Compare 2010 Ferrari California vs 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class

2010 Ferrari California
2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 13 19 N/A $192,000
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2-Door Roadster SLK 300
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SLK 300 18 26 $43,617 $46,900
2-Door Roadster SLK 350 18 25 $48,267 $51,900
2-Door Roadster SLK 55 AMG 14 22 $61,984 $66,650
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$43,617
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$192,000
$46,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3200 / month
$782 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class has the poise and performance of a sports car and the soul of a sunny roadster.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Two Seater
Number of Passenger Doors
NA -
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 52.2
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75 48.8
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
51.5 51.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.2 61.0
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 95.7
Liftover Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 70.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 60.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
179.6 161.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0 9.8
Brakes
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)
14.2 x 1.26 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 x 1.34 11.8 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 34.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.16
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
245/40ZR19 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
285/40ZR19 P245/40R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
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)
3825 3208
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 90
Engine
Displacement
4.3L/262 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
453 @ 7750 228 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
DI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
357 @ 5000 221 @ 2500 - 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 18
Transmission
Trans Type
7 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.00
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automated Manual NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.61
Trans Order Code
NA 411
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.25
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Trans Description Cont.
Dual-Clutch Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.46
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.72
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name
Ferrari California Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA 5-Link w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA 3-Link w/stabilizer bar
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
2 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.4 9.3

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