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Mercedes-Benz G-Class Estate verdict

2012 - 2018 (change model)
Parkers overall rating: 3.6 out of 53.6

Written by Lewis Kingston Published: 6 June 2019 Updated: 6 June 2019

The Parkers Verdict

The G-Class is likely to appeal to a limited selection of buyers due to its price and boxy styling but it has a lot of charisma and its off-road capabilities are hard to beat – after all, the G-Class has been continually evolving and developing to take advantage of new technology while still meeting the needs of its customers.

Regarded by many as one of the most enduring and iconic cross-country vehicles, the G-Class combines impressive off-road abilities with a prestige badge, a high-quality interior and upmarket equipment.

So important is the style and construction of the G-Class, when replacing the model Mercedes-Benz invested significant amounts in producing a new vehicle that barely strays from the original, despite substantial changes in body, chassis, suspension and technology.

It’s almost impossible to stop it moving off-road, and it hasn’t stopped moving out of showrooms despite age and high pricing.

2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 350 d 4x4
2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 350 d 4x4

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