Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL Class vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL Class

2014 Mercedes-Benz CL Class
2014 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
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2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL550 15 24 $108,438 $116,600
2-Door Coupe RWD CL63 AMG 15 22 $143,778 $154,600
2-Door Coupe RWD CL600 12 18 $150,660 $162,000
2-Door Coupe RWD CL65 AMG 12 18 $200,415 $215,500
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2-Door Roadster SL550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SL550 18 25 $99,231 $106,700
2-Door Roadster SL63 AMG 16 25 $136,989 $147,300
2-Door Roadster SL65 AMG 14 21 $199,485 $214,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$108,438
$99,231
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$116,600
$106,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1943 / month
$1778 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL is cozy, comfortable and loaded with enough performance and technology to entertain even the ultra-wealthy. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL Class feels content as a grand tourer, but it's sportier than you might expect.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
62 53.6
Second Leg Room (in)
32.2 -
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.2 -
Second Hip Room (in)
56 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 55.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 42.9
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.7 73.9
Track Width, Front (in)
63 62.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 -
Length, Overall (in)
200.6 181.6
Height, Overall (in)
55.8 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.3 63
Wheelbase (in)
116.3 101.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.5 8.5
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 14.2
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 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.9 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 36.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45HR18 P285/35YR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR18 P255/40YR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4740 3935
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
520 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
220 -
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
516 @ 1800 516 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.7 L/285 4.7 L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
429 @ 5250 429 @ 5250
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 2.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.92
Trans Type
7 7
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.73
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA 427
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
Body Style
4MATIC Coupe Roadster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.1 (Est) 9.2 (Est)

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