2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG

2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG Specifications

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About the 2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG is an all-wheel drive four-door wagon that was released to the Australian market on 01/02/2011 classified as a 463. The G is regarded as an upper large SUV built in Germany with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$53,100.

The G is an all-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 5.4L SUPERCHARGED V8 engine that has 373 kW of power (at 6100 rpm) and 700 Nm of torque (at 2750 rpm) via a Five-speed Automatic. MERCEDES-BENZ claims the G 55 AMG uses 15.9L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 372g of CO2. It has a 96L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 604km per full tank.

The G measures 1977mm (77.8 inches) in height, 4856mm (191.2 inches) in length, 1885mm (74.2 inches) in width with a 2850mm (112.2 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 2471kg (5447.6 lbs) of unladen weight. The G 55 AMG comes standard with 275/55 R19 front tyres and 275/55 R19 rear tyres. It requires a service every 24 months or 25,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG has a 260mm ground clearance.

The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Front Wheel Arch and the compliance plate is located on the Driver Side Eng Scuttle. An example VIN number would be similar to WDB4632702X000001.


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Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG Details
Used Price From DealerA$53,100
Trade-In ValueA$46,200
Body Stylefour-door wagon
Release date01/02/2011
Discontinued date31/05/2013
Drive typeAWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Front Wheel Arch
Compliance plate locationDriver Side Eng Scuttle
VIN ExampleWDB4632702X000001
Country of originGermany
SegmentUpper Large SUV
Safety ANCAP ratingNot tested
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG Engine Specifications
Size5439cc, 5.4L
Power @ RPM 373kW @ 6100rpm (500.2 hp)
Torque @ RPM700Nm @ 2750rpm (516.2 lb-ft)
Cylindersturbocharged eight-cylinder
Number of Valves24
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio9
Power/weight ratio151.0kw/tonne
Bore/stroke97mm × 92mm (3.8in × 3.6in)
Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionFive-speed Automatic
Drive typeall-wheel drive
Turning circle13.6m (44.6 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Front tyre & wheel size275/55 R19 - 9.5x19
Rear tyre & wheel size275/55 R19 - 9.5x19
Front suspension typeCoil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeCoil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity96L
Fuel consumption (combined average)15.9L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range603.8km (375.2 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)372g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG Dimensions
Length4856mm (191.2 inches)
Width1885mm (74.2 inches)
Height1977mm (77.8 inches)
Wheelbase2850mm (112.2 inches)
Front track1491mm (58.7 inches)
Rear track1491mm (58.7 inches)
Ground clearance260mm (10.2 inches)
Unladen weight2471kg (5447.6 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass3200kg (7054.8 lbs)
Gross Combination Mass-
Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity-
Unbraked towing capacity-
Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG Servicing
Service interval (km)25,000 km
Service interval (months)24 months
Mercedes-Benz G-Class 55 AMG Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Auto Climate Control with Dual Temp Zones
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft
  • 19 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Cruise Control
  • CD with 6 CD Stacker
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Comfort Seats Front
  • Diff Locks
  • Dusk Sensing Headlights
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Fog Lights - Front
  • Head Airbags
  • Heated Front Seats
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • Metallic Paint
  • Mobile Phone Connectivity
  • Parking Distance Control Rear
  • Power front seats with memory
  • Protective Glazing
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators
  • Power Steering
  • Power Sunroof
  • Power Windows
  • Radio Compact Disc Player
  • Reversing Camera
  • Side Airbags
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Side Steps
  • Sports Suspension
  • Traction Control System
  • Television
  • Ventilated Front Seats
  • Voice Recognition System
  • Wood Grain Trim
  • Xenon Headlights
Optional Features
  • Auxiliary Heater - A$3,900
  • Heated Rear Seats - A$900
  • Rear Seat Enhancement Pack - A$3,300