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Upgrading to a luxury SUV from a Toyota Innova Crysta

10th Feb 2021 4:50 pm

Looking to upgrade to either a BMW X5 or Mercedes GLE 400d; Should be able to filter out bad roads well and have comfortable seats.

I am looking to upgrade from my 2017 Toyota Innova Crysta to a luxury SUV. I have shortlisted the BMW X5 and the Mercedes-Benz GLE 400d. My usage is on broken roads and long-distance journeys, so soft suspension that doesn’t let much of the road filter in and comfortable seats with good support are a priority.

Which among my shortlist would best fit my bill or are there any other options to consider?

Rahul Vikas, Bengaluru

The X5 is a nicer car to drive, thanks to dynamics that are more car-like than the GLE. However, on bad roads, the GLE has a better ride and absorbs broken roads better. The 400d engine is also smooth and has sufficient punch to make driving a pleasure.

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