(3.7) 3 reviews
MSRP: $20,994$74,474
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 13
Engine: 292-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 (premium)
Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
Seats: 5
2005 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Our Take on the 2005 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Fuel economy
  • Unwieldy handling
  • Acceleration of G500
  • Cabin noise

Notable Features

  • Military heritage
  • Unique appearance
  • 469-hp G55 AMG model
  • Serious offroad capability


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 3 reviews

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Best vehicle I have owned.

by Love my G55 from Huntsville Al on September 25, 2011

I wont lie, Im not rich and i bought mine used with 157,000 miles on it. HOWEVER, today it has 278,487 miles on it and is STILL working perfectly. Brakes can get a bit pricey though. I paid 200 for ne... Read Full Review

4 Trims Available

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Trims Explained

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