Used 2008 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Features & Specs

Overview

Starting MSRP: $95,300
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Starting MSRP: $129,300
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Starting MSRP: $187,200
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Engine Typegasgasgas
Transmission7-speed shiftable automatic5-speed shiftable automatic5-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainrear wheel driverear wheel driverear wheel drive
CylindersV8V8V12
Combined MPG161414
Total Seating222
Basic Warranty4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.

Drive Train

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Starting MSRP: $187,200
Drive typerear wheel driverear wheel driverear wheel drive
Transmission7-speed shiftable automatic5-speed shiftable automatic5-speed shiftable automatic
Rear limited slip differentialnonoyes

Fuel & MPG

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Starting MSRP: $129,300
Starting MSRP: $187,200
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)14/21 mpg12/17 mpg11/18 mpg
Range in miles (cty/hwy)295.4/443.1 mi.253.2/358.7 mi.232.1/379.8 mi.
Fuel tank capacity21.1 gal.21.1 gal.21.1 gal.
Combined MPG161414
Fuel typepremium unleaded (required)premium unleaded (required)premium unleaded (required)

Engine

Starting MSRP: $95,300
Starting MSRP: $129,300
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Torque391 ft-lbs. @ 2800 rpm531 ft-lbs. @ 2600 rpm738 ft-lbs. @ 2000 rpm
Base engine size5.5 L5.4 L6.0 L
Horsepower382 hp @ 6000 rpm510 hp @ 6100 rpm604 hp @ 4800 rpm
Turning circle36.2 ft.36.2 ft.36.2 ft.
Valves322436
Base engine typegasgasgas
Valve timingVariablenono
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)Single overhead cam (SOHC)Single overhead cam (SOHC)
CylindersV8V8V12

Safety

Starting MSRP: $95,300
Starting MSRP: $129,300
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electronic brakeforce distribution yesyesyes
dusk sensing headlampsyesyesyes
4-wheel ABSyesyesyes
front seatbelt pretensionersyesyesyes
Turn signal mirrorsyesyesyes
remote anti-theft alarm system yesyesyes
traction control yesyesyes
auto delay off headlampsyesyesyes
emergency braking preparation yesyesyes
child seat anchors yesyesyes
daytime running lights yesyesyes
front fog/driving lights yesyesyes
tire pressure monitoring yesyesno
Emergency interior trunk release yesyesyes
engine immobilizer yesyesyes
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation yesyesyes
dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbagsyesyesyes
high pressure washers headlampsyesyesyes
Emergency braking assist yesyesyes
brake drying yesyesyes
Ventilated front disc / solid rear disc brakesyesnono
stability control yesyesyes
2 front headrestsyesyesyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesnoyesyes
self-leveling headlightsnonoyes
xenon high intensity discharge headlampnonoyes

In-Car Entertainment

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Starting MSRP: $129,300
Starting MSRP: $187,200
satellite radio satellite radioyesyesyes
AM/FM CD-controller stereoyesyesyes
surround audio surround audio (discrete)yesyesyes
Bose premium brand speakersyesyesyes
1 subwoofer(s)yesyesyes
speed sensitive volume control yesyesyes
8 total speakersyesyesyes

Comfort & Convenience

Starting MSRP: $95,300
Starting MSRP: $129,300
Starting MSRP: $187,200
remote trunk release yesyesyes
wood trim on doorsyesnono
front door pocketsyesyesyes
Climate controlyesyesyes
front reading lights yesyesyes
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)yesyesyes
trunk light yesyesyes
Audio controls on steering wheelyesnono
leather and wood trim on center consoleyesnono
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyesyesyes
cargo net yesyesyes
extended cabin heating yesyesyes
electrochromatic inside rearview mirroryesyesyes
interior active charcoal air filter yesyesyes
speed-proportional power steering yesyesyes
leather steering wheelyesyesyes
leather trim on shift knobyesyesyes
wood trim on dashyesnono
retained accessory power yesyesyes
turn signal in mirrors yesyesyes
cruise control yesyesyes
front cupholdersyesyesyes
tilt and telescopic steering wheelyesyesyes
carbon and leather trim on doorsnoyesyes
Transmission controls and audio controls on steering wheelnoyesyes
carbon and leather trim on center consolenoyesyes
carbon and leather trim on dashnoyesyes
keyless ignition nonoyes
first aid kit nonoyes

Power Feature

Starting MSRP: $95,300
Starting MSRP: $129,300
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Reverse tilt passenger mirror provides curb view when vehicle in reverseyesyesyes
remote window operation yesyesyes
Power mirrorsyesyesyes
remote keyless power door locks yesyesyes
2 one-touch power windowsyesyesyes
Heated mirrorsyesyesyes

Instrumentation

Starting MSRP: $95,300
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compass yesyesyes
tachometer yesyesyes
low fuel level warningyesyesyes
external temperature display yesyesyes
clock yesyesyes
trip computer yesyesyes

Front Seats

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height adjustable driver seatyesyesyes
multi-level heating driver seatyesyesyes
12 -way power passenger seatyesyesyes
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support yesyesyes
height adjustable passenger seatyesyesyes
Front leg room42.9 in.42.9 in.42.9 in.
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support yesyesyes
leather yesnono
bucket front seatsyesnono
Front head room37.7 in.37.7 in.37.7 in.
12 -way power driver seatyesyesyes
Front shoulder room54.0 in.54.0 in.54.0 in.
Front hip room56.9 in.56.9 in.56.9 in.
multi-level heating passenger seatyesyesyes
sport front seatsnoyesyes
premium leather noyesyes
massaging noyesyes
ventilated passenger seatnonoyes
ventilated driver seatnonoyes

Measurements

Starting MSRP: $95,300
Starting MSRP: $129,300
Starting MSRP: $187,200
Front track61.4 in.61.8 in.61.8 in.
Maximum cargo capacity10.2 cu.ft.10.2 cu.ft.10.2 cu.ft.
Length178.5 in.178.5 in.178.5 in.
Curb weight4220 lbs.4365 lbs.4555 lbs.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place10.2 cu.ft.10.2 cu.ft.10.2 cu.ft.
Drag Coefficient0.29 Cd.0.30 Cd.0.30 Cd.
Height51.0 in.51.0 in.51.0 in.
EPA interior volume57.8 cu.ft.57.8 cu.ft.57.8 cu.ft.
Wheel base100.8 in.100.8 in.100.8 in.
Width71.5 in.71.5 in.71.5 in.
Rear track60.5 in.61.1 in.61.1 in.

Colors

Starting MSRP: $95,300
Starting MSRP: $129,300
Starting MSRP: $187,200
Exterior Colors
  • Black
  • Majestic Black Metallic
  • Capri Blue Metallic
  • Alabaster White
  • Steel Grey Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mars Red
  • Pewter Metallic
  • Storm Red Metallic
  • Black
  • Majestic Black Metallic
  • Capri Blue Metallic
  • Alabaster White
  • Steel Grey Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mars Red
  • Pewter Metallic
  • Storm Red Metallic
  • Black
  • Majestic Black Metallic
  • Capri Blue Metallic
  • Alabaster White
  • Steel Grey Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Mars Red
  • Pewter Metallic
  • Storm Red Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Red, premium leather
  • Red, leather
  • Ash, premium leather
  • Ash, leather
  • Black, premium leather
  • Black, leather
  • Stone, premium leather
  • Stone, leather
  • Red, premium leather
  • Red, leather
  • Ash, premium leather
  • Ash, leather
  • Black, premium leather
  • Black, leather
  • Stone, premium leather
  • Stone, leather
  • Stone, premium leather
  • Red, premium leather
  • Black, premium leather
  • Ash, premium leather

Tires & Wheels

Starting MSRP: $95,300
Starting MSRP: $129,300
Starting MSRP: $187,200
285/35R Z tiresyesnono
inside mounted spare tireyesyesno
Alloy spare wheelyesyesno
temporary spare tireyesyesno
18 x 9.5 in. wheelsyesnono
alloy wheelsyesyesno
Performance tiresyesyesyes
19 x 9.5 in. wheelsnoyesyes
285/30R Z tiresnoyesyes
composite wheelsnonoyes

Suspension

Starting MSRP: $95,300
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Starting MSRP: $187,200
multi-link rear suspensionyesyesyes
multi-link front suspensionyesyesyes
four-wheel independent suspensionyesyesyes

Warranty

Starting MSRP: $95,300
Starting MSRP: $129,300
Starting MSRP: $187,200
Basic4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Drivetrain4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.
Rust4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.

Inventory

Starting MSRP: $95,300
Starting MSRP: $129,300
Starting MSRP: $187,200
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