Mercedes SLK vs rivals - specifications

Mercedes SLK vs rivals - specifications

 Mercedes SLKBMW Z4Audi TT
On the road price/total as tested£33,980/£43,750£34,630/£40,645£32,130/£41,704
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£17,160/50.5%£15,341/44.3%£16,065/50.0%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,250/£2,501£1,979/£3,959£1,526/£3,053
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,603/£4,339£2,789/£4,649£2,821/£4,702
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost41/£965/G/£16539/£720/J/£24535/£670/H/£190
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£295/£445/£295£350 (5yrs/60k miles)£269/£149/£269
Engine4cyl turbo/1,796cc6cyl/2,497cc4cyl turbo/1,984cc
Peak power/revs181/5,250 bhp/rpm201/6,000 bhp/rpm209/4,300 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs250/1,800 Nm/rpm250/2,750 Nm/rpm350/1,600 Nm/rpm
Transmission7-spd auto/rwd6-spd man/rwd6-spd auto/4wd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel60 litres/space saver55 litres/run-flat60 litres/foam
Boot capacity (roof down/up)225/335 litres180/310 litres250/250 litres
Turning circle/drag coefficient10.5 metres/0.30Cd10.7 metres/0.34Cd10.9 metres/0.34Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unlimited)/4yrs*3yrs (unlimited)/3yrs3yrs (60,000)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/136Variable/154Variable/135
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.10th/10th9th/18th7th/26th
0-60/30-70mph7.5/6.8 secs6.7/6.6 secs5.6/5.3 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th3.5/4.6 secs3.8/5.2 secs2.8/4.2 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th6.7/8.3 secs6.4/8.1 secs5.9/7.6 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph147mph/2,000rpm151mph/2,800rpm149mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph46.7/34.9/8.8 metres46.1/33.9/8.7 metres47.5/34.7/8.9 metres
Noise level 30mph: roof up/down57/64dB58/62dB57/64dB
Noise level 70mph: roof up/down67/78dB68/73dB69/79dB
Auto Express economy/range28.5mpg/376 miles26.6mpg/322 miles26.3mpg/347 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined32.8/53.3/43.5mpg22.8/45.6/33.2mpg27.7/49.6/38.2mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket229/151g/km/20%245/199g/km/29%248/172g/km/24%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£680Six/yes/£620Four/yes/£305
Auto gearbox/stability/cruise control£1,520/yes/yes£1,845/yes/£255Yes/yes/£220
Climate control/leather/heated seats£495/yes/£330Yes/yes/£290Yes/yes/£255
Metallic paint/xenons/windbreak£645/£895/yes£530/yes/£215£510/£995/yes
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£495/yes/yes£2,225/£240/£250£1,685/£185/£250

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