This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster (11-16) review.

4 out of 5 4.0
Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster (96-04) - rated 4 out of 5
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At a glance

New price £25,670 - £45,537
Used price £835 - £4,910
Fuel economy
Not tested to latest standards
View pre-2017 economy specs
Road tax cost £280 - £340
Insurance group 32 - 37 How much is it to insure?


Clever roof, strong image


Firm ride

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Written by Parkers on

Pretty little two seater with some neat visual design cues that managed to stay popular right up to its replacement. Still a sturdy yet reasonably sporty drive with oodles of kudos; metal folding roof is so practical. Holds its value well. The definitive footballer's wife's car.

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