(5.0) 3 reviews
MSRP: $26,172$56,192
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 13-14
Engine: 292-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5
2004 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Our Take on the 2004 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 its G500, which evolved from the no-compromises European Geläendewagen and debuted during the 2002 model year.Soon after its introduction, M... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Fuel economy
  • Unwieldy handling
  • Acceleration
  • Noise

Notable Features

  • Military heritage
  • Unique appearance
  • V-8 powertrain
  • Serious offroad capability
  • Nearly in a class by itself


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 3 reviews

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Great truck

by carguy from Charlotte on March 28, 2013

Have had two of these...still own one....nothing like them on the road. One of the best engines that Mercedes has built in the G Wagon.

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