Compare 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL Class vs 2016 Maserati GranTurismo

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
2016 Maserati GranTurismo
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2-Door Roadster SL 400
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SL 400 20 27 $79,097 $85,050
2-Door Roadster SL 550 16 24 $100,487 $108,050
2-Door Roadster AMG SL 63 16 25 $139,221 $149,700
2-Door Roadster AMG SL 65 14 21 $202,322 $217,550
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2-Door Coupe GranTurismo Sport
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GranTurismo Sport 13 21 N/A $132,825
2-Door Convertible GranTurismo 13 20 N/A $145,740
2-Door Convertible GranTurismo Sport 13 20 N/A $150,465
2-Door Coupe GranTurismo MC 13 21 N/A $150,570
2-Door Convertible GranTurismo MC 13 20 N/A $161,070
2-Door Coupe GranTurismo MC Centennial 13 21 N/A $165,627
2-Door Convertible GranTurismo MC Centennial 13 20 N/A $182,009
Pricing
Invoice Price
$79,097
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$85,050
$132,825
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1418 / month
$2214 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class offers relaxed luxury and willing power, but delivers nimble moves when called upon. The 2016 Maserati GranTurismo puts a gorgeous wrapper on Ferrari-inspired performance, to stunning effect.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 40.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 54.2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 41.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 30.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 86
Second Head Room (in)
- 34.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 62.4
Length, Overall (in)
181.6 192.2
Height, Overall (in)
51.8 53.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63 62.6
Wheelbase (in)
101.8 115.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.9 75.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.5 9.2
Brakes
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 13
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)
12.6 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 22.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.2 35.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P285/35YR18 P285/35YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/40YR18 P245/35YR20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3836 4145
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 20 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9.5 20 X 10.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
354 @ 1600 384 @ 4750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 4.7 L/286
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
329 @ 5250 454 @ 7000
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 13
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.52
Trans Type
7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.34
Trans Order Code
427 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 4.17
Summary
Body Style
Roadster Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SL Maserati GranTurismo
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 11.1

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