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Mercedes-Benz G 400 CDi Estate

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mercedes-Benz G 400 CDi Estate

3-door 5-seater sport utility vehicle (SUV), diesel 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3996 cm3 / 243.9 cu in / 243.9 cu in, 184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 560.0 N·m / 413.0 lb·ft / 413.0 lb·ft @ 1700 rpm / 1700 rpm / 1700 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph top speed, consumption 12.8 l/100km / 22.1 mpg-UK / 18.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2008
ModelG 400 CDi EstateIssued until
SerieG classNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typesport utility vehicle (SUV)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)250 l / 8.83 cu ft / 8.83 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3087 l / 109.02 cu ft / 109.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1580 l / 55.80 cu ft / 55.80 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4230 mm / 166.5 in / 166.5 inTotal (curb) weight2490 kg / 5490 lb / 5490 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1940 mm / 76.4 in / 76.4 inLoad capacity360 kg / 794 lb / 794 lb
Wheelbase2410 mm / 94.9 in / 94.9 inGross (max.) weight2850 kg / 6283 lb / 6283 lb
Track frontTowing weight2850 kg / 6283 lb / 6283 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity96 l / 21.1 UK gal / 25.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.92 m2 / 31.4 sq ft / 31.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
FueldieselStroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement3996 cm3 / 243.9 cu in / 243.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.56 cm3/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder / 30.485 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio19.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque560.0 N·m / 413.0 lb·ft / 413.0 lb·ft at 1700 rpm / 1700 rpm / 1700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)73.6 kW / 98.7 hp / 98.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.0 kW/l / 1.012 bhp/cu in / 1.012 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque140.1 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed180 km/h / 112 mph / 112 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio100.4 kW/ton / 76.1 bhp/ton / 76.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)12.8 l/100km / 22.1 mpg-UK / 18.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions237 g/km / 381 g/mi / 381 g/mi
  Range750 km / 466 mi / 466 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle14.0 m / 45.9 ft / 45.9 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front265/60-R18Tyres rear265/60-R18
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz G 400 CDi Estate

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