2017 Mercedes-Benz G-Class ratings and reviews
The big news for 2017 as far as the G-Class luxury SUV is concerned is the introduction of the G550 4X4 trim. The 4X4 model is 17 inches higher than its predecessors and nine inches wider. It has three locking differentials and a permanent all-wheel-drive system. The base model G-Class also gets a few improvements for 2017 including package upgrades such as designo and AMG. Standard features on the based G550 SUV include dual-zone climate control, a power sunroof, and the COMAND system, which combines Bluetooth wireless connectivity, navigation and a Harman/Kardon audio system. Safety features include blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, and automatic emergency braking. There's an engine available for each G-Class model. The G550 has a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine with 416 horsepower while the G63 AMG has an AMG 5.5-liter V8 that's handcrafted and has 563 horsepower. The G65 AMG model comes with a 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V12 engine with 621 horsepower.