Compare 2012 Jaguar XK vs 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class

2012 Jaguar XK
2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class
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2-Door Conv
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XK 2-Door Conv 16 22 $83,260 $90,500
XK 2-Door Conv XKR 15 22 $95,220 $103,500
XK 2-Door Conv XKR-S 15 22 $126,869 $138,000
XK 2-Door Coupe 16 24 $77,740 $84,500
XK 2-Door Coupe XKR 16 24 $89,700 $97,500
XK 2-Door Coupe XKR-S 15 22 $121,349 $132,000
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2-Door Roadster SLK 250
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SLK-Class 2-Door Roadster SLK 250 22 32 $39,525 $42,500
SLK-Class 2-Door Roadster SLK 350 20 29 $50,964 $54,800
SLK-Class 2-Door Roadster SLK 55 AMG 19 28 $62,775 $67,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$83,260
$39,525
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$90,500
$42,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1508 / month
$708 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
How to tell if you're hopeless, when it comes to cars: take your pulse after looking at or driving the 2012 Jaguar XK. It may be the most pragmatic roadster of its kind, but the SLK 350 dares you to doubt its partying skills.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
74.0 49.0
Second Leg Room (in)
27.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 52.2
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Head Room (in)
30.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
42.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 61.6
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 95.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.5 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
188.7 162.8
Height, Overall (in)
52.3 51.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.1 10.1 (6.4 w/top down)
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.0 x - TBD - 12.7 x 1.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 34.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/35ZR19 P245/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR19 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
N/A - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3924 3308
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
380 @ 3500 229 @ 2000 - 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0L/305 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
385 @ 6500 201 @ 5500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.61
Trans Order Code
NA 411
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Manual
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.46
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.72
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jaguar XK Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Body Style
Convertible 2 Door Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.2 7.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- - TBD -

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