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 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK350

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MSRP: $54,800
Invoice: $50,964

Gas Mileage:
CTY: 20    HWY: 29    CMB: 23
Engine/Fuel: 6 Cyl Gas
Transmission: 7 Speed Automatic
Door/Body Style: 2 Door/Convertible/Luxury Coupe,CVT
Drive Type: RWD
New model status: Redesign

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  • General
  • MSRP: $54,800
  • Invoice Price: $50,964
  • Destination Charge: $
  • Warranty
  • Basic (Month): 48
  • Basic (Mileage): 50000
  • Powertrain (Month): 48
  • Powertrain (Mileage): 50000
  • Rust (Month): 48
  • Rust (Mileage): 50000

Engine & Emissions

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  • Engines & Emissions
  • 3.5-Liter, V6, 24-Valve, DOHC, DI Engine; Front/Longitudinal Mounted With Horsepower Of 302@6500, Torque Of 273@3500, Alloy Block and Alloy Cylinder Heads
  • Roadside Assistance Warranty for Unlimited Months, 621,387-Miles
  • ULEV II Emissions
  • Engine
  • Type of Engine: 3.5L V6
  • Displacement (CC): 3498
  • Fuel System: DI
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 302@6500
  • Torque @ RPM: 273@3500
  • Turbo: N
  • Compression ratio: 12.0
  • Cylinders: 6
  • RPM @ Peak Horsepower: 6500
  • Bore X Stroke: 3.66x3.39
  • Fuel Type: Gas

Dimensions

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  • Exterior Dimensions
  • Track Front: 61.4
  • Track Rear: 61.6
  • Overall Length (in): 162.8
  • Overall Width (in): 71.5
  • Overall Height (in): 51.2
  • Wheelbase (in): 95.7
  • Curb weight (lbs): 3417
  • Interior Dimensions
  • Seating capacity - Standard: 2
  • Seating Capacity - Maximum: 2
  • Headroom front (in): 38.0
  • Leg room front (in): 42.5
  • Shoulder room front (in): 52.2

Features

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  • Exterior Features
  • Bodyside/Cab Step or Running Board: Not listed
  • Bumper Step Up: N/A
  • Front Air Dam: N/A
  • Metallic Paint: Option
  • Power Sliding Side Van Door: N/A
  • Power Trunk Lid: Not listed
  • Rear Spoiler: Option
  • Skid Plate or Underbody Protection: N/A
  • Splash or Mud Guards: Not listed
  • Wind Deflector or Buffer for Convertibles: Standard
  • Exterior
    • Automatic Headlights With Automatic On/Off and Time Delay
    • Automatic High/Low Beam Control Twin Projector Beam Halogen Headlights
    • Chrome Grille, Body Side Moldings, Cladding, Body Color Exterior Door Handles, Chrome Exhaust Pipe and Chrome Side Windows
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Front and Rear Body Color Bumpers
    • Perimeter Lighting Activated Via Remote
    • Rear Foglights
    • Wind Deflector For Convertibles
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning: Standard
  • Automatic Climate Control: Option
  • Interior Pollen/Particle/Dust Air Filter: Standard
  • Rear Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning: Not listed
  • Rear HVAC Ducts: Not listed
  • Rear Seat HVAC Controls: Not listed
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
    • Interior Air Filter
    • Manual Air Conditioning
  • Entertainment
  • Cassette Player: Not listed
  • CD Changer: Option
  • CD Player: Standard
  • DVD Player: Not listed
  • Hands Free or Voice Activated Phone: N/A
  • Navigational Aid: Option
  • Radio: Standard
  • Second Row Sound Controls/Accessories: Not listed
  • Subwoofer: Standard
  • Telematic Systems: Standard
  • Entertainment, Communication & Navigation
    • AM/FM Radio Seek, Scan, Speed Sensitive Volume and 8 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player
    • Auxiliary Audio Input Jack
    • In-Glass Radio Antenna
    • Memory Device Reader
    • Telematics Includes Emergency SOS, Roadside Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Tracking
    • Vehicle Location System
    • Wireless Communication Access For Bluetooth Enabled Devices with Bluetooth Streaming Audio
  • Instrumentation
  • Battery Gauge: Not listed
  • Clock: Standard
  • Compass: Standard
  • Cruise Control: Standard
  • Electroluminescent Instrumentation: N/A
  • Gauges: Standard
  • Inside Temperature Gauge: Not listed
  • Intelligent Cruise Control: N/A
  • Night Vision: N/A
  • Oil Gauge: Not listed
  • Outside Temperature Gauge: Standard
  • Service or Maintenance Interval Indicator: Standard
  • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls: Not listed
  • Tachometer: Standard
  • Tire Inflation/Pressure Monitor: Standard
  • Trip Computer: Standard
  • Instrumentation
    • 3-Memory Adjustments For Driver and Passenger Side Include Automatic/Delayed Locking, Automatic Headlights, Exterior Mirrors, Steering Wheel and Seat
    • Compass
    • Cruise Control
    • Digital Clock
    • Exterior Temperature Gauge
    • Service Interval Indicator For Brake Wear and Oil Level
    • Steering Wheel Mounted Controls For Audio and Transmission
    • Tachometer
    • Tire Pressure Monitor
    • Trip Computer With Trip Odometer
    • Voice Activated Controls For Bluetooth(R) Wireless Enabled Devices
    • Warning Lights Include Electrical System, Headlights-On, Key-In-Ignition, Low Coolant, Low Fuel, Low Washer Fluid, Oil Low and Oil Pressure
  • Lighting
  • Automatic Headlights: Standard
  • Cornering Lights: Option
  • Daytime Running Lights: Standard
  • Fog Lights: Standard
  • Halogen Headlights: Standard
  • Headlight Washers: Option
  • High Intensity Discharge Headlights: Option
  • Windshield Wiper Activated Headlights: N/A
  • Roof
  • Power Sunroof/Moonroof: N/A
  • Removable/Convertible Top: Standard
  • Sunroof/Moonroof: Option
  • Sunroof/Moonroof & Removeable/Convertible Top
    • Soft Top
  • Wheels & Tires
  • Alloy Wheels: Standard
  • Chrome Wheels: Not listed
  • Exterior Rear Mounted Tire Carrier: N/A
  • Full Size Spare Tire: Not listed
  • Interior Spare Tire for SUVs & Vans: Standard
  • Self Sealing/Run Flat Tires: N/A
  • Steel Wheels: Not listed
  • Underbody Tire Carrier: Not listed
  • Wheels & Tires
    • Alloy Wheels Front 18-in. X 7.5-in. and Rear 18-in. X 8.5-in.
    • Compact Spare Tire
    • Front P225/40YR18 BSW Performance and Rear P245/35YR18 BSW Performance Tires
    • Inflatable Spare Tire Kit
    • Interior Spare Tire Mounted Under Cargo Floor
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Exterior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirrir
    • Glass Rear Window on Convertible
    • Heated Exterior Mirror
    • Heated Washer System
    • Heated Windshield Glass
    • Interior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirror
    • Interval Wipers
    • Oversize or Wide Angle Exterior Mirror
    • Power Adjustable Exterior Mirror
    • Power Backlight Window
    • Rain Sensing Wipers
    • Rear Wiper
    • Sliding Rear Pickup Truck Window
    • Tinted Glass
    • Vehicle Speed Sensing Wiper Interval
    • Windshield Wiper De-Icer
  • Windows/Mirrors/Wipers
  • Exterior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirrir: Standard
  • Glass Rear Window on Convertible: Standard
  • Heated Exterior Mirror: Standard
  • Heated Washer System: Standard
  • Heated Windshield Glass: N/A
  • Interior Auto Day/Night/Electrochromic Mirror: Standard
  • Interval Wipers: Standard
  • Oversize or Wide Angle Exterior Mirror: N/A
  • Power Adjustable Exterior Mirror: Standard
  • Power Backlight Window: N/A
  • Rain Sensing Wipers: Standard
  • Rear Wiper: Not listed
  • Sliding Rear Pickup Truck Window: N/A
  • Tinted Glass: Standard
  • Vehicle Speed Sensing Wiper Interval: N/A
  • Windshield Wiper De-Icer: N/A
  • Windows, Mirrors & Wipers
    • Dual Body Color Power Folding Power Adjustable Heated Signaling Exterior Rearview Mirrors With Driver Side Electrochromic and 3-Position Memory
    • Electrochromic Interior Rearview Mirror
    • Front and Rear Power Windows With Front One-Touch Up and One-Touch Down
    • Front Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
    • Front Vanity Mirror
    • Glass Rear Window on Convertible
    • Heated Windshield Glass
    • Rain Sensing Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers
    • Rear Window Defroster
    • Tinted Glass

Safety Features

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  • Safety Features
  • Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal
  • Driver Airbag
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fixed Hoop Safety Rollbar
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • Front Dual Knee Airbags
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Front Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Anti-Theft
  • Locking Fuel Filler
  • Locking Pickup Truck Tailgate
  • Power Door Locks Operated Via Key and Remote With Automatic Locking
  • Power Tailgate/Liftgate or Trunk/Decklid Lock/Unlock Via Multi-Function Remote
  • Radio Anti-Theft
  • Valet Lockout
  • Vehicle Anti-Theft Via Alarm and Engine Immobilizer
  • Vehicle Theft Tracking Notification
  • Braking & Traction
  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Automatic Release Parking Brake
  • Brake Assistance
  • Front Power 343-mm Ventilated Disc and Rear Power 300-mm Disc Brakes
  • Hill Start Control
  • Traction Control Controlled by Engine Management
  • Vehicle Stability Control System

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    Recalls for 2016 Mercedes-Benz

    2016 MERCEDES-BENZ AMG GT S
    NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
    Manufacturer:Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
    Manufacture Dates:06/01/2015 - 07/24/2015
    Potential Units Affected:136

    Defect Description:

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 AMG GT S vehicles manufactured June 1, 2015 to July 24, 2015. In affected vehicles, the adhesive bond between the carbon-fiber driveshaft and the rear flange may fail, and as a result, there may be a loss of torque to the rear wheels.

    Consequence:

    If the adhesive bond fails and results in a loss of torque to the rear wheels, the vehicle operator may be unable to move the vehicle, or may experience deceleration if the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Action:

    MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the carbon-fiber driveshaft, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on July 29, 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA's number for this recall is 2016050008.
    2016 MERCEDES-BENZ GLE450
    NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
    Manufacturer:Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
    Manufacture Dates:12/10/2014 - 04/29/2015
    Potential Units Affected:52

    Defect Description:

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 GLE450 AMG 4Matic coupes and GLE63 AMG S 4Matic coupes manufactured December 10, 2014, to April 29, 2015. The affected vehicles may be equipped with rear drive shaft bolt fasteners that may loosen and result in the rear drive shaft separating from the transmission or the rear axle differential.

    Consequence:

    If the drive shaft separates, the vehicle will stall, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Action:

    MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the bolt fasteners, tightening them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-November 2015. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
    2016 MERCEDES-BENZ GLE450
    NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS:REAR
    Manufacturer:Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
    Manufacture Dates:04/27/2015 - 05/19/2015
    Potential Units Affected:423

    Defect Description:

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015 ML250, ML350, ML350 4Matic, ML400 4Matic, ML63 AMG, and 2016 GLE450 AMG 4Matic vehicles manufactured from April 27, 2015, through May 19, 2015. The affected vehicles may have had the right rear seatbelt anchor bolt incorrectly installed.

    Consequence:

    In the event of a vehicle crash, the right rear seatbelt anchor bolt could fail to secure the passenger, increasing their risk of injury.

    Action:

    MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, correct the installation of the right rear seat belt anchor bolt, free of charge. The recall began on July 22, 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
    2016 MERCEDES-BENZ GLE450
    NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
    Manufacturer:Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
    Manufacture Dates:12/10/2014 - 06/06/2016
    Potential Units Affected:5826

    Defect Description:

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 GLE450 AMG 4Matic Coupe vehicles manufactured December 10, 2014, to June 6, 2016. An error within the engine control unit (ECU) software may allow the engine to shut-down while the vehicle is braking, possibly confusing the driver into thinking the shut-down was planned due to the ECO start/stop function.

    Consequence:

    If the engine shuts down unintentionally, there may be an increased risk of a crash.

    Action:

    MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the ECU software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
    2016 MERCEDES-BENZ GLE63
    NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
    Manufacturer:Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
    Manufacture Dates:12/10/2014 - 04/29/2015
    Potential Units Affected:52

    Defect Description:

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 GLE450 AMG 4Matic coupes and GLE63 AMG S 4Matic coupes manufactured December 10, 2014, to April 29, 2015. The affected vehicles may be equipped with rear drive shaft bolt fasteners that may loosen and result in the rear drive shaft separating from the transmission or the rear axle differential.

    Consequence:

    If the drive shaft separates, the vehicle will stall, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

    Action:

    MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the bolt fasteners, tightening them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-November 2015. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.
    2016 MERCEDES-BENZ METRIS
    NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
    Manufacturer:Daimler Vans USA, LLC
    Manufacture Dates:09/01/2015 - 12/31/2015
    Potential Units Affected:2

    Defect Description:

    Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Mercedes Benz Metris vehicles manufactured from September 1, 2015, through December 31, 2015. The affected vehicles have rear differential gears that may have been improperly welded.

    Consequence:

    The weld may fail and result in a loss of power to the wheels, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Action:

    DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear differential gears, free of charge. The recall began June 2016. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

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