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2013 Jaguar XF

2013 BMW 5-Series

  2013 Jaguar XF 2013 BMW 5-Series
Invoice $43,217 $43,975
15/30 16/34
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Bottom Line Refined, nimble, and a scorcher in R trim, the Jaguar XF's only remaining hurdle to greatness is back-seat space. Read Full Review The 2013 BMW 5-Series packs in the advanced technology and fuel-efficient powertrains, yet it manages to keep true to its sport-sedan mission. Read Full Review
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  • Gorgeous sheetmetal
  • Absolutely fabulous cockpit
  • Great acceleration with V-6, V-8s
  • A refined ride, even on 20-inchers
  • Drives lighter, leaner than it is


  • Rear seat head and leg room get slighted
  • Is it too stylish for the segment?
  • Stop/start system needs some taming
  • V-6 isn't as mellow as the V-8s
  • A four-cylinder Jaguar?


  • Clean, well-styled interior
  • Good handling
  • Responsive powertrains
  • Very quiet for a sport sedan
  • Flexible backseat and cargo space (Gran Turismo)


  • Grabby brakes at low speed
  • Learning curve for the tech
  • Gran Turismo's handling
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