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2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class 2009 Infiniti G37 2009 Audi A5
     
CLK350 Coupe
  • CLK350 Coupe
  • CLK350 Cabriolet
  • CLK550 Coupe
  • CLK550 Cabriolet
Base
  • Base
  • Journey
  • Sport 6MT
  • x AWD
  • Base
  • Journey
  • Sport 6MT
  • x AWD
2dr Cpe Man
  • 2dr Cpe Man
  • 2dr Cpe Auto

Prices

MSRP $48,100 $35,900 $40,700
Invoice $44,733 $33,169 $37,852
Avg. Paid $14,867 $18,395 $22,140

U.S. News Scores

Overall N/A 8.1 8.2
Critics' Rating N/A 9.3 9.3
Performance N/A 9.0 8.3
Interior 8.4 8.5 8.4
Operating Cost 6.9 7.6 7.2
Safety N/A 9.6 N/A
Reliability 4.0 2.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Upscale interior
  • Powerful engines
  • Good reliability score
  • Athletic handling
  • Powerful V6 engine
  • Refined interior
  • High-quality interior
  • Agile handling
Cons
  • Suspension too soft for agile handling
  • Below-average reliability and safety scores
  • Convertible top limits trunk space
  • Mediocre reliability score
  • Competitors offer better performance
  • Only seats four

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/213 Gas V6 3.7L/225 Gas V6 3.2L/195
MPG 17 City / 25 Hwy 18 City / 26 Hwy 16 City / 27 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.9 112.2 108.3
Length, Overall (in) 183.2 183.1 182.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 71.8 73.0
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 54.8 54.0

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Standard
Panoramic Roof Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Sunroof Sunshield Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3585 3633 3682

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard Optional
Keyless Start Optional Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Optional Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 4 4 4
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 85.2 85.0 84.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 39.4 39.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 43.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 53.7 54.3
Front Hip Room (in) 53.7 53.4 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 34.5 36.0
Second Leg Room (in) 33.0 29.8 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.3 52.7 52.8
Second Hip Room (in) 45.9 48.2 - TBD -
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 10.4 7.4 16.1

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard
Cell Phone Hookup Optional

Seats

Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Optional
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Cooled Passenger Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Standard Optional
Heated Passenger Seat Standard Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Standard Optional
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Optional Standard Optional

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Optional

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.7L/225 3.2L/195
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 268 @ 6000 330 @ 7000 265 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 258 @ 2400 - 5000 270 @ 5200 243 @ 3250-5000
Transmission Automatic Automatic w/OD Manual
Turning diameter 35.3 36.1 37.4

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26 27
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.4 20 16.9

Suspension

Active Suspension System Optional
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone 5-link
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent Multi-Link Trapezoidal
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) 3-Link w/Stabilizer bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 5-Arm Multi-Link w/Stabilizer bar w/anti-dive

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard