2008 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class - Features & Specs

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SL550 Convertible (5.5L V8 7-speed Automatic)

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Highlights

  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY) 14/21 mpg
  • CAR TYPE Convertible
  • TRANSMISSION 7-speed Shiftable Automatic
  • BASIC WARRANTY 4 Yr./ 50000 Mi.
  • ENGINE TYPE Gas
  • TOTAL SEATING 2
  • CYLINDERS V8
  • CONSUMER RATING

Colors

Exterior Colors

Alabaster White Black Capri Blue Metallic Diamond Silver Metallic Iridium Silver Metallic Majestic Black Metallic Mars Red Pewter Metallic Steel Grey Metallic Storm Red Metallic

Interior Colors

Ash, leather Ash, premium leather Black, leather Black, premium leather Red, leather Red, premium leather Stone, leather Stone, premium leather

Specifications

LENGTH 14ft 10.5in
WIDTH 5ft 11.5in
HEIGHT
4ft 3in
Body style illustration may not reflect the actual shape of this vehicle.

Exterior Measurements

5 ft. 11.5 in. (71.5 in.) 4 ft. 3 in. (51 in.)
14 ft. 10.5 in. (178.5 in.) 5 ft. 1.4 in. (61.4 in.)
5 ft. 0.5 in. (60.5 in.) 8 ft. 4.8 in. (100.8 in.)

Fuel

Gas Premium unleaded (required)
21.1 gal. 295.4/443.1 mi.
14/21 mpg

Weights and Capacities

57.8 cu.ft. 0.29 Cd
4220 lbs. 10.2 cu.ft.
10.2 cu.ft.

DriveTrain

Rear wheel drive 7-speed shiftable automatic

Engine & Performance

5.5 L Double overhead cam (DOHC)
V8 32
Variable 391 ft-lbs. @ 2800 rpm
382 hp @ 6000 rpm 36.2 ft.

Suspension

  • Multi-link front suspension
  • Multi-link rear suspension
  • Four-wheel independent suspension

Warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi. 4 yr./ 50000 mi.
4 yr./ 50000 mi.

Features

Interior Features

Front Seats

  • Multi-level heating passenger seat
  • 12 -way power passenger seat
  • 12 -way power driver seat
  • Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
  • Multi-level heating driver seat
  • Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Height adjustable passenger seat
  • Leather
  • Bucket front seats

Power Features

  • Remote power door locks
  • Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
  • Power mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • 2 one-touch power windows
  • Remote window operation

Instrumentation

  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Trip computer
  • External temperature display
  • Low fuel level warning
  • Compass

Convenience

  • Cruise control
  • Cargo net
  • Front console with storage
  • Front cupholders
  • Front door pockets
  • Remote trunk release
  • Retained accessory power
  • Speed-proportional power steering
  • Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
  • 12V front power outlet(s)
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Audio controls on steering wheel

Comfort

  • Interior active charcoal air filter
  • Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger
  • Extended cabin heating
  • Trunk light
  • Leather and wood trim on center console
  • Wood trim on dash
  • Wood trim on doors
  • Front reading lights
  • Leather trim on shift knob
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Front floor mats
  • Turn signal in mirrors
  • Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
  • Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

Memorized settings

  • Memorized settings for 3 drivers
  • Memorized settings 1
  • Memorized settings includes steering wheel

In Car Entertainment

  • Bose premium brand speakers
  • 8 total speakers
  • AM/FM in-dash single CD player,CD-controller stereo
  • Sirius satellite radio
  • Speed sensitive volume control
  • 1 subwoofer(s)
  • 5.1 surround audio (discrete)

Telematics

  • DVD based display w/voice directions navigation system
  • Pre-wired for phone
  • TeleAid telecommunications service

Exterior Features

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
  • Power retractable hard top
  • Rear defogger

Tires and Wheels

  • Alloy wheels
  • 18 x 9.5 in. wheels
  • Alloy spare wheel
  • 285/35R Z tires
  • Performance tires
  • Inside mounted spare tire
  • Temporary spare tire

Towing and Hauling

  • Cargo tie downs

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system
  • Emergency braking assist
  • Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakes
  • Daytime running lights
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Front fog/driving lights
  • High pressure washers headlamps
  • Auto delay off headlamps
  • Dusk sensing headlamps
  • 2 front headrests
  • Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Turn signal mirrors
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Emergency interior trunk release
  • Front power adjustable headrests
  • Emergency braking preparation
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • Brake drying
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Edmunds Insurance Estimator

The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2008 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class in NJ is:

$322 per month*
* Explanation
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