Compare 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL Class vs 2011 smart fortwo

2011 Mercedes-Benz CL Class
2011 smart fortwo
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2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL 550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL 550 14 21 $105,230 $113,150
2-Door Coupe RWD CL 63 AMG 11 18 $139,732 $150,250
2-Door Coupe RWD CL 600 11 17 $146,010 $157,000
2-Door Coupe RWD CL 65 AMG 11 17 $194,649 $209,300
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2-Door Coupe Pure
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Pure 33 41 $11,615 $12,490
2-Door Coupe Passion 33 41 $13,661 $14,690
2-Door Cabriolet Passion 33 41 $16,451 $17,690
Pricing
Invoice Price
$105,230
$11,615
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$113,150
$12,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1886 / month
$208 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Smart Fortwo is at its best on congested urban streets; at highway speeds its less-secure feel becomes a liability in several ways.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 33 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 41 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Minicompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.2
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Front Hip Room (in)
62 45.4
Second Leg Room (in)
32.2 -
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
56 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 48.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.2 45.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
199.4 106.1
Height, Overall (in)
55.8 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.3 54.5
Wheelbase (in)
116.3 73.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 61.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 50.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.5 7.8
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 0.5 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x 1.3 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 8.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.2 28.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR18 P155/60R15
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/45HR18 P175/55R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4650 1808
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 15 x 4.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 4.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
4.6L/285 1.0/61
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
382 @ 6000 70 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I3
Fuel System
- TBD - Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
391 @ 2800 - 4800 68 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 (2010) 33
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 (2010) 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 (2010) 41
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.26
Trans Type
7 5
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 (R2 2.23) 3.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 1.91
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 4.53
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 0.94
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 3.31
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Smart fortwo
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link DeDion
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
4-Link McPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 (2010) 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.6 5.2

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