2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class 2-Door Roadster 2.3L Kompressor Specs

2-Door Roadster 2.3L Kompressor
MSRP based on 2-Door Kompressor Roadster 2.3L

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 20 mpg City/29 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I4, 2.3L
EPA Class Two Seater
Style Name SLK230 Kompressor
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style Convertible
Transmission 6-speed manual transmission w/OD


EPA Classification Two Seater
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3055
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.4
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 43.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.20
Track Width, Front (in) 58.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 94.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5
Height, Overall (in) 50.4
Length, Overall (in) 157.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.50 (3.6 Top Down)

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 5500
Displacement 2.3L/140
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 200 @ 2500-4800
Fuel System Supercharged SMPI
Engine Type Gas I4
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27
Trans Order Code NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x .98
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x .35
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating-Ball
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.9
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5
Rear Tire Size 225/50VR16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size Compact
Front Tire Size 205/55VR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 8
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 -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link

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 No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control Yes
Other Features Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Brake assist system (applies full braking pwr automatically when...
Electronic stability control (ESP)
Dual front airbags w/BabySmart auto passenger-side airbag...
Door mounted side impact airbags
3-point seat belts w/emergency tensioning retractors & belt...
Automatic Slip Control traction control system (ASR)
Dual integrated rollbars
Crumple zones


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) 90
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
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