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Mercedes-Benz S-Class Convertible
2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Convertible
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$138,600
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9.5
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Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
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$91,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.0
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Overview

Engine
4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Engine
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.8 gallons
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
8.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
8.5 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.0-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
3.0-liter Twin-Turbo V6 Gas
Horsepower
463 hp @ 5250 rpm
362 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
516 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
369 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
36.2 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 9.5"
19" x 9.5"

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P245/45HR19
P255/35YR19
Rear Tire
P275/40HR19
P285/30YR19

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
20 MPG
22 MPG
City
17 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
26 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.0 Tons/yr
8.0 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.1 gallons
19.8 gallons
Cruising Range City
358.7 miles
396 miles
Cruising Range Highway
548.6 miles
554.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
198.9 in
182.3 in
Height
55.8 in
51.2 in
Max Width
74.8 in
73.9 in
Front Width
64 in
62.8 in
Rear Width
64.9 in
63 in
Wheelbase
115.9 in
101.7 in
Ground Clearance
4.5 in
3.7 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
4 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
N/A
42.9 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.7 in
39.1 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
55.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
60.6 in
53.6 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
49.5 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.1 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,802 lbs
3,826 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
8.8 ft³
8.5 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Anthracite Blue Metallic
  • Black
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Emerald Green Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Magnetite Black Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Selenite Grey Metallic
  • Black
  • Brilliant Blue Metallic
  • Dolomite Brown Metallic
  • Graphite Grey Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Polar White
  • Selenite Grey Metallic

Optional Exterior Colors

  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Cashmere White Magno (Matte Finish), Requires additional 6-8 weeks production time.
  • designo Cardinal Red Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic
  • designo Selenite Grey Magno

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Espresso Brown, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Crystal Grey/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • designo Bengal Red/Black, designo Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Black, designo Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Crystal Grey/Blck, designo Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Porcelain/Blue, designo Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Porcelain/Brown, designo Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Porcelain/Red, designo Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • designo Saddle Brown, designo Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Bengal Red/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Ginger Beige/Espresso, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Porcelain/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery
  • Saddle Brown/Black, Exclusive Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
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
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Automatic Parking
Standard
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Seat-Massage
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Night Vision
Optional
Not Available
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
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

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