Compare 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL Class vs 2002 Chevrolet Corvette

2002 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
2002 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Roadster 5.0L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5.0L 16 23 $77,934 $83,800
2-Door Roadster 5.0L Silver Arrow 16 23 $80,259 $86,300
2-Door Roadster 6.0L 13 19 $119,923 $128,950
2-Door Roadster 6.0L Silver Arrow 13 19 $123,643 $132,950
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $36,470 $41,680
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $42,179 $48,205
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $44,126 $50,430
Pricing
Invoice Price
$77,934
$36,470
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$83,800
$41,680
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1397 / month
$695 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.2 54.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
50.4 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.0 62.0
Wheelbase (in)
99.0 104.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 73.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 3.7
Length, Overall (in)
177.1 179.7
Height, Overall (in)
51.3 47.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.9 24.8
Brakes
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)
10.9 x 0.4 12.6 x 1.27
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.8 x 1.1 12.6 x 1.26
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.7 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 39.4
Steering Type
Pwr Recirculating Ball Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 40.3
Tires
Front Tire Size
245/40ZR18 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
275/35ZR18 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4125 3214
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
143 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
100 525
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
339 @ 2700-4250 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA LS1
Displacement
5.0L/303 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 5600 350 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.16 (1.95 Winter Mode) 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.63
Trans Order Code
NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front
Lower Control Arms Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 46

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