Compare 2014 Jaguar XK vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL Class

2014 Jaguar XK
2014 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
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2-Door Coupe Touring
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Touring 16 24 $72,637 $79,000
2-Door Coupe 16 24 $77,740 $84,500
2-Door Convertible Touring 16 22 $78,157 $85,000
2-Door Convertible 16 22 $83,260 $90,500
2-Door Coupe XKR 15 22 $89,657 $97,500
2-Door Convertible XKR 15 22 $95,177 $103,500
2-Door Coupe XKR-S 15 22 $121,349 $132,000
2-Door Convertible XKR-S 15 22 $126,869 $138,000
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2-Door Roadster SL550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SL550 18 25 $99,231 $106,700
2-Door Roadster SL63 AMG 16 25 $136,989 $147,300
2-Door Roadster SL65 AMG 14 21 $199,485 $214,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$72,637
$99,231
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$79,000
$106,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1317 / month
$1778 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Jaguar XK is both sublime and sporty, as well as gorgeous, making it one of the most desirable cars in its segment. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL Class feels content as a grand tourer, but it's sportier than you might expect.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Minicompact Cars Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
42.4 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 55.5
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Leg Room (in)
27.6 -
Front Leg Room (in)
43 42.9
Second Head Room (in)
30.2 -
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.2 62.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
188.7 181.6
Height, Overall (in)
52 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59 63
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 101.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.5 73.9
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14 14.2
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 12.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 36.2
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/35YR19 P285/35YR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40YR19 P255/40YR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3770 3935
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9.5 18 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
380 @ 3500 516 @ 1800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0 L/305 4.7 L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
385 @ 6500 429 @ 5250
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.30 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA 427
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jaguar XK Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
Body Style
Coupe Roadster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm 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
9.4 9.2 (Est)
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 8.5

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