The 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class competes in a segment that has gotten increasingly edgy, leaving it as one of the more conservative and comfort-oriented roadsters in the group.
The BMW Z4 is one of the SLC's closest competitors, but tends to offer more balanced performance.
The Jaguar F-Type convertible and coupe offers good looks and plenty of power, but doesn't quite deliver on its sporty promise.
And buyers who are interested in roadsters will want to look at the recently redesigned Mazda MX-5 Miata; it doesn't have the SLC's luxurious accoutrements, but comes with unrivaled driving thrills at a much lower price.
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|2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC ClassBrowse Used Listings||2017 Jaguar F-TypeBrowse Used Listings||2017 Mazda MX-5 MiataBrowse Used Listings||2017 Porsche 718Browse Used Listings||2016 BMW Z4Browse Used Listings|
|20 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||26 MPG City / 36 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy|
|Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6||Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4|
|Two Seaters||Two Seaters||Two Seaters||Two Seaters||Two Seaters|
|SLC 300 Roadster||Coupe Manual||Sport Automatic||Coupe||2-Door Roadster sDrive28i|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD|
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|2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC Class vs. 2017 Jaguar F-Type||2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC Class vs. 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata||2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC Class vs. 2017 Porsche 718||2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC Class vs. 2016 BMW Z4|