Compare 2019 Aston Martin Vantage vs 2019 BMW 8-Series vs 2020 Mercedes-Benz SL Class

2019 Aston Martin Vantage
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2019 BMW 8-Series
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2020 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
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Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Vantage Coupe 18 25 N/A $149,995
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SL 450 Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SL SL 450 Roadster 20 28 $85,540 $91,000
SL SL 550 Roadster 17 25 $107,818 $114,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$113,400
$85,540
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$149,995
$121,400
$91,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2500 / month
$2023 / month
$1517 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
Bigger, bulkier, bawdier: The 2019 BMW 8-Series bucks all Bavaria’s typical instincts and revels in its life choices. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class may be the end of the line for the luxury roadster.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 4 2
Second Leg Room (in)
- 29.5 -
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.1 42.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 34.7 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 45.7 -
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.9 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.2 55.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- - 50.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- - 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
50.1 53 51.2
Wheelbase (in)
106.5 111.1 101.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.5 74.9 73.9
Length, Overall (in)
175.8 191.2 182.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 64.6 63
Track Width, Front (in)
- 64.1 62.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5 3.7
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 - 14.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 - 12.6
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.3 18 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 39 36.2
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/40YR20 P245/35YR20 P255/35YR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA 258 R66
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/35YR20 P275/30YR20 P285/30YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA 258 R66
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9.5 20 X 9 19 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 20 X 8 19 X 8.5
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
503 @ 6000 523 @ 5500 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
505 @ 2000 553 @ 1800 369 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA NA
Displacement
4.0 L/243 4.4 L/268 3.0 L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20 22
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.71 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.52 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA 2TB 421
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 0.64 0.72
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.72 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.50 5.35
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.82 0.86
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.93 3.40 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.20 2.25
Trans Type
8 8 9
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.32 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Convertible Roadster
Vehicle Name
Aston Martin Vantage BMW 8 Series Mercedes-Benz SL
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 8.8 8.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12.4 8.5
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4736 3826
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