Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz G Class vs 2014 Toyota Land Cruiser

2014 Mercedes-Benz G Class
2014 Toyota Land Cruiser
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4MATIC 4-Door G 550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4MATIC 4-Door G 550 12 15 $106,206 $114,200
4MATIC 4-Door G 63 AMG 12 14 $126,201 $135,700
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4-Door 4WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4WD 13 18 $71,246 $79,605
Pricing
Invoice Price
$106,206
$71,246
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$114,200
$79,605
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1903 / month
$1327 / 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 2014 Toyota Land Cruiser can still go off-road, but it's become increasingly expensive with time. So expensive, in fact, that it might be a hard sell.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
15 mpg 18 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.5 59.8
Passenger Capacity
5 8
Second Leg Room (in)
41.9 36
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 61.1
Front Leg Room (in)
52.5 42.3
Third Hip Room (in)
- 56.6
Third Head Room (in)
- 35.8
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- 62.3
Third Leg Room (in)
- 28.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 112.2
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)
184.5 194.9
Height, Overall (in)
76 74
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
79.5 81.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
45.2 16.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
45.2 43
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 13.4
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
29 24.6
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Midship Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.6 38.7
Steering Type
Re-Circulating Ball Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/60VR18 P285/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/60VR18 P285/60HR18
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7000 8500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 850
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 850
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 8500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 8500
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
7055 7385
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 15885
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
382 @ 6000 381 @ 5600
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty Regular Duty
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
391 @ 2800 401 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.5 L/333 5.7 L/346
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
15 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
13 15
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz G-Class Toyota Land Cruiser
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3086 -
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
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1.0 (Est) -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
14.0 (Est) 12.2 (Est)

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