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2022 Mercedes-Benz G-Class G 550 4MATIC AWD
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Specs

2022 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
2023 Land Rover Defender
110 AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
20 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26.4 gal 23.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
416 hp @ 5,500 RPM
296 hp @ 4,000 RPM
Torque
450 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
295 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
3.27 in x 3.63 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 38.7 in 39.1 in
Back Legroom 39.5 in 39.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 38.1 cu ft 34 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,391 lbs 2,030 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,000 lbs 7,716 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.7 in 197.6 in
Width 86.1 in 82.9 in
Height 77.5 in 77.4 in
Wheelbase 113.8 in 118.9 in

Available Options

2022 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • G MANUFAKTUR Sintered Bronze MAGNO
  • G MANUFAKTUR Arabian Grey
  • G MANUFAKTUR China Blue
  • G MANUFAKTUR Dakota Brown MAGNO
  • G MANUFAKTUR Deep Green
  • G MANUFAKTUR Desert Silver Metallic
  • G MANUFAKTUR Jupiter Red
  • G MANUFAKTUR MONZA Grey MAGNO
  • G MANUFAKTUR Midnight Blue
  • G MANUFAKTUR Olive Metallic
  • G MANUFAKTUR Sea Blue Metallic
  • G MANUFAKTUR South Sea Blue Metallic
  • Indium Grey Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Jade Green Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Cardinal Red Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Graphite Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Moonlight White Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Mystic Blue Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Mystic Brown Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Night Black MAGNO
  • MANUFAKTUR Platinum Black Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Platinum MAGNO
  • Magnetite Black Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Rubellite Red Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Suspension W/Adaptive Damping Adjustment
  • AMG Line
  • Exclusive Interior Package
  • Exclusive Interior Package Plus
  • G MANUFAKTUR Interior Package
  • G MANUFAKTUR Interior Package Plus
  • Leather Grab Handles
  • Night Package
  • Night Package Plus
  • Roof In Obsidian Black
  • Spare Wheel Cover In Night Black MAGNO
  • Spare Wheel Cover In Obsidian Black
  • Spare Wheel Cover In Vehicle Color
  • Two-Tone Dashboard
  • Two-Tone Nappa Leather Multifunction Steering Wheel
  • AMG Carbon Fiber Trim
  • G MANUFAKTUR Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • G MANUFAKTUR Black-Flamed Ash Wood Trim
  • Wheels: 18" Matte Black 5-Spoke Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" Black Twin 5-Spoke Alloy
2023 Land Rover Defender
110 AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Carpathian Grey Premium Metallic
  • Eiger Grey Metallic
  • Fuji White
  • GONDWANA Stone Metallic
  • HAKUBA Silver Metallic
  • LANTAU Bronze Metallic
  • PANGEA Green Metallic
  • SANTORINI Black Metallic
  • Silicon Silver Premium Metallic
  • Tasman Blue Metallic
  • YULONG White Metallic

Option Packages

  • 3-Zone Climate Control
  • 60:40 Heated Rear Seats W/Manual Slide & Recline
  • A-Frame Protection Bar
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Advanced Off-Road Capability Package
  • Adventure Pack
  • Air Suspension Pack
  • Basic Interior Protection & Storage Pack (5 Seat)
  • Basic Interior Protection & Storage Pack (5+2 Seat)
  • Black Wheel Protection Pack
  • Bright Exterior Pack
  • Cold Climate Pack
  • Comfort & Convenience Pack
  • Country Pack
  • Deployable Roof Ladder
  • Expedition Roof Rack
  • Explorer Pack
  • Extended Bright Exterior Pack
  • Exterior Side-Mounted Gear Carrier
  • Family Comfort Pack
  • Family Pack
  • Front Expedition System W/UNDERSHIELD
  • Front Jump Seat
  • Integrated Air Compressor
  • Intrusion Sensor
  • Natural Smoked Oak Veneer
  • Off-Road Pack
  • Premium Interior Protection & Storage Pack (5 Seat)
  • Premium Interior Protection & Storage Pack (5+2 Seat)
  • Raised Air Intake
  • Rough-Cut Walnut Veneer
  • Satin Protective Film
  • Towing Pack
  • Trailer Hitch W/Electrical Connector
  • UNDERSHIELD
  • Urban Pack W/UNDERSHIELD
  • Wheel Arch Extensions
  • Wheels: 18" Satin Dark Grey Style 5094
  • Wheels: 19" Gloss Black Style 6010
  • Wheels: 19" Gloss Sparkle Silver Style 6009
  • Wheels: 19" Gloss Sparkle Silver Style 6010
  • Wheels: 20" Gloss Black Finish Style 6011
  • Wheels: 20" Gloss Sparkle Silver Style 5094
  • Wheels: 20" Gloss Sparkle Silver Style 5098
  • Wheels: 20" Polished Silver Style 5098
  • Wheels: 20" Satin Dark Gray Finish Style 5098
  • Wheels: 20" Satin Dark Grey Style 5094

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