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FEATURES | 8 out of 10
Improved Clear Coat paint is 40 percent more durable
Kelley Blue Book
An updated navigation system with voice command recognition
Car and Driver
Airscarf system...makes the SLK a true four-season convertible
What's a luxury sportscar without incredible options? Definitely not a Mercedes-Benz, that's for sure, and the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class includes innovative features that reviews read by TheCarConnection.com absolutely love.
The engine under the hood may vary between the different models of Mercedes-Benz 2009 SLK-Class, but the standard features are, for the most part, standard on all three. ConsumerGuide reports that all 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class roadsters include "air conditioning w/dual-zone automatic climate controls" and a "leather-wrapped steering wheel w/radio controls," along with "height-adjustable bucket seats" and a "six-disc CD changer." Edmunds adds that "a premium audio system with a five-inch LCD screen" is also standard on all three versions of the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK line. J.D. Power reviewers note the "new generation audio system includes [a] hands-free phone link."
The standard features are all well and good on the 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, but the real features standouts are found on the options list. Easily the most talked-about optional feature in reviews read by TheCarConnection.com is the Airscarf, which Edmunds says "channels warm air to your neck and shoulders via dedicated ducts in the headrests" and "makes the SLK a true four-season convertible." Kelley Blue Book notes that some of the other options include "dual eight-way power seats with memory, [and] heated seats," and they praise the "Improved Clear Coat paint," which they describe as "40 percent more durable, helping to resist small scratching that appears after repeated washing and waxing." Various options packages are available as well, including the Multimedia Package, which ConsumerGuide says will add a "navigation system w/voice recognition" and the "COMAND control screen," along with an upgraded "Harman/kardon sound system" and "hard drive." Other minor options on the Mercedes-Benz 2009 SLK-Class roadster include "HID headlamps and several different designo designer trim packages," according to Kelley Blue Book.
If you ever plan on driving your 2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class in nontraditional convertible conditions, the Airscarf is a must-have feature.