Facts and figures

11 Feb, 2013 10:30am
Mercedes G350 Bluetec Twisted French Edition
On-the-road price/total as tested £82,970/£94,940 £74,000/£77,500
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000) £49,616/59.8% N/A
Depreciation £33,354 N/A
Annual tax liability std/higher rate £5,732/£11,464 N/A
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles) £2,896/£4,827 N/A
Insurance group/road tax band/cost 50/M/£460 28/M/£460
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service £279/£178/£279 £400 per service
Length/wheelbase 4,662/2,850mm 4,639/2,794mm
Height/width 1,951/1,760mm 2,021/1,790mm
Engine V6/2,987cc 4cyl in-line/2,200cc
Peak power 208/3,400 bhp/rpm 165/3,500 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 540/1,600 Nm/rpm 450/2,200 Nm/rpm
Transmission 7-spd auto/4WD 5-spd man/4WD
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel 96 litres/full-size 75 litres/full-size
Boot capacity 2,250 litres 1,510 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight 2,570/630/3,500kg 1,955/1,095/3,500kg
Turning circle 13.6 metres 14.3 metres
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery 3yrs (unltd)/3yrs 3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers Variable/136 12,000 miles/0
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos. 8th/10th N/A
0-60/30-70mph 9.1/9.7 secs 11 secs (claimed)/N/A
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.8 secs N/A
50-70mph in 5th/6th 6.0 secs N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 108mph/2,100rpm 96mph/3,100rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 10.8/40.6/60.4m N/A
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph N/A N/A
Wading depth 600mm 500mm
Auto Express econ (mpg/mpl)/range 27.5/6.0/581 miles 28.0/6.2/462 (est)
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 20.8/28.8/25.2mpg N/A
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 4.5/6.3/5.5mpl N/A
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket 275/295g/km/35% N/A/266g/km/35%
ABS/low-range gear/locking diff Yes/yes/yes Yes/yes/yes
Airbags/traction/stability control Six/yes/yes No/yes/no
Park sensors (f/r)/reverse camera Yes/yes/£470 £395*/£395*/yes
Sat-nav/sunroof/tow bar Yes/£1,570/£335 No/£795
Xenon lights/cruise control Yes/yes Yes/£575/yes

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