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2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 vs. 2019 BMW 2-Series

2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300vs. 2019 BMW 2-Series

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Luxury convertibles are synonymous with freedom, especially the Mercedes-Benz SLC and the BMW 2-Series. Outfitted with rear-wheel drive, potent turbo engines, and desirable features, the new SLC 300 and 2-Series 230i carry themselves like range-topping vehicles. So, which convertible is the better buy for San Jose and Newark car shoppers? Below, you’ll find a detailed performance, feature, and safety comparison of the 2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 vs. the 2019 BMW 2-Series. 

2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 Roadster VS 2019 BMW 2-Series 230i Convertible
2.0L Inline-4 Engine 2.0L Inline-4
273 lb-ft Torque 258 lb-ft
9-speed automatic Transmission 8-speed automatic
7-inch Center Screen 6.5-inch
Standard Panorama Roof Feature Not Offered
Standard Driver Attention Monitor Feature Not Offered

BMW 2-Series vs. SLC 300: Engine & Performance Specs

Furnished with a 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine, the SLC 300 and 2-Series Convertibles generate 241 hp and 248 hp, respectively. When it comes to torque, the SLC 300 wins out, producing 273 lb-ft vs. the 258 lb-ft of torque delivered by the 2-Series. The BMW 2-Series gets an 8-speed automatic transmission, while the SLC 300 brags a 9-speed automatic for smoother gear changes and quieter operation. 

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300
2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300

BMW 2-Series vs. SLC 300: Style & Luxury

The two-passenger Mercedes-Benz SLC and 2-Series promise a relaxed ride with sleek exterior features and interior amenities. Both roadsters boast a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a retractable hard-top, power windows and door locks, and optional intelligent cruise control. However, of the two, only the new Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 comes standard with a panorama roof and 7-inch central screen.

BMW 2-Series vs. SLC 300: Safety Technology

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 and 2019 BMW 2-Series Convertibles include plenty of standard safety systems, such as anti-lock brakes, traction and stability control, and keyless entry. For peace of mind, emergency telematics with Roadside Assistance come standard: mbrace® for the SLC 300 and BMW Assist eCall for the 2-Series. Unlike the 2-Series, the SLC 300 incorporates ATTENTION ASSIST®, a driver attention monitor. 

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300

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Well-equipped and efficient on city streets, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 outdoes the 2019 BMW 2-Series Convertible in more ways than one. To learn more about the 2019 Mercedes-Benz SLC 300 vs. the BMW 2-Series Convertible, contact Fletcher Jones Motorcars of Fremont — just a short drive from Union City! We can also help you further compare the Mercedes-Benz and BMW brands.

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