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2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class vs 2018 G-Class

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class SUV has had a few changes its 2018 predecessor. While the 2018 G-Class remains an excellent choice of vehicles to drive, the 2019 version has some interesting upgrades that makes it an even more exciting option to drive.

That’s why we have decided to check out what the differences are in these two vehicles by placing them in a side-by-side comparison. You can check out this comparison in the table below. Afterward, we’ll take a closer look at what these changes might mean for you as a driver. We will be looking at some engine specs, transmission, height, and lights on both vehicles. Of course, if you have any further questions you are welcome to contact us here at Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale, where we are always happy to answer any questions you may have. Let’s get started!

2019 MB G-Class exterior front fascia and passenger side vs 2018 MB G-Class exterior front fascia and drivers side

2019 G-Class


2018 G-Class

9-speed automatic w/torque converter Transmission 7-speed automatic
LED headlights Headlights Bi-Xenon headlights
9.5 in Ground clearance 9.3 in.
AMG® 4.0-liter V8 biturbo AMG® G 63 engine 5.5L V8

Advantages of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class

You’ll have an upgraded transmission in the 2019 G-Class in the form of a 9-speed automatic transmission with a torque converter. LED headlights provide an illuminating experience as you drive in the 2019 G-Class.

The 2019 G-Class rises to new heights with an additional .2 inches in ground clearance. Despite the 2019 G-Class’s lofty appearance, you shouldn’t be afraid to take this vehicle off-road, especially since the AMG® G 63 trim has a new engine that will give you more power. Check out the AMG® 4.0-liter V8 biturbo that will give you 577 horsepower and 627 lb.-ft. of torque. So, if you are looking for a Mercedes-Benz off-road vehicle that gives you plenty of power and height, then you might want to go with the 2019 G-Class over the 2018 G-Class.

Again, if you have any questions for us here at Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale don’t be afraid to ask!