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Mercedes-AMG SLC 43
2020 Mercedes-AMG SLC 43
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$64,650
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7.6
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Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
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$47,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Saab 9-3 Convertible
2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible
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$39,490
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Overview

Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
6.5 ft³
Trunk Volume
6.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
385 hp @ 6100 rpm
241 hp @ 5550 rpm
220 hp @ 5300 rpm
Torque
384 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1300 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,527 lbs
3,241 lbs
3,710 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
28 MPG
25 MPG
City
20 MPG
25 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
32 MPG
33 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
18.5 gallons
16 gallons
Cruising Range City
318 miles
462.5 miles
320 miles
Cruising Range Highway
461.1 miles
592 miles
528 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
163.1 in
162.8 in
182.9 in
Height
51.3 in
51.2 in
56.6 in
Max Width
71.2 in
71.5 in
70.1 in
Front Width
61.1 in
61.4 in
60 in
Rear Width
61.7 in
61.6 in
59.3 in
Wheelbase
95.7 in
95.7 in
105.3 in
Ground Clearance
4.1 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
2 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.5 in
42.5 in
41.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
39.1 in
38 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
52.2 in
52.2 in
56 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
N/A
N/A
31.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
N/A
N/A
37 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
N/A
44.7 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
6.5 ft³
6.4 ft³
12.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.8 ft
34.5 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 9"
17" x 8.5"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P235/40YR18
P225/45YR17
N/A
Rear Tire
P255/35YR18
P245/40YR17
N/A
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • designo Patagonia Red Metallic, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Polar White
  • Sun Yellow
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Indium Grey Metallic, Delayed availability.
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Shadow Grey Magno, Limited production capacity.
  • Black
  • Mars Red
  • Polar White
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Indium Gray Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Magno Shadow Grey
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black w/Red Stitching, Nappa/DINAMICA Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black/Silver Pearl, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Platinum White/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ash/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Parchment, Leather-appointed seat trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Ash, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Premium Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Premium Leather Upholstery
  • Two-Tone Brown/Black, Premium Leather Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Climate Control
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Keyless Start
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Navigation from Telematics
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Telematics
Not Available
Standard
Optional

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Optional
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Warranty Note
N/A
N/A
Saab Cars North America suspended warranties on all models on December 19, 2011.