How many scores Innoson IVM G80 get in comparison with Mercedes G-Wagon?


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Have you ever tried comparing the features of the Nigerian-made Innoson G80 against the popular Mercedes G-Wagon? Check their details below and see how many scores you would rate both!

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.

>>> Your Benz deserves special care. Now you can find out how to give it that: 5 steps you should maintain your Mercedes-Benz-car

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

>>> Are you interested? Innoson Motors: price list 2019, contacts & things you've never known

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,
4wD system 
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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Oluwaseun Solomon is a prolific and diligent automobile writer at He's also an experienced digital marketer and a creative multimedia developer that specializes in video editing. He currently contributes informative and easy to read articles on topics covering transportation, traffic updates, auto industry updates, and different car reviews.
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