Though there's nothing left on the road quite like the G-Class, the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover is one of the few vehicles to mix true off-road grit with extreme luxury, and therefore should be on the short list of comparison vehicles for anyone interested in a G-Class.
The Land Rover's more conventional, modern looks will be preferable for some, but the G-Class's squared-off, military look strikes a silhouette like nothing else on the road. Those looking for a more refined, modern vehicle but still wanting to stick within the Mercedes-Benz fold should look at the GL-Class, which offers similar size and luxury in a more technologically sophisticated package.
The GL-Class, while competent off-road, can't match the G-Class's extreme ability, however.
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|2012 Mercedes-Benz G ClassBrowse Used Listings||2012 Land Rover Range RoverBrowse Used Listings||2012 Mercedes-Benz GL ClassBrowse Used Listings|
|12 MPG City / 15 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy||12 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V8||Gas V8||Turbocharged Diesel V6|
|4WD Sport Utility Vehicle||4WD Sport Utility Vehicle||4WD Sport Utility Vehicle|
|4MATIC 4-Door G 550||4WD 4-Door HSE||4MATIC 4-Door GL 350 BlueTEC|
|All-Wheel Drive||4-Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive|
|4 Door||4 Door||Sport Utility|
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|2012 Mercedes-Benz G Class vs. 2012 Land Rover Range Rover||2012 Mercedes-Benz G Class vs. 2012 Mercedes-Benz GL Class|