2018 Mercedes-Benz G 550 vs 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser

2018 Mercedes-Benz G 550 vs 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser

The off-roads are no place for amateurs. In order to truly conquer these inhumane and uncivilized territories, you must have the right tools on your side. That means an SUV capable of extraordinary performance and harnessing control. While the phrase “rugged luxury” might seem like an oxymoron, we have two examples of stalwarts that will be sure to change your mind. Check out our comparison between the 2018 Mercedes-Benz G 550 vs 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser.

Both of these incredible models were initially designed for the military. Withstanding the test of time, drivers now flock to them due to their abundant qualities. Few will argue that the box-like G 550 looks more unique and rugged, but we all know looks aren’t everything. It also performs better. Take a closer look at the comparison below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz G 550


2018 Toyota Land Cruiser

$123,600 MSRP $84,315
13 city/14 hwy mpg Fuel Efficiency 13 city/18 hwy mpg
7 Speed Automatic Transmission 8 Speed Automatic
416 Horsepower 381
450 lb-ft Torque 401 lb-ft
5.9 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Specified
4WD Drivetrain 4WD
38.6 cubic ft Standard Cargo Volume 16.1 cubic ft
10 Number of Airbags 8
Standard Locking Differential Not Available
8 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Performance Specs and Features in the 2018 G 550

The rugged G 550 is built to impress. Originally designed for the military as suggested by the Shah of Iran, this SUV contains all the modern technology features you need to feel like you’re in the right one. A powerful 4.0L V8 biturbo engine is built to go the extra mile with 416 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque. Efficiency is increased due to the smaller engine size while the 5.8 second 0 to 60 time gives you a quick getaway once the light turns green. Other performance features in the 2018 G 550 include:

  • Direct injection and multispark ignition

  • Efficient turbocharger configuration

  • NANOSLIDE cylinder wall technology

  • Permanent all-wheel drive with 2-speed transfer case

  • Three lockable differentials

  • 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission with shift paddles

  • and much more!

If you’re smellin’ what the 2018 G 550 is cookin’, come on down to World Wide Motors to learn more! Our staff will help you out by giving you the rundown and discussing financing options. Schedule a test drive right here on our website!

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