2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK Class 2-Door Cabriolet 4.3L Specs

2-Door Cabriolet 4.3L
MSRP based on 2-Door Cabriolet 4.3L

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 18 mpg City/24 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V8, 4.3L
EPA Class Sub-Compact
Style Name CLK430 Cabriolet
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 4
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style Convertible
Transmission 5-speed automatic transmission-inc: driver-adaptive computer control, winter mode select for forward & reverse starts, touch shift


EPA Classification Sub-Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3745
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4
Front Hip Room (in) 53.70
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9
Second Shoulder Room (in) 48.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 76
Second Head Room (in) 36.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.9
Second Hip Room (in) 44.20
Front Head Room (in) 37.5
Second Leg Room (in) 27.4
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 105.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.0
Height, Overall (in) 54.3
Length, Overall (in) 180.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 59.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.4 (Top Up)

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24

Performance Specs

Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3000-4400
Fuel System SMPI
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750
Displacement 4.3L/260
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.93
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.41
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.10 (1.90 Winter Mode)
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49
Clutch Size (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Channel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating Ball
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.2
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size 225/45ZR17
Front Tire Size 225/45ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size 245/40ZR17
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5
Rear Wheel Material Alloy
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -

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 No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control Yes
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars Yes
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Brake assist system (applies full braking pwr automatically when...
Driver/front passenger airbags
Driver/front passenger door mounted side impact airbags
Height-adjustable 3-point seat belts w/emergency tensioning...
Rear seat lower anchors
Automatic Slip Regulation traction control system (ASR)
9 mph automatic door locks
Automatic-deploying rollbars


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) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A