Mercedes Benz G-Class for Sale in Ghana
The Mercedes Benz G - Class which is commonly known as the G Wagen (which is the short form of “Geländewagen” or “Cross Country Vehicle”) is a four wheel drive luxury SUV which is manufactured by Australian automobile manufacturers Magna Steyr, and sold under the Mercedes Benz nameplate. The Mercedes Benz G – Class has been in manufacture since 1979, and is available in an SUV and pickup truck. A brilliant on and off road vehicle, which was originally designed for military use, the Mercedes Benz G – Class can be seen plying a variety of routes with modified versions of the first generation being utilized in the Serengeti for safari rides and even in the deserts of North Africa and the middle east. When not used for rigorous trips, the second generation of the Mercedes Benz G – Class could be seen conveying high government officers, politicians and very important people. Modified to meet people’s preferences and uses, the Mercedes Benz G – Class could be manufactured with bulletproof windows and doors, and even have stretch versions. With different years of manufacture come different price tags, which are not exactly pocket friendly, but you will definitely get the worth of your money. There are a host of the Mercedes Benz G – Class available in the Ghanaian automobile market, and the first place to turn to when searching for one would be on Ghana’s leading online premium automobile marketplace Jumia Car, where there are listings of the most cool priced Mercedes Benz G – Class available.
What to know when Buying Mercedes Benz G-Class
Performance and Specifications of Mercedes Benz G - Class
For those looking to purchase a Mercedes Benz G – Class, do not expect a fuel efficient vehicle, as it has a fuel efficiency rating of 12/15 mpg for city and highway routes respectively. This is as a result of its curb weight of 2,580 kg. With diesel and petrol engines, the most common engine variant on the Mercedes Benz G – Class would be the 5.5 litre V8 which produces 382 horsepower and 391 lb.ft of torque. Another common engine variant is the one present on the Mercedes Benz G63, which is a similar engine to the 5.5 litre V8, with one extra tweak, which is that the engine is turbocharged engine. This turbocharged engine upsurges the power output to 536 HP and 561 lb-ft of torque. Through a seven – speed automatic transmission, the Mercedes Benz G – Class is able to go from 0 – 60 mph in an outstanding 6.6 seconds, with the G63 doing the same in 5.3 seconds, and an average top speed of 135 mpg
How is the design of Mercedes Benz G - Class
The Mercedes Benz G – Class was initially designed for military use, and this affected its looks a great deal, but over the years, there have been quite a lot of modifications, which make it appealing to the civilian crowd, and even become one of the most sort after SUVs in the Ghanaian automobile market. With its signature boxy body styling, it sometimes resembles a mobile bank vault The first generation was not stylish in any way, and was manufactured for one purpose alone, performance. The second generation however, which has been in production for over twenty five (25) years has seen various modifications made to both its exterior and interior body, making it quite stylish, and not losing its boxy façade. Circular headlamps and its grille which has been modified over the years also add to the styling people have come to love in the Mercedes Benz G – Class. Its interior is plush and quintessential, offering the most quality finishing and accessories. With a very spacious cabin, the trim is finished with polished wood, and the upholstery available in leather. In the most recent generations, the dashboard is out of this world, and the accessories are top of the line. In the most basic trim (If there is anything like that), you would be offered technology such as; an LCD display screen which works for both satellite navigation and audio/video controls, and the Mercedes Benz COMAND infotainment controller. Coupled with that would be iPod, Auxiliary and USB connectable controls and a Harman Kardon Logic7 surround sound system with 12 high-performance speakers which delivers an output of 450 watts, amongst other fun features.
What are the standout features of the Mercedes Benz G-Class?
There are quite a number of features which will make the Mercedes Benz G – Class stand out list, and in totality make the vehicle itself be what stands out in itself, but looking back at history, we will only consider its off – road abilities, safety and comfort. With its powerful engines, and body design and strengths on its wheels, it has the ability to take on some of the toughest road conditions. Also, with the materials used to manufacture its body, it can withstand quite a lot of damage, making it very safe in the event of a collision. Finally, with one of the most roomy and comfortable cabins known in the automobile market, it provides driver and passenger with a very comfortable drive.
Used Mercedes Benz G-Class for Sale in Ghana
In Ghana, if you are not purchasing a brand new Mercedes Benz G – Class, you are most likely getting either a home used or locally used one, which do not come cheap in any case. The home used ones; especially the ones which are close to the most recent year of manufacture and low mileages would be very similar to brand new ones, missing only that “new car smell”. Asides from that, a home used Mercedes Benz G – Class is a brilliant option for those who can afford it. A cheaper option would be the locally used ones, which are also available in good conditions, depending on the previous user of the vehicle. In any case, it is advised to take a trusted automobile mechanic to check out these vehicles before purchase is made.
The Best Mercedes Benz G-Class year to Buy
The best Mercedes Benz G – Class to purchase would most likely be the 2015 year of production, but any Mercedes Benz G – Class manufactured from 2008 is a brilliant one to purchase. Older years of production also present very wonderful drive quality and performance, so buyers should not avoid them, provided they can provide what you want in a vehicle.
Mercedes Benz G - Class Price in Ghana
Purchasing a brand new Mercedes Benz G – Class in the Ghanaian automobile market would cost one a minimum of GH 500,000 Cedis, and could go higher depending on different specifications. Cheaper options of the Mercedes Benz G – Class would be the home used and locally used ones, and we have been able to get an estimated price range based on a few factors. These would include; customs duty charges of the Mercedes Benz G – Class, engine capacity, general road useable condition and etc. Find below our estimated price range.
Home Used and Locally (Ghana) Used Mercedes Benz G - Class for sale
- 2007 Mercedes Benz G-CLASS – 2013 Mercedes Benz G-CLASS: GH 150,000 Cedis – GH 220,000 Cedis
Overall impression of Mercedes Benz G-Class
With everything said about the Mercedes Benz G – Class, it would almost be impossible to say that there are no cars contending with it, but with vehicle manufacturers these days, they are all trying to manufacture good quality vehicles which come at an affordable price to win the hearts of customers. With this said, competition the Mercedes Benz G – Class faces would include; the Jeep Wrangler, the Toyota Land Cruiser, the Lexus LX 570 and the Land Rover Range Rover. The listed vehicles present spectacular off and on road abilities, comfortable drive qualities and many other functions which many car owners desire, but the Mercedes Benz G – Class takes the lead and is hence dubbed “The King of the Road”. To further support our claims, take a test-drive in the Mercedes Benz G – Class from one of the many trusted automobile dealers on the Jumia Car Ghana website and maybe you might be driving one off home to call yours.