The Mercedes-Benz GLE achieved a mix of Good and Adequate scores for driver and passenger protection across the full frontal, frontal offset, side impact and whiplash tests, with a Marginal reading recorded for protection of the driver’s chest in the oblique pole test.

A range of active driver assistance features including autonomous emergency braking (AEB), a lane support system with lane keep assist and emergency lane keep functionality, and blind spot monitor are fitted as standard.

The 5 star ANCAP safety rating applies to all Australian and New Zealand variants including the GLE 300d, GLE 450 and GLE 400d.