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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Reliability Ratings

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2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Recalls

There have been 6 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH Recall Date: 12/17/2017
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 GLE400 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLE550e 4Matic, GLE43 AMG 4Matic, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLS450, GLE63S 4Matic, GLS63 4Matic, S550e, S600, S63 AMG 4Matic, S65 AMG, S550, Mercedes-Maybach S600, Mercedes-Maybach S550 4Matic, GLE43 AMG 4Matic Coupe, GLE63S 4Matic Coupe, 2017-2018 GLS550 4Matic, S550 4Matic, 2018 S450, and S63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. The rear passenger door on the driver side may indicate that it is locked, when it may not be. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, "Door Locks and Door Retention Components."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 8700
  • Consequence: If the door appears to be locked, the door may be unintentionally opened, increasing the risk of injury.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left rear door lock, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2018. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JAN 02, 2017 to AUG 07, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2018010009
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V816000
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD Recall Date: 10/16/2017
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 GLE300d 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE63 AMG, GLE63 AMG Coupe, GLE63S AMG and GLE63S AMG Coupe, and 2017 GLS450 4Matic, GLE550 4Matic, and GLE63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. These vehicles may have excess bulkhead insulation extending into the lower windshield area, possibly affecting the windshield bonding and the full protective function of the passenger's frontal air bag in the event of a crash.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 3620
  • Consequence: If the passenger's frontal air bag does not function as designed in the event of a crash, the front seat passenger has an increased risk of injury.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will remove any excess bulkhead insulation and rework the windshield bonding, as necessary, free of charge. Interim owner letters will be mailed in December 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy is available in late January 2018. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2018020002. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 03, 2016 to JUL 26, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2018020002
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V655000
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE Recall Date: 08/13/2017
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 AMG GLE43 Coupe, and 2017 AMG GLE43 vehicles. The engine control unit and transmission control unit software may have compatibility conflicts and cause the engine to shut-down while the driver brakes to a stop, or accelerates following an ECO start.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 12322
  • Consequence: If the engine shuts down, there is increased the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the engine and transmission control unit software, free of charge. The recall begin September 18, 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 08, 2014 to MAY 11, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2017090005
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V506000
UNKNOWN OR OTHER Recall Date: 02/07/2017
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 GLE 400 4Matic, GLE 350 4Matic, GLE 350, GLE 550E 4Matic, GLE 63 AMG, GLE 63S AMG, GLE 43 AMG 4Matic Coupe, GLE 63S AMG 4Matic Coupe, GLS 450 4Matic, GLS 550 4Matic, and GLS 63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. In certain types of crash events, the center console may unlatch, allowing the objects within to fly around the cabin. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 201, "Occupant Protection in Interior Impact."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 5882
  • Consequence: In the event of a crash, if objects are not secured within the center console, they may strike the vehicle occupants, increasing their risk of injury.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will modify the center console so that it remains latched in a crash, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 19, 2016 to OCT 15, 2016
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V077000
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL Recall Date: 12/14/2016
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 GL350 4Matic Bluetec, GL550 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE43 AMG Coupe, GLE450 4Matic, 2016 GLE300d 4Matic, GLE350, GLE350d 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE550e 4Matic, GLE63 AMG, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic Coupe, and 2017 GLS63 AMG vehicles manufactured April 23, 2014, to May 10, 2016. The front passenger seat Occupant Classification System (OCS) calibration may be incorrect, and as a result, the system can incorrectly classify the occupant as a child seat, deactivating the front passenger air bag.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 47799
  • Consequence: If the front passenger air bag does not deploy as necessary in the event of a crash, the front passenger has an increased risk of injury.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the OCS software, free of charge. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
  • Dates of Manufacture: APR 22, 2014 to MAY 09, 2016
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2016120004
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V903000
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS Recall Date: 10/19/2016
  • Summary: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 GLE 300d 4MATIC, GLE 350, GLE 350 4MATIC, and GLE 400 4MATIC vehicles manufactured October 14, 2015, to November 23, 2015. The low beam headlights on the affected vehicles may not be properly adjusted. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Assoc. Equipment."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 2215
  • Consequence: If the low-beam headlights are out of adjustment, the driver's visibility may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the headlight adjustment, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
  • Dates of Manufacture: OCT 13, 2015 to NOV 22, 2015
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 2016100003
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V759000

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Warranty

Mercedes-Benz covers the 2017 GLE with a four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty.

Warranty information last updated: 8/6/18

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