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2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Trim Levels & Specs

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Specifications

Compare important 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class technical specifications like exterior dimensions, ground clearance, wheelbase, interior space volume, engine's power as measured by horsepower and torque output, weight of the vehicle, towing & payload capacity or gas tank size to know the estimated mpg.
Trims Base SL400 2dr Roadster, Engine: 3.0L V-6
Exterior length 181.6
Exterior body width 73.9
Exterior height 51.8
Horsepower 329 hp
Torque 354 lb-ft.
Curb weight 3836
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) N/A
Wheelbase 101.8
Turning radius 18.1 ''
Front legroom 42.9
Front headroom 39
Front hip room 54
Front shoulder room 56
Payload N/A

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Interior Features

One of the most notable features of the SL-Class, however, is its roomy interior. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class comes with a variety of specs on the inside. You can find out more about these features in the chart below.
Trims Base SL400 2dr Roadster, Engine: 3.0L V-6
Air conditioning, front dual zone automatic
Air filter std
Clock analog
Cruise control std
Cupholders front
Gear shift knob trim leather
12V DC power outlet 2
Floor console full
Floor mats carpet front
Front windows power
Rear windows power
1-touch window up driver and passenger
1-touch window down front and rear
Programmable garage door opener std
Instrumentation analog
Tachometer std
Trip computer std
Water temp gauge std
Low fuel warning std
Service interval warning std
Exterior temperature display std
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Rear window defogger std
Rear view mirror auto-dimming day-night
Remote trunk release power
Retained accessory power std
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column std
Steering wheel material leather/metal-look
Ashtray std
Adaptive cruise control opt
Lighter elements front

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Exterior Features

Would you like to grasp the idea which 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class trim level is better equipped with such little cool exterior features like fog lights, spoiler, mud flaps, sunroof, roof racks, running boards, etc? Check out the full list of these additional features below.
Trims Base SL400 2dr Roadster, Engine: 3.0L V-6
Antenna window grid
Body material galvanized steel/aluminum/composite
Paint clearcoat monotone
Grille trim with chrome bar
Fog/driving lights front and rear
Door count 2 doors
Rear cargo door trunk
Tinted windows light
Rear window type fixed
Mirrors power remote driver, power remote w/tilt down passenger
Heated door mirrors std
Sunroof 1st row fixed glass
Wheels 18 silver aluminum
Mirrors, auto dimming driver
Convertible top power
Convertible roof glass rear window std
Convertible hardtop retractable

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Seats

The seats are one of the most important aspects of any car, and each 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class trim level may have different seating options, so be sure to carefully compare the specifications. Some trims have leather upholstery, "memory", armrest, heated seats, and some have them only for the front passengers, while other provide them for the rear seats two.
Trims Base SL400 2dr Roadster, Engine: 3.0L V-6
Front seat type bucket
Standard seating 2
Front driver seat direction controls 10-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 10-way power
Lumbar support driver and passenger
Front armrests center
Front head restraints adjustable
Heated front seats driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory driver and passenger
Seat trim leather
Cooled front seats driver and passenger

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Entertainment System

Some 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class trim levels have a built-in DVD player, voice recognition, while others have a touch screen display, bluetooth compatibility, navigation system. There are also a variety of different audio options, so be sure to compare the trim levels carefully to find the one that best suits your needs.
Trims Base SL400 2dr Roadster, Engine: 3.0L V-6
Radio SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single
MP3 capability std
Steering wheel audio controls std
Voice recognition std
Speakers 11 harman/kardon
Amplifier 600W
Speed-Sensitive Volume std
Navigation system COMAND with voice activation
1st row LCD screen 1
Bluetooth Compatibility std
Equalizer automatic

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Safety and Security Features

Each 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class trim comes with a variety of safety and security features that will keep you and your family safe while on the road. Some of these features include airbags, traction control, stability control, side impact, panic alarm, blind spot sensors, parking assist, and more.
Trims Base SL400 2dr Roadster, Engine: 3.0L V-6
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st row
Occupancy sensor std
Traction control ABS and driveline
Seatbelt pre-tensioners front
Headlights high intensity low/high beam, Bi-Xenon
Exterior light control programmable
Delay-off headlamps std
Daytime running lights std
Door curb lights 2
Illuminated entry std
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system opt
Panic alarm std
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock
Content theft deterrent alarm system std
Ignition disable std
Theft deterrent radio std
Low tire pressure warning std
Parking assist PARKTRONIC w/Active Parking Assist
First aid kit std
Airbags, knee protection driver and passenger
Lane departure warning Active Lane Keeping Assist
Blind spot sensor opt
In-Vehicle Assistance Service mbrace2
Stolen vehicle tracking std
Cornering lights std
Directionally adaptive headlights std
Headlight washer std

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Mechanical Features

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class will have different mechanical features depending on the trim level that you choose. Some of the other features that you may find in the higher-level trim levels include air suspension, brake assist, speed sensitive steering, an electronic limited slip differential, a performance exhaust system.
Trims Base SL400 2dr Roadster, Engine: 3.0L V-6
Engine 3.0L V-6
Brakes 4-wheel disc
Anti-lock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel
Brake assist std
Drive type rear-wheel
Exhaust stainless steel
Steering rack and pinion
Speed sensitive steering std
Suspension tuning regular
Front suspension type multi-link
Front anti-roll bar std
Front shocks gas-pressurized
Front springs coil
Rear suspension type multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar std
Rear shocks gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil
Electronic stability system std
Sequential shift control TouchShift
Transmission 7-spd w/OD
Axle ratio 2.65
Turbocharger twin turbo
Ride control std
Adaptive suspension std
Height adjustable suspension automatic w/driver control
Automatic level control 4-corner

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Other Specs

In general, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class lower-level trims will have fewer features. If you are looking for a vehicle that has all of the latest and greatest features, then you will want to choose one of the higher-level trim levels.
Trims Base SL400 2dr Roadster, Engine: 3.0L V-6
Luggage capacity 8.5 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity 13.5 cu.ft.
Base engine size 3.0 liters
Base engine type V-6
Horsepower rpm 5,250
Torque rpm 1,600
Fuel tank capacity 19.8 gal.
EPA mileage estimates 20 City / 27 Hwy
Driver information center std
Lighting - glovebox std
Lighting - map lights front
Lighting - dome light fade
Lighting - cargo light std
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger
Engine - valvetrain DOHC
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Warrranty - Powertrain (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Warranty - Corrosion perforation (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Warranty - Roadside assistance (mths/miles) 48/50,000
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing std
Tires - front P255/40YR18.0 BSW run flat performance
Tires - rear 285/35YR18

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class competitors

  • 2016 BMW 650

    • MSRP $87,900 - $98,400
    • Engine: 4.4L V-8
    • Seating Capacity: 4
  • 2016 BMW 640

    • MSRP $76,600 - $87,100
    • Engine: 3.0L I-6
    • MPG: 21 / 32
    • Seating Capacity: 4
  • 2016 Audi S5

    • MSRP $53,100 - $61,100
    • Engine: 3.0L V-6
    • MPG: 17 / 26
    • Seating Capacity: 4
  • 2017 BMW 650

    • MSRP $89,000 - $99,500
    • Engine: 4.4L V-8
    • MPG: 17 / 25
    • Seating Capacity: 4
  • 2017 BMW 640

    • MSRP $77,600 - $88,100
    • Engine: 3.0L I-6
    • MPG: 21 / 30
    • Seating Capacity: 4
  • 2017 BMW M6

    • MSRP $113,700 - $120,000
    • Engine: 4.4L V-8
    • MPG: 14 / 20
    • Seating Capacity: 4
  • 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster

    • MSRP $56,000 - $68,400
    • Engine: 2.0L H-4
    • Seating Capacity: 2
  • 2017 Audi S5

    • MSRP $53,100 - $61,100
    • Engine: 3.0L V-6
    • MPG: 17 / 26
    • Seating Capacity: 4

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2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class specs

Wheel Offset 24 - 35 mm
Lug Nut Size M14 x 1.5
Horsepower 329 hp
Dimensions ...
Lug Pattern PCD 5x112
Interior Look