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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible V6
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible V6 20 28 $63,825 $69,000
2-Door Convertible V6 S 19 27 $74,925 $81,000
2-Door Convertible V8 S 16 23 $85,100 $92,000
2-Door Roadster SLK250
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SLK250 22 32 $40,478 $43,525
2-Door Roadster SLK350 21 29 $52,289 $56,225
2-Door Roadster SLK55 AMG 19 28 $64,100 $68,925
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TCC’s Bottom Line The 2014 Jaguar F-Type revives the E-Type's sportscar formula without bowing down to its design ethos--and lives up to the promise of sports car fun in a luxurious environment. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK is the most conservative choice amongst its competitors, but the mini-SL makes for a charming, compelling choice.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 32 mpg
EPA Classification Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Head Room (in) 37 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 52.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43 42.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 48.8
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.7 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.9 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 -
Length, Overall (in) 176 162.8
Height, Overall (in) 51 51.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.9 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 103.2 95.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7 6.4
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.9 12.7
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) 12.8 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 18.5
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 34.5
Rear Tire Size P275/40YR18 P245/40YR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45YR18 P225/45YR17
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3521 3241
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 9.5 17 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Displacement 3.0 L/183 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 340 @ 6500 201 @ 5500
Engine Type Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 332 @ 3500 229 @ 2000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.27
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.92
Trans Type 8 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.30 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 4.38
Body Style Convertible Roadster
Vehicle Name Jaguar F-TYPE Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 7.1 (Est)
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