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Mercedes-Benz G-Class

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Overview of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Learn about the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Summary

Developed by the famous Mercedes-Benz brand, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is a luxury SUV designed for off-road adventures and daily driving. There are many standard safety features like forward collision warning and adaptive cruise control. The interior is built with the highest-quality components. Tech highlights include standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and optional features such as a rear-seat entertainment system which makes traveling with the family easier. As you would expect, there is a good amount of space for a large SUV, and the driving experience is comfortable. You and your passengers will be traveling in classic Mercedes-Benz style.

Safety

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is a safe SUV. Standard safety features include automated emergency braking, a rearview camera and a forward-collision warning system. Other safety highlights are:

  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Stop and go technology – which stops the car when idle and starts when ready to go again.
  • Active brake assist – to warn the driver if they're too close to a vehicle ahead.

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has dual front side-mounted airbags, front and rear airbags, as well as a passenger sensor that deactivates the airbag if and when required.

Interior

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has five seats. The standard interior features are impressive. The front and rear seats have leather upholstery and are heated. The cabin has three-zone automatic climate control. The cabin is stylish and uses the highest quality materials, as you would expect from a luxury car. If you want to upgrade the interior with packages or individual items, there are many options. You might decide that the available massaging front seats with ventilation and a heated steering wheel are a must.

Technology

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has a great standard tech offering. Some features include:

  • Command infotainment system
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Bluetooth
  • 2 USB ports

Though the infotainment system is not touch screen, it is easy to use. Driver aids like a rearview camera and parking sensors are standard, as well. If you want to upgrade the tech, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has options like a Wi-Fi hotspot and a rear-seat entertainment system, which might be important for the kids.

Space

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has average space. Though there is a high step up to get into the vehicle, the front and rear seats are supportive and there is a good amount of head and leg room. Because this is a large SUV, you will find enough space in the cabin for storage of your items.

The rear cargo space is roughly 38 cubic feet behind the rear seats, and with the rear seats folded it is 79 cubic feet. You will be ready for both solo and family trips.

Comfort

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class delivers a comfortable driving experience. The powerful engine means it is capable off roading and driving around town. While there is some body roll on corners, the steering is precise.

The suspension handles both uneven and smooth surfaces well. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class keeps outside noise low in the cabin, especially considering its square design. Whether you are off-road or commuting to work, you will feel and look good.

Pros and cons of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

  • Great off-road ability
  • Powerful engines
  • Luxury cabin
  • High base price
  • Cargo space may seem smaller than some competitors.
  • Handling may less smooth on certain terrain
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption18 - 18.1 L/100km
  • Highway consumption14.1 - 15.6 L/100km
  • Width1930 mm
  • Length4817 - 4873 mm
  • Trunk space454 L
  • Cargo space1246 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class 2019 - present is available in 2 trims:

Basic trim features and specs

Available with the Basic trim:
  • Front seats adjust to body shape (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • 3 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electric windows
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated windshield
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
  • Passenger seat has lumbar support
  • Power steering
  • Spare wheel
  • Ventilated front seats
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Fog lights
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Headlight cleaners
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED headlights
  • Short wheel base
  • Standard roof
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Emergency call system
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Lane departure warning
  • Overtaking sensors
  • Rain sensor
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the Basic trim:
  • 360 degree camera (optional)
Available across all trims:
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic parking
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Digital radio
  • Front sensors
  • Front view camera
  • HDMI port for rear passengers (optional)
  • Hill start assist
  • Keyless entry
  • Navigation system
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Side sensors
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen (optional)
  • USB port for front passengers
  • WiFi
1 engine is available with the Basic trim:
4 L - Gas - 416 hp
City consumption:18 L/100km
Highway consumption:14.1 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:616 km

Mercedes-AMG trim features and specs

Available with the Mercedes-AMG trim:
  • Front seats adjust to body shape
Available across all trims:
  • 3 climate zones
  • Air conditioning (automatic)
  • Center arm rest between front seats
  • Driver seat has lumbar support
  • Electric windows
  • Electrically adjustable front seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated windshield
  • ISOFIX installation points
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Multifunction steering wheel
  • Paddle shifters
  • Passenger seat has lumbar support
  • Power steering
  • Spare wheel
  • Ventilated front seats
Available across all trims:
  • Alloy wheels
  • Daytime running lights
  • Door mirrors electrically adjustable
  • Fog lights
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Headlight cleaners
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED headlights
  • Short wheel base
  • Standard roof
  • Sunroof
Available across all trims:
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Brake assist system
  • Collision warning system
  • Collision warning system with automatic braking
  • Dimming interior mirror
  • Disc brakes
  • Dusk sensor
  • Electronic traction control
  • Emergency call system
  • Fatigue warning system
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front-driver airbag
  • Front-passenger airbag
  • Knee airbag
  • Lane departure warning
  • Overtaking sensors
  • Rain sensor
  • Side airbag
  • Side curtain airbag
  • Stability control
  • Tire pressure indicator
Available with the Mercedes-AMG trim:
  • 360 degree camera
Available across all trims:
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automatic parking
  • Bluetooth
  • Computer
  • Cruise control
  • Digital radio
  • Front sensors
  • Front view camera
  • HDMI port for rear passengers (optional)
  • Hill start assist
  • Keyless entry
  • Navigation system
  • Power door locks
  • Radio
  • Rear sensors
  • Rear view camera
  • Side sensors
  • Start stop system
  • Touchscreen (optional)
  • USB port for front passengers
  • WiFi
1 engine is available with the Mercedes-AMG trim:
4 L - Gas - 577 hp
City consumption:18.1 L/100km
Highway consumption:15.6 L/100km
Transmission:Automatic
Range:589 km

Frequently asked questions about the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class runs anywhere from $50,000 to $200,000 depending on whether its new or used.

Yes, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is a 4x4, which is also referred to as being a four-wheel drive vehicle.

Like most Mercedes-Benz SUVs, this one has an automatic transmission.

At over 5,500 lbs, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class is a big vehicle offering drivers and passengers plenty of leg and headroom plus cargo space.

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is a luxury SUV, so it can be expensive to maintain. There are cheaper options available outside of the luxury class.