Compare 2015 Jaguar XJ vs 2015 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2015 Jaguar XJ
2015 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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4-Door Sedan RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 18 27 $68,264 $74,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 16 24 $71,484 $77,700
4-Door Sedan RWD XJL Portfolio 17 27 $74,704 $81,200
4-Door Sedan AWD XJL Portfolio 16 24 $77,924 $84,700
4-Door Sedan RWD Supercharged 15 23 $83,352 $90,600
4-Door Sedan RWD XJL Supercharged 15 23 $86,112 $93,600
4-Door Sedan RWD XJR 15 23 $106,720 $116,000
4-Door Sedan LWB RWD XJR 15 23 $109,480 $119,000
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4-Door Sedan RWD S550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD S550 17 26 $87,792 $94,400
4-Door Sedan RWD S550 Plug-In Hybrid N/A N/A $87,792 $94,400
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S550 16 26 $90,582 $97,400
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC S550 16 24 $111,507 $119,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S63 AMG 15 23 $131,549 $141,450
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC S63 AMG 15 23 $149,637 $160,900
4-Door Sedan RWD S600 13 21 $155,217 $166,900
4-Door Sedan RWD S65 AMG 13 20 $206,460 $222,000
2-Door Coupe RWD S65 AMG 13 20 $214,737 $230,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$68,264
$87,792
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$74,200
$94,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1237 / month
$1573 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
9.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Jaguar XJR is an interesting alternative to the usual German large sedans, mixing old world charm with fantastic handling and powertrains. With the addition of a beautiful, expressive new Coupe, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is no longer just the best sedan in the world; it's now a family of flagship models.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.5 41.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.9 43
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 59.1
Front Head Room (in)
- 39.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 59.7
Second Head Room (in)
- 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 58.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 64.5
Wheelbase (in)
119.4 124.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 74.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64 63.9
Length, Overall (in)
201.9 206.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.2 -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14 13.2
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 40
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40HR19 P255/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45HR19 P255/45HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3854 4729
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 10 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
950 520
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
332 @ 3500 516 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 4.7 L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
340 @ 6500 449 @ 5250
Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.56 2.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 1.92
Trans Type
8 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.73
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.30 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.13 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA 427
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Jaguar XJ Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.4 (Est) 8.8

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