2008 Mercedes-Benz CL Class 2-Door Coupe 5.5L V8 Specs

2-Door Coupe 5.5L V8
MSRP based on 2-Door Coupe 5.5L V8

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 14 mpg City/21 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 5.5L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name CL550 Coupe
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style 2dr Car
Transmission 7-speed automatic transmission


EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4486
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Hip Room (in) 62.0
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2
Second Hip Room (in) 56.0
Front Head Room (in) 36.9
Second Leg Room (in) 32.2
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 116.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.7
Length, Overall (in) 199.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1
Track Width, Front (in) 63.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.9

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21

Performance Specs

Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 391 @ 2800 - 4000
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 382 @ 6000
Displacement 5.5L/333
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 (R2 2.23)
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Trans Type 7
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.5
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 x 1.3
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size - TBD -
Front Tire Size P255/45R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P275/45R18
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Active Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Active Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Front Yes
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear Yes
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid Yes
Tire Pressure Monitor Yes
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/brake assist system
Driver/front passenger adaptive dual-stage airbags
Front passenger occupant classification system
Front/rear side-impact airbags
Front/rear window curtain airbags
Drivers knee airbag
3-point seat belts w/emergency tensioning device, dual-stage...
Electronic stability program (ESP)
Universal LATCH (lower anchors & tethers for children) system
Illuminated emergency trunk release
Pre-Safe system w/extended functions


Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km 50,000
Corrosion Years 4
Drivetrain Miles/km 50,000
Drivetrain Years 4
Roadside Assistance Miles/km Unlimited
Roadside Assistance Years Unlimited

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA