2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2013 Mercedes-Benz G-Class - Road Test Specs

2013 Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV

(5.5L V8 Twin-turbo 4x4 7-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 4dr SUV 4WD (5.5L 8cyl 7A)
Vehicle Type4WD 4dr 5-passenger SUV
Estimated MSRP$135,205
Assembly locationGraz, Austria


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front engine, four-wheel drive
Engine typeTwin-turbocharged, direct-injected V8, gasoline with auto stop-start
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5,461/333
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, four valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)536 @ 5,500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)560 @ 2,000-5,000
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeSeven-speed automatic
Transmission ratios (x:1)I = 4.38; II = 2.86; III = 1.92; IV = 1.37; V = 1.00; VI = 0.82; VII = 0.73' RI = 3.42; RII = 2.23
Final-drive ratio (x:1)4.11
Differential(s)Electronically locking front, center and rear


Suspension, frontSolid live axle, coil springs, gas-pressurized shocks
Suspension, rearSolid live axle, coil springs, gas-pressurized shocks
Steering typeRecirculating ball with electric-assist power steering
Tire make and modelYokohama Advan S.T.
Tire typeSummer performance front and rear
Tire size275/50R20 113W
Wheel size20 inches front and rear
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, front14.8-inch ventilated disc with six-piston fixed calipers
Brakes, rear13-inch ventilated disc with single-piston sliding calipers

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)5.3

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)12 city/14 highway/13 combined (EPA)
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)25.4

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo description450-watt, 12-speaker AM/FM/satellite/CD
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod interface via proprietary cable
Satellite radioStandard
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemStandard
Smart entry/StartStandard
Parking aidsStandard camera and proximity warnings
Blind-spot detectionStandard
Adaptive cruise controlStandard
Lane-departure monitoringStandard
Collision warning/avoidanceStandard

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)5,622
Length (in.)184.5
Width (in.)76.3
Height (in.)76.0
Wheelbase (in.)112.2
Track, front (in.)59.6
Track, rear (in.)59.6
Turning circle (ft.)43.5
Legroom, front (in.)52.5
Legroom, rear (in.)41.9
Headroom, front (in.)42.2
Headroom, rear (in.)40.0
Shoulder room, front (in.)53.7
Shoulder room, rear (in.)56.3
Seating capacity5
Trunk volume (cu-ft)45.2
Max cargo volume behind 1st row (cu-ft)79.5
Payload, mfr. max claim (lbs.)7,000
Tow capacity, mfr. claim (lbs.)7,716
Ground clearance (in.)8.1
Approach angle (degrees)36.0
Departure angle (degrees)27.0


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years/50,000 miles
Corrosion4 years/50,000 miles

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