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2013 Jaguar XJ

2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

  2013 Jaguar XJ 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class
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Invoice $67,344 $66,960
15/27 16/25
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Bottom Line Swinging style and newfound traction and gas mileage make the 2013 Jaguar XJ a more complete offering than it's ever been. Read Full Review Carrying forward 2012's more muscular looks with inimitable style, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class gets new high-tech options while keeping its surprising performance. Read Full Review
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  • A singular appeal
  • Supercharged V-6 almost matches V-8 output
  • Eight-speed automatic on board, across the board
  • Lighter-weight body translates into crisp handling
  • Austerity be damned: spend as much as you want


  • The one percent of the look that doesn't work
  • Shortcomings include head room
  • Glitzy-looking trim inside
  • Lacks one or two of the very latest tech features


  • Stylishly aggressive design
  • Powerful, refined V-8 engines
  • Incredible handling and performance in AMG trim
  • Excellent front seats
  • Impressive nfotainment and telematics features


  • Rear-seat head room still tight
  • High price tag
  • Interior somewhat over-wrought
  • COMAND is what it is
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