2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63

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2018 MODEL

$142,800

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Arrived back in style, the new Mercedes Benz AMG G63 is made for extreme offroading. Thanks to the truck-like frame and triple locking differentials. The 2018 AMG G63 is a pure combination of power, luxury, and off-road capability.

The Mercedes Benz AMG G63 has the perfect and powerful 5.5L V8 Biturbo engine with a 7-speed automatic transmission that delivers the utmost amount of power and gives a victorious feel at each and every ride. It has a traditional and antique outlook that will remind you of the traditional SUVs.

Starting at a price of $142,800, it is available with a wide range of additional features and specifications that contribute to the outstanding performance delivery of the SUV. This Mercedes Benz AMG G63 is the base petrol variant of the G-class SUVs from Mercedes Benz.


Arrived back in style, the new Mercedes Benz AMG G63 is made for extreme offroading.The 2018 AMG G63 is a pure combination of power, luxury, and off-road capability.The Mercedes Benz AMG G63 has the perfect and powerful 5.5L V8 Biturbo engine with a 7-speed automatic transmission that delivers the utmost amount of power and gives a victorious feel at each and every ride. It has a traditional and antique outlook that will remind you of the traditional SUVs.

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 Features

The Mercedes Benz AMG G63 comes in a single trim level starting at the price of $142,800. The SUV is powered with the 5.5L twin-turbo engine that delivers abundant power out of the SUV.

The Mercedes Benz AMG G63 comes in crazy colors. The latest color in which the SUV was launched is the color of the Incredible Hulk (Alien Green). It was already available in colors like the Sunset Beam (Orange), and Solar Beam (Yellow).

Trim AMG G63
MSRP $142,800
Key Features
  • ECO Start/Stop system
  • Blind Spot Assist
  • LED Daytime Running Lamps
  • Bi-Xenon headlamps
  • Electrically heated windshield
  • COMAND system with console-mounted central controller
  • Multifunction steering wheel w/Nappa leather trim
  • Heated, ventilated and multi-contour front seats

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The Mercedes Benz AMG G63 is one of the best in class SUVs from the globally famous car manufacturer. It has an outstanding performance with its twin-turbo engine that ensures delivery of an enormous amount of power. This design of the SUV has been retained for such a long time because of its astonishing performance at various tests that were performed on it.

The SUV showcases an extreme outward appearance with its 22-inch wheels and its AMG-specific radiator grille. It exhibits its performance and power in such a way that it makes the rider love each and every second of his ride.

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 Engine

"Twitchy brakes, tractor steering, tons of power and a mile of body roll make for an exciting but not necessarily good driving experience." -edmunds

Engine and Transmission

The Mercedes Benz AMG G63 features a power-packed 5.5L V8 Twin Turbo Engine that delivers the utmost amount of power from the SUV’s wheel. Though the engine in the Mercedes Benz AMG G63 has a 7-speed automatic transmission, it delivers a not so bad 563hp @ 5500 rpm power and a torque of 561 lb-ft @ 5250rpm.

When compared with the similar competitor SUVs, the Lexus LX 570 has the highest capacity engine with 8-speed automatic transmission however, it delivers just 383hp @ 5600rpm of power

Models Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SVautobiography Dynamic SWB Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63 Lexus LX 570 (3 Row)
MSRP $142,800 $177,200 $125,300 $90,380
Engine 5.5L V8 Biturbo  5.0L Supercharged V-8 5.5L Biturbo V8 5.7L V8 DOHC 32V
Transmission 7-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic 7-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Horsepower 563hp @ 5,500 rpm 557hp @ 6,000 rpm 577hp @ 5,500 rpm 383hp @ 5,600 rpm
Torque 561 lb.-ft. @ 5,250 rpm 561 lb.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm 561 lb.-ft. @ 5,250 rpm 403 lb.-ft. @ 3,600 rpm

Acceleration

The Mercedes Benz AMG G63 offers an all-wheel drive that boosts more and more confidence and comfort to the ride. The AMG G63 all-wheel drive is integrated with the Electronic Stability Program for the maximum amount of torque distribution in corners and slippery surfaces.

The AMG G63 is found to be the fastest among all the rivalries in reaching the speed of 60mph as well as the quarter-mile distance. The AMG G63 reaches the 60mph speed at an amazing 5.3 seconds and the quarter-mile distance in just 13.6 seconds.

Models Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SV autobiography Dynamic SWB Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63 Lexus LX 570 (3 Row)
0-60 MPH 5.3 sec 5.1 sec 4.5 sec 7.3 sec
Quarter mile 13.6 sec 13.2 sec 12.8 sec 15.6 sec
Engine 5.5L 5.0L 5.5L 5.7L
Emission

(Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year)

13.5 11.0 11.8 11.8

However, all the rivalries are found to be more eco-friendly when compared to the Mercedes Benz AMG G63 since all of them emit less amount of CO2 when compared to the AMG G63. The AMG G63 emits 13.5 tons/yr of CO2 @15Kmi/year.

Braking

The Braking System of the AMG G63 features a Ventilated Disc Brake System, that is built with upgraded brake hardware. It also includes an ABS braking as a safety measure. It may also have Disc Braking System when mentioned.

Model Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SV autobiography Dynamic SWB Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63 Lexus LX 570 (3 Row)
Brake Front (in.) 14.8 15.0 15.4 13.9
Brake Rear (in.) 13.0 14.4 14.2 13.5
Curb Weight (lbs.) 5624 5505 5754 6000
60-0 MPH (ft.) 113 N/A 115 123

The ABS (Antilock Braking System) provides a safety braking system for the vehicle by avoiding the locking of the steering when applying the brake. The force is equally given to all wheels and it provides the collision avoidance.

Towing Capacity

The towing capacity of the vehicle is almost same as its rivalries with a small difference nearing 100lbs less or more. The AMG G63 has the maximum towing capacity as 7,700lbs.

Model Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SVautobiography Dynamic SWB Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63 Lexus LX 570 (3 Row)
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,700 lbs. 7,716 lbs. 7,500 lbs. 7,000 lbs.

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 Fuel Economy

Though the Mercedes Benz AMG G63 is found to be the best in all aspects like engine specifications, acceleration, performance, etc, the fuel economy delivered by the AMG G63 is not as good as that delivered by the rivalries.

The Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SV autobiography Dynamic SWB delivers the maximum fuel economy of  14/19 mpg on city/highway roads. The Lexus LX 570 (3 Row) lies in the middle order in terms of fuel economy. It offers 13/18mpg on city/highway roads.

Model Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SV autobiography Dynamic SWB Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63 Lexus LX 570 (3 Row)
MPG (city) 12 14 13 13
MPG (highway) 15 19 18 18
MPG (combined) 13 16 15 15

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 Interior

“The G63’s interior has a new display screen, a user-friendly tech interface and a host of other features, but that still doesn’t fix the fact that there’s no space. Even average-size drivers don’t fit well, it’s hard to climb into, there’s no lateral space, and the back seats are worse.”- edmunds

Seating and Comfort

The Mercedes Benz AMG G63 is designed with a sculptured interior that makes it a masterpiece of creativity and craftsmanship. The cabin is designed with the best in class high-quality materials that make it a visual treat.

The interior features powered front seats with memory and seat shaped controls on the doors in which the occupants can store seating positions for the front seats. The seating positions, steering wheel positions, and the side mirror positions can be saved in the memory.

Model Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SV autobiography Dynamic SWB Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63 Lexus LX 570 (3 Row)
Passenger capacity 5 5 7 8
Front (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.) 42.4/46.3/52.5 39.5/60.7/42.2 41.2/58.5/40.3 38.3/61.0/42.9
Second (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.) 40.1/56.3/41.9 39.1/59.5/37 40.0/58.3/38.5 38.9/59.1/34.4
Third (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (In.) N/A N/A 38.9/50.5/35.0 35.8/62.3/28.3

The Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 has an integrated music system with an LCD display. The 6+ speakers provide the clear and delighting music experience. The additional peripherals such as USB, CD, DVD can be inserted into the mountable slots provided exclusively. The phone and audio streaming can also be done with the Bluetooth compatibility. The GPS Navigation system, Voice Controls, Steering mounted controls are catchy features of AMG G63.

Cargo Capacity

The Trunk Space of the Mercedes Benz AMG G63 contains a Partition Net and a Luggage Cover that automatically moves up and down, thereby making loading and unloading easy. When compared with the competitors, the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63 is found to have the maximum cargo space which may be due to its larger size.

Model Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SVautobiography Dynamic SWB Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63 Lexus LX 570 (3 Row)
Behind 3rdRow (ft.3) N/A N/A 16.0 15.5
Behind 2nd Row (ft.3) 38.6 24.5 49.4 41.0
Behind 1stRow (ft.3) 79.5 68.6 93.8 83.1

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 Exterior

“While even Range Rovers have softened their lines, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz G-Class retains the boxy, upright look it has had for decades. Aerodynamic it’s not, but the G-Wagen’s design is honest, masculine and pragmatic.”- Kelley Blue Book

Dimensions and Weight

In term of dimensions, the vehicle is 187.5 inches long and 80.9inches wide. The AMG G63 is different from the other rivalries in the ground clearance since it has 7.7 inches of ground clearance. The other rivalries such as Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SV autobiography Dynamic SWB and Lexus LX 570 (3 Row) has a nearer values of length and width but has a high ground clearance of 8.7 and 8.9 inches.

Model Mercedes-Benz AMG G63 Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SV autobiography Dynamic SWB Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63 Lexus LX 570 (3 Row)
Curb weight (lbs.) 5624 5505 5754 6000
Length(in) 187.5 196.8 203.2 200.0
Width(in) 76.3 81.6 76.1 78.0
Height(in) 46.3 73.3 72.8 72.5
Ground clearance (in) 7.7 8.7 8.3 8.9
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 115.0 121.1 112.2
Track width (in) F/R 59.1/59.1 66.6/66.3 66.0/66.8 64.8/64.6

Exterior Features

The exterior features include -

  • Sculpted Exterior Design
  • Impressive radiator trims
  • 10-spoke wheels
  • Power folding side mirrors

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 Safety

The Mercedes Benz AMG G63 comes with advanced safety features like the 7-way airbag protection, Child safety lock, etc. It has a lot more amazing safety features that are listed below.

  • Seatbelt pre-tensioners – front and rear seatbelt pre-tensioners
  • Seat belts – height adjustable front seatbelts
  • Child seat anchors
  • Child seat sensing airbag
  • Row head airbag – front, rear and third row head airbags
  • Occupant sensing airbag
  • Front impact airbag – driver and passenger front-impact airbags
  • Curtain overhead airbag – curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag
  • Total of airbags – 7
  • Passenger airbag deactivation – occupant sensing

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 Competition

Mercedes Benz AMG G63 vs Land Rover Range Rover Supercharged SV autobiography Dynamic SWB

Mercedes Benz AMG G63, when compared with Land Rover, AMG G63, has more cargo space. The features like fuel efficiency, acceleration etc very similar to each other. When you see for a spacious vehicle, AMG G63 will be the best option.

Mercedes Benz AMG G63 vs Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63

Mercedes Benz AMG G63 doesn’t meet the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLS 63 in most of the of the engine specifications and the performance measures like fuel efficiency, acceleration. The AMG GLS 63 has higher seating capacity and less CO2 emission also. When Comparing these two, AMG GLS 63 would be the best choice.

Mercedes Benz AMG G63 vs Lexus LX 570 (3 Row)

The Performance of AMG G63 is far higher than Lexus LX 570 (3 Row) in almost all engine specifications and performance factors. AMG G63 has more accelerating capacity, horsepower, torque etc. Hence the Mercedes Benz AMG G63 would be the more prior one.

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 Final Verdict

The Mercedes Benz AMG G63 is one of the best SUV from Mercedes Benz. It is a 6th generation car from the manufacturer that has the best in class engine specifications, stunning exterior looks, stylish interior, spacious cabin and the most advanced infotainment system and the extraordinary safety features. When it comes to pricing, though it is found to be costly, the features embedded are worth the value.

Pros

Luxurious Interior

Luxurious Interior

Powerful Engine

Cons

Below average fuel economy

Very pricey

Lacks decent cargo space

On-road handling isn't good

What's New?

No significant changes


Features

vehicle bio

base price

$142800

bodystyle

4dr SUV

passenger capacity

5

drivetrain

4WD

engine type

displacement

333 cu. in.

horsepower

563 hp @ 5500 rpm

torque

561 lb.-ft. @ 1750 rpm

transmission

7-speed automatic

chassis

brake rotors (f/r)

13 in./14.8 in.

dimensions

wheelbase

112.2 in.

length

187.5 in.

width

76.3 in.

height

76.3 in.

curb weight

5624 lbs.

ground clearance

7.7 in.

capacity

towing capacity

7000 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

5 sec.

standing ¼-mile

13.5 sec.

braking (70-0 mph)

170 ft.

fuel economy

city/combined/highway

42351 mpg

highway range

381 mi.

warranty

roadside assistance

No



Styles

 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 in designo Magno Night Black color  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 in Dakota Brown Metallic color  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 in Capri Blue Metallic color  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 in Black color  2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 in Alien Green color
designo Magno Night Black

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Trims and Configurations

MSRP


 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG G 63 AMG G 63

AMG G 63

power
563 hp @ 5500 rpm
fuel
Premium unleaded (required)
mpg
13 combined

$142,800


Style Prices MPG Engine Transmission Drivetrain Seats Colors
AMG G 63 4dr SUV 4WD (5.5L 8cyl Turbo 7A) Starting at $142,800 MSRP (12/13/15) 563 hp @ 5500 rpm, 5.5 L, V8, premium unleaded (required)
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7-speed automatic four wheel drive 5   Alien Green
  Black
  Capri Blue Metallic
  Dakota Brown Metallic
  designo Magno Night Black