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Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. Mercedes-Benz G-Class

When we compare the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited to the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, interior volume and overall quality score. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited versus the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is a better car than the Mercedes-Benz G-Class.

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited versus Mercedes-Benz G-Class Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Jeep Wrangler Unlimited ranges from $33,947 to $52,994 while a used Mercedes-Benz G-Class from the same model year range is priced between $132,249 to $204,997. For a new model, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited's price is between $40,780 and $82,783, with the Mercedes-Benz G-Class priced between $152,549 and $250,067.

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited versus Mercedes-Benz G-Class Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is 8.8 out of 10 while the Mercedes-Benz G-Class' quality rating is 8.4 out of 10. This results in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited being ranked 3 out of 24 Best Small SUVs and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class being ranked 5 out of 18 Best Luxury Large SUVs.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited’s base engine makes 285 horsepower, and the Mercedes-Benz G-Class base engine makes 416 horsepower. The Wrangler Unlimited is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 495 miles. The G-Class is rated to deliver an average of 16 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 449 miles. The Wrangler Unlimited uses regular unleaded, and the G-Class uses premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, a compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room and rear head room. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class, a fullsize SUV, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance, while the Mercedes-Benz G-Class has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity.

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2023 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2022 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$40,780 - $82,783

Used Asking Price:

$33,947 - $52,994

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

10.4%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$152,549 - $250,067

Used Asking Price:

$132,249 - $204,997

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

39.1%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.8 / 10

Reliability:

7.8 / 10

Retained Value:

9.8 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

8.2 / 10

Retained Value:

8.7 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 24
3 / 14
7 / 24
19 / 24

iSeeCars Rankings

5 / 18
8 / 18

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Diesel, Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Sport, Willys Sport, Sport S, Willys, Sport Altitude, Freedom, High Tide, Sahara, Sahara Altitude, High Altitude, Rubicon, Sport RHD, Rubicon FarOut, Rubicon 392

Trim Levels

G 550, AMG G 63, AMG G 63 4x4 Squared

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

285 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

260 foot-lbs @ 4800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.068 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

416 hp @ 5250 rpm

Torque:

450 foot-lbs @ 2250 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.075 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Manual

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

17 / 23 / 19

Range (city/hwy):

366 / 495 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

4 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

8

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

14 / 17 / 16

Range (city/hwy):

370 / 449 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Available

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

42.6 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

41.7 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.8 inches

Cargo Space:

31.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

72.4 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

150.4 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

38.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

40.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.4 inches

Cargo Space:

38.1 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

68.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

143.4 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4196 lbs

Width:

73.9 inches

Height:

73.6 inches

Length:

188.4 inches

Wheelbase:

118.4 inches

Ground Clearance:

9.7 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

5582 lbs

Width:

86.1 inches

Height:

77.5 inches

Length:

189.7 inches

Wheelbase:

113.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

9.5 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted steel

Tire Size:

P245/75R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

275/55R19