Compare 2011 Lexus IS 350C vs 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class

2011 Lexus IS 350C
2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class
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350C 2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual RWD 19 27 $29,966 $33,295
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 30 $31,019 $34,465
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 27 $33,233 $36,925
350 4-Door Sedan RWD 20 27 $35,748 $39,720
350 4-Door Sedan AWD 18 25 $37,962 $42,180
250C 2-Door Convertible Manual 18 26 $37,072 $41,190
250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic 21 29 $38,124 $42,360
350C 2-Door Convertible 20 27 $41,976 $46,640
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $54,594 $60,660
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2-Door Roadster SLK 300
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SLK 300 17 26 $44,314 $47,650
2-Door Roadster SLK 350 19 25 $49,569 $53,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
$41,976
$44,314
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,640
$47,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$777 / month
$794 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.4
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
25.9 -
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 37.9
Second Hip Room (in)
43.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.2 52.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.9 49.0
Second Head Room (in)
36.1 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
44.7 -
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 42.5
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.3 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.4
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 60.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
182.5 161.5
Height, Overall (in)
55.7 51.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 61.0
Wheelbase (in)
107.5 95.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.8 9.8 (6.5 w/top down)
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 x - TBD - 11.8 x 1.1
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 - 10.9 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.2 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
33.5 34.5
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.16
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P245/45VR17 P245/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P225/45VR17 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact - 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)
3880 3208
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.0 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 90
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
277 @ 4800 221 @ 2500 - 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5L/210 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
306 @ 6400 228 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.58 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.52 4.46
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.72
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.22 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 2.61
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.08 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus IS 350C Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Roadster
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 5-arm multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone 3-link independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 9.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 4

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