• (4.8) 5 reviews
  • MSRP: $19,484–$50,548
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 13-14
  • Engine: 292-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2003 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Our Take on the 2003 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Our Take

More than one automaker would like to believe that its sport utility vehicle is the ultimate one. Mercedes-Benz took a bold step in that direction with the G-Class (G500), which evolved from the no-compromises Geläendewagen that had been sold in Europe. Introduced during the 2002 model year, the... Read Full Report


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"You going camping, Grandpa?" asked granddaughter Ashley when she surveyed the '03 Mercedes-Benz G500, or what's known in Europe as the Gelaendewagen, resting in the driveway, a vehicle with a roof so tall it looks like a two-story SUV. While looking more like a motor home than a sport-utility, the Mercedes M-Class sized G500 is one of those tres chic trappings of the celebrity ... Read full review for the 2003 Mercedes Benz G Class

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I've got what I wanted.

by MacFantastix from Beautiful, green part of New Jersey on May 18, 2006

Trying to buy a 320CDI for my wife proved to be my lucky day. Returning from testing the CDI, I saw my next car. I instantly knew that I had to have it: a G-500 Gelaendewagen. I had never driven a veh... Read Full Review

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