Compare 1999 BMW Z3 vs 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK Class

1999 BMW Z3
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK Class
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Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5L 20 27 $26,555 $29,950
Z3 2-Door Coupe 2.8L 19 26 $31,895 $36,200
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.8L 19 26 $31,895 $36,200
M 2-Door Coupe 3.2L 19 26 $36,795 $41,800
M 2-Door Roadster 3.2L 19 26 $37,575 $42,700
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 21 29 $35,320 $40,600
2-Door Cabriolet 19 28 $41,060 $47,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,555
$35,320
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,950
$40,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$499 / month
$677 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
54.1 53.7
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 36.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
47.0 80.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 52.8
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 50.4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 31.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 45.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 35.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.5 67.8
Track Width, Front (in)
55.6 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
158.5 180.2
Height, Overall (in)
50.9 54.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.8 58.0
Wheelbase (in)
96.3 105.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.0 11.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x - TBD - 11.3 x .39
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x - TBD - 11.7 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Channel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 16.4
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.75 3.2
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 15.85
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 35.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact 205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50VR16 205/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50VR16 205/55HR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2899 3240
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
90 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 100
Engine
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 3500 229 @ 3000-4600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5L/152 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
170 @ 5500 215 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas 6-Cyl Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 21
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.23 3.93
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.49
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.04 3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.52 2.41
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
BMW Z3 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Anti-Roll Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Spring Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Anti-Roll Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Coil Spring 5-Link

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