Research 2015 Mercedes-Benz G-Class specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

G 550 G 550 SUV


Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4
Brake Type 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 40.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 40.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 75.1


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 180


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 13.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1.0


Displacement 5.5 L/333
Fuel System Sequential MPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 382 @ 6000
Engine Oil Cooler Regular Duty
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 391 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Premium Unleaded V-8

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in) 59.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8
Length, Overall (in) 184.5
Wheelbase (in) 112.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6
Height, Overall (in) 76.8

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 29

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 42.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.3
Second Leg Room (in) 41.9
Second Head Room (in) 40
Front Hip Room (in) 51.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 52.5


Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 15


Steering Type Re-Circulating Ball
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 44.6


Body Code S
Body Style Sport Utility
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz G-Class


Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Link
Axle Type - Front Non-Independent
Axle Type - Rear Rigid Axle
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3086
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4189
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 4.38
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 4.38
Suspension Type - Front Leading Link


Rear Tire Size P265/60VR18
Rear Tire Size P265/60R18
Front Tire Size P265/60VR18
Front Tire Size P265/60R18
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Size Full-Size


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 7000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 7000


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 7
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain All Wheel
Transfer Case Power Take Off No
Transfer Case Model Electronic
Trans PTO Access No
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7058


Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 7.5