(4.8) 5 reviews
MSRP: $5,702$12,642
Body Style: Convertible
Engine: 349-hp, 3.2-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Seats: 2
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class

Our Take on the 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class

Our Take

Little has changed for 2003 on Mercedes-Benz’s lower-priced, two-seat, retractable-hardtop convertible. A new, high-performance SLK32 AMG version emerged for the 2002 model year and is equipped with a 349-horsepower supercharged V-6 engine, racing-derived brakes and an AMG SpeedShift transm... Read Full Report


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Very Fun, Reliable, and Safe Convertible

by Mercedes for Life from Charlotte, NC on January 31, 2008

A lot of fun and great in the sun. Very safe, as I've been hit by an SUV; a lot of damage to the car and not a scratch on me. Mercedes Benz builds incredibly safe cars, even the small ones like the SLKs Read Full Review

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