Which 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC Model is Right for You?

By Product Expert | Posted in Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz SLC on Wednesday, December 28th, 2016 at 8:16 pm

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC300 vs 2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43

One of the sportiest and most exciting models in the Mercedes-Benz lineup is the SLC Roadster. This open-top vehicle is capable of providing a driving experience unlike any other. It is small and agile, which makes it great for driving through a congested city or down an open back road. There are two 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC models for shoppers to choose from, which is why we have put together this helpful 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC300 vs 2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 comparison.

More Power in the Mercedes-AMG SLC43

For those of you that are familiar with Mercedes-AMG vehicles, this probably shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. The 2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 is a bit quicker than the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC400 thanks to its dynamic AMG engine. Below is a breakdown of each vehicle’s power plant.

2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC300
2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43
2.0-liter I4 Turbo
3.0-liter I4 Turbo
241 hp
362 hp
273 lb.-ft
384 lb.-ft
32 mpg hwy, 25 mpg city
Fuel Economy
29 mpg hwy, 20 mpg city
5.8 seconds
0-60 MPH
4.6 seconds

Several AMG Enhancements Made to SLC43

learn more about the 2017 mercedes-amg slc43Another key difference between the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC300 and the 2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 is the AMG body-styling that the SLC43. This roadster has changes made to its front air dam, its side sills and its rear valance. The SLC43 also gets 18-inch AMG wheels.

Inside, the vehicle sees several other unique AMG enhancements. This includes an AMG-appointed two passenger cockpit that is outfitted with power sport seats, AMG design gauges and black Nappa leather trim.

Finally, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 receives several unique technologies that make it a sportier and more exciting drive. These include the AMG DYNAMIC SELECT system, an AMG Sport Suspension and an AMG Sport Exhaust System. All of these systems will work together to help provide you with the sporty and exciting drive you expect from an AMG vehicle.

Discover more about the DYNAMIC SELECT system

Find Your Mercedes-Benz SLC at Loeber Motors.

If you would like to compare the 2017 Mercedes-Benz SLC300 and the 2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 roadsters in person, you can come and check them out here at Loeber Motors. If you have any questions, please contact one of our sales team members!

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