Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class is a two-seat compact vehicle in the Luxury Performance Convertible category. For the 2016 model year, there are two trim-lines to choose from with two different gas engines that produce from 241 to 302 horsepower. EPA-estimated annual premium gasoline expense is $2,200 to $2,450, which over the course of five years will cost you $3,250 in extra fuel spending.
2016 SLK-Class has a relatively short wheelbase ( 95.7 in) on a narrower body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 3241 - 3417 lbs.
2016 SLK-Class seats two adults. It has larger than average room for first-row passengers on two measurement, legs and head. When it comes to second-row passenger room, SLK-Class ia a class-leader on only one measurement - hips. Trunk volume, although typically small, is the largest among its peers with 10.1 cu. ft.
2016 SLK-Class SLK 300
2016 SLK-Class SLK 350
|Engine||2.0L Inline-4 Turbo||3.5L V-6|
|HP||241 hp||302 hp|
|Drivetrain||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|0-60 mph||5.8 sec||5.4 sec|
|City||24 MPG||21 MPG|
|Highway||32 MPG||29 MPG|
|Combined||27 MPG||24 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost||$2,200||$2,450|
2016 SLK-Class Convertible comes in two trim levels, with an average price that is $25,712 less compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average less powerful engine, SLK-Class has a class-leading fuel economy of 27 mpg.
Customers have not yet filed any complaints for this vehicle, despite having five recalls issued by Mercedes-Benz, which by itself is a relatively low number.