2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. 2020 BMW X1

Unveil Sophistication With Performance-Driven Luxury SUVs

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs. 2020 BMW X1

Front view of a blue 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB driving on the highway

CAPACITY

Seating

Doors

ENGINE

Liters/Type

Horsepower (hp)

Torque (lb-ft)

TRANSMISSION

Type

DRIVETRAIN

Type

FUEL CONSUMPTION

Estimated Fuel Economy (city / hwy)

STARTING MSRP

Price (USD)

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 4MATIC® SUV

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250 4MATIC SUV

CAPACITY

5-7 Adults

4 Doors

ENGINE

2.0L inline-4 turbo

221 hp @ 5,500 rpm

258 lb-ft @ 1,800-4,000 rpm

TRANSMISSION

8-speed Dual-Clutch Automatic

DRIVETRAIN

4MATIC® All-Wheel Drive

FUEL CONSUMPTION

23/31

STARTING MSRP

$38,600

2020 BMW X1 xDrive28i

2020 BMW X1 xDrive28i

CAPACITY

5 Adults

4 Doors

ENGINE

2.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder

228 hp @ 5000-6000 rpm

258 lb-ft @ 1450-4500 rpm

TRANSMISSION

8-speed STEPTRONIC Automatic

DRIVETRAIN

Intelligent All-Wheel Drive

FUEL CONSUMPTION

23/31

STARTING MSRP

$37,200

Premium SUVs Showcase Power and Performance at Every Turn

Both the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB and the BMW X1 offer plenty of premium features that add a boost to your daily drive. The BMW X1 features two trims with a standard 2.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder engine and the option to choose between front-wheel and all-wheel drive. The X1 is also equipped with an 8-speed STEPTRONIC automatic transmission with Sport and Manual shift modes to enhance the smooth ride. You’ll also love to admire the exterior of the BMW X1 that features rear window privacy glass, satin aluminum roof rails for added style and chrome tailpipe finishers.

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB offers the same premium performance with some upgrades to offer you the speed and power you crave. Also available in two trims, this SUV is equipped with a standard 2.0L inline-4 turbo engine and the option between front-wheel drive and 4MATIC® all-wheel drive to allow for the traction you need in varying terrains. The 2020 GLB features an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission for smooth handling. The exterior of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB is designed to impress with the available panoramic sunroof, aluminum roof rails and bold accents that deliver a form-fitting function.

Both SUVs offer excellent fuel economy with 23 city MPG and 31 highway.

If you want to see the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB in action, now is the time to schedule a test drive at Mercedes-Benz of Sacramento.

Comfort-Driven SUVs Offer Sophisticated Interior

With the reputation of both Mercedes-Benz and BMW, you would expect sophistication to extend into the interior – and it does. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB comes standard with a sport front leather seats featuring 3-position seat memory, as well as an optional 3rd row to accommodate larger families and groups. Find comfort at every turn with the standard dual-zone automatic climate control, an illuminated entry system for an attractive look and a spacious cargo area for those family road trips.

The 2020 BMW X1 is equipped with soft SensaTec upholstery seats and high-gloss black interior trim with pearl chrome highlights that add sophistication to the interior. The X1 also features automatic climate control and power front seats, but with only one memory option versus the three of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB compact SUV. Both SUVs offer power liftgates for added convenience.

Stay Connected Hands-Free With Intuitive Technology Upgrades

Just as you would expect, both the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB and the BMW X1 have embraced technology. However, a comparison shows that Mercedes-Benz may be one step ahead of the rest. The 2020 BMW X1 comes standard with BMW Remote Services that include the manufacturer’s smartphone app that allows for remote door locking and unlocking as well as stolen vehicle recovery. This SUV is also equipped with USB ports, Bluetooth® Wireless Capabilities for hands-free messaging and phone calls, as well as Apple CarPlay® integration that provides access to your smartphone apps.

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB, though, pushes the limit with connectivity that includes voice control and the ‘Hey Mercedes’ keyword activation that is similar to the iPhone’s Siri. This SUV offers more than five USB ports and both Apple CarPlay® and Android® Auto integration for access to your smartphone apps, maps, music, contacts and more. The hands-free Bluetooth® interface brings quick connectivity from your wireless devices to your vehicle for even more convenience.

Convenience and luxury are at the core of the Mercedes-Benz GLB. Stop by our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Sacramento to see these technological upgrades firsthand.

Safety is Second to None With These Innovative SUVs

When it comes to safety, both manufacturers have excelled at crafting reliable vehicles with exceedingly high safety standards. For instance, both the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB and the BMW X1 are equipped with a rear-view camera for enhanced visibility and driver assist technologies such as lane departure warnings that signal when you cross over into another lane, lane keeping assist that nudges your car over when you stray, daytime running lamps and emergency call services.

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB, though, offers upgraded premium packages with features such as active brake assist functions that automatically apply the brake when a potential collision is detected, Attention Assist that can detect when the driver appears to be drowsy and blind spot monitoring to alert you when vehicles are passing you on the left and the right. Both SUVs are equipped with adaptive cruise control, a function that automatically slows down the vehicle when you are approaching another vehicle too quickly and speed limit monitors to keep you alert when you are exceeding the established speed limit on your route.

Interior features in the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB

Test Drive the Available Trims of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB

While both SUVs provide you with a spacious cabin, innovative safety features and a bold exterior, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB stands out as the premium compact SUV. Now is the time to see this vehicle up close and personal when stopping in at Mercedes-Benz of Sacramento to test drive this SUV. The team at our Mercedes-Benz dealership in Sacramento is eager to showcase the luxurious features, upgrades and technological capabilities of this performance-driven vehicle.