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2011 Mercedes-AMG G55
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2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
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Overview

Engine
5.5-liter Supercharged V8 Gas
Engine
4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 11 MPG
Hwy: 13 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 17 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
25.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
26.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
5.5-liter Supercharged V8 Gas
4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Horsepower
500 hp @ 6100 rpm
416 hp @ 5250 rpm
Torque
516 lb-ft @ 2750-4000 rpm
450 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Transmission
N/A
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
5,721 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
7,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
12 MPG
14 MPG
City
11 MPG
13 MPG
Highway
13 MPG
17 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
15.2 Tons/yr
12.8 (Est) Tons/yr
EPA rating
1
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
25.4 gallons
26.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
279.4 miles
343.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
330.2 miles
448.8 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.5 in
189.7 in
Height
76 in
77.5 in
Max Width
73.1 in
76 in
Front Width
59.6 in
64.5 in
Rear Width
59.6 in
64.5 in
Wheelbase
112.2 in
113.8 in
Ground Clearance
8.1 in
9.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
52.5 in
38.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
42.2 in
41.9 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.7 in
57.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
56.9 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
41.9 in
39.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40 in
40.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
56.3 in
57.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
57.2 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
79.5 ft³
68.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
45.2 ft³
38.1 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
38.1 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Recirculating Ball
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
43.5 ft
44.6 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 9.5"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 9.5"
19" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Rigid Axle
N/A
Rear Suspension
Rigid Axle
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P275/55R19
P275/55VR19
Rear Tire
P275/55R19
P275/55VR19
Spare Tire
P265/60R18
Full-Size

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Emerald Green 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

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Graphite Metallic
  • designo Mocha Black Metallic
  • designo Mystic Blue Metallic
  • designo Mystic Brown Metallic
  • designo Platinum Black Metallic
  • designo Night Black Magno
  • designo Platinum Magno
  • 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 Midnight Blue
  • G manufaktur Monza Grey magno
  • G manufaktur Olive Metallic
  • G manufaktur Sea Blue Metallic
  • G manufaktur South Sea Blue Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Designo leather seat trim
  • Light Brown, Designo leather seat trim
  • Porcelain, Designo leather seat trim
  • Bengal Red, G manufaktur Exclusive Single-Tone Leather Trim
  • Bengal Red, G manufaktur Single-Tone Leather Trim
  • Black w/Bengal Red A-Band, G manufaktur Leather Trim w/Contrast A-Band
  • Black w/Bronze Stitching, G manufaktur Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Bronze Stitching, G manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Gold Stitching, G manufaktur Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Gold Stitching, G manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Lime Green A-Band, G manufaktur Leather Trim w/Contrast A-Band
  • Black w/Lime Green Stitch, G manufaktur Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Lime Green Stitch, G manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, G manufaktur Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, G manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Red Stitching, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/White Stitching, G manufaktur Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/White Stitching, G manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Yacht Blue A-Band, G manufaktur Leather Trim w/Contrast A-Band
  • Black w/Yacht Blue Stitch, G manufaktur Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black w/Yacht Blue Stitch, G manufaktur Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, designo Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, designo Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Classic Red/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Espresso Brown, G manufaktur Exclusive Single-Tone Leather Trim
  • Espresso Brown, G manufaktur Single-Tone Leather Trim
  • Macchiato Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Macchiato Beige/Brown, designo Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Nut Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Platinum White w/Black, G manufaktur Leather Trim w/Contrast A-Band
  • Platinum White, G manufaktur Exclusive Single-Tone Leather Trim
  • Platinum White, G manufaktur Single-Tone Leather Trim
  • Saddle Brown w/Black, G manufaktur Leather Trim w/Contrast A-Band
  • Saddle Brown, G manufaktur Exclusive Single-Tone Leather Trim
  • Saddle Brown, G manufaktur Single-Tone Leather Trim
  • Tartufo Brown/Black, designo Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Tartufo Brown/Black, Perforated Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Titanium Grey Pearl, G manufaktur Exclusive Single-Tone Leather Trim
  • Titanium Grey Pearl, G manufaktur Single-Tone Leather Trim
  • Yacht Blue, G manufaktur Exclusive Single-Tone Leather Trim
  • Yacht Blue, G manufaktur Single-Tone Leather Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Bengal Red/Black, G manufaktur Exclusive Two-Tone Leather Trim
  • Bengal Red/Black, G manufaktur Two-Tone Leather Trim
  • Espresso Brown/Black, G manufaktur Exclusive Two-Tone Leather Trim
  • Espresso Brown/Black, G manufaktur Two-Tone Leather Trim
  • Platinum White/Black, G manufaktur Exclusive Two-Tone Leather Trim
  • Platinum White/Black, G manufaktur Two-Tone Leather Trim
  • Saddle Brown/Black, G manufaktur Exclusive Two-Tone Leather Trim
  • Saddle Brown/Black, G manufaktur Two-Tone Leather Trim
  • Titanium Grey Pearl/Black, G manufaktur Exclusive Two-Tone Leather Trim
  • Titanium Grey Pearl/Black, G manufaktur Two-Tone Leather Trim
  • Yacht Blue/Black, G manufaktur Exclusive Two-Tone Leather Trim
  • Yacht Blue/Black, G manufaktur Two-Tone Leather Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Standard
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Rear A/C
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Emissions
2 Years / 24,000 Miles
N/A
Long Term California
7 Years / 70,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
Unlimited Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Short Term California
3 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A