• (4.3) 27 reviews
  • MSRP: $5,569$22,197
  • Body Style: Convertible
  • Engine: 228-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual w/OD
  • Seats: 2
2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class

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 the center and small grilles on each side. Inspired by Silver Arrow Formula One racecars, the 2005 ... 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


Average based on 27 reviews

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Classy Enjoyable Unique

by Der Flieger from Ottawa Ontario Canada on May 11, 2011

The SLK 350 is a unique performance oriented sports car often overlooked. The engine is very smooth and has lots of power; it's very reliable and is used in the entire MB line of cars. The automatic t... Read Full Review

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Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.

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