Compare 2013 Audi TTS vs 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class

2013 Audi TTS
2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class
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2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 22 31 $44,035 $47,350
2-Door Coupe S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 22 31 $44,035 $47,350
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Premium Plus 22 31 $46,825 $50,350
2-Door Roadster S tronic quattro 2.0T Prestige 22 31 $46,825 $50,350
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2-Door Roadster SLK 250
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SLK 250 22 32 $39,897 $42,900
2-Door Roadster SLK 350 21 29 $51,522 $55,400
2-Door Roadster SLK 55 AMG 19 28 $63,231 $67,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$44,035
$39,897
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$47,350
$42,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$789 / month
$715 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLK is the least polarizing of the roadsters, but there's enough urgency to go with its elegant, mini-SL charm.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
29.2 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 38.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.2 52.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
73.900 49.0
Second Head Room (in)
32.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
47.5 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.1 42.5
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
30.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
165.3 162.8
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 51.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
97.2 95.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.1 10.1 (6.4 w/top down)
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.4 x - TBD - 12.7 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.96 34.5
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/35R19 P245/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P255/35R19 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3219 3308
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.0 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 2500 229 @ 2000 - 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6000 201 @ 5500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 (Est) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 (Est) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 (Est) 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.769/3.444 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.032 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.871 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.923 4.46
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.400 1.72
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.077 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.264 4.06
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.957 2.61
Trans Order Code
NA 411
Summary
Body Style
Coupe 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name
Audi TTS Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.2 (2012) 6.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 (2012) 7

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