2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350

2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK350

MSRP (with destination): $55,675
PRICE AS TESTED: $65,265

ENGINE:
3.5-liter DOHC V-6
Horsepower: 302 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque: 273 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm

TRANSMISSION:
7-speed automatic

DRIVE:
Rear-wheel

WHEELS AND TIRES:
18-inch aluminum wheels
225/40YR-18 Continental ContiSportContact front tires
245/35YR-18 Continental ContiSportContact rear tires

FUEL ECONOMY (city/highway/combined):
20/29/23 mpg

CURB WEIGHT:
3397 lb

CAPACITIES:
Doors/Passengers: 2/2
Cargo (roof open/closed): 6.4/10.1 cu ft
Legroom: 42.5 in
Headroom: 38.0 in
Towing: N/A

EXTERIOR/INTERIOR COLOR:
Mars Red/Sahara Beige

STANDARD FEATURES:
Retractable hardtop
Leather seats w/sun-reflective coating
8-speaker audio system w/single-disc CD changer
USB port
Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity
HD radio
8-way power sport seats w/3-position memory
4-way power lumbar support
Single-zone climate control
Cruise control
Keyless entry
Rain-sensing intermittent wipers
Two cupholders w/flex bottle holder
Stability control
Shift paddles
Efficiency, Sport, and Manual transmission modes
Power tilt-and-telescopic steering column
3-spoke leather-trimmed steering wheel

OPTIONS ON THIS VEHICLE:
Sport package- $2500
18-inch AMG aluminum wheels
Sport body styling
Solar Red ambient lighting
Multimedia package- $2150
COMAND system w/hard-drive navigation
7-inch color display
6-disc in-dash CD changer
Voice control for phone, audio, and navigation
10GB hard-drive w/music register
SD memory card slot
SiriusXM traffic and weather w/trial subscription
Lighting package- $1090
Bi-xenon headlights w/curve illumination
Headlight washing system
Premium 1 package- $2590
iPod/MP3 media interface
SiriusXM satellite radio w/trial subscription
Harman/Kardon surround sound audio system
Heated seats
Airscarf neck-level heating system
Infrared remote roof automation
Digital dual-zone climate control- $760
Panoramic roof- $500

KEY OPTIONS NOT ON THIS VEHICLE:
Trim package- $990
Burl walnut wood trim
Wood/leather steering wheel

ADDITIONAL SPECS:
The 2012 SLK line debuted with the SLK350, which has a new 3.5-liter V-6 engine with direct injection and multi-spark ignition.

COMPARE TO:
Audi TTS roadster, BMW Z4, Porsche Boxster

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