Compare 2012 Mercedes-Benz CL Class vs 2012 Chevrolet Camaro

2012 Mercedes-Benz CL Class
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2-Door Coupe CL550 4MATIC
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL550 15 24 $106,113 $114,100
2-Door Coupe RWD CL63 AMG 15 22 $140,895 $151,500
2-Door Coupe RWD CL600 12 18 $147,591 $158,700
2-Door Coupe RWD CL65 AMG 12 18 $196,230 $211,000
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2-Door Coupe 1LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1LS 17 28 $22,348 $23,280
2-Door Coupe 2LS 18 29 $23,500 $24,480
2-Door Coupe 1LT 17 28 $24,268 $25,280
2-Door Coupe 2LT 17 28 $27,292 $28,430
2-Door Convertible 1LT 17 28 $28,972 $30,180
2-Door Coupe 1SS 16 24 $30,988 $32,280
2-Door Convertible 2LT 17 28 $32,812 $34,180
2-Door Coupe 2SS 16 24 $34,444 $35,880
2-Door Convertible 1SS 16 24 $36,796 $38,330
2-Door Convertible 2SS 16 24 $39,388 $41,030
2-Door Coupe ZL1 14 19 $51,931 $54,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$106,113
$22,348
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$114,100
$23,280
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1902 / month
$388 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Chevy Camaro isn't practical, but it's stunning to look at and offers scorching performance--even without the ZL1 package.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
32.2 29.9
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 37.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.2 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.2 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 35.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.4
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 75.5
Track Width, Front (in)
63.0 63.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
201.0 190.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 54.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.3 64.1
Wheelbase (in)
116.3 112.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.5 11.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 x 1.3 12.6 x 1.2
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)
11.8 x 0.5 12.4 x 0.9
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 19.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.2 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P275/45HR18 P245/55R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R0B
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR18 P245/55R18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R0B
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4740 3780
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
516 @ 1800 - 3500 278 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
NA LFX
Displacement
4.6L/- TBD - 3.6L/217
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
429 @ 5250 323 @ 6800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.19
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.75
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 4.48
Clutch Size (in)
NA 10.2
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.63
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Rear wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 (R2 2.23) 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.58
Trans Order Code
NA MN6
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Chevrolet Camaro
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Independent - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.2 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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