Compare 2009 Land Rover Range Rover vs 2008 Mercedes-Benz G Class

2009 Land Rover Range Rover
2008 Mercedes-Benz G Class
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4WD 4-Door HSE HSE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door HSE HSE 12 18 $70,684 $77,675
4WD 4-Door SC SC 12 18 $84,926 $93,325
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4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 12 15 $82,026 $88,200
4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L AMG 11 13 $104,067 $111,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$70,684
$82,026
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$77,675
$88,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1295 / month
$1470 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Those in the financial position to own a 2009 Land Rover Range Rover will enjoy the ultimate in sport-utility luxury. The 2008 Mercedes-Benz G-Class climbs rocks the old-fashioned way, with the looks to match.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 12 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 15 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
61.4 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 40.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
60.0 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
38.9 52.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 124
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 41.9
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 42.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.9 8.3
Length, Overall (in)
195.7 185.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
75.0 77.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.0 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
113.3 112.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.0 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
64.1 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
74.9 79.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
42.3 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34.5 45.2
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
39.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
62.5 - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 0.79 10.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 x 1.18 12.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
27.6 25.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 43.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recir Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.46 3.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
255/55HR19 P265/60R18
Spare Tire Size
255/55HR19 P265/60R18
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
255/55HR19 P265/60R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7700 7000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
770 700
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5474 5510
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8 18 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8 18 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 4000 336 @ 2800 - 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.4L/268 5.0L/303
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
305 @ 5750 292 @ 5500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 12
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 4.38
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.93 2.16
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 - TBD -
Trans Type
6 7
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 0.87
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Land Rover Range Rover Mercedes-Benz G-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-Wishbone Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Rigid Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/lower arms w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 -

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