Compare 2009 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class - Overview

Compare the SL-Class side-by-side against the S4 and the R8. See features, performance, cost of ownership and more.

2009 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class (Base SL550 2dr Roadster)

  (Base) SL550 2dr Roadster

2009 Audi S4 (4.2 2dr All-wheel Drive quattro Cabriolet)

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2009 Audi R8 (4.2 2dr All-wheel Drive quattro Coupe)

Suggested Top Competitor (4.2) 2dr All-wheel Drive quattro Coupe

MSRP

Veh 1 $98,500
Veh 2 $57,125
Veh 3 $114,200

MPG (city/hwy)

Veh 1 13 / 21
Veh 2 13 / 19
Veh 3 12 / 19

Horse Power

Veh 1 382 @ 6.0k RPM
Veh 2 340 @ 7.0k RPM
Veh 3 420 @ 7.8k RPM

Acceleration (0-60)

Veh 1 5.5 Sec
Veh 2 5.8 Sec
Veh 3 4.4 Sec

Engine

Veh 1 5.5L V-8
Veh 2 4.2L V-8
Veh 3 4.2L V-8

Transmission

Veh 1 7-spd w/OD
Veh 2 6-spd man w/OD
Veh 3 6-spd man w/OD

Seating Capacity

Veh 1 2 Seats
Veh 2 4 Seats
Veh 3 2 Seats

Cargo Space

Veh 1 10.2 CF
Veh 2 10.2 CF
Veh 3 3.5 CF

Monthly Payment

Veh 1 $1,859
Veh 2 $1,078
Veh 3 $2,155

Cost To Own (5 yr @ 10k/yr)

Veh 1 N/A
Veh 2 N/A
Veh 3 N/A