Arguably, Germans manufacture some of the most compelling models within the premium SUV segment and eventually, they end up competing between each other. In this episode we will be showing you the latest additions to the class from the big three of German Automaking: Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi. Today the new Mercedes GLS, BMW X6 and Audi SQ8 will demonstrate who deserves the title of the best crossover SUV of the 2020 model year.
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#1 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
The third generation 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class debuted at this year’s New York Autoshow, offering the brand’s fans more of everything – space, luxury, power and tech. Under the hood, the GLS-Class is now electrified, featuring a 48V on-board electrical system and an integrated starter generator. The 450 model comes with 3.0L turbo inline-6 engine, while the GLS 580 gets a more powerful 4.0L twin-turbo V8 making 483 horses, plus the EQ Boost function adds 21 hps.
#2 2020 BMW X6
In 2020, BMW X6 Sport Activity Coupe is entering its 3rd generation. The new X6 gets two improved powertrains, a 3.0L turbo straight six that gets a 33hp power boost and produces 335 horses, plus a 4.4L V8 that makes 523 hp, up from 445.
#3 2020 Audi SQ8
The S version of Audi’s flagship crossover has finally been unveiled, but for now only the European market will get to enjoy it, since it is a diesel. The SQ8 is a mild hybrid powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.0L V8 engine coupled with a 48V Electric Supercharger.