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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs 2020 BMW X1

Are you looking for a small luxury SUV? There are a lot of options to choose from out there, but only a few will give you the utmost combination of utility, performance, and luxury. The new Mercedes-Benz GLB is one of those. First released for the 2020 model year, the GLB brings with it a new set of features and a lot of anticipation, despite the fact that Mercedes-Benz already has five other SUVs in production. Sitting between the GLA and GLC in size, the GLB has more off-roading capabilities than the other models its size. Think of it as a smaller and more affordable version of the G-Class SUV. In this comparison between the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs 2020 BMW X1, we’ll show you how it compares to another popular luxury model. Check out the table below!

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB vs 2020 BMW X1

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB


2020 BMW X1

2.0L turbo with 221 hp Base Engine 2.0L turbo with 255 hp
7 passengers Seating Capacity 5 passengers
62 cubic ft Max Cargo Space 58.7 cubic ft
Available Multimedia Voice Recognition System Not Available

Specs and features in the 2020 GLB

While the GLB and X1 are about the same size, the GLB has a few characteristics not found in the X1. For one, it’s more of an off-roading SUV than the X1. While the versatility of the GLB allows it to drive on virtually any terrain, it can quickly adapt to the rough conditions of rock, dirt, and mud when needed thanks to all-wheel drive, a DYNAMIC SELECT® driving mode selector, and an available adaptive suspension. Other highlights in the 2020 GLB include:

  • Panorama roof
  • Power front seats with memory
  • 64-color ambient lighting
  • Heated/ventilated seating
  • Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) system
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
  • 10.25 inch display screens
  • Wi-Fi
  • Head-Up Display
  • And much more!

Interested in seeing what else the GLB has to offer? We have just what you’re looking for here at our dealership, as well as a team of dedicated individuals who will help you find what you need. Get in touch with our team here at Mercedes-Benz of Gilbert today to learn more or schedule a test drive on our website today!