Can the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV Tow a Boat?
What is the Maximum Towing Capacity of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV?
When thinking about future outdoor adventures, we bet you imagine traveling to the cabin or the lake, your boat and family in tow. And if that is the case, we also bet that the vehicle pulling that imaginary boat is some kind of rugged SUV or truck. Well, we are here to tell you, you can have towing power AND sophistication, all in one!
How Much Can the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV Tow?
Trailer hitch on the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV If you’re looking for a vehicle that will allow you the ability to tow a lot of weight without having to sacrifice comfort and luxury, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE should be a stand out model to consider. This is because it comes with plenty of towing power to take your toys anywhere and everywhere. In terms of strength, an average 24-foot-long deck boat may weigh about 4,150 pounds, 5,500 pounds when the trailer is added on. Which may seem like a lot, but that weight still falls within the range of the new GLE SUV, since the maximum towing capacity of the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 tops out at 6,600 pounds when properly equipped. Opt for the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 4MATIC®, and you’re able to tow up to 7,200 pounds when properly equipped. Both vehicles are more than able to tow an average speedboat or pontoon.
What is Trailer Stability Assist?
A trailer or boat in tow can make driving along the road a little more difficult, that’s why the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE comes with standard Trailer Stability Assist. The sensors for the Electronic Stability Program (ESP®) on the tool work by monitoring for trailer sway, or oscillations. If the system notices a problem, it will then intervene by using the front brakes of your Mercedes to automatically stabilize the vehicle and trailer.
Whether you’re planning on using the towing ability frequently, or if you just want a luxurious and capable SUV, you’ll find what you’re looking for in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV. You can get behind the wheel of this beautiful SUV when you visit Mercedes-Benz of San Luis Obispo.