Specs

Research 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

SL500

Brakes

Brake Type Power
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.1
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 0.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.1 (Top Up) 7.3 (Top Down)

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -

Engine

Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 339 @ 2700-4250
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas V8
Displacement 5.0L/303
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 302 @ 5600

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4
Height, Overall (in) 51.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.0
Length, Overall (in) 178.5
Wheelbase (in) 100.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 42.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0
Front Hip Room (in) 53.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 50.4
Passenger Capacity 2

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack-and-pinion

Summary

Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
Body Style 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Suspension

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Lower Control Arms
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -

Tires

Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size 255/40WR18
Front Tire Size 255/45ZR17
Rear Tire Size 285/35WR18
Rear Tire Size 255/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Vehicle

EPA Classification Two Seater

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4125

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5