Compare 2012 Lotus Exige vs 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class

2012 Lotus Exige
2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class
Add Vehicle
2012 Lotus Exige
Select style
2-Door Roadster SLK 250
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SLK 250 22 32 $39,525 $42,500
2-Door Roadster SLK 350 20 29 $50,964 $54,800
2-Door Roadster SLK 55 AMG 19 28 $62,775 $67,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$39,525
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$42,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$708 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
It may be the most pragmatic roadster of its kind, but the SLK 350 dares you to doubt its partying skills.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 22 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 49.0
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.5
Passenger Capacity
- 2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
- 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
- 162.8
Height, Overall (in)
- 51.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
- 95.7
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 71.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 10.1 (6.4 w/top down)
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.7 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 11.8 x 0.4
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 34.5
Steering Type
- Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P245/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code
- - TBD -
Front Tire Size
- P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size
- - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
- - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3308
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
- Gas I4
Fuel System
- Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 229 @ 2000 - 4300
Engine Order Code
- NA
Displacement
- 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 201 @ 5500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 22
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
- Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 4.46
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.72
Trans Type
- 6
Drivetrain
- Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.61
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Trans Order Code
- 411
Summary
Body Style
- 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name
- Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- NA
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 7.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- - TBD -

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue