Compare

Add up to two more cars.

Add any vehicle:
Year:
Make:
Model:

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base

SL550 2dr Roadster

2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base

SL550 2dr Roadster

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
(2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 2dr Roadster shown)
See larger photo
2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
(2012 Mercedes-Benz SL550 2dr Roadster shown)
See larger photo
MSRP $105,500 $103,650
Destination Charge $905 $875
Invoice Price $98,115 $96,395
Gas Tax  $0 $1,300
Total List Price $106,405 $104,525
Available Engines 429-hp, 4.7-liter V-8 (premium) 382-hp, 5.5-liter V-8 (premium)
Available Transmissions 7-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 7-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 17 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 25 mpg 22 mpg
Overview 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base
Safety Overview Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, ABS brakes, roll-over protection, immobilizer
Standard:
driver and passenger front impact airbags, ABS brakes, roll-over protection, immobilizer
Available:
ABS brakes
Available:
ABS brakes
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard
Drive-Type Overview rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
Audio Overview Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 14 brand, amplifier, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, window grid diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 10 brand, amplifier, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, fixed diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
12 brand, premium amplifier, automatic equalizer, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
Available:
AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder
Interior 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base
Air conditioning, front dual zone front automatic dual zone front automatic
Air filter Standard Standard
Cargo net N/A Standard
Clock Standard:
in-dash
in-dash
Available:
analog
N/A
Cruise control Standard Standard
Adaptive cruise control Available Available
Cup holders front front
Gear shift knob trim leather Standard:
leather
N/A Available:
leather/genuine wood
12V DC power outlet 2 2
Lighter elements front front
Ashtray Standard Standard
Floor console full full
Floor mats carpet front Standard:
carpet front
N/A Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power
Rear windows power power
1-Touch Window Up driver and passenger driver and passenger
1-Touch Window Down front and rear front and rear
Programmable garage door opener Standard Standard
Instrumentation analog analog
Driver information center Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front front
Lighting - dome light fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard
Rearview mirror auto-dimming day-night auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger
Remote trunk release power power
Retained accessory power Standard Standard
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard
Steering wheel material Standard:
leather/metal-look
Standard:
leather
Available:
leather/genuine wood
Available:
leather/genuine wood
Air compressor N/A Standard
Seats 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base
Front seat type Standard:
bucket
bucket
Available:
adaptive bucket
N/A
Seating capacity 2 passengers 2 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls Standard:
10-way power
12-way power
Available:
12-way power
N/A
Front passenger seat direction controls Standard:
10-way power
12-way power
Available:
12-way power
N/A
Lumbar support driver and passenger driver and passenger
Front armrests center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Cooled front seats Available:
driver and passenger
driver and passenger
Memory driver and passenger driver and passenger
Seat trim leather leather
Entertainment 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base
Radio AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted 6-disc in-dash mounted 6-disc
MP3 capability Standard Standard
DVD-Audio Standard Standard
Steering wheel audio controls Standard Standard
Voice recognition Standard Standard
Speakers Standard:
14 brand
10 brand
Available:
12 brand
N/A
Amplifier Standard:
Standard
Standard
Available:
premium
N/A
Equalizer automatic automatic
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard
Navigation system with voice activation with voice activation
1st row LCD screen 1 1
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger door mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st row N/A
Airbags, knee protection driver and passenger driver
Occupant sensor Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
In-Vehicle Assistance Service Standard Standard
Stolen-vehicle tracking Standard Standard
Seatbelt pretensioners front front
Headlights high intensity low/high beam high intensity low/high beam
Exterior light control programmable programmable
Delay off headlamps Standard Standard
Headlight washer Standard Standard
Cornering lights Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard
Directionally adaptive headlights Standard Standard
LED brakelights Standard Standard
Door curb lights 2 2
Illuminated entry Standard Standard
Parking assist Available Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system Available Standard
Panic alarm Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard
Lane departure Available N/A
First aid kit Standard Standard
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard
Blind spot sensor Available N/A
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard
Warranty 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 48/50,000 48/50,000
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) unlimited/unlimited unlimited/unlimited
Exterior 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base
Antenna window grid fixed
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum/composite galvanized steel/aluminum
Paint Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Standard:
clearcoat monotone
Available:
metallic monotone
Available:
metallic monotone
Grille trim with chrome bar with chrome bar
Fog/driving lights front and rear front and rear
Door count 2 doors 2 doors
Rear cargo door Standard:
trunk
power open and close trunk
Available:
power open and close trunk
N/A
Tinted windows light light
Rear window type fixed fixed
Mirrors power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard
Mirrors, auto dimming driver driver
Sunroof 1st row fixed glass Available:
1st row fixed glass
Convertible top power power
Convertible hardtop retractable retractable
Convertible roof glass rear window Standard Standard
Tires N/A Available:
P255/35WR19.0 BSW performance
N/A Available:
P255/40WR18.0 BSW performance
Tires - front Standard:
P255/40YR18.0 BSW run flat performance
Standard:
P255/40WR18.0 BSW performance
Available:
P255/35YR19.0 BSW run flat performance
Available:
P255/35WR19.0 BSW performance
Tires - rear Standard:
285/35YR18.0
Standard:
285/35WR18.0
Available:
285/30YR19.0
Available:
285/30WR19.0
Wheels Standard:
18" silver aluminum
Standard:
18" silver aluminum
Available:
19" silver aluminum
Available:
19" silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel N/A compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing Standard Standard
Mechanical 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base
Engine 4.7L V-8 5.5L V-8
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Turbocharger twin turbo N/A
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard
Drive type rear-wheel rear-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular
Ride control Standard Standard
Adaptive suspension Standard Standard
Height adjustable suspension Available:
automatic w/driver control
automatic w/driver control
Automatic level control Available:
4-corner
4-corner
Front suspension type multi-link multi-link
Front anti-roll bar Standard N/A
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard N/A
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard Standard
Transmission 7-spd auto w/OD 7-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 2.65 2.65
Specifications 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Base
Exterior length 181.6 " 180.4 "
Exterior body width 73.9 " 71.7 "
Exterior height 51.8 " 51.1 "
Engine 4.7L V-8 5.5L V-8
Horsepower 429 @ 5,250 rpm 382 @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 516 @ 1,800 rpm 391 @ 2,800 rpm
Fuel economy - city 17 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 25 mpg 22 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.66 / 3.39 " 3.86 / 3.56 "
Curb weight 3,935 lbs. 4,222 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,861 lbs. 4,861 lbs.
Payload 540 lbs. 540 lbs.
Wheelbase 101.8 " 100.8 "
Front track 62.9 " 61.4 "
Rear track 63.0 " 60.9 "
Turning radius 18.1 ' 18.1 '
Ground clearance 3.8 " N/A
Drag coefficient .29 .30
Front legroom 42.9 " 42.9 "
Front headroom 39.1 " 37.7 "
Front hiproom 53.6 " 53.9 "
Front shoulder room 55.5 " 54.0 "
Luggage volume 8.5 cu.ft. 7.2 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 13.5 cu.ft. 10.2 cu.ft.
Passenger volume N/A 51 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 19.8 gal. 21.1 gal.