• MSRP: $122,400$225,000
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 11-13 See how it ranks
  • Engine: 416-hp, 4.0-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5
2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Our Take on the 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Our Take

What it is: 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. The G-Class was Mercedes' first SUV, and it competes with the Land Rover Range Rover and Toyota Land Cruiser. The G55... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

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

Notable Features

  • New G550 4x4 Squared model
  • 621-hp V-12 G65 AMG version available
  • Permanent four-wheel drive
  • Five-seat SUV

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2 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

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Recalls

Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class.


Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $1,400 per year.

Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

48mo/50,000mi

Powertrain

48mo/50,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

48mo/50,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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