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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class brings big luxe to the Big Apple

Mercedes' fullsize GLS SUV has mild-hybrid power and tons of tech inside.

Steven Ewing
Steven Ewing spent his childhood reading car magazines, making his career as an automotive journalist an absolute dream job. After getting his foot in the door at Automobile while he was still a teenager, Ewing found homes on the mastheads at Winding Road magazine, Autoblog and Motor1.com before joining the CNET team in 2018. He has also served on the World Car Awards jury. Ewing grew up ingrained in the car culture of Detroit -- the Motor City -- before eventually moving to Los Angeles. In his free time, Ewing loves to cook, binge trash TV and play the drums.
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Say hello to the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class.

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The GLS is Mercedes' fullsize luxury SUV.

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The new design is reminiscent of the midsize GLE-Class SUV.

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The 2020 GLS will launch with two engine options in the US.

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The GLE450 comes with a 3.0-liter, turbocharged I6, with 48-volt mild-hybrid tech.

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The GLS580 uses a twin-turbocharged, 4.0-liter V8, also featuring mild-hybrid tech.

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Inside, Mercedes' MBUX infotainment system is housed on a pair of 12.3-inch screens.

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LED lighting is standard all the way around.

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The taillights are super reminiscent of the GLS and updated GLC.

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Keep scrolling for more photos of the 2020 Mercedes GLS.

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