Compare 2018 Mercedes-Benz SL Class vs 2018 Maserati GranTurismo

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

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