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2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$131,750
Invoice
$123,845
Average Price Paid
$138,987
53 listings nationwide

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2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$76,000
Invoice
$71,440
Average Price Paid
$76,000
128 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
Fair Price
$145,901
Good Price
$135,194
Great Price
$129,073
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
Fair Price
$81,869
Good Price
$75,294
Great Price
$71,535

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz G550 is a five-passenger luxury body-on-frame SUV. Over 40 years since its debut, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has retained its blocky, utilitarian exterior shape w...

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
Megan Hennessey Test Drive Review:

The ā€œSā€ in the 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class name is meant to connect the SUV to the S-Class flagship sedan. In this sense, the GLS is the S-Class of SUVs, and it delivers on that posit...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 8
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 9
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

Specs

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
19 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26.4 gal 23.8 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
416 hp @ 5,500 RPM
362 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
450 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
369 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
3,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
3.27 in x 3.64 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 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 40.3 in
Back Legroom 39.5 in 41.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 38.1 cu ft 17.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,391 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,000 lbs 7,700 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.7 in 205 in
Width 86.1 in 84.9 in
Height 77.5 in 71.8 in
Wheelbase 113.8 in 123.4 in

Available Options

2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • DESIGNO Graphite Metallic
  • DESIGNO Mystic Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Mystic Brown Metallic
  • DESIGNO Night Black MAGNO
  • DESIGNO Platinum MAGNO
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Designo Mocha Black Metallic
  • Designo Platinum Black Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • G MANUFAKTUR Sintered Bronze MAGNO
  • G MANUFAKTUR Arabian Grey
  • G MANUFAKTUR China Blue
  • G MANUFAKTUR Dakota Brown MAGNO
  • G MANUFAKTUR Dark Olive Green MAGNO
  • G MANUFAKTUR Deep Green
  • G MANUFAKTUR Desert Sand
  • 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
  • Magnetite Black Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Rubellite Red Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Suspension W/Adaptive Damping Adjustment
  • Leather & Light Brown Zen Wood Steering Wheel
  • AMG Line
  • Exclusive Interior Package
  • Exclusive Interior Package Plus
  • G MANUFAKTUR Interior Package
  • G MANUFAKTUR Interior Package Plus
  • Leather & Brown Ash Wood Steering Wheel
  • Leather Grab Handles
  • Night Package
  • Night Package MAGNO
  • Night Package Plus
  • Roof In Obsidian Black
  • Seat Comfort Package
  • 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 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
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO Cardinal Red Metallic
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Bright
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Soft-Close Doors
  • Black DINAMICA Headliner
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • Acoustic Comfort Package
  • Active Lane Keeping Assist
  • Driver Assistance Package Plus
  • Head-Up Display
  • Heated 2ND Row Seats
  • Illuminated Running Boards
  • Power Rear-Window Sunshades
  • Roof Spoiler
  • Trailer Hitch
  • Warmth & Comfort Package
  • DESIGNO Brown Linden Flowing Lines Wood Trim
  • Metal Weave Trim
  • Rear Side Airbags
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black/TARTUFO, Leather Upholstery
  • Espresso Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • MACCHIATO Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Active Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage Feature
  • Panorama Roof
  • Wheels: 21" 5-Spoke
  • Wheels: 21" Triple 5-Spoke

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