Aston Martin DB11 vs. Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

 2018 Aston Martin DB11 V12 2dr Coupe Base 1300-OEM Exterior 3/4 Front Left-Facing Primary
VS
 Black

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$198,995
$88,200

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.43 / 5
7 Reviews
3.33 / 5
3 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
503 hp
362 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.0L V8 32 Valve Bi
3.0L Bi

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Optional

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
42.9 in.

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
39.1 in.

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
8.5 cu. ft.

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Navigation System

Navigation System

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Optional

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Tire Width

Tire Width
P255/40YR20
P255/35YR19

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.4 in.
101.7 in.

Length

Length
186.6 in.
36.2 ft.

Width

Width
76.7 in.
182.3 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3880 lbs.
3826 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
503 hp
362 hp

Torque

Torque
497 ft. lbs.
369 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
V6 Cylinder

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
20.5 gal.
19.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
21 mpg
24 mpg

City

City
18 mpg
20 mpg

Highway

Highway
24 mpg
28 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Aston Martin DB11
Mercedes-Benz SL

Body Style

Body Style
V8 2dr Coupe
Roadster

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars
Two-Seaters

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
4
2

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3880 lbs.
50.5 ft³.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
20 mpg.
3826 lbs.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 mpg.
23 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 mpg.
20 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
28 mpg.

Displacement

Displacement
4.0 L/243
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
3.0 L/183

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
421

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
9

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
Automatic w/OD

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11
5.35

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
3.24

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28
2.25

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.64

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32
1.21

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.70
1.00

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8
4.80

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
3.07

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone
7.6

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P255/40YR20
Multi-Link

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P295/35YR20
Multi-Link

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
P255/35YR19

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
20 X 9 in.
P285/30YR19

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 11 in.
19 - 19 X 8.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
19 - 19 X 9.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum
Rack-Pinion

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
36.2 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.7 in.
14.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14.2 in.
12.6 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20.5 gal.
19.8 gal.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
110.4 in.
39.1 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
186.6 in.
42.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
76.7 in.
55.5 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
50.8 in.
53.6 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
101.7 in.

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66
182.3 in.

Model Group

Model Group
DB11
73.9 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
51.2 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
62.8 in.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.0
63 in.

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
8.5 ft³.

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
0.86

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
0.72

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
SL