indicatortickticktick
Seat Belt Warningtickticktick
Low Fuel Warningtickticktick
Door Ajar Warningtickticktick
GPS Navigationticktickcross
Additional USB ports-tick-
Hard-Disc Navigation-tick-
Head-up Display-tick-
Wireless Charger-tick-


Music SystemApple Car Playticktick
CD/DVD Playertickticktick
Internal Memorycrossticktick
USB Supporttickticktick
Bluetooth Supporttickticktick


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