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Compare 2015 Jaguar F-Type vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK Class

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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe V6
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible V6 20 28 $63,825 $69,000
2-Door Convertible V6 S 19 27 $74,925 $81,000
2-Door Convertible V8 S 16 23 $85,100 $92,000
2-Door Coupe V6 20 28 $60,125 $65,000
2-Door Coupe V6 S 19 27 $71,225 $77,000
2-Door Coupe V8 R 16 23 $91,575 $99,000
2-Door Roadster SLK250
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SLK250 22 32 $40,478 $43,525
2-Door Roadster SLK350 21 29 $52,289 $56,225
2-Door Roadster SLK55 AMG 19 28 $64,100 $68,925
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,478
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$725 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2015 Jaguar F-Type piles on even more sportscar credibility with a ravishing Coupe R edition. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK is the most conservative choice amongst its competitors, but the mini-SL makes for a charming, compelling choice.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 52.2
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 43 42.5
Front Head Room (in) 37 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 48.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.2 -
Length, Overall (in) 176 162.8
Height, Overall (in) 51.5 51.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.9 61.6
Wheelbase (in) 103.2 95.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.7 71.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.8 61.4
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.9 12.7
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35 34.5
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P275/40YR18 P245/40YR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45YR18 P225/45YR17
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3477 3241
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 9.5 17 X 8.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 332 @ 3500 229 @ 2000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0 L/183 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 340 @ 6500 201 @ 5500
Engine Type Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.27
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.92
Trans Type 8 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style Coupe Convertible
Vehicle Name Jaguar F-TYPE Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 (Est) 7.1 (Est)
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 6.4
 
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