1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

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4 reviews
Available Price Range $3,837-$16,917 Trims2 Combined MPG 17-19 Seats 2

Our Take on the 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Our Take


Our Expert Reviews

Even though it is not as cheeky as the little SLK, the other Mercedes-Benz roadster, the SL series is an eminently enjoyable two-seater loaded with luxury and panache. SLs come in three flavors -- 320, 500 and 600 -- and their powerplants range from a six for the 320 to a V12 for the 600. I drove an SL equipped with a 5.0-liter V8 engine and the optional Sport package of 18-inch wheels and mor... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.8 out of 5

Based on 4 reviews

Refinement, power and pleasure

by RJ from Chicago on March 26, 2008

The SL style will hold up forever. It it elegant and sporting without trying to hard. Beautiful lines are graceful and you can't help but notice it. The 600 was almost $40K more expensive than the 500... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.

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