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2008 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Comparisons

G500 Sport Utility

General Pricing

Resale Value $88,200.00 $93,700.00 $63,000.00
Destination $875.00 $895.00 $825.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 5.0L V8 4.8L V8 4.4L V8
Horsepower 292 @ 5500 RPM 500 @ 6000 RPM 400 @ 5500 RPM
Torque 336 @ 2800 RPM 516 @ 2250 RPM 450 @ 1800 RPM
Valves 3 4 4
Displacement (cc) 4966 4806 4395
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.8 X 3.3 3.8 X 3.3 N/A X N/A
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 10.5:1 N/A

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 12 12 13
Highway (mpg) 15 19 18

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 5509.4 5191.9 5269.0
Wheelbase (in.) 112.2 112.4 115.5
Length (in.) 185.6 188.8 192.1
Width (in.) 71.3 75.9 78.1
Height (in.) 77.8 66.9 66.5
Track Front (in.) 59.6 64.8 64.7
Track Rear (in.) 59.6 65.4 67.2
Ground Clearance (in.) 8.3 10.8 N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 5 5 4
Front Headroom (in.) 42.2 39.7 38.3
Rear Headroom (in.) 40.0 N/A 37.2
Front Legroom (in.) 52.5 N/A N/A
Rear Legroom (in.) 41.9 N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 53.7 58.5 59.9
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 56.3 N/A 57.0
Front Hip Room (in.) 51.5 60.4 N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) 53.9 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension beam wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension beam multi-link multi-link
Tires 265/60R18 255/55R18 255/50R19

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive 4x4 wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. N/A Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio satellite AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Changer Yes N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid Std. Std. Std.

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof Std. N/A Std.

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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