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Mercedes-Benz G-Class insurance rates

Average G-Class insurance cost? $318. But no worries, you can go cheaper — see Progressive’s quotes.

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We pulled car insurance quotes from top insurance companies to find that the average monthly cost to insure a Mercedes-Benz G-Class is $317.88 — or $3,814.56 annually. However, your actual costs depend on your driving history, age, ZIP and other factors. And some older models may cost more to insure than others depending on which safety features your vehicle has and which insurer you choose.

Model YearProgressiveGeicoState FarmFarmersAverage
2011 Mercedes-Benz G-Class$143.75$151.81$247.78$347.13$222.62
2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class$168.42$210.55$310.60$372.28$265.46
2021 Mercedes-Benz G-Class$199.59$250.74$405.24$415.93$317.88

How we got these rates

Our rates are based on a single 30-year-old driver with a clean driving history living in California. California is one of seven states that doesn’t use gender to determine car insurance costs. We chose full coverage car insurance with liability limits that exceed the California state minimum requirements, which include:

  • Bodily injury liability per person: $50,000
  • Bodily injury liability per accident: $100,000
  • Property damage liability: $50,000
  • Comprehensive deductible: $500
  • Collision deductible: $500
  • Medical payments: $5,000
  • Uninsured motorist bodily injury: $50,000/$100,000
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loan/lease coverage
Yes
Snapshot
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All 50 states & DC
Discover coverage that’s broader than competitors, valuable discounts up to 30% off and perks like shrinking deductibles that reward no claims.
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About the Mercedes-Benz G-Class

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been around since 1979, but it wasn’t available in the United States until 2002. The large luxury SUV is known for its extraordinary off-road capabilities and strong engine. In 2016, there were approximately 4,000 sales in the Unites States.

Mercedes-Benz G-Class money-saving safety features

You could save money on car insurance for your Mercedes-Benz G-Class if it comes equipped with these safety features.

  • Antilock brakes
  • Stability control
  • Airbags
  • Seatbelt pretensioners
  • Antitheft system

How safe is the Mercedes-Benz G-Class?

Like many high-end luxury SUVs, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class hasn’t been evaluated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for safety ratings.

How does the Mercedes-Benz G-Class compare to other car models?

From a price standpoint, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class ranks right in the middle of our list of the 360 priciest car models to insure.

About this vehicle

Meet the Geländewagen — or what’s better known as Mercedes-Benz’s six-figure uber-capable off-road king crafted in luxury SUV rugged elegance.

Nicknamed the G-Wagen for short, the G 550’s entry-level price tag rings in at $131,750 and comes equipped with a hefty 415-hp 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine and a 9-speed automatic transmission. It offers immense power of 5.6 seconds in the 0-60 acceleration test and a full-out speed of 130 mph — and terrible fuel economy.

The EPA estimates the G550 to earn 13 mpg for city vs. 17 mpg highway driving but real-world experience says it yields 15 mpg in the city, so you’ll guzzle your way to a maximum range of 365 miles in no time.

The G 550 sports a sturdy frame with its signature tall, blocky design that makes it about as aerodynamic as the broad side of a tool shed. But stay tuned, because where this vehicle truly shines is its extreme off-roading capabilities.

Navigating along a path that’s gravel on one side with rocks and ruts on the other? No problem. This vehicle has 9.5 inches of ground clearance, a two-speed transfer case, three differential wheel-lock settings and 4WD that allow it to navigate through anything, including water of just over two feet deep.

And you’ll take inclines like a boss, too — this SUV is able to traverse a side slope at 30° on two wheels only, and solidly rocks the 100% grade-climbing demonstration (i.e. a 45° slope, where rise equals run) without tipping. That’s essentially vertical. Mind. Blown.

Its safety features included as standard are forward-collision warning and automated emergency braking, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology, and lane-departure warning and lane-keeping assist, plus:

  • Automatic high-beam headlights.
  • Lane-keep assist and lane-departure warning with blind-spot monitoring.
  • Pedestrian detection.
  • Parallel and perpendicular park assist.

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