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Mercedes-Benz SL-Class insurance rates

Average insurance cost for your SLC-Class? $200. But how low can your rates go with Geico?

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We pulled car insurance quotes from top insurance companies to find that the average monthly cost to insure a Mercedes-Benz SL-Class is $200.04 — or $2,400.48 annually. However, your actual costs depend on your driving history, age, ZIP, mileage and other specific factors. And some older models may cost less to insure than others depending on which safety features your vehicle has and which insurer you choose.

Model YearProgressiveGeicoState FarmFarmersAverage
2011 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class$141.91$112.49$165.84$174.17$148.60
2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class$137.91$138.78$220.39$190.83$171.98
2020 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class$189.92$155.91$263.49$190.83$200.04

How we got these rates

Our rates are based on a single 30-year-old driver with a clean driving history living in California. California is one of seven states that doesn’t use gender to determine car insurance costs. We chose full coverage car insurance with liability limits that exceed the California state minimum requirements, which include:

  • Bodily injury liability per person: $50,000
  • Bodily injury liability per accident: $100,000
  • Property damage liability: $50,000
  • Comprehensive deductible: $500
  • Collision deductible: $500
  • Medical payments: $5,000
  • Uninsured motorist bodily injury: $50,000/$100,000
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AARP Auto Insurance Program from The Hartford
Yes
Yes
TrueLane®
No
All 50 states
Enjoy low rates for mature drivers, plus perks like new car replacement and lifetime repair guarantees. Only for drivers over age 50.
The Zebra
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Yes
Yes
Yes
All 50 states
Progressive
loan/lease coverage
Yes
Snapshot
Yes
All 50 states & DC
Discover coverage that’s broader than competitors, valuable discounts up to 30% off and perks like shrinking deductibles that reward no claims.
Pretected
Yes
Depends on provider
No
No
All 50 states
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USAA
No
Yes
SafePilot
Yes
All 50 states & DC
Affordable car insurance with highly rated customer service. Only available to military members and veterans and their family.
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No
Yes
Yes
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Mercedes-Benz SL-Class money-saving safety features

You could save money on car insurance for your Mercedes-Benz SL-Class if it comes equipped with these safety features.

  • Antilock brakes
  • Stability control
  • Airbags
  • Seatbelt pretensioners
  • Antitheft system

How safe is the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class?

The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has not been evaluated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for safety ratings.

Using its last model year to anticipate what we’ll see next, the 2020 SL included the following safety features:

  • Antilock brakes
  • Stability control
  • Front-impact airbags for driver and passenger
  • Side impact airbags for front seats
  • Overhead airbags
  • Knee airbags
  • Seatbelt pretensioners
  • Antiwhiplash head restraints
  • Security system equipped with an ignition-disable device

How does the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class compare to other car models?

From a price standpoint, the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class ranks right in the middle of our list of the 360 priciest car models to insure.

About this car

The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has been around since 1954, originally known as the SL Roadster until 1994. 2020 was the final production year for the SL series, but it was slated to relaunch in late 2021 for the 2022 model year as the SL55 and SL63. Mercedes-Benz states on its website it plans to release the all-new 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL Roadster in late 2021, but offers no new information or updates as of December 2021.

But rumor has it that the newly designed 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL55 will ring in at an estimated MSRP of $100,000 to start. It’ll be powered by a 9-speed 469-horsepower twin-turbo V-8, and have all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive steering as standard for improved performance and handling. Preliminary speed tests clocked it in at 3.8 seconds on the 0-60 acceleration test, and it’s said to reach a top speed of 183 mph.

Its real-world mileage is a mystery, but this luxury sports car is expected to get approximately 25 mpg on the highway. That’s all we know, for now.

It’s also unclear what safety inclusions and add-ons we can expect for the SL55. But typical safety features include standard automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection while lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist, while adaptive cruise control with semi-autonomous driving mode is available.

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