2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$42,500-$67,500
$39,525-$62,775
21 /CITY / 30 /HWY
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Available Trims for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name SLK250 (2dr Roadster) Transmission Automatic MSRP 42500.00 Engine 1.8L/110 City/Hwy MPG 23/33
Name SLK350 (2dr Roadster) Transmission Automatic MSRP 54800.00 Engine 3.5L/213 City/Hwy MPG 20/29
Name SLK55 AMG (2dr Roadster) Transmission Automatic MSRP 67500.00 Engine 5.5L/333 City/Hwy MPG 19/28
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INTERIOR
  • MB-Tex seat upholstery
  • 8-way pwr adjustable sport seats w/memory & 4-way pwr lumbar support
  • Cloth windscreen
  • Center console -inc: enclosed storage
  • Retractable dual cupholders
  • Velour carpeting -inc: floor mats
  • Floor mats
  • Stainless-steel door sill trim
  • Rubber-studded brushed stainless-steel pedals
  • 3-spoke leather-wrapped 4-way tilt/telescopic sport steering wheel w/memory -inc: mounted audio & multi-function display controls
  • Black gauges w/white markings, silver instrument tubes
  • Electronic analog speedometer, tachometer, fuel level, quartz clock
  • Digital odometer, touch shift gear & mode selection
  • Multi-function display in instrument cluster -inc: trip computer, exterior temp gauge, digital speedometer, coolant temp, maintenance system, audio status, reminder & malfunction messages, driver-programmable settings
  • Mercedes-Benz Maintenance System Plus display -inc: distance remaining to next maintenance, type of service due, reminders, brake-pad wear
  • Audible reminders & messages -inc: exterior lamp failure, low fuel, engine oil, coolant, washer fluid, release parking brake, headlamps on, remove key from ignition
  • Touch turn signals (flashes (3) times w/1-touch)
  • Pwr windows -inc: 1-touch express up/down, 1-button raising/lowering of all windows via pwr top switch
  • Pwr door locks
  • SmartKey system -inc: remote central locking system, anti-theft engine immobilizer, drive away automatic locking
  • SmartKey infrared remote -inc: trunk open, panic alarm, fuel filler door, selective unlock
  • HomeLink garage door opener
  • Cruise control
  • Anti-theft alarm system
  • Single-zone climate control w/max cool function
  • Illuminated glovebox
  • Rear window defroster w/auto-shutoff based on time & driving speed & exterior temp
  • Aluminum trim
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Courtesy lamps w/delay shut-off
  • Dual front reading lamps
  • Night security illumination
  • Locator lighting
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob
  • Parcel net in RH footwell
  • Pockets in doors
  • Illuminated carpeted trunk
  • Enclosed storage on rear cabin wall
  • Leather seat upholstery
  • Heated front seats
  • Velour carpeting
  • AMG floor mats
  • AMG door sill trim
  • AMG 3-spoke performance steering wheel/pwr adjustment & aluminum shift paddles
  • AMG instrument cluster w/RACETIMER
  • AIRSCARF ventilated headrests
  • Analog dash-top clock
EXTERIOR
  • 17" 5-spoke aluminum wheels
  • P225/45R17 front high performance tires
  • P245/40R17 rear high performance tires
  • Electro-hydraulic retractable hardtop
  • Variable-focus halogen headlamps -inc: polycarbonate lenses, light-sensing auto-on, darkened inlays
  • Single rear red fog lamp
  • Pwr folding heated pwr mirrors -inc: integrated LED turn signals, reverse tilt down RH mirror, auto-dimming LH mirror, memory
  • Rain-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Rear lamps w/LED brake & turn signals
  • 18" aluminum wheels
  • P225/40R18 front high performance tires
  • P245/35R18 rear high performance tires
  • 18" 5-spoke AMG alloy wheels
  • P235/40R18 front high performance tires
  • P255/35R18 rear high performance tires
  • AMG trunk lid spoiler
MECHANICAL
  • 6-speed manual transmission w/OD -inc: direct-action short throw shifter
  • 1.8L 16-valve I4 turbocharged engine
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Independent 3-link front suspension -inc: coil springs over gas-pressurized shock absorbers, anti-dive geometry
  • Independent 5-arm multi-link rear suspension -inc: separate coil springs, shock absorbers, anti-squat geometry, alignment control
  • Front/rear lowered ride-height & stabilizer bars
  • Vehicle-speed-sensitive pwr rack & pinion steering w/direct-steer system
  • Ventilated front & solid rear disc w/single-piston calipers
  • Adaptive BRAKE w/HOLD function
  • Dual exhaust w/chrome tailpipes
  • 7G-TRONIC PLUS 7-speed automatic transmission -inc: touch shift paddles, optimum gear programming, comfort mode
  • 3.5L 24-valve V6 engine
  • Perforated & ventilated front brakes & solid rear disc brakes
  • 5.5L 32-valve naturally aspirated V8 engine -inc: AMG cylinder management
  • AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7-speed automatic transmission -inc: shift paddles, selectable driving modes
  • Perforated & ventilated front/rear disc brakes
  • AMG sport exhaust system w/dual chrome tailpipes
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/brake assist system (BAS)
    • Electronic stability program (ESP)
    • LED daytime running lamps
    • Dual-stage front airbags w/occupant sensor
    • Head & thorax side-impact airbags
    • Driver/front passenger knee air bag
    • ATTENTION ASSIST drowsiness monitor
    • mbrace in-vehicle services -inc: stolen vehicle recovery, remote door unlock service, automatic alarm & collision notification
    • 3-point shoulder belts w/emergency tensioning device (ETD) & belt force limiter
    • Dual integrated aluminum-trimmed roll bars
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • Illuminated emergency interior trunk release
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • AM/FM stereo w/in-dash 6-disc CD changer & HD Radio -inc: (8) speakers, USB connectivity, central controller, 5.8" high-mounted screen
    • Bluetooth hands-free communication system
    • Aux pwr outlet
    • harman/kardon audio system w/AM/FM stereo & single-disc CD player -inc: HD Radio, USB connectivity, central controller, 5.8" high-mounted screen

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