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This car has been superseded by a newer model, click here to go to the latest Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster (11-16) review.

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

Clever roof, strong image

CONS

Firm ride

At a glance

New price £25,670 - £45,537
Used price £520 - £3,815
Fuel economy 24 - 31 mpg
Road tax cost £265 - £325
Insurance group 32 - 37 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Clever roof, strong image

CONS

Firm ride

Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster rivals

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.

Mercedes-Benz SLK Roadster rivals