Mercedes-Benz G-Class vs Mercedes-Benz S-Class Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
MSRP
$130,900
Invoice
$123,046
Average Price Paid
$134,726
11 listings nationwide

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2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
MSRP
$173,000
Invoice
$162,620
Average Price Paid
$154,369
35 listings nationwide

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

2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
Fair Price
$148,959
Good Price
$134,131
Great Price
$125,652
2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
Fair Price
$163,208
Good Price
$151,544
Great Price
$144,875

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$159,398
24 listings nationwide

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2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$185,909
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The original Mercedes-Benz G-Class started out as a military vehicle in 1979 and remained in production until 2018 as a luxury chariot for civilians. The “G” in “G-Class” stands for Ge...

2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
Michael Perkins Preview:

It seems that Mercedes-Benz's S-Class has yet another trick up its special sleeve, bringing hybrid power to the model for 2020. An all-new plug-in variant of the 560 sedan—the 560e—wil...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 6
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
Guru949CQL writes:
Live both G 550 and the 63. The 63 price is a little high
2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
OliHa writes:
Impressive!
Front Seats Ranked 2016 Lexus LS 600h L 600h L AWD better.
"Comfortable!"
Family Car Ranked 2016 Lexus LS 600h L 600h L AWD better.
"Spacious!"
Salam writes:
Exquisite
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Mike writes:
Whats not to like. Beautiful smooth ride.
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Land Rover Range Rover HSE V6 4WD better.
"I couldnt pick both."
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Land Rover Range Rover HSE V6 4WD better.
"I would buy both but will buy the range rover next"

Specs

2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
G 550 4MATIC AWD
2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD
Powertrain 9-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
13 MPG
16 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
17 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26.4 gal 21.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
416 hp @ 5,500 RPM
463 hp @ 5,250 RPM
Torque
450 lb-ft @ 1,750 RPM
516 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
10.5:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
4,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.27 in x 3.62 in
3.27 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- 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 5 seats
Front Legroom 38.7 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 39.5 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 38.1 cu ft 17.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,391 lbs 1,036 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,000 lbs --
Exterior
Length 191.7 in 215 in
Width 86.1 in 83.9 in
Height 77.5 in 59 in
Wheelbase 113.8 in 132.5 in

Available Options

2020 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 Dakota Brown MAGNO
  • G MANUFAKTUR Dark Olive Green MAGNO
  • 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
  • 12.3" Widescreen Instrument Cluster
  • 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 Plus
  • Rear Seat Entertainment System
  • Roof In Obsidian Black
  • Seat Comfort Package
  • Spare Wheel Cover In Obsidian Black
  • Spare Wheel Cover In Vehicle Color
  • Stronger Than Time Edition - Classic
  • Stronger Than Time Edition - Exclusive
  • 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" Black 5-Spoke Alloy
  • Wheels: 19" Black Twin 5-Spoke Alloy
2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Maybach S 560 4MATIC Sedan AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Anthracite Blue Metallic
  • Black
  • DESIGNO Cashmere White MAGNO
  • DESIGNO Diamond White Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Arabian Grey
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Cote D'AZUR Dark Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Cote D'AZUR Light Blue Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Deep Green
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Graphite Metallic
  • DESIGNO MANUFAKTUR Teide Light Grey
  • Designo Diamond White
  • Designo Manufaktur Midnight Blue
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Dune Silver Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Magnetite Black Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Ruby Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Option Packages

  • Refrigerator in Rear Center Console
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Flowing Lines Trim
  • Designo Black Piano Lacquer Trim
  • DESIGNO High-Pile Floor Mats
  • DESIGNO High-Pile Floor Mats W/Maybach Logo
  • DESIGNO Roof Liner In Nappa Leather
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Deep Sea Blue Leather Package
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Satin Red Pearl Package
  • DESIGNO Silk Beige/Titanium Grey Pearl Package
  • Executive Rear Seat Package Plus
  • Lighting W/Logo Projector
  • Silver Handcrafted Champagne Flutes
  • DESIGNO Magnolia Flowing Lines Trim
  • Armagnac Brown/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Copper Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Gold Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black W/Platinum Stitch, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Savanna Beige/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Magic Sky Control
  • Wheels: 20" High-Gloss Polished Multispoke
  • Wheels: 20" Maybach Forged
  • Wheels: 20" Maybach Polished Forged

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