Compare 2018 Maserati GranTurismo vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz SL Class

2018 Maserati GranTurismo
2018 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
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4.7L Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4.7L Sport 13 20 N/A $148,850
4.7L MC 13 20 N/A $161,220
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Roadster SL 450
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Roadster SL 450 20 28 $82,026 $88,200
Roadster SL 550 17 25 $104,439 $112,300
Roadster AMG SL 63 16 25 $142,151 $152,850
Roadster AMG SL 65 13 22 $206,460 $222,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$82,026
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$148,850
$88,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2481 / month
$1470 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class represents the pinnacle of droptop grand touring cruisers. But what does that mean anymore?
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85 50.5
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.6
Front Head Room (in)
- 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.4 62.8
Length, Overall (in)
194.2 182.3
Height, Overall (in)
53.3 51.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.6 63
Wheelbase (in)
115.8 101.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.4 73.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.1 8.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.6
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 14.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 36.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/35YR20 P285/30YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/35YR20 P255/35YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4365 3826
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 10.5 19 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8.5 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
384 @ 4750 369 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.7 L/286 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
454 @ 7000 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 28
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.25
Trans Type
6 9
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.86
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Vehicle Name
Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Mercedes-Benz SL
Body Style
Convertible Roadster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.7 7.6

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