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Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
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Saab 9-3 Convertible
2012 Saab 9-3 Convertible
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Volvo C70 Convertible
2013 Volvo C70 Convertible
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Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5L Turbo Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.4 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
6.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
12.8 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.5L Turbo Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
241 hp @ 5550 rpm
220 hp @ 5300 rpm
227 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
273 lb-ft @ 1300 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
236 lb-ft @ 2300 rpm
Transmission
9-Speed Automatic
N/A
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,241 lbs
3,710 lbs
3,858 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
25 MPG
22 MPG
City
25 MPG
20 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
33 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.6 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr
8.3 Tons/yr
EPA rating
N/A
N/A
4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18.5 gallons
16 gallons
16.4 gallons
Cruising Range City
462.5 miles
320 miles
295.2 miles
Cruising Range Highway
592 miles
528 miles
459.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
162.8 in
182.9 in
181.7 in
Height
51.2 in
56.6 in
55.1 in
Max Width
71.5 in
70.1 in
72.3 in
Front Width
61.4 in
60 in
61 in
Rear Width
61.6 in
59.3 in
61.4 in
Wheelbase
95.7 in
105.3 in
103.9 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
N/A
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
4 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.5 in
41.5 in
42.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.1 in
38 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
52.2 in
56 in
53.6 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
53.1 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
N/A
31.9 in
33.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
N/A
37 in
36.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
N/A
44.7 in
47 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
N/A
N/A
41.5 in

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
6.4 ft³
12.4 ft³
12.8 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.5 ft
N/A
38.7 ft
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
N/A
N/A
39.2 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45YR17
N/A
P235/45VR17
Rear Tire
P245/40YR17
N/A
P235/45VR17
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Mars Red
  • Polar White
N/A
N/A

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
N/A
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ash/Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Sahara Beige, MB-Tex Upholstery
  • Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Parchment, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Cacao, Sovereign hide leather seating surfaces/off-black interior
  • Calcite, Sovereign hide leather seating surfaces/off-black interior
  • Calcite, Sovereign hide leather seating surfaces/umbra interior
  • Cranberry, Leather seating surfaces/off-black interior
  • Off-Black, Sovereign hide leather seating surfaces/off-black interior

Optional Interior Materials

  • 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
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Not Available
Optional
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
Warranty Note
N/A
Saab Cars North America suspended warranties on all models on December 19, 2011.
N/A
Maintenance
N/A
N/A
1 Years / 36,000 Miles