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3/4 Front Glamour 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Base SL500 2dr Roadster
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$83,800
    Invoice *$77,934
    Engine5.0L V-8 302 HP
    Transmission5-spd auto w/OD
    Fuel Economy City16.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy23.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine5.0L V-8 302 HP
    Transmission5-spd auto w/OD
    Alternator143 amp
    BatteryN/A
    Axle Ratio2.65
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank21.1 gal.
    Auxiliary Fuel TankN/A
    Exhauststainless steel with powdercoated tailpipe finish
    Drive Typerear-wheel
    4WD ShiftN/A
    Locking Hub ControlN/A
    Limited Slip DifferentialN/A
    Traction ControlABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability control
    RideN/A
    Ride ControlN/A
    Adaptive SuspensionN/A
    Auto-Levelling SuspensionN/A
    Front Suspensionstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoil
    Front Torsion BarN/A
    Front Shocksgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurized
    Steeringre-circulating ball
    Steering CoolerN/A
    Brakes4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfront
    Wheels18.0 " silver AMG aluminum
    Front TiresP245/40ZR18.0BSW performance
    Rear Tires (if different from Front)275/35
    Spare Tire and Wheelfull-size aluminum
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity2
    Front Seat Typebucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/A
    Front Headrestspower adjustable w/tilt
    Front Armrestscenter w/storage
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls(8-way power)
    Easy EntryN/A
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls(8-way power)
    Rear SeatsN/A
    Rear HeadrestsN/A
    Rear Child SeatsN/A
    Rear ArmrestsN/A
    Third Row SeatsN/A
    Third Row Child SeatsN/A
    Third Row ArmrestsN/A
    Seat Trimleather
    Door Trimleather
    Headlinerfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpet
    Floor Matscarpet front
    Dashboard Insertgenuine wood
    Gear Shift Knob Trimleather
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    SunroofN/A
    Convertible Roofpower with lining, roll-over protection, hard top, wind blocker
    Roof FeaturesN/A
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminated
    Auxiliary VisorsN/A
    Rearview Mirrorauto-dimming day-night
    Rear Visor Vanity MirrorN/A
    Glove BoxN/A
    Cabback InsulatorN/A
    Dome Lightfade
    Reading Lightsfront
    Floor Consolefull
    Overhead ConsoleN/A
    Cup Holderfront
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bin
    Dashboard StorageN/A
    Interior Concealed Storagelocking interior concealed storage
    Seatback StorageN/A
    Refrigerated BoxN/A
    Manufacturer Luggage SetN/A
    Door Binsdual
    Rear Door BinsN/A
    Underseat TrayN/A
    Cargo Concealed StorageN/A
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimcarpet
    Cargo CoverN/A
    Cargo NetN/A
    Cargo Tie DownsN/A
    Cargo Lightcargo light
    Air CompressorN/A
    Front Air ConditioningN/A
    Climate Controlautomatic air conditioning
    Rear Air ConditioningN/A
    Air Filterair filter
    Rear Heat DuctsN/A
    Automatic Air RecirculationREST
    Rear HeaterN/A
    Radiopremium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    Radio Steering Wheel ControlsN/A
    CDN/A
    MP3 PlayerN/A
    MiniDisc PlayerN/A
    Speakers6 Bose
    AmplifierN/A
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennapower retractable diversity
    Cruise Controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlock
    Heated Door LocksN/A
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepower
    Remote Fuel Flap ReleaseN/A
    Rear Window ReleaseN/A
    Rear Child Safety Door LocksN/A
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door release
    Cell Phonepre-wiring
    Power Outlets1
    AC power outletN/A
    Trunk PulldownN/A
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory power
    Garage Door OpenerHomeLink Wireless Control System
    Smokers Packageashtray
    Lighter Elementsfront
    First Aid Kitfirst aid kit
    Emergency SOSTele Aid
    Adjustable PedalsN/A
    Entertainment CenterN/A
    Voice RecorderN/A
    Picnic TableN/A
    Internet AccessN/A
    Instrument Displayanalog
    Tachometertachometer
    Oil Pressure GaugeN/A
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Volt GaugeN/A
    InclinometerN/A
    AltimeterN/A
    Heads Up DisplayN/A
    Clockanalog
    CompassN/A
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperature
    Systems Monitorsystems monitor
    Check ControlN/A
    Trip ComputerN/A
    Trip Odometertrip odometer
    Park Distance ControlN/A
    Navigation SystemN/A
    Steering Wheelpower telescopic tilt
    Steering Wheel Materialleather
    Tow BarN/A
    Front Windowspower
    Rear WindowsN/A
    Quarter Vent Rear WindowsN/A
    1-Touch Opendriver and passenger
    Tinted Windowslight
    Double Pane Side GlassN/A
    Sun BlindsN/A
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittent
    Heated Front Wiperswiper park
    Rain Detecting Wipersrain detecting wipers
    Speed Sensitve WipersN/A
    Rear Windshield WiperN/A
    Rear Heated WipersN/A
    Electrically Heated WindshieldN/A
    Sun Visor Stripsun visor strip
    Rear Defrosterrear defroster
    Rear BlindsN/A
    Rear Windshield TypeN/A
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running LightsN/A
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsdoor mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagdoor mounted
    Overhead AirbagN/A
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensor
    Childseat SensorBabySmart
    Head ProtectionN/A
    Knee AirbagN/A
    Rear Side AirbagN/A
    Side Impact Barsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront
    Ignition Disableimmobilizer
    Panic Alarmpanic alarm
    Tracker Systemtracker system
    Security Systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count2 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume7.9 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo LengthN/A
    Exterior Length177.1 "
    Exterior Width71.3 "
    Exterior Height51.3 "
    Wheelbase99 "
    Front Tread60 "
    Rear Tread60 "
    Turning Radius17.7 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight RatingN/A
    Curb Weight4,125 lbs.
    Front Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A
    Rear Gross Axle Weight RatingN/A
    PayloadN/A
    Max Trailer WeightN/A
    Max Trailer Tongue WeightN/A
    Drag Coefficient.32
    Front Legroom42.4 "
    Rear LegroomN/A
    Front Headroom37.1 "
    Rear HeadroomN/A
    Third Row HeadroomN/A
    Front Hiproom53.2 "
    Rear HiproomN/A
    Third Row HiproomN/A
    Front Shoulder Room55.4 "
    Rear Shoulder RoomN/A
    Third Row Shoulder RoomN/A
    Passenger Volume50 cu.ft.
    Exterior Cargo WidthN/A
    Exterior Cargo VolumeN/A
    Interior Cargo Volume7.9 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats FoldedN/A
  • Exterior Features
    Mud FlapsN/A
    Rear SpoilerN/A
    Running BoardsN/A
    Skid PlatesN/A
    Trunk RackN/A
    PickupN/A
    Bumpersbody-colored
    Rear BumperN/A
    Rear Step BumperN/A
    Bodyside MoldingsN/A
    Bodyside InsertN/A
    Bodyside Claddingbody-colored
    Rocker Panel Extensionsrocker panel extensions
    Wheel WellN/A
    Fender FlaresN/A
    Grille Moldingsblack
    Paintclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heated
    TraileringN/A
    Trailering HarnessN/A
    Trailering HitchN/A
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles48/50,000
    Major Components Months/Miles48/50,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles48/50,000
    Roadside Assistance Months/Milesunlimited/unlimited
    Maintenance Months/Miles48/50,000
    Accessories Months/MilesN/A
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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