Mercedes G63 AMG 4×4 Squared Review

Mercedes’ G-series automobile has long been the go-to relic of choice among rappers, reality TV stars and other wannabes looking for thrills – whether they be rappers, reality TV stars or wannabes with golden-plated AK47 table lamps in hand. Now with its AMG label comes one with 577 horsepower from twin turbo V8 engine!

Even with its raised ride height and heavy curb weight, the G63 handled winding roads with surprising agility.


The G63 boasts a twin-turbo V8 that generates 577 horsepower and 627 pound-feet of torque – enough power for it to sprint from zero to 60mph in just 4.5 seconds, leaving us to wonder why we haven’t all made the switch yet.

Not only is its power delivery remarkable, but this classic machine also stands out with its elegant Mercedes infotainment system with two large 12.3-inch screens offering everything from navigation and Apple CarPlay to driver drowsiness alert and augmented reality parking assist – complete with audio provided by Burmester premium hi-fi!

There are plenty of creature comforts available as well, like heated leather seats that provide a luxurious ride and great visibility of the road ahead. A rearview camera and parking sensors come standard; several safety features such as front airbags, side-door curtain airbags, ABS with EBD brake assist traction control theft alarms are also included in this vehicle.

The G63 boasts an impressive maximum towing capacity of 7,000 pounds, making it ideal for hauling campers or boats. And its long wheelbase and upright driving position makes maneuvering around city streets or parking lots relatively straightforward; not to mention its generous set of driver assistance features like advanced cruise control and lane-keeping assist.


The G63’s ride comfort has seen significant improvements over its predecessor. Even so, given this SUV’s towering height and off-road mission, body roll and wind noise should still be expected due to its height and off-road mission. Furthermore, its suspension tuning may produce understeer – however this should still be safe and manageable with knowledge beforehand.

With an acceleration time comparable to sports cars and an incredible towing capacity of over 6,500 pounds, the G63 is one of the most capable off-road vehicles available. With such incredible capability at your fingertips, any terrain can be conquered regardless of who’s driving it!

This classic car has been upgraded with modern Mercedes infotainment and driver assistance features, including twin 12.3-inch screens that blend together across its dashboard; one side handles infotainment while the other passes on information to the driver.

There are also a host of safety and convenience features, such as dual 10.0-inch rear entertainment systems equipped with Wi-Fi and navigation as well as a power moonroof. Other standard amenities include leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift knob, air-conditioned seats and an outstanding Burmester sound system that boasts 14 speakers with 1,400-watt capacity – not to mention that you get both limited powertrain warranty as well as three years of free Connected Car Services on board the G63!


The 2023 Mercedes G63 AMG 4×4 Squared is an adept off-roader. Its rugged looks belie an SUV which has been rigorously tested on treacherous terrain in Germany and Austria by Mercedes-Benz engineers. Additionally, Euro NCAP awarded this vehicle five stars for adult occupant protection based on front/rear airbags, hill start assist, traction control to keep its passengers safe.

Interior of this vehicle is welcoming and spacious, boasting high-quality upholstery and leather trims for enhanced comfort. Additionally, heated and cooling functions have been added for additional relaxation – with massage features available to enhance driving experiences further. Furthermore, a 12.0-inch infotainment system with Android Auto/Apple CarPlay connectivity completes its offering.

The Mercedes G63 stands out with its powerful engine. Equipped with a twin-turbocharged V8 engine that produces 577 horsepower, coupled to an AMG SPEEDSHIFT transmission for quick acceleration from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 4.5 seconds.

The Mercedes G63 AMG boasts an impressive maximum towing capacity of 7,000 pounds, making it suitable for hauling campervans or boats. With a spacious cargo bay and good fuel economy (16mpg in city driving and 25mpg on highway), as well as three year limited warranty and four year/50,000 mile powertrain warranty coverage, it makes an excellent camper van/boat carrier option.


The Mercedes G63 SUV is an off-road capable luxury SUV with plenty of Sturm und Drang flair that is also enjoyable to drive. With its 577hp twin turbo V8 engine producing 60mph in 4.5 seconds and its comfortable ride height and curb weight despite bumps along twisty roads of Northern San Diego County.

The 2023 G63 is based on the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen 4×42, an SUV known for its off-road prowess. Utilizing portal axles and providing massive ground clearance akin to some trucks. In terms of options, however, its specs haven’t changed much; aside from introducing AMG Manufaktur Logo exterior package and Cherry Wood floor luggage compartment as new options.

The Mercedes-Benz G63’s fuel economy isn’t particularly impressive. With an estimated 13 mpg city rating and 16 highway and combined rating from the EPA, it falls only slightly ahead of Lamborghini Urus which achieves 14 mpg city, 19 highway, 16 combined ratings; yet this still falls considerably short than mainstream SUVs like Ford Ranger Raptor which boast 16 city, 22 highway, 23 combined ratings. To improve gas mileage on your G63 use its Cylinder Deactivation System which shuts off two, three and five during light-duty driving to reduce consumption even further compared with more mainstream SUVs like Ford Ranger Raptor which have 16 city, 22 highway ratings across 23 combined ratings; alternatively use its Cylinder Deactivation system which turns off two, three and five during light duty driving to further improve gas mileage on your G63 for better gas mileage overall.