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Wife absolutely loves it
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By Brian
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2004 Mercedes-Benz G-Class G500 4WD 4dr SUV (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


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Was not sure if buying a $45k used car was going to work out but my wife got the seat where she wanted it and now she loves it. She can see well above the average suv and likes the narrowness for parking and maneuvering. We have off roaded our g (even though it is kept in immaculate condition) and it was very capable. We were not sure about long drive comfort but we routinely drive an hour and a half to the lake in the summer and it is very comfy. Even took on a 10 hour drive to visit grandparents and it was surprisingly comfy for me driving. It is a heavy beast and feels like it while driving. But it is what it is. We are not concerned with fuel economy, or high speed cornering. We wanted a car that didn’t look like every other suv out there. We took a 2017 BMW X5 on a weekend trip to try out and immediately missed the g. It’s not about having every creature comfort, it’s about having what feels like a solid workhorse under you. We also had a bench seat custom made for the cargo area complete with headrests and seatbelts and can fit 5 kids and two adults in the g. Worth every penny. Also those pennies will stay shiny because this thing doesn’t depreciate like most every other lux suv.


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2004 G500
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By Thai
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2004 Mercedes-Benz G-Class G500 4WD 4dr SUV (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


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Great SUV. Just the right size for off-roading. Built like a tank or bank vault. Nothing else on the road like it. The locking diffs and compact size are what put this SUV above everything else not named Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. Interior space is surprisingly good, but a bit narrow. This applies to the cargo area too. Interior design is very old, but the materials and fit & finish are first rate (and appropriate for price). Storage space is at a premium though. Stereo is pretty good when you play CDs, not so good with radio. Leather is top-notch...after 50k miles, no signs of creasing! (This is in contrast to my brother's LX470's leather.)


Best Features

Pure off-road ability. Built like a tank. Feels secure like a bank vault. Very rust proof. High seating with big windows. High quality interior. Unique exterior...attracts attention (good or bad). Rear parking sonar is a big help...a must have! Harman Kardon stereo is pretty good for CDs.


Worst Features

Radio reception should be better. Interior design is pretty old...some things seem like an after-thought. Better wind suppression due to brick wall styling. Side curtain airbags (in '05-up models) should not be roll-over sensing due to this truck's main focus (off-roading).


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The old new G
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By Dave
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2004 Mercedes-Benz G-Class G500 4WD 4dr SUV (5.0L 8cyl 5A)


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This truck look awesome and when you behind the wheel you feel on top of the world.But it unfortunately from day one since we got our beloved G we had nothing but problems and frustrations. This car does have all problems in the world. Everything went wrong from door locks; number of computer modules, main computer, heated steering, ESP and airbags system to the most resent-paint was coming off on all door latches.Its been in the shop 4 months in the past 2 years and has about 38 pages of problem record. Dealer’s service department was trying to help but this truck was having more and more problems. Finaly Mercedes taking this car back as lemon after 2 years.I would not recomend it at all.


Best Features

Truck itself


Worst Features

Better quality control... Dealers mechanics better learn how to fix this truck.


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G class=1st class
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By ryan
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2004 Mercedes-Benz G-Class G55 AMG 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 5A)


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wonderful vehicle, but i would really
like a 6 speed manual transmission on
one.A superb field vehicle.no problems
yet.the main competitor in Trinidad are
the Range Rovers and the X5's.they cant
handle the off road terrain


Best Features

she looks wonderful,handles like a mercedes...flawless


Worst Features

i suggest have these G's available in $ wheel drive as well,make the Cd chaner available at the front.also have the navigation system available when cd and radio is also on.also, have the option of some really big grille bars


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g55
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By C.J
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2004 Mercedes-Benz G-Class G55 AMG 4WD 4dr SUV (5.4L 8cyl 5A)


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This is the ultimate SUV, it knocks the
socks off the Range Rover and the X-5.
Performance-wise there's nothing like
it on the road, and definitely nothing
like it off road.


Best Features

Off-road ability, Speed, Power, Rugged style.


Worst Features

needs better fuel economy. better turning ability at high speeds.


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