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All-new Mercedes-Benz GLS to start from $75,200


Pricing Announced for the highly anticipated next generation 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS


The all-new GLS has raised the bar yet again as the largest and most luxurious SUV in the Mercedes-Benz lineup.

The GLS is the S-Class among SUVs, combining sophisticated technology and impressive levels of standard equipment with comfort for up to 7 passengers, agile dynamics and extensive safety systems. For the first time, the new generation GLS is available with a 6-seat option configuration that includes Captain's Chairs. Customers will now have the choice of either a three-seat rear bench seat or two individual seats with armrests in the second row. With larger dimensions and more comfort than ever before, the Mercedes-Benz GLS offers three fully electrically adjustable seat rows, giving all passengers a generous amount of space and outstanding seating comfort. Starting from $75,200*, the new GLS 450 4MATIC boasts additional standard equipment, a new 3.0L Inline-6 Turbo engine with EQ Boost and the latest technological innovations from Mercedes-Benz.

The new GLS benefits from a progressive interior design that includes a new- generation steering wheel with Touch Control Buttons, two grab handles on the center console, a widescreen dual display with a 12.3" Digital Instrument Cluster and 12.3" multimedia display with touchscreen, a new-generation Touchpad in the center console, and new 64-Color Ambient Lighting. Popular options on the previous-generation GLS, such as the Premium Package (including Blind Spot Assist, Smartphone Integration, Navigation, SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio, Multi-color ambient lighting and KEYLESS-GO), the Lighting Package (Active LED Headlamps and Adaptive High beam Assist) and the Parking Assist Package (Active Parking Assist and Surround View Camera), are now all standard.

With the new generation, customers also have newly available options to personalize the interior with available Executive Rear Seat Packages, open-pore trims and up to 5-zones of climate control.

This sophisticated SUV offers the latest technology from Mercedes-Benz with the revolutionary infotainment system called Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX). This game-changing system offers intelligent Voice Control and Natural Language Understanding, augmented video for navigation and introduces the new MBUX Interior Assistant that supports operating intentions by recognizing hand and arm movements. The ENERGIZING Comfort function seamlessly links the various comfort systems in the vehicle together, systematically using the functions of the climate control system (including fragrancing) and the seats (heating, ventilation, massage), as well as lighting and musical atmospheres to enable a specific wellness set-up tailored to the mood and need of the driver. This enhances the physical comfort and performance both while driving and during breaks. Additional innovations include the new Carwash function that enables the vehicle to be prepped for entry into a carwash with the press of a single button.

The groundbreaking new intelligent chassis also sets a new benchmark in the segment. As the only system of its kind on the market, the sophisticated E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL active suspension paired with the 48-volt technology offers outstanding suspension comfort, agile handling and a high degree of off-road capability. The GLS features the latest generation of Mercedes-Benz driver assistance systems lending support to the driver in various situations. Additionally, the new variable 4MATIC system ensures great agility on the road and strong performance off the beaten track, allowing the driver to have confidence behind the wheel in any terrain.

The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC features a new in-line six-cylinder engine, intelligently electrified with 48-volt technology and an Integrated Starter Generator (ISG). The ISG is responsible for hybrid functions such as EQ Boost and energy recuperation, allowing for fuel savings that were previously only possible with high- voltage hybrid technology. This sophisticated yet powerful engine produces 362 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque, with a further 184 lb-ft of torque and 21 hp available via EQ Boost over short periods.

Standard Equipment Highlights for new-generation GLS 450 4MATIC:

  • 3.0L Inline-6 turbo engine with EQ Boost for smoother acceleration and increased efficiency
  • 7-seat configuration or 6-seat configuration with Captain's Chairs
  • LED Intelligent Light System
  • Revolutionary MBUX User Interface with Voice Control and Natural Language Understanding
  • MB Navigation
  • 12.3" Digital Instrument Cluster
  • 12.3" Media Display with Touchscreen
  • Touchpad in center console
  • 64-color ambient lighting and illuminated door sills
  • Heated front seats
  • Active Parking Assist with Surround View
  • Blind Spot Assist
  • PRE-SAFE® Sound and PRE-SAFE® Sound
  • Active Brake Assist
  • Car-to-X Communication
  • 9 USB ports and 115V household outlet
  • Nappa Leather Multifunction Steering Wheel with Touch Control Buttons
  • DYNAMIC SELECT
  • Power tilt/sliding sunroof
  • Wireless Charging
  • Smartphone Integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Burmester Surround Sound System
  • SiriusXM Radio
  • KEYLESS-START and KEYLESS-GO
  • AIRMATIC Suspension
  • 19" wheels
  • Easy-Pack Tailgate and Load Compartment Cover

 

2019 GLS 450 4MATIC
(outgoing generation)

2020 GLS 450 4MATIC
(new generation)

MSRP: $70,150*

MSRP: $75,200*

Standard Equipment Highlights

Standard Equipment Highlights

3.0 L V6 biturbo engine

3.0L Inline-6 turbo engine with EQ Boost for
smoother acceleration and increased efficiency

7-seat configuration

7-seat configuration or 6-seat configuration with
Captain's Chairs

KEYLESS START

KELYESS-START and KEYLESS-GO

Garmin Map Pilot

MB Navigation

harmon/kardon® Surround Sound System

Burmester Surround Sound System

7" COMAND Media Display

12.3" Media Display with Touchscreen and
12.3" Fully Digital Instrument Cluster

LED Daytime Running Lamps and LED taillamps

LED Intelligent Light System with Active LED headlamps and taillamps and Adaptive Highbeam
Assist

PRE-SAFE®

PRE-SAFE® and PRE-SAFE® Sound

Active Brake Assist

Active Brake Assist

ATTENTION ASSIST®

ATTENTION ASSIST®

Bluetooth Connectivity®

Bluetooth Connectivity® and Smartphone Integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

 

Power passenger seat with memory & lumbar

 

64-color Ambient Lighting and
Illuminated door sills

 

MBUX User Interface

 

Touchpad in Center Console

 

Sirius XM Radio

 

Wireless Charging

 

Remote Start

 

Concierge Service

 

115V Household Power Outlet

 

Active Parking Assist with Surround View System

 

Blind Spot Assist

 

Car-to-X Communication

 

Car Exit Warning

At a glance:

 

GLS 450 4MATIC

MSRP

$75,200*

Engine

3.0L Inline-6 Turbo
with EQ Boost

Drive Config.

4MATIC variable
All-Wheel Drive

 

Performance

Internal Combustion Engine: 362 hp @ 5,500 – 6,100
369 lb-ft @ 1,600 – 4,500

EQ Boost

Up to 21 hp Up to 184 lb-ft

*Above price excludes $995 destination and delivery.

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC will be available in U.S. dealerships by the end of the year. Pricing for the new GLS 580 will be announced at a later date.




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