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2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class G 550 4MATIC AWD
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Specs

2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
23 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 1,808 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

2023 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
GLS 450 4MATIC AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Cirrus Silver Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Cardinal Red Metallic
  • MANUFAKTUR Diamond White Bright
  • Mojave Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Soft-Close Doors
  • Wood/Leather Steering Wheel
  • Active Lane Keeping Assist
  • Head-Up Display
  • Heated 2ND Row Seats
  • Illuminated Running Boards
  • Illuminated Star
  • Power Rear-Window Sunshades
  • Roof Spoiler
  • Trailer Hitch
  • MANUFAKTUR Brown Linden Flowing Lines Wood Trim
  • MANUFAKTUR Natural Grain Black Wood Trim
  • Metal Weave Trim
  • Rear Side Airbags
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Espresso Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • MACCHIATO Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Active Multicontour Front Seats W/Massage Feature
  • Wheels: 21" Triple 5-Spoke
  • Wheels: 22" AMG Multi-Spoke
  • Wheels: 22" AMG Multi-Spoke (RPB)
  • Wheels: 23" AMG Twin 5-Spoke

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