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Technical Specs

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class

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Price
Base price $59,900 (CAD)
Monthly payments $1,130/month (?)
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Engine
Type I-4 1.8 litre
Power 201 hp @ 5,500 rpm (150 kW)
Torque 228 lb·ft @ 2,300 - 4,300 rpm (309 N·m)
Induction Turbocharged
Power to weight ratio 255.0
Bore 82 mm
Stroke 85 mm
Fuel type Premium
CO₂ emissions 3,340 kg/year
Other engines none
Transmission
  • 6-speed manual (base)
  • 7-speed automatic
Drivetrain RWD
Vehicle type / Category
Vehicle type Coupe, Roadster
Category Convertibles and Roadsters over $50,000, Sedans / Coupes $50,000 - $100,000
Assembly Bremen, Allemagne
Generation 3
What's new New model
Fuel efficiency / Autonomy
City 8.7 l/100km
Highway 5.4 l/100km
Autonomy 690 km
Tires / Suspension / Brakes / Safety
Steering rack and pinion, variable assist
Traction control yes
Stability control yes
Seat belts 2
Airbags 8
Front suspension independent, Macpherson strut
Rear suspension independent, multi-link
Front brakes disc (ABS)
Rear brakes disc (ABS)
Front tires P225/45R17
Rear tires P245/40R17
Dimensions / Weight
Length 4,134 mm (163″)
Width 2,006 mm (79″)
Height 1,303 mm (51″)
Wheelbase 2,430 mm (96″)
Front track 1,559 mm (61″)
Rear track 1,569 mm (62″)
Weight 1,500 kg (3,307 lbs)
Weight distribution front-rear 52% - 48%
Capacities
Fuel tank 60 l (16 gal)
Trunk 225 to 335 l (8 to 12 ft³)
Towing N/A
Box length N/A
Performance
0-100 km/h 6.6 s
80-120 km/h N/A
Top speed N/A
Braking distance N/A
Warranty
Base warranty 4 years / 80,000 km
Powetrain warranty 4 years / 80,000 km
Insurability rating 2 Less than average
Competition
Competitive models
Guide de l'Auto ratings
Driving
9.0/10
Safety
10.0/10
Interior
7.0/10
Reliability New model
Winter driving
7.0/10
Comfort
9.0/10
Overall 84%
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