Compare 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL Class vs 2015 Aston Martin Vantage

2015 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
2015 Aston Martin Vantage
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2-Door Roadster SL 400
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SL 400 20 27 $78,120 $84,000
2-Door Roadster SL 550 17 24 $99,417 $106,900
2-Door Roadster SL 63 AMG 16 25 $137,687 $148,050
2-Door Roadster SL 65 AMG 14 21 $200,183 $215,250
2015 Aston Martin Vantage
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Invoice Price
$78,120
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$84,000
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$1400 / month
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The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is sportier than its predecessor, but still manages to coddle its occupants just as before. The 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S raps an exotic soundtrack, and delivers unsubtle performance in a gentlemanly way.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg -
Highway
27 mpg -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters -
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.6 -
Passenger Capacity
2 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63 -
Wheelbase (in)
101.8 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.9 -
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 -
Length, Overall (in)
181.6 -
Height, Overall (in)
51.8 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.5 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.2 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA -
Front Tire Order Code
NA -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P285/35YR18 -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA -
Front Tire Size
P255/40YR18 -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9.5 -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
NA -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA -
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA -
Displacement
3.0 L/183 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
329 @ 5250 -
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 -
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
354 @ 1600 -
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 -
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 -
Trans Type
7 -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 -
Trans Order Code
427 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class -
Body Style
Roadster -
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link -

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