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Selected Style 4-Door 4WD (GS)
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Drivetrain

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 4WD 13 18 $71,246 $79,605
4MATIC 4-Door G550
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Trim

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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$71,246
$106,206
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$79,605
$114,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1327 / month
$1903 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line 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. 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.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 15 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Shoulder Room (in) 62.3 -
Second Leg Room (in) 36 41.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 42.2
Second Hip Room (in) 58.5 53.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 61 53.7
Third Leg Room (in) 28.4 -
Second Head Room (in) 38.9 40
Third Hip Room (in) 56.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.1 56.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 52.5
Passenger Capacity 8 5
Third Head Room (in) 35.8 -
Front Hip Room (in) 59.8 51.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.4 59.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 112.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 77.6 71.8
Track Width, Front (in) 64.6 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.9 8.1
Length, Overall (in) 194.9 184.5
Height, Overall (in) 74 76
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.7 79.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 16.1 45.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 43 45.2
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) 13.6 10.7
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) 13.4 12.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 24.6 29
Aux Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Fuel Tank Location Midship Midship
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Re-Circulating Ball
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 44.6
Tires
Front Tire Size P285/60HR18 P265/60VR18
Spare Tire Size Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/60HR18 P265/60VR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1275 1050
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8500 7000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 8500 7000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 8500 7000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 850 700
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7385 7055
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 15885 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size Full-Size
Engine
Engine Oil Cooler Regular Regular
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 401 @ 3600 391 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.7 L/346 5.5 L/333
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 381 @ 5600 382 @ 6000
Engine Type Regular Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 12
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15 13
Transmission
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.59 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.33 4.38
Trans PTO Access No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.92
Trans Type 6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off No No
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Toyota Land Cruiser Mercedes-Benz G-Class
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.91 4.38
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Trailing Link
Axle Type - Rear Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.91 4.38
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Leading Link
Axle Type - Front Independent Non-Independent
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) - 4189
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) - 3086
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 12.2 (Est) 14.0 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 1.0 (Est)
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 180
 
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