2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class

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19 reviews
Available Price Range $5,711-$23,587 Trims3 Combined MPG 19-23 Seats 2

Our Take on the 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class

Our Take

Moving into its second generation for the 2005 model year, the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class roadster retained its retractable hardtop but adopted a different front end with a large three-pointed star in... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Automatic-transmission operation
  • Difficult to park
  • Control layout, especially cruise lever
  • Two-passenger limit
  • Modest cargo space

Notable Features

  • Redesigned for 2005
  • New SLK280 version for 2006
  • Manual or automatic
  • Retractable metal roof
  • Available lowered sport suspension


Consumer Reviews

4.2 out of 5

Based on 19 reviews

Nice car, but it'll cost you.

by SLK Owner from Louisiana on July 10, 2013

I purchased this vehicle a few years ago and am just getting around to writing the review. At the time, I was looking for a hard top convertible and a sporty look/feel. I'm 6ft 3in, and this was the "... Read Full Review

3 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


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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