Compare 2006 Mercedes-Benz G Class vs 2006 Lexus RX 330

2006 Mercedes-Benz G Class
2006 Lexus RX 330
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4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door 5.0L 12 14 $75,237 $80,900
4MATIC 4-Door 5.5L AMG 12 14 N/A $104,500
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4-Door SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door SUV 18 24 $32,186 $36,370
4-Door SUV AWD 18 24 $33,425 $37,770
Pricing
Invoice Price
$75,237
$32,186
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$80,900
$36,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1348 / month
$606 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
14 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle Mid-Size Station Wgn
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
41.9 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
42.2 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 57.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
40.0 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
52.5 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.5 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
124 102.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 7.09
Length, Overall (in)
185.6 186.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
77.8 66.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 72.6
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 84.7
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 38.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x - TBD - 12.6 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 - 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- TBD - 19.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
43.5 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Recir Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.5 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/60VR18 225/65SR17
Spare Tire Size
P265/60VR18 225/65SR17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/60VR18 225/65SR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5545 3860
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 7.5 17 x 6.5
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 - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
336 @ 2800 - 4000 242 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0L/303 3.3L/202
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
292 @ 5500 230 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
14 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.378
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.360
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.38 3.478
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.047
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.16 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 4.235
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.517
Trans Type
5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
0.87 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.756
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4-Door SUV
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz G-Class Lexus RX 330
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Dual-Link Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Rigid Axle Independent

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