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Compare 2020 Land Rover Defender vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz G Class

2020 Land Rover Defender
2020 Mercedes-Benz G Class
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110 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Defender 110 AWD 17 20 $46,906 $49,900
Defender 110 First Edition AWD 17 22 $64,531 $68,650
Defender 110 HSE AWD 17 22 $64,249 $68,350
Defender 110 S AWD 17 20 $50,149 $53,350
Defender 110 SE AWD 17 22 $58,515 $62,250
Defender 110 X AWD 17 22 $76,046 $80,900
Defender 90 First Edition AWD 17 22 $61,194 $65,100
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AMG G 63 4MATIC SUV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
G-Class AMG G 63 4MATIC SUV 13 15 $147,063 $156,450
G-Class G 550 4MATIC SUV 13 17 $123,046 $130,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,906
$147,063
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,900
$156,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$832 / month
$2608 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Land Rover Defender is a return to the U.S. for the boxy off-roader that helped start it all. This time with far more creature comforts. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class may not look different than its predecessor, but its new suspension and interior bring it into the 21st century. Finally.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 15 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
39.1 39.5
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Leg Room (in)
39.1 38.7
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
40.4 40.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 57.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 41.9
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.8 56.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 59.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- 59.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
66.9 -
Wheelbase (in)
119 113.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.1 78.1
Track Width, Front (in)
67.1 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.8 9.2
Length, Overall (in)
197.6 191.9
Height, Overall (in)
77.4 77.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 29.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
78.8 37.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
34 37.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
34 37.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 13
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)
13.7 14.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 26.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42.1 44.6
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/70VR18 P275/50VR20
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/70VR18 P275/50VR20
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7716 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7716 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
772 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
772 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7716 -
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
NA -
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 20 X 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 4.0 L/243
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
296 @ 5500 577 @ 6000
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty Regular Duty
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 1500 627 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 13
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive All Wheel
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Transfer Case Model
Electronic Electronic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.64
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.35
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.25
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.86
Trans Type
8 9
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Land Rover Defender Mercedes-Benz G-Class
Body Code
S S
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
4.10 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Trailing Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 -
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.9 12.7
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