Research 2016 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


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

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 13.6 (Est)


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 416 @ 5500
Engine Oil Cooler Regular Duty
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Displacement 4.0 L/243
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 450 @ 1750

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6
Height, Overall (in) 76.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8
Length, Overall (in) 187.6
Wheelbase (in) 112.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.4

Interior Dimensions

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
Front Head Room (in) 42.2
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) 53.9


Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 14


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


Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.81
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3086
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 4189
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.81
Axle Type - Front Non-Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Link
Suspension Type - Front Leading Link
Axle Type - Rear Rigid Axle


Spare Tire Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P275/55R19
Front Tire Size P275/55VR19
Rear Tire Size P275/55R19
Rear Tire Size P275/55VR19


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500
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
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92
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

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 3197
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 7058
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 4189


Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 X 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Full-Size