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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
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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
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 52.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43 42.5
Passenger Capacity 2 2
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
Brakes
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
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 34.5
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P275/40YR18 P245/40YR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3521 3241
Wheels
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
Engine
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 Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 332 @ 3500 229 @ 2000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
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
Summary
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Vehicle Name Jaguar F-TYPE Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 7.1
 
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