Naijauto has decided to satisfy some of you guys out there wishing for a closer comparison between the Nigerian-made Innoson IVM G80 SUV and the popular German-made Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon SUV.
Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon vs Innoson IVM G80 – let’s compare
First, let’s talk briefly about each of the two SUVs before we start comparing their features.
1. Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon
The Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen popularly known as the “G-Wagon” is an iconic luxurious and dynamic off-road German SUV that has got a superior combo of spectacular performance, sophistication, driving comfort, and steering response that makes it very efficient as well as enthusiastic for its fans.
Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon – the SUV you will commonly find in every popular Nigerian business magnate, politician and celebrity’s garage
Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon is surely a remarkable off-roader SUV that has been leading its segment ever since the year 1979 and has gotten a decent reputation over the years worldwide, especially among affluent Nigerians.
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2. Innoson IVM G80
The Innoson IVM G80 is a relatively new SUV from the Nigerian automaker – Innoson, which claims that it is a 5-seater luxurious SUV that is nothing like any SUV that Nigerians have seen before and it’s the king of the road.
Innoson IVM G80 – some people call it the “Nigeria G-Wagon” because of the boxy shape it shares with the German G-Wagon
Innoson did pack a commendable blend of modern self-confident appearance, powerful performance, bold styling and advanced technology into this IVM G80 SUV to make it stand out amidst its competitors.
When both the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon and Innoson IVM G80 are in motion, one might just mistake them to be the same car
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3. Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon vs Innoson IVM G80
Now, let’s compare these two SUVs side by side in terms of features;
|Comparing the features of Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon to Innoson IVM G80|
|Features||Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon||Innoson IVM G80|
|Curb weight:-||2,354 – 2,485 kg||2,285 – 2,295 kg|
|Top Speed:-||149 mph (officially)||
No official specification
(but according to the engine specs - maybe 99mph)
|Powertrain:|| 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8
627-lb-ft of torque,
9-speed auto transmission,
AWD plus lockable low-range
|2.4-Liter Mitsubishi 4G69S4N Petrol engine,
162-lb-ft of torque,
|Base Price:||2019 Benz G550 - ₦45,600,000 ($125,495)||₦27,825,000|
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The Innoson Motors is really proud of IVM G80's interiors
Interior of Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon should need no introduction or comment
So, that’s our brief side by side comparison of the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon vs Innoson IVM G80. We leave the final decision to you guys!
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