14 reviews
2004 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
2004 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
Available Price Range $8,109-$29,345 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 16-19 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Our Take

After 12 years in its previous form, a massively restyled, posh Mercedes-Benz SL500 two-seat convertible went on sale as an early 2003 model. Unlike the prior SL-Class, which had a fabric top, the 2003 version was equipped with a retractable hardtop. At the push of a button, the car can transform... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Navigation-system display
  • Minimal trunk space
  • Control layout
  • Price

Notable Features

  • Retractable roof
  • 493-hp V-8 in SL55 AMG
  • 493-hp, 5.5-liter V-12 in SL600
  • New seven-speed automatic in SL500
  • Active Body Control active suspension

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.2

Average based on 14 reviews

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Great Design, Great look, Horrible Reliability

by Hoopster from Washington DC on January 15, 2011

Let me first say, this was my third mercedes. I got a 2004 SL500 loaded. Very attractive car, always got compliments.. Great for your ego.. However, after two years of ownership, the problems started... Read Full Review

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