2020 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Diesel now available in PH

Updated May 27, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Further enhance your off-roading adventure with the new diesel variant.

Mercedes-Benz Philippines wants to further enhance your off-road adventures with the introduction of the 2020 G 350d, a G-Class model equipped with a diesel engine.

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class car has been around since 1979, giving fans a taste of the German engineering marvel in the form of an off-roading vehicle. Even after 40 years, the G-Class still kept its unique, iconic, and timeless design.

The 2020 G 350d is said to be an efficient G-Class diesel variant that intends to deliver excellent performance, modern safety and driver assist systems, as well as notable handling.

As such, powering the local-spec 2020 G 350d is a 2.9-liter in-line 6-cylinder diesel engine capable of producing 286 hp and a whopping 600 Nm of torque. The diesel engine is paired to a 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission with a torque converter. If you want a classic model of the brand, here we have a selection of used Mercedes-Benz 300D for sale that might meet your needs.

A red Mercedes-Benz G 350d

The new 2020 Mercedes-Benz G 350d

To cope up with its diesel nature, the new G 350d’s engine is coupled with efficient emission reduction. This optimizes the efficiency of the catalytic converter and the diesel particulate filter.

Moreover, its near-engine insulated configuration helps the emission control system to have little heat loss and operate in ideal conditions.

Mercedes-Benz says the G 350d provides a great driving experience with its Dynamic Select tech. This feature comes with five drive modes that modify the characteristics of the engine, transmission, suspension, and steering, depending on the driver’s need.

Three Mercedes-Benz G-Class off-roading

Get yourself a head-turner in the city and a versatile off-roader

On the outside, the G 350d is installed with 19-inch light-alloy wheels, metallic paintwork, and front-illuminated door sill panels. It also comes with LED headlights that provide a strong presence on the road.

Luxury is adopted inside as the 2020 G 350d is equipped with Keyless-Go function, a 12.3-inch infotainment screen, high-quality interior with leather seats, leather grab handles for front passengers, an automatic dimming interior mirror, as well as ambient lighting in 64 colors and 10 color schemes.

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A blue G-Class climbing up a rocky hill

The G-Class remains to be a symbol of luxury and elegance

As for safety, the off-roader is installed with a host of driver assistance systems such as adaptive brake lights and active braking assist to reduce the risk of an accident.

The suggested retail price for the new G 350d is at Php 10,890,000. In case you’re not a fan of diesel, Mercedes-Benz PH is also offering the G 500 AMG Line, which is powered by a gasoline engine.

Speaking of AMG Line, Mercedes-Benz PH also introduced the A180 AMG Line earlier this month with a price tag of Php 2,790,000. It’s a compact sedan that’s powered by a 1.3-liter turbocharged engine that delivers 133 hp and 200 Nm of torque.

The said engine is paired with the 7G-Tronic seven-speed automatic, which sends power to the front wheels.

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Know more about Mercedes-Benz G-Class 2022

Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class, or G-Wagon, is an off-road capable, luxury midsize SUV. In the Philippine market, the G-Wagon has two variants. These are the G-Class G 500 AMG Line 4.0 AT, and the G-Class G 350 d 3.0 AT.  

Mercedes-Benz G-Class Price in the Philippines starts at ₱10,890,000 for the entry-level G 350 d 3.0 AT, while the top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz G-Class G 500 AMG Line 4.0 AT is priced at ₱10,890,000

For power, the G-Class gets two different engine options. For the AMG-Line variant, the G-Wagon uses a twin-turbo 4.0-liter gasoline V8 engine. At maximum, this V8 can produce up to 420 horsepower and 610 Nm of torque. The 350 D variant in-turn, uses a 3.0-liter inline-6 turbodiesel capable of producing up to 284 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque. 

Both G-Wagon variants use a nine-speed automatic gearbox, and both come standard with all-wheel-drive.  

Size-wise, the G-Wagon comes with a length of 4,725mm, a width of 1,931mm, and a height of 1,969mm. It also has a wheelbase length of 2,890mm, and a ground clearance of 241mm. 

Locally, the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon competes against the likes of the Lexus LX, Land Rover Defender, and the Toyota Land Cruiser

₱ 10,890,000

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