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2000 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Comparisons

SL500 Roadster

General Pricing

Resale Value $82,600.00 $81,800.00 $339,900.00
Destination $645.00 $595.00 $0.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 5.0L V8 4.0L V8 6.8L V8
Horsepower 315 @ 5600 RPM 370 @ 6150 RPM 400 @ 4000 RPM
Torque 347 @ 3900 RPM 387 @ 3600 RPM 553 @ 2000 RPM
Valves 3 4 2
Displacement (cc) 4966 3996 6750
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.8 X 3.3 3.4 X 3.4 4.1 X 3.9
Compression Ratio 10:1 9:1 8:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 16 16 11
Highway (mpg) 23 22 16

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 4124.8 4021.2 5754.1
Wheelbase (in.) 99.0 101.9 120.5
Length (in.) 177.1 187.4 210.3
Width (in.) 71.3 72.0 81.0
Height (in.) 51.3 50.7 58.1
Track Front (in.) 60.4 59.2 61.0
Track Rear (in.) 60.0 59.0 61.0
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 4 4
Front Headroom (in.) 37.1 37.0 37.8
Rear Headroom (in.) 0.0 33.2 35.3
Front Legroom (in.) 42.4 43.0 41.9
Rear Legroom (in.) 0.0 23.1 32.4
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 55.4 55.2 58.3
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 0.0 42.3 43.3
Front Hip Room (in.) 53.2 N/A N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) 0.0 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension multi-link wishbone strut
Tires 245/45R17 245/45R18 255/55R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio N/A N/A N/A
Cassette Player Yes Yes Yes
CD Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A Yes Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control Std. Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column Yes Yes N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag Std. N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat Yes Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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