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2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Sport Utility

Price Range: $107,975 - $107,975 | 12 MPG City - 15 MPG Highway

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2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Sport Utility

Benefits of Driving a 2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Sport Utility

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class--otherwise known as the G-wagen or Gelandewagen--is unique in the market as a serious, truck-like mountain goat. While not always the most practical for family needs, the G has toughness for the trail, a comfortable enough ride for the freeway and enough exclusivity to hold its own at the country club. Having been adapted by militaries around the world since the 1980s, the G-Wagon has tremendous all-road tough-truck credibility as well.

What's new for 2012?

The G-Class AMG is no longer available for 2012. The standard G-Class gets a new, optional 'Edition Select' package.

Model Strengths

  • Tough, boxy look
  • serious off-road hardware
  • plush, no compromises luxury interior
  • modern communication and entertainment features

Model Review

The G-Class is powered by a 382-horsepower, 5.5L V8. The G55 can dash to 60 mph in just 5.4 seconds, according to Mercedes-Benz. Fuel economy isn't stellar, but it's reasonable considering what the G-Class was built for: 12 mpg city and 15 highway.

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2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Sport Utility

Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction

4-Wheel ABS Std
Traction/Stability Control Std
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Std

Passenger Restraint

Driver Air Bag Std
Passenger Air Bag Std
Side Air Bag Std
Side Head Air Bag Std
Rear Head side Air Bag Std
Child Safety Locks Std

Road Visibility

HID Headlights Std
Daytime Running Lights Std
Fog Lamps Std
Electrochromic Rearview Mirror Std
Intermittent Wipers Std
Variable Inter. Wipers Std
Rain Sensing Wipers Std

Accident Prevention

Rear Parking Aid Std
Back-Up Camera Std
Handsfree Wireless Std

Security

Alarm Std
Anti-theft System Std
Telematics Std
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2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Sport Utility

4MATIC 4dr G550

Engine

Engine Type 5.5L Gas V8
Horsepower 382 @ 6000 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 391 @ 2800 - 4800 RPM

Fuel

Fuel Capacity 25.4 gal
Fuel Economy 12 MPG City / 15 MPG Hwy
Estimated max. distance per tank of gas 381 miles

Wheels

Rims 18 x 7.5 in.
Tires P265/60R18
Spare Tire Full-Size Spare Tire

Interior Space

Seating Capacity 5 adults
Front Headroom/Legroom Great for taller drivers 42.2 in. / 52.5 in.
Rear Headroom/Legroom 40.0 in. / 41.9 in.
Luggage/Cargo Space cubic ft.

Dimensions

Wheelbase 112.2 in.
Curb Weight 5622 lb.
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2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Sport Utility

4MATIC 4dr G550

Comfort

Air Conditioning Standard
Bluetooth, Hands-Free Standard
Climate Control Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Dual Zone Climate Control Standard
Front Bucket Seats Standard
Heated Driver Seat Standard
Leather Seats Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard
Privacy Glass Standard
Sunroof Standard
Telematics Standard
Leather Seats Optional

Convenience

Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard
Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror Standard
Auxiliary Power Outlet Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard
Full-Size Spare Tire Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Illuminated Driver Vanity Mirror Standard
Illuminated Passenger Visor Mirror Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard
Mirror Position Memory Standard
Navigation System Standard
Parking assist Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard
Power Steering Standard
Power Windows Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Running Boards Standard
Seat Position Memory Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard
CD Changer Standard
CD Player Standard
MP3 Player Standard
Premium Sound System Standard
Satellite Radio Standard