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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster 5.0L
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5.0L 16 24 $86,397 $92,900
2-Door Roadster 5.5L AMG 14 20 $116,250 $125,000
2-Door Roadster 5.5L 13 19 $121,737 $130,900
2-Door Roadster 6.0L AMG 13 19 $172,050 $185,000
Roadster 3.0L
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Body Style

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Roadster 3.5L 18 25 $43,664 $46,950
Roadster 5.5L AMG 16 22 $57,195 $61,500
Roadster 3.0L 19 27 $39,897 $42,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$86,397
$39,897
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$92,900
$42,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1548 / month
$715 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 57.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 52.2
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 178.5 160.7
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.5 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 95.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 70.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.2 (7.2 w/top down) 9.8 (6.5 w/top down)
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
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 - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 - TBD -
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.2 34.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack-and-pinion Variable vehicle-speed-sensitive
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 285/35ZR18 225/50WR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size 255/40ZR18 205/55WR16
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
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) 4065 3209
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 339 @ 2700-4250 221 @ 2700 - 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.0L/303 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 302 @ 5600 228 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 19
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Type 7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA 411
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.82 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe/Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-Link 3-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Arm Multilink 5-arm multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
 
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