2009 Mercedes-Benz G-Class  -  $101,125


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $101,125
Base Invoice: $94,107
Destination Charge: $875
Options: $0
Trim: 4MATIC 4dr 5.5L
Doors: 4
Drive train: Four Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 11 | Hwy: 15
Body Style: G550 SUV
Transmission: 7-speed automatic transmission w/driver-adaptive shifting
Engine: 5.5L DOHC 32-valve V8 engine

Pros

Impressive off-road aptitude; military-burly, yet luxurious; spacious interior.


Model News

For 2009, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class undergoes minor changes. The G500 is replaced by a more powerful G550. The G55 AMG is also more powerful, now producing an impressive 500 horsepower. Both models get a refreshed look with a new 3-fin grille and light-alloy wheel design. Also, new for 2009, the Mercedes-Benz COMAND system integrates more high-tech features like: hard drive based navigation with search and send technology, MP3 and wireless Bluetooth capability as well as an in-dash SD memory card reader and HD radio.


Model Highlights

Known as a Gelandewagen (or cross-country vehicle) at home, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class was originally built as a military vehicle. Offered for many years to European customers, Mercedes-Benz finally brought the vehicle to North America in 2002, and named it the G-Class. Appropriate to its military heritage, the G-Class continues to be built with heavy-duty truck-style suspension and axles for 2009. The solid front and rear axles, three locking differentials and rugged on/off road tires will appeal to fans of hard-core off-roading, which is where the G-Class shines brightest.

The utilitarian appearance of the G-Class further illustrates its military heritage. The vehicle's boxy appearance, with a front grille and sharp edges suggest that it was machined from a solid block of steel. The spare tire is even housed on the rear tailgate and encased in a stainless-steel shell. The G-Class weighs in at a hefty 5,500 pounds.

The base G550 has a new stronger 5.5L V8 that produces 382 horsepower and 391 ft-lbs of torque and is mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission. The standard bi-xenon headlights have dedicated high-pressure washers. Mercedes-Benz also includes heated power mirrors and rain-sensing wipers for adverse weather conditions.

Inside, the 10-way power adjustable front seats have three-position memory and include multi-contoured pneumatically adjustable lumbar supports, side bolsters, and thigh supports for a truly custom fit. As the symbol of Mercedes-Benz luxury the interior is fitted with hand-fitted top quality leather and beautiful burl walnut wood accents. Although the G-Class was designed for military use, no part of comfort and convenience has been overlooked. Features such as heated wood and leather steering wheel, a programmable easy-exit system that moves the driver's seat back and raises the steering console and dual climate control with heated and ventilated front and rear seats are standard luxury appointments. A rearview camera and a harman/kardon LOGIC7 surround sound system with Dolby Digital 5.1 are also available. The included SmartKey system allows the user to keep his or her keys in their pocket; the car "senses" the driver approach, activates locator lighting, and unlocks the doors. Once the driver is seated, the vehicle starts with the push of a button.

The G55 AMG model features a 5.5L supercharged V8 engine that produces 500 horsepower and 516 ft-lbs of torque. It's connected to a 5-speed adaptive automatic transmission with touch-shifting and a remarkable 0-60 time of 5.4 seconds.

Performance tires are mounted on 19-inch AMG-specific aluminum wheels with internally ventilated ABS disc brakes. A silver-painted grille and chrome turn signal cages complete the exterior appearance upgrade. Inside, Nappa leather upholstery and hand-polished maple wood trim enhance the aura of luxury while customized instrument cluster and logo stamped sill panels make it unmistakably AMG.


Value Writeup

The 2009 G-Class is Mercedes-Benz' largest SUV, with 124 cubic feet of interior passenger space and 45 cubic feet of cargo capacity. The standard 5.5L V8 and available AMG-built supercharged 5.5L V8 engines endow the G-Class with an impressive 7,000-pound towing capacity, and also make the G-Wagen the most powerful SUV in the Mercedes-Benz stable. The G-Class upholds the Mercedes-Benz reputation of unmatched luxury, but it is also sturdy and capable enough to be a rugged off-road machine. Its military heritage and high build quality means it has a pedigree few of its luxury-oriented peers can compete with.


Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
15 (Est) MPG

Cruising Range - City
279.40 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
11 (Est) MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
381.00 mi

Engine Type
Gas V8

Displacement
5.5L/333

Fuel System
SMPI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
382 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
391 @ 2800 - 4800

Trans Type
7

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.38

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
0.87

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.16

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150

Total Cooling System Capacity
12.6 qts

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73

EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
124.0 ft³

Front Head Room
42.2 in

Front Leg Room
52.5 in

Front Shoulder Room
53.7 in

Second Head Room
40.0 in

Second Leg Room
41.9 in

Second Shoulder Room
56.3 in

Wheelbase
112.2 in

Length, Overall
185.6 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.3 in

Height, Overall
77.8 in

Track Width, Front
59.6 in

Track Width, Rear
59.6 in

Min Ground Clearance
8.1 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
79.5 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
45.2 ft³

Base Curb Weight
5622 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Rigid Axle

Suspension Type - Rear
Rigid Axle

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs

Front Tire Size
P265/60R18

Rear Tire Size
P265/60R18

Spare Tire Size
P265/60R18

Front Wheel Size
18 x 7.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
18 x 7.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
18 x 7.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Pwr Recir Ball

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.1

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
43.5 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 x 1.2 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 x 0.4 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
25.4 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
4

Basic Miles/km
50,000

Drivetrain Years
4

Drivetrain Miles/km
50,000

Corrosion Years
4

Corrosion Miles/km
50,000

Roadside Assistance Years
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V366000

Mfg's Report Date
AUG 04, 2010

Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL

Potential Number of Units Affected
3552

Summary
MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002-2010 G-CLASS VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH A GRILL COVER FOR FRONT TURN SIGNAL PROTECTION THAT, WHILE PERMISSIBLE, MAY IMPACT OVER TIME THE SIGNAL'S ABILITY TO MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 108.

Consequence
THE SIGNAL LIGHT'S VISIBILITY TO OTHER MOTORISTS MAY BE REDUCED OVER TIME, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

DEALERS WILL INSTALL IMPROVED TURN LIGHT UNITS OPTIMIZED FOR USAGE WITH GRILLS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
09V453000

Mfg's Report Date
NOV 23, 2009

Component
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

Potential Number of Units Affected
352

Summary
MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2009 550 G-CLASS VEHICLES. THE FUEL LINE QUICK CONNECTORS LOCATED UNDER THE VEHICLE AWAY FROM THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN CONNECTED PROPERLY ON THE ASSEMBLY LINE AND COMPLETELY SEATED IN THE CONNECTION. IN CASE OF A FRONTAL CRASH, THE FUEL PUMP WOULD NO LONGER FUNCTION BUT A PARTIAL DISLOCATION OF THE LINE COULD LEAD TO A POTENTIAL FOR FUEL LOSS FROM THE LINE AT THE QUICK CONNECTOR.

Consequence
FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

DEALERS WILL CHECK THE CONNECTION OF THE FUEL LINE QUICK CONNECTORS AND INSTALL A NEW CLAMP TO ASSURE THE QUICK CONNECTORS SECURE CONNECTION. THE REMEDY WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.

MERCEDES RECALL NO. 2009110005. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V368000

Mfg's Report Date
AUG 04, 2010

Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Potential Number of Units Affected
1938

Summary
MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2002-2009 G-CLASS VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE HEADLAMPS OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH A PROTECTIVE GRILL THAT IS NOT PERMISSIBLE UNDER FMVSS NO. 108.

Consequence
THE VEHICLES FAIL TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STANDARD.

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE HEADLAMP GRILLS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

5.5L DOHC 32-valve V8 engine

7-speed automatic transmission w/driver-adaptive shifting

2-speed transfer case

(3) locking differentials

Permanent 4-wheel drive

Front/rear tow hooks

Rigid front/rear axles -inc: longitudinal & transverse links, coil springs, gas shocks

Front stabilizer bar

Recirculating ball steering w/power assist, hydraulic damper

Pwr front vented & rear solid 4-wheel disc brakes

18" x 7.5" 5-spoke aluminum wheels

P265/60R18 mud & snow tires

Matching full-size spare tire & wheel

Pwr tilt/slide sunroof

Stainless-steel running boards

Chrome-finish grille guard

Bi-xenon light-sensing headlamps w/heated high pressure washers

Corner-illuminating halogen foglamps

Single red rear foglamp

Pwr heated windshield

Privacy glass -inc: rear doors & quarters & liftgate

Pwr heated signal mirrors -inc: auto-dimming driver side, mirror memory, reverse tilt-down

Rain-sensing intermittent front wipers w/heated washer system

Intermittent rear wiper w/washer

COMAND cockpit management & data system -inc: 40-GB hard-drive-based navigation system, Bluetooth interface, enhanced voice control, harman/kardon sound system, AM/FM stereo, integrated 6-disc CD/DVD changer, Sirius satellite radio, HD radio, iPod/MP3 media interface, auxiliary audio input, Mercedes-Benz Tele Aid system

Premium leather seat trim

10-way pwr heated multi-contour front bucket seats -inc: pwr lumbar 3-position seat memory, adjustable head restraints, neumatic side bolsters, thigh support

Heated 60/40-split-folding rear seats w/(3) adjustable head restraints

Center console w/attachable & adjacent cup holders

Front/rear carpeted floor mats

Stainless-steel door sill trim

Leather & wood-trimmed heated steering wheel w/multi-function display controls

Steering wheel audio controls

4-way pwr tilt/telescopic steering column -inc: memory, easy-entry & exit feature

Electronic analog speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge & coolant temp

Multi-function displays in speedometer face -inc: trip computer, engine oil level check, digital speedometer, message indicator, driver-programmable settings, navigation system route guidance, exterior temp gauge, audio status, engine coolant temp, phone menu

Mercedes-Benz Maintenance System display -inc: distance remaining to next maintenance, type of service due, reminders

Pwr windows w/1-touch express down

SmartKey system -inc: remote central locking system, anti-theft engine immobilizer, driver-programmable user-recognition features, drive away automatic locking

SmartKey infrared remote -inc: windows open/close, sunroof open/close, panic alarm, fuel filler door, selective unlock

Integrated 3-button HomeLink compatible garage door control

Cruise control

Anti-theft alarm system

Rear parking assist

Rear view camera

Automatic dual-zone climate control -inc: electrostatic dust filter, adjustable rear cabin vents at rear of center console

Rear window defroster w/auto-shutoff

Auxiliary pwr outlet

Burl walnut wood trim

Auto-dimming rearview mirror

Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors

Night security illumination

Locator lighting w/path illumination

Leather & wood-trimmed shift knob

Leather-trimmed parking brake lever/boot

4-wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) w/brake assist

Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)

4-wheel Electronic Traction System (4-ETS+)

Electronic Stability Program (ESP)

Programmable daytime running lamps

Driver & front passenger airbags -inc: dual-stage driver airbag, BabySmart deactivation system

Front/rear window curtain side airbags

3-point front seat belts w/Emergency Tensioning Device (ETD), belt force limiter

3-point rear seat belts w/outboard Emergency Tensioning Device (ETD)

Universal LATCH system (Lower Anchors & Tethers for Children) at rear outboard seating positions

Child safety rear door locks

Advanced tire pressure monitoring system

 
BLACK
$0

 
ARCTIC WHITE
$0

 
OBSIDIAN BLACK METALLIC
$0

 
FLINT GREY METALLIC
$0

 
VERDE BROOK METALLIC
$0

 
IRIDIUM SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
BLACK, PREMIUM LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
GREY, PREMIUM LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

 
COGNAC/BLACK, PREMIUM LEATHER SEAT TRIM
$0

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