There are few vehicles which are quite like the Mercedes Benz G-Class which is a sports utility SUV. This is a five passenger SUV which is offered in a G550 trim. This is the only option available for the car. It comes fully loaded with many of the luxury as well as the technology items which are found within the brand models. As such, the power train of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz G-Class available near Tacoma consists of a 5.5 liter V8 engine. This generates 382 horsepower as well as 391 pounds per feet of torque.

 

It is configured to a full time four wheel drive system that has lockable front, rear and center differentials. The power is also transmitted through a seven speed automatic gearbox. The performance reviews on speed found the 2014 Mercedes-Benz G-Class available near Tacoma to go from 0 to 60 within 6.6 seconds. This is quite fast for an SUV of its class. The fuel economy is a bit on the expensive side but understandably so. The EPA rating comes in at 12 miles per gallon in the city and 15 on the highway.  The G-Class is the Mercedes answer to the off road segment. As such, the steering is a bit slow due to the orientation of the car for off road. The ride is comfortable even through the nastiest potholes.

 

The changes to the interior of the G Class are significant for the current model year, but there is still the part to consider of the Mercedes Utilitarian roots. Some of the new features included in the 2014 Mercedes-Benz G-Class available near Tacoma are an updated COMAND electronics interface. This combines a large display screen as well as a control knob and dash mounted buttons. As for space, there is abundance of headroom and quality materials line the cabin from supple leathers to fine wood trim accents for the purpose of luxury brand reputation. If you want to know more about the cars or try other Mercedes models, you can find us at Larson Mercedes.
23 Dec 2013

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