In the latest round of the Euro NCAP tests, the Mercedes-Benz GLE managed to score a maximum 5-star safety rating. The 2019 GLE secured a 91 percent rating (scoring 34.9/ 38 points) in the adult occupancy test and 90 percent (scoring 44.2/ 49 points) in the child occupancy test. In addition, the new GLE also scored a 78 percent rating for both pedestrian protection (scoring 37.8/ 48 points) and safety assist technology (scoring 10.2/ 13 points).
Ratings from this round of the Euro NCAP tests are valid for the GLE 300d variant with the 2.0-litre diesel, the 350d and 400d variants with the 3.0-litre diesel, and the GLE 450 with the 3.0-litre petrol, in both left-hand-drive and right-hand-drive configurations.
In terms of the safety equipment, the GLE that was tested featured front, side and knee airbags, seatbelt pretensioners, Isofix child seat points at the rear, passenger airbag cut-off switch, seatbelt reminders, auto emergency braking (for pedestrians and cyclists), a speed alert system and lane keep assist.
Mercedes introduced the fourth-generation GLE internationally, late last year, and is expected to bring the SUV to our market before the end of 2019.
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