When is the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Coming Out?

August 20th, 2019 by

The Mercedes-Benz GLS has always set the bar for luxury SUVS, being one of the flagships in the Mercedes-Benz lineup alongside the G-Class and the S-Class. With it’s spaciousness and third row seating, advanced technology you would only expect from a Mercedes-Benz, as well as an impeccable amount of style and luxury, the GLS is a full-size SUV all the other SUVs out there wish they can be. For the model year 2020, the GLS is back and better than ever. Year after year, the GLS has continued to grow and evolve, having originally been the Mercedes-Benz GL. For the year 2020, the GLS is the best one yet.

Highlights of the 2020 GLS

Being a top-of-the-line SUV, means the GLS will have top-of-the-line performance. At release, you will have the option of either the GLS 450 or GLS 560. The GLS 450 comes equipped with a 3.0L V6 turbocharged engine that gets 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. If you choose the GLS 560, you’ll get an impressive 483 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. Both vehicles come with available 4MATIC® all wheel drive as well as EQ Boost, which can add an additional 21 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque.


The 2020 GLS also features the all-new E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL, which is an intelligent suspension that creates a stable ride in any conditions. Based on the AIRMATIC® suspension system, E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL individually controls spring and damping forces at each wheel, suppressing rolling, pitching and lifting movements. Therefore, you can drive on any road ahead of you with confidence and comfort. Another all new feature that will be coming with the 2020 GLS is the all-new Carwash function. With the push of a button, the GLS folds in the exterior mirrors, closes all windows and sunroof, switches off rain-sensing wipers, switches the climate control to air-recirculation mode, moves the suspension to the highest setting, and turns on a 360 degree camera to aid the driver entering the car wash. Clearly, the 2020 GLS is ahead of it’s time.


The interior of the 2020 GLS is simply where it’s at. Similar to the new A-Class and the new 2020 GLE, the 2020 GLS will feature the Mercedes-Benz User Experience, also known as MBUX. With the simple phrase, “Hey Mercedes”, you can have the GLS navigate you to your favorite restaurants in Huntington Village, make the climate control cooler, and more! The GLS takes MBUX a step forward with the optional Executive Rear Seat Package. With this package, rear seat passengers get a separate tablet for controlling all of the MBUX comfort and entertainment functions from the rear seats, that way everyone can enjoy what MBUX has to offer!

The 2020 GLS will also be updated to include features we have all come to know and love in models such as the E-Class Sedan and the CLS 4-door-coupe, such as 64-color ambient lighting, ENERGIZING® Comfort control, LED intelligent light system, and more. For the first time ever in the GLS, you will also have the option of either a three-seat rear bench seat or two luxury individual seats with armrests in the second row, with either combination being comfortable and luxurious to the highest degree.

Release Date for the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS

According to Mercedes-Benz USA, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS will be set to arrive at Mercedes-Benz dealers by the end of this year. We can hardly wait till it arrives at our Mercedes-Benz dealership near Northport, NY! The end of 2019 will be here before we know it, so it never hurts to prepare to purchase your next new Mercedes-Benz vehicle. Our friendly Sales Consultants are eager to assist you and provide more information on the 2020 GLS. Contact us today with your questions, or stop into our showroom to browse our new Mercedes-Benz vehicles and Certified Pre-Owned Mercedes-Benz vehicles near Huntington Station, NY!

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