(4.4) 8 reviews
MSRP: $19,395$51,923
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 13
Engine: 292-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5
2002 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Our Take on the 2002 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Our Take

More than one automaker would like to believe its sport utility vehicle is the “ultimate” example. Mercedes-Benz is taking a step in that direction with the new G500 (G-Class), which evolved from the no-compromises Gel�endewagen that’s sold in Europe. Only 1,500 units will be avai... Read Full Report


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Say you've got a fat wad to blow on an SUV. Lexi are too common. Ditto Escalades. Humvees are old news. How to show the neighbors a couple acres away in the next McMansion that you're hot stuff? Maybe a Mercedes-Benz G500 is your answer. The G stands for Galaende-wagen. That's German for ''cross country vehicle.'' Originally designed for use by the Ge... Read full review for the 2002 Mercedes Benz G Class

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by TrustfundBaby from Miami on February 24, 2011

I love the classic look of this vehicle. Another trait is the heavy duty parts used to make the G Wagen. My mechanic said in 30 yrs he's never seen axles that thick! A real tank! Slow as a tank. if yo... Read Full Review

1 Trim Available

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