Used 2001 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible

$5,883 - $5,883
2001 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

2001 Highlights

The SL line gets some minor aerodynamic enhancements for 2001.


  • An effective status symbol, smooth drivetrains, advanced safety features.


  • Costs too much, ancient platform, expensive, performance is lacking, did we mention the outrageous price?

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Used 2001 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible for Sale

Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 2001 SL500 2dr Convertible (5.0L 8cyl 5A) Magma Red 90,679 miles
Used 2001Mercedes-Benz SL-ClassSL500
Est.Loan: $120/mo

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Features & Specs

SL500 2dr Convertible (5.0L 8cyl 5A)SL600 2dr Convertible (6.0L 12cyl 5A)
Transmission5-speed shiftable automatic5-speed shiftable automatic
Horsepower302 hp @ 5600 rpm389 hp @ 5200 rpm


IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested

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Wish I would have gotten one sooner!
Was shopping for a Mustang GT when I came across this beauty. One test drive and I was hooked. After having owned many sports cars their is no comparison. I have had C3, C4, C5 Corvettes, Many Mustangs, MGB's, MR5's, 350Z's, just to name a few. Not one of them could even come close to the fit and finish of this Mercedes. I was parked right next to a brand new Corvette at a car show so I had plenty of time to study the fine details of the paint etc. Mind you my Mercedes is already 14 years old. Looking close at the Vet then at the Mercedes it was no contest! The paint on the Vet had small waves in it the Mercedes was like a mirror. The materials used in the interior of the Corvette looked like they came from Walmart. Fourteen years old and the thick leather and plush carpet still look new on the Mercedes. The car oozes quality. Granted the Corvette looked way more flashy and in race would win hands down. But if I had to drive cross country the SL500 would be my pick. At 80 mph I was able to let go of the steering wheel and let the car track down the road straight as an arrow. The car handles as if it is on rails, very stable and just a joy to drive.
Classic open road cruiser!
This SL500 wasn't my first choice. I went to a dealer to look at a 2002 Porsche Carrera convertible but it had just been sold. The sales guy asked me if I'd like to look at a low mileage SL500. I'm glad I did. The triple black AMG SL500 had only 8K on the clock and looked new. Then I drove it. It's a classic cruiser, not a sports car but who cares! It's fast, beautiful and a blast to drive with the top down.
The SL experience
I have a beautiful '85 SL and an '04 E series for my wife and this 500 is the bomb. You feel special driving this car and it is the classic MB roadster experience. The handling is very responsive considering the weight of the car. The 18" rubber helps. The performance is all you ever need (I'm willing to give up a little hair raising bullet speed for more creature comforts at my age). The torque is story here and just keeps coming. Very smooth and responsive. The cabin is very comfortable and at speed with the hard top on, you're hard pressed to remember you're not in a fixed top coupe. The trunk is ample and will hold a set of golf club or several shopping bags
Used 2001 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible Overview

The Used 2001 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible is offered in the following styles: SL500 2dr Convertible (5.0L 8cyl 5A), and SL600 2dr Convertible (6.0L 12cyl 5A).

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Price comparisons for Used 2001 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible trim styles:

  • The Used 2001 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible SL500 is priced between $5,883 and $5,883 with odometer readings between 90679 and 90679 miles.

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