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2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class vs 2017 Land Rover Range Rover

Off-road SUVs are built to handle a variety of terrains and conditions, from rocky paths to rolling hills. They are also meant to be durable and comfortable no matter how rugged the turf. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class and Land Rover Range Rover have been two of the most popular competitors in the segment for a number of years. Each one offers its own unique set of features and capabilities while also sharing a few notable elements.

Here, off-road enthusiasts can get a better idea about key differences and similarities between the 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class and 2017 Land Rover Range Rover before getting behind the wheel and making a final buying decision.

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2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class VS 2017 Land Rover Range Rover
4.0L V8, 416 horsepower Base Engine 3.0L V6, 340 horsepower
42.2/52.5 inches Front Head/Leg Room 39.3/42.5 inches
40.3-75.1 cubic feet Cargo Volume 32.1-71.7 cubic feet
Standard front and rear Fog Lights Optional rear

Under the hood, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class comes standard with a 416-horsepower 4.0-liter V-8 engine, while the Land Rover Range Rover is equipped with a 340-horsepower 3.0-liter V-6 engine. Both vehicles provide comfortable seating space for five passengers as well as plenty of room for their gear. However, the G-Class stands out from the Range Rover when it comes to front seat space and cargo volume. The 2017 G-Class also comes standard with front and rear fog lights and adaptive cruise control, both of which are only optional with the Range Rover. Leather seats and navigation come standard in both off-road models. Which SUV is right for you?

2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Long Island City NY

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class was originally developed for military use in the late 1970s. Through the years, the off-road SUV was adapted for civilian use with more refined features and luxurious qualities. What remains is the impressive off-road capability and ruggedness. Standard elements include COMAND® navigation, Nappa leather upholstery, Blind Spot Assist, rearview camera, LED Daytime Running Lamps, heated and ventilated front seats, Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, dual-zone climate control, three power outlets, and much more. Not to mention, drivers can opt for more advanced equipment on higher G-Class trims.

When you are ready to get behind the wheel of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class in Long Island City, NY, you can schedule a test drive with our team at Silver Star Motors.

2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class front grille
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2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Long Island City NY
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