2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG G

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2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG G
2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG G

Key specs

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The good:

  • Distinctiveness
  • Driving visibility
  • Off-road capability
  • Power
  • Attractive dashboard

The bad:

  • Ungainly handling
  • Clumsy ride
  • Road noise
  • Seating position
  • Interior space

2 trims

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Notable features

  • New 416-hp, turbo V-8 for G550
  • New 621-hp G65 AMG version available
  • Permanent four-wheel drive
  • Seats five

2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG G review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

Mercedes offers high-performance versions of the G-Class in the form of the G63 AMG and the new-for-2016 G65 AMG. Both models feature turbocharged engines — the G63 AMG a V-8 and the G65 AMG a V-12 — that are hand built. Other changes include a sport exhaust system, high-performance brakes and unique styling cues.

What’s Special

  • 563-horsepower, turbocharged 5.5-liter V-8 engine with 560 pounds-feet of torque (G63 AMG)
  • 621-hp, turbocharged 6.0-liter V-12 with 738 pounds-feet of torque (G65 AMG)
  • Unique grille design
  • Side exhaust pipes

Here’s info on the regular G-Class:

Mercedes-Benz focuses largely on road-going manners with its GLE-Class SUV, but the G-Class is a hard-core off-road machine that seats five people across two rows. It competes with the Land Rover Range Rover. High-performance AMG variants also are available.

New for 2016
Mercedes offers a new G65 AMG performance model that’s powered by a handcrafted turbocharged V-12 engine, and the base G550 gets a new turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 that makes 416 hp. An adaptive suspension is now available for the G550.

Significant Standard Features

  • 416-hp, turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 engine
  • Seven-speed automatic transmission
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Two-speed transfer case
  • Three locking differentials
  • 8.1 inches of ground clearance
  • LED daytime running lights and bi-xenon headlamps
  • Heated windshield
  • Comand multimedia system
  • Navigation system
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Harman Kardon surround-sound stereo
  • Backup camera
  • Blind spot warning system
  • Adaptive cruise control with full-stop capability
  • Required in every new car: front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system

Significant Available Features

  • Carbon fiber trim
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Rear entertainment system

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 5.0
  • Interior design 5.0
  • Performance 5.0
  • Value for the money 5.0
  • Exterior styling 5.0
  • Reliability

Most recent consumer reviews


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I think it's a good car for innovation and design. Overall, the comfort is luxury and right. I'll advice the G for anyone and everyone.

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6 years old or less/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
1 year/unlimited miles
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