Mercedes-Benz
SLK280
2008
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2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$44,150
Invoice *
$41,060
Engine
3.0L V-6 228 HP 221.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,700 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 7-spd TouchShift w/OD / sequential shift control
Fuel Economy City
17.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
3.0L V-6 228 HP 221.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,700 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 7-spd TouchShift w/OD / sequential shift control
Alternator
150 amp
Axle Ratio
3.27 / 3.07
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
18.5 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with polished tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline

Steering and Suspension

Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Ride
sport
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Steering Cooler
steering cooler
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " silver aluminum / 17.0 " silver AMG aluminum / 17.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P205/55VR16.0BSW performance / P225/45WR17.0BSW performance / P205/55VR16.0BSW run flat performance
Rear Tires (if different from Front)
225/50 / 245/40
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
2
Front Seat Type
sport
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
6-way / (8-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
6-way / (8-way power)
Seat Trim
leather/leatherette / leather
Door Trim
leather
Headliner
full vinyl
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpet front
Dashboard Insert
metal-look / genuine wood
Dashboard Trim
leather / leather/genuine wood

Comfort and Conveniences

Convertible Roof
power with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection, hard top / power with lining, glass rear window, roll-over protection, hard top, wind blocker
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
day-night / auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Cup Holder
front
Interior Concealed Storage
interior concealed storage
Door Bins
dual
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Cargo Cover
rigid
Cargo Net
cargo net
Cargo Light
cargo light
Air Compressor
tire mobility kit
Front Air Conditioning
dual zone front manual / dual zone front
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Air Filter
air filter
Automatic Air Recirculation
REST
Radio
AM/FM, seek-scan / SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
in-dash mounted single
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
9 / 11 harman/kardon
Amplifier
amplifier
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Cell Phone
pre-wiring
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front
First Aid Kit
first aid kit
Emergency SOS
Tele Aid
Entertainment Center
entertainment system with DVD
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
analog
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Check Control
redundant digital speedometer
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Navigation System
COMAND
Steering Wheel Type
telescopic tilt sport / power telescopic tilt sport
Steering Wheel Material
leather / leather/genuine wood
Front Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
driver and passenger
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Heated Front Wipers
jets
Rain Detecting Wipers
rain detecting wipers
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Childseat Sensor
BabySmart
Head Protection
driver and passenger
Knee Airbag
driver and passenger
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Tracker System
tracker system
Security System
security system

Dimensions and Capacities

Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
9.8 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
160.7 "
Exterior Width
70.4 "
Exterior Height
51.0 "
Wheelbase
96 "
Front Tread
60 "
Rear Tread
61 "
Turning Radius
17.3 '
Curb Weight
3,215 lbs. / 3,255 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.33
Front Legroom
42.5 "
Front Headroom
37.9 "
Front Hiproom
54.6 "
Front Shoulder Room
52.2 "
Passenger Volume
49 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
6.5 cu.ft.
Rear Spoiler
lip
Bumpers
body-colored
Rocker Panel Extensions
rocker panel extensions
Grille Moldings
body-colored
Paint
clearcoat monotone / metallic monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated / power remote w/tilt down heated passenger
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
48/50,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
unlimited/unlimited

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK280 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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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