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2016 Mercedes-AMG SLK 55
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2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
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Overview

Engine
5.5-liter V8 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
6.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
6.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
5.5-liter V8 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
415 hp @ 6800 rpm
241 hp @ 5550 rpm
Torque
398 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 1300 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.5 ft
34.5 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

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

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
28 MPG
City
19 MPG
25 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 (Est) Tons/yr
6.6 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
18.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
351.5 miles
462.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
518 miles
592 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
163.2 in
162.8 in
Height
51.2 in
51.2 in
Max Width
71.5 in
71.5 in
Front Width
61 in
61.4 in
Rear Width
61.7 in
61.6 in
Wheelbase
95.7 in
95.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.5 in
42.5 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.1 in
39.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
52.2 in
52.2 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,583 lbs
3,241 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
6.4 ft³
6.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Mars Red
  • Polar White
  • Black
  • Mars Red
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

  • 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
  • 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

Standard Interior Materials

  • Bengal Red/Black, Premium Leather Upholstery
  • Black, AMG Carbon Styling Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Premium Leather Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, Premium Leather Upholstery
  • Ash/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery

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

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Optional
Optional
Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Optional
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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