You’re probably in the instance of purchasing your first motor vehicle, or, you want to buy a new car but you don’t really know which model to go for. While doing your used car investigation you have probably realized that the Mercedes Slk of “companies” are more affordable to purchase and seems to be an interesting option. However, these Mercedes Slk only have 2 seats and will therefore necessitate a conversion to allow you to enjoy them like a classic car. We are going to see in this content how to convert a 2-seater Mercedes Slk into a 5-seater , to get this done, first, we will make an overview of the essential key actions that should be taken, then, we will see what are the modifications to be made on the automobile, then in a second step, what are the administrative steps to be taken to complete the conversion of your Mercedes Slk company into a 5-seater.


The main key steps to convert a Mercedes Slk 2-seater into a 5-seater

Here is the list of the main lines to respect if you want to to pass your Mercedes Slk company or commercial in 5 places:

  • Add the missing seats and seat belts.
  • Obtain the certificate of conformity from the manufacturer
  • Take his Mercedes Slk to the roadworthiness evaluation to have the changes checked
  • To run his car through mine control.
  • Notify your insurance company about the change in the car.

Modifications to be made on the vehicle to convert a Mercedes Slk 2-seater into a 5-seater

We will so start our content on the transformation of a Mercedes Slk 2-seater into a 5-seater with the modifications to be performed directly on the automobile in order to enable it to be established as a Mercedes Slk 5-seater.

Convert its Mercedes Slk to 5 seaters alone

If you want to do a majority of the work your self, you should know that it will be complicated. In truth, the manufacturers make the transformation of the so-called “company”/commercial Mercedes Slk easy only for the manufacturers, here are the motives:

  • You will have to obtain a certificate of conformity, which will need a visit to the automobile by a professional.
  • Buy a complete kit to transform your Mercedes Slk into a 5-seater (belts/seats)
  • Fit the kit as outlined by the tightening standards (torque)

For all these reasons, it is more convenient to contact an approved auto technician who will conduct these actions in conformity with the manufacturer’s criteria.
If you still desire to carry out the transformation of your new Mercedes Slk on your own, contact the car breakdowns in your region to get the necessary parts and look for manufacturer information related to the tightening and fitting of seats and belts.

Have the conversion done by a professional

If you want to convert your Mercedes Slk 2-seater into a 5-seater at a professional, you have made the least difficult decision. Indeed, he will have a easier access to the parts catalogue and will be able to deliver you the certificate of conformity and will let you to conduct the following steps without the slightest pressure.

The administrative steps that must be taken to convert a Mercedes Slk into 5 places

Now that we have been through the first technical steps in the transformation of a Mercedes Slk 2-seater into a 5-seater, we will now handle the administrative action.

The different steps to be carried out in order to have one’s Mercedes Slk 2 places approved as a 5 places

You will find down below, the different steps to respect in order to be ok with the law to drive your Mercedes Slk converted into 5 seats..:

  • After the changes made on your Mercedes Slk, you have one month to make a change of car registration , so it will be crucial to follow all the steps soon.
  • You have to bring the automobile to pass the roadworthiness test , which is compulsory following a change on an automobile.
  • Take the automobile to the mine so that they can testify to the change in the number of seats in your Mercedes Slk li>
  • Search for for a new car registration card at your prefecture

Price of the conversion of a Mercedes Slkinto 5 places

Finally last part, to give you an idea of the cost that the passage of a Mercedes Slk 2 seats to 5 seats can generate, it is important to know that a kit seats plus installation will cost you at a dealer on average 2500 to 3500 euros and that it is necessary to add to that the technical control, the passage to the mine and the new car registration. So think well before buying your Mercedes Slk company or commercial, whether it is financially interesting for you.

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