Mercedes-Benz SLK Mercedes-Benz SLK

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Mercedes-Benz SLK repairs by problem area

Engine (36%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (9%)

Other (7%)

Chart based on 89 repairs.
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Mercedes-Benz SLK repair cost distribution

$2500+ (5%)

$1000 - $2499 (16%)

$500 - $999 (18%)

$100 - $499 (22%)

< $100 (39%)

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Chart based on 77 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Mercedes-Benz SLK problems by year

2001 - 2004 (27%)

2005 - 2008 (63%)

2009 - 2010 (3%)

2012 - 2018 (7%)

Chart based on 89 repair trips.
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Mercedes-Benz SLK Problems and Repair Histories

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