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2013 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2013 Jaguar XJ

  2013 Mercedes-Benz S350 BlueTec 4Matic 2013 Jaguar XJ
Invoice $85,886 $67,344
12/31 15/27
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Bottom Line Covering its wide range of performance personalities, all with superb comfort and some of the world's top in-car tech, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz S Class is one model you'll be as happy to be in as to be seen in. Read Full Review 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
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  • Fantastic multicontour seats
  • High-speed poise
  • Backseat space
  • Scorching performance of AMG models
  • As agile as smaller sedans


  • Price starts high, goes much higher
  • Unintuitive COMAND menu system
  • Conservative look and feel


  • 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
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