Compare 2005 Mercedes-Benz G Class vs 2005 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2005 Mercedes-Benz G Class
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4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 13 14 $73,377 $78,900
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L Grand Edition 13 14 $73,377 $78,900
4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L AMG 12 14 $94,302 $101,400
4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L AMG Grand Edition 12 14 $94,302 $101,400
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4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 3.7L 15 18 $35,294 $37,950
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 14 17 $43,152 $46,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$73,377
$35,294
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$78,900
$37,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1315 / month
$633 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
14 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 58.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
40.0 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.8
Front Leg Room (in)
52.5 40.3
Front Hip Room (in)
51.5 55.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
124 105.0
Second Leg Room (in)
41.9 38.0
Front Head Room (in)
42.2 39.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
185.6 182.6
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
77.8 71.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 111.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
79.5 81.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
45.2 34.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x - TBD - 11.9 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Channel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x - TBD - 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25.0 23.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 19.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.5 39.0
Steering Type
Pwr Recir Ball Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 3.62
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/60VR18 255/60HR17
Spare Tire Size
P265/60VR18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/60VR18 255/60HR17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5423 4819
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 115
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
336 @ 3000 254 @ 3000-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0L/303 3.7L/227
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
292 @ 5500 232 @ 5750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
14 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 15
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.19
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.38 3.7
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.16 2.64
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.59
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.41
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
0.87 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz G-Class Mercedes-Benz M-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 8.0
Suspension Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Rigid Axle Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 8.0
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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