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Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 Kompressor Automatic

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 Kompressor Automatic

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2295 cm3 / 140.0 cu in / 140.0 cu in, 144.7 kW / 194.0 hp / 194.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 237 km/h / 147 mph / 147 mph top speed, consumption 9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)Mercedes-BenzIssued from2000
ModelSLK 230 Kompressor AutomaticIssued until
SerieSLK classNumber made
Model familyR 170Body construction
Model codeR 170 E 23 ML EVOBody designation
ManufacturerMercedes-BenzCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)210 l / 7.42 cu ft / 7.42 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4220 l / 149.03 cu ft / 149.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4010 mm / 157.9 in / 157.9 inTotal (curb) weight2050 kg / 4519 lb / 4519 lb
Width1712 mm / 67.4 in / 67.4 inDry weight
Height1274 mm / 50.2 in / 50.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1488 mm / 58.6 in / 58.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1471 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.34Frontal area (A)1.86 m2 / 20.0 sq ft / 20.0 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.8 sq ft / 6.8 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.7 kW / 21.0 hp / 21.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeM 111 E 23 ML EVO / 111.983Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerMercedes-BenzValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore90.9 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
FuelStroke88.4 mm / 3.48 in / 3.48 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.03
Fuel supplyBo HFM fuel inj.Engine displacement2295 cm3 / 140.0 cu in / 140.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity573.75 cm3/cylinder / 35.012 cu in/cylinder / 35.012 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power144.7 kW / 194.0 hp / 194.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)116.5 kW / 156.2 hp / 156.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output63.0 kW/l / 1.386 bhp/cu in / 1.386 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque122.0 N·m/l / 1.07 lb·ft/cu in / 1.07 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.27

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed237 km/h / 147 mph / 147 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio96.0 kW/ton / 72.7 bhp/ton / 72.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.30 s / 7.30 s / 7.30 sFuel consumption, City (urban)13.5 l/100km / 20.9 mpg-UK / 17.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.0 l/100km / 40.4 mpg-UK / 33.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.4 l/100km / 30.1 mpg-UK / 25.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions225 g/km / 362 g/mi / 362 g/mi
  Range638 km / 397 mi / 397 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrecirculating ball PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.6 m / 34.8 ft / 34.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Upper & lower wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7J x 15 ET 37Wheels rear7J x 15 ET 37
Tyres front205/55 R 16 91VTyres rear225/50 R 16 92V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front288 mm / 11.3 in / 11.3 inBrake diameter rear278 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 Kompressor Automatic

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