Compare 2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK Class vs 2000 BMW Z3

2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK Class
2000 BMW Z3
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2-Door Coupe 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 3.2L 21 29 $38,688 $41,600
2-Door Cabriolet 3.2L 19 28 $44,733 $48,100
2-Door Coupe 4.3L 18 25 $45,663 $49,100
2-Door Cabriolet 4.3L 17 24 $51,708 $55,600
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Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5L 20 27 $28,330 $31,300
Z3 2-Door Coupe 2.8L 19 26 $33,055 $36,550
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.8L 19 26 $33,370 $36,900
2-Door Coupe M 3.2L 19 26 $37,780 $41,800
2-Door Roadster M 3.2L 19 26 $38,590 $42,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,688
$28,330
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,600
$31,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$693 / month
$522 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35.6 -
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.8
Front Hip Room (in)
53.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
31.1 -
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81 47.0
Second Hip Room (in)
45.9 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
180.2 159.4
Height, Overall (in)
54.0 50.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 58.8
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 96.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.8 68.5
Track Width, Front (in)
59.3 55.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.0 5.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Channel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x .39 - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.1 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.4 13.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.85 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 32.8
Steering Type
Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 2.75
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
205/55HR16 P225/50VR16
Spare Tire Size
205/55HR16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
205/55HR16 P225/50VR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3240 2899
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
115 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
100 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
229 @ 3000-4600 181 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.2L/195 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 5700 170 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 20
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode) 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.41 2.52
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.93 4.23
Clutch Size (in)
N/A - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.49 1.66
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class BMW Z3
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Semi-Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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