Compare the 2020 Lincoln Corsair to the Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV
Sophisticated, nimble, luxurious. This is how the all-new Lincoln Corsair is described. In the luxury crossover SUV segment that’s jammed bumper to bumper, the 2020 Lincoln Corsair separates itself from the pack. But how does the Lincoln Corsair compare with a popular model like the Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV?
Lincoln of Windsor in Windsor puts the Mercedes-Benz GLE against the 2020 Lincoln Corsair to see how it compares in technology, style, modern comfort, and performance.
Mercedes-Benz is well versed in elegant style. German-engineering produces sculpted body lines for an athletic-looking stance and wheel designs either 21 or 22 inches in diameter. LED headlamps, a backlit grille, side mirror logo projectors, and signature front and rear lighting give the GLE SUV a look that’s tough to beat.
But the 2020 Lincoln Corsair does just that – it tops the GLE’s looks handily. Crisp lines and an iconic Lincoln grille lead the way. LED headlamps and unique LED signature lighting add a bright presence upfront. And when you approach the Lincoln Corsair, sequential lighting a Lincoln-logo welcome mat display. The rear LED light strip contrasts against subtle curves. And with five-wheel designs from 18 inches to 20 inches, your gaze will be stuck to the 2020 Lincoln Corsair.
The GLE’s interior is clean and smooth with standard power heated front seats and ARTICO upholstery. A heated steering wheel is standard along with a large power sunroof and dual-zone climate control. Heated and ventilated leather seats with massaging features are available in an additional package, as are features like heated 2nd-row seats and power 2nd-row sunshades.
Today, the Lincoln Corsair offers much of the same including available Perfect Position seats with five massage settings, 24-way adjustability, and heating and ventilation. Bridge of Weir Deepsoft leather-trimmed seats and heated rear outboard seats are also options to pursue. A massive Panoramic Vista Roof with power sunshade is available.
In the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE, be MBUX cockpit control screen spans from the instrument cluster through the centre stack for touchscreen control of audio, HVAC, and more. Voice control, navigation, and gesture control are options to include the system. A touchpad controller, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and wireless charging are included. Burmester Surround Sound and a Head-Up Display are premium features to consider.
The 2020 Lincoln Corsair offers awesome interior tech as well. Its SYNC 3-powered infotainment system has an 8-inch touchscreen with voice-activated navigation and Lincoln Premium Audio with 10 speakers as standard equipment along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A 14-speaker Revel Audio system is optional for symphonic sound. An available wireless charging pad and Head-Up Display round out the phenomenal tech options inside the Lincoln Corsair.
The standard engine in the Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV is a 2.0L turbocharged I-4 with 255hp and 273 lb.-ft. of torque. It’s backed by a 9-speed automatic transmission and permanent all-wheel-drive.
The 2020 Lincoln Corsair also has a similarly powered 2.0L turbocharged engine, sporting 250hp, and 280 lb.-ft. of torque. With the Lincoln Corsair, you have the option of either AWD or FWD, whichever suits your driving needs best. Also available is a turbocharged 2.3L I-4 with 295hp and 310 lb.-ft. of torque, along with standard AWD, for an exhilarating driving experience.
Two exceptional crossover SUVs in the luxury segment, but one stands out with better value and equipment. Test drive the all-new 2020 Lincoln Corsair at your local dealer in Windsor, Lincoln of Windsor.