Compare 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT vs 2014 Nissan GT-R

2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT
2014 Nissan GT-R
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2-Door Coupe SLS AMG GT Final Edition
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SLS AMG GT Final Edition 13 19 $206,069 $221,580
2-Door Roadster SLS AMG GT Final Edition 13 19 $212,114 $228,080
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2-Door Coupe Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Premium 16 23 $94,755 $99,590
2-Door Coupe Black Edition 16 23 $104,017 $109,330
2-Door Coupe Track Edition 16 23 $110,084 $115,710
Pricing
Invoice Price
$206,069
$94,755
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$221,580
$99,590
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3693 / month
$1660 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT is the last of the current line, but it still promises to be a top-level super sports car. Sensual? No, but the 2014 Nissan GT-R overwhelms our circuits with unearthly performance and grip.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 44.6
Front Hip Room (in)
63.2 54.7
Front Head Room (in)
39 38.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 54.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- 44.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 33.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 50
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 79
Second Leg Room (in)
- 26.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
65 63
Wheelbase (in)
105.5 109.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
66.2 62.6
Length, Overall (in)
182.6 183.9
Height, Overall (in)
49.3 53.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.2 8.8
Brakes
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)
13 15
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 15.4
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 19.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P295/30YR20 P285/35YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/35YR19 P255/40YR20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3726 3829
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9.5 20 X 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 11 20 X 10.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
760 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Engine
Displacement
6.2 L/379 3.8 L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
583 @ 6800 545 @ 6400
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
479 @ 4750 463 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 16
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.59
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.79 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.30
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.80
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 4.06
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.70
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Nissan GT-R
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.8 (Est) 9.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3.0 (Est) -

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