Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz G Class vs 2014 Lexus LX 570

2014 Mercedes-Benz G Class
2014 Lexus LX 570
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4MATIC 4-Door G550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door G550 12 15 $106,206 $114,200
4MATIC 4-Door G63 AMG 12 14 $126,201 $135,700
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4WD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door 12 17 $76,019 $82,630
Pricing
Invoice Price
$106,206
$76,019
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$114,200
$82,630
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1903 / month
$1377 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz G-Class looks and feels more luxurious than ever, but it's still a hardcore rock-crawler under all that leather. The Lexus LX 570 is luxurious and capable, but above all, bulky.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 12 mpg
Highway
15 mpg 17 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
41.9 34.4
Front Head Room (in)
42.2 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 58.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 61
Second Head Room (in)
40 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 61.4
Front Leg Room (in)
52.5 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
51.5 58.8
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Third Leg Room (in)
- 28.3
Third Hip Room (in)
- 56.6
Third Head Room (in)
- 35.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 62.3
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.8 77.6
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 64.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 8.9
Length, Overall (in)
184.5 197
Height, Overall (in)
76 73.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 112.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
79.5 83.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
45.2 15.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
45.2 41
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 13.6
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 13.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
29 24.6
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Steering
Steering Type
Re-Circulating Ball Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.6 -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P265/60VR18 P285/50VR20
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/60VR18 P285/50VR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 7000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 7000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7000 7000
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7055 7385
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 20 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 20 X 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 100
Engine
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
391 @ 2800 403 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.5 L/333 5.7 L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
382 @ 6000 383 @ 5600
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 12
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
13 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
15 17
Transmission
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.59
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 3.33
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.35
Trans Type
7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 1.96
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz G-Class Lexus LX 570
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.38 3.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4189 -
Suspension Type - Front
Leading Link Double Wishbone
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.38 3.91
Axle Type - Front
Non-Independent Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3086 -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
14.0 (Est) 13.1 (Est)

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