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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Kompressor specs & colors

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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Kompressor

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EPA Classification Two Seater
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 8 in
Spare Wheel Size Compact in
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material N/A
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.3L/140
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 5500
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 200 @ 2500-4800
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 29 MPG
Cruising Range - City 320.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 20 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy 464.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Type 6
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Again Not Available
First Gear Ratio (:1) N/A
Second Gear Ratio (:1) N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1) N/A
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) N/A
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) N/A
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) Not Available
Reverse Ratio (:1) N/A
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4 Wheel
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.3 x .98 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.0 x .35 in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.0 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Steering Type Pwr Recirculating-Ball
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 32.9 ft
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Front Tire Size 205/55VR16
Rear Tire Size 225/50VR16
Spare Tire Size Compact
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. Not Available lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. Not Available lbs
Base Curb Weight 3055 lbs
Passenger Capacity 2
Passenger Volume 43.8 ft³
Front Head Room 37.4 in
Front Leg Room 42.7 in
Front Shoulder Room 51.7 in
Front Hip Room 54.7 in
Second Head Room N/A in
Second Leg Room N/A in
Second Shoulder Room N/A in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Wheelbase 94.5 in
Length, Overall 157.9 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 67.5 in
Height, Overall 50.4 in
Track Width, Front 58.6 in
Track Width, Rear 58.5 in
Min Ground Clearance 5.20 in
Liftover Height N/A in
Trunk Volume 9.50 (3.6 Top Down) ft³
Electronic stability control (ESP) Standard
Leather-wrapped steering wheel w/telescopic steering column Standard
Velour carpeting, SLK floor mats Standard
Halogen headlamps w/variable-focus reflectors Standard
Rear window defogger Standard
Pwr heated mirrors w/auto dimming LH side mirror Standard
Heated windshield washer system Standard
Anti-theft alarm system-inc: central locking, transponder-coded ignition key, remote illuminated entry, remote panic feature, towaway protection Standard
Anti-lock brakes (ABS) Standard
Self-diagnosis warning lights-inc: SRS, ABS, ASR, engine electronics, low fuel, engine oil, coolant, washer fluid levels Standard
Cupholders/coinholder Standard
Driver-programmable automatic door locks Standard
16" x 7.0" front/16" x 8.0" rear aluminum alloy wheels Standard
City 20/hwy 29 (2.3L engine/6-speed manual trans) Standard
Automatic pwr-retractable steel hardtop w/1-touch control Standard
Rear wheel drive Standard
Audible reminders-inc: release parking brake, switch off headlamps Standard
205/55VR16 performance front tires Standard
225/50VR16 performance rear tires Standard
Automatic slip control traction control system (ASR) Standard
Crumple zones Standard
Dual-zone air conditioning w/dust/pollen filter Standard
Warning lights-inc: seat belts, exterior bulb failure, brake system/parking brake, front brake pad wear Standard
High-performance AM/FM/weatherband/cassette stereo w/Bose six-speaker sound, CD controls & speed sensing volume adjustment Standard
Dual front airbags w/BabySmart auto passenger-side airbag deactivation Standard
Halogen front fog lamps Standard
Dual hood "power bulges" Standard
3-point seat belts w/emergency tensioning retractors & belt force limiters Standard
Integrated garage door opener Standard
Color-keyed door handles Standard
Fixed mast AM/FM/cellular antenna Standard
Compact spare tire Standard
Anti-lock brakes (ABS) Standard
Pwr recirculating ball steering w/damper Standard
City 23/hwy 30 (2.3L engine/5-speed auto trans) Standard
Dual integrated rollbars Standard
Classic-style instrument panel-inc: ivory-colored gauges w/polished aluminum bezels & red needle pointers Standard
Single red rear fog lamp Standard
Pwr windows-inc: express-down, 1-touch lowering control via pwr top switch Standard
2.3L supercharged and intercooled DOHC SMPI 16-valve in line 4-cyl engine w/variable valve timing Standard
Door mounted side impact airbags Standard
6-speed manual transmission w/OD Standard
Liquid-crystal digital readouts-inc: odometer, trip odometer, outside temp Standard
Independent 5-arm multi-link rear suspension w/anti-lift/squat geometry & alignment control Standard
Front/rear coil springs/gas-pressurized shock absorbers/stabilizer bars Standard
Lockable/lighted glovebox Standard
Cast iron engine block w/aluminum head Standard
Pwr vented front/solid rear disc brakes Standard
Instruments-inc: analog speedometer, tachometer, fuel gauge w/ivory faces Standard
Remote keyless entry w/rolling code signal, selective unlocking Standard
Locking center armrest storage compartment Standard
Covered visor vanity mirrors Standard
Delayed-shutoff courtesy lamps Standard
Polished stainless steel exhaust tip Standard
Brake assist system (applies full braking pwr automatically when needed) Standard
Independent double wishbone front suspension w/triangular lower control arms, anti-dive geometry Standard
Cruise control Standard
Nylon wind deflector Standard
Automatic Slip Control traction control system (ASR) Standard
6-way manual bucket seats w/leather upholstery Standard
Electronic stability program (ESP) Standard
Brake assist system (applies full braking pwr automatically when needed) Standard

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