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2020 Toyota Highlander, 2020 Subaru Outback, 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS: New York Recap Part 2

As our New York Auto Show recap continues, we look at three significant unveils from Toyota, Subaru, and Mercedes-Benz.

New Completely Redesigned 2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Toyota Highlander
2020 Toyota Highlander | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

2020 Toyota Highlander
2020 Toyota Highlander | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

The 2020 Toyota Highlander was already one of the top models in its class, and now it gotten better with a new generation unveiled at the New York Auto Show. The new Highlander gets more interior space, more power from a V6 engine and an even more efficient hybrid powertrain. It also gets Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and Toyota’s new Dynamic Torque Vectoring all-wheel drive.

Read our detailed coverage of the new 2020 Toyota Highlander at the New York Auto Show. 

2020 Subaru Outback Debuts in New York

2020 Subaru Outback
2020 Subaru Outback | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

2020 Subaru Outback
2020 Subaru Outback | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

The 2020 Subaru Outback unveiled at the New York Auto Show doesn’t look all that new, but looks can be deceiving. As a matter of fact, 90 percent of the Outback’s 2.5-liter BOXER four-cylinder are new. It has 182 horsepower and 176 pound-feet of torque. The biggest change, however, is the six-cylinder engine being replaced by a 2.4-liter BOXER with 260 horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque.

Inside, the new 2020 Outback gets a brand-new 11.6-inch center touchscreen that adds a great deal of refinement and luxury to the interior of Subaru’s popular outback.

Learn more about the 2020 Subaru Outback including its release date and competition.

New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS Unveiled With More of Everything

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV | Photo: Matt St-Pierre

The Mercedes-Benz GLS is supposed to be the S-Class of sport utility vehicles and now, it is. The new 2020 GLS unveiled at the New York Auto Show is longer and more spacious, is packed with a lot more tech and features, and it has a more powerful V8 engine with 483 horsepower that’s paired with Mercedes-Benz’ EQ Boost electrified system for better efficiency. A straight-six will be available in the GLS 450 which will also be available.

Read more about the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS which is planned to arrive before the end of the year.

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