Mercedes-BenzGLE 500e (2015) electric chargers

Plug-In Hybrid

Battery

8.8 kWh

Connector

Type 2

Range

19 miles

Benefit in kind

20%

CO2 Emissions

78 g/km

Mercedes GLE 500e Home Charging Guide

Like its slightly faster brother/sister vehicle the Mercedes GLE 550e, the GLE 500e is a great choice if you're unable to charge a full electric vehicle at home. It has been discontinued, so you'll need to find it on the used car market or go for one of the newer Mercedes plug-in hybrids such as GLE 350de.

Charging time for the Mercedes GLE 500e is about two-and-a-half hours using a 7.4kW home charge point like those below.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e compatible chargers

The original Ohme charger

Syncs with your energy tariff

Our most popular charger

Stylish, simple and works as tethered or untethered

Upgraded version of Ohme Home

Better looks and no earth rod required

A good all-rounder

Good looks and easy to use

World's smallest charger

A wide range of app features

The Grand Designs choice

Unrivalled range of finishes to suit your home

Designed by Tesla for Tesla cars

Unique features enabled for Tesla vehicles

Wallbox

Commander 2

 

from £1260.00

Good for business

Aimed at businesses and public locations


Charging Cable

5m Charging Cable (grey)

 

from £179.00

Premium quality

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

5m Charging Cable (Hi Vis Lime Green)

 

from £179.50

Premium quality

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

5m Coiled Charging Cable (grey)

 

from £195.70

Coiled for easier storage

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

5m Coiled Charging Cable (Hi Vis Lime Green)

 

from £195.70

Hi Visibility and Coiled

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

10m Charging Cable (grey)

 

from £205.00

Longer cable for extra flexibility

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

10m Charging Cable (Hi Vis Lime Green)

 

from £205.30

Premium quality

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

10m Coiled Charging Cable (grey)

 

from £228.70

Premium quality

Made in the UK

Charging Cable

10m Coiled Charging Cable (Hi Vis Lime Green)

 

from £228.70

Better visibility

Made in the UK

Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e Charging Time

It's rare anyone needs to charge their car from empty to full. In fact, most of the time you will simply "top up" your car's battery for two to three hours overnight. Learn more about home charging here

Take advantage of cheaper electricity tariffs and charge your Mercedes GLE 500e overnight and drive away fully charged every morning.

Method kW Typical location Charging time (empty to full)
Standard three-pin plug 2.3 Home 4 hours
Dedicated home charging point 7.4* Home 2.5 hours* (limited to 3.7kW by vehicle)
Fast charger n/a Offices, commercial buildings, car parks, supermarkets, leisure centres n/a
Rapid charger  n/a Motorway services, car parks n/a

* Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e Charging Cost

School run, commute to the office? You can drive up to 19 miles purely on low-cost electric power.

A full home charge on a Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e costs around £0.88.

Did you know?

A typical overnight electricity rate is around 10p per kWh.

Public Charging Made Simple

Compare energy tariffs for your Mercedes-Benz GLE 500e

Battery size

8.8 kWh

Charge speed

5 mph

Range

19 miles

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