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2013 Mercedes-Benz SL Class

2013 Jaguar XK

  2013 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 2013 Jaguar XKR Coupe
MSRP
$105,500
$79,000
Invoice $98,115 $72,637
MPG
City/Highway
16/25 15/24
Rating
8.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
9.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL Class toughens up its image and its handling, but still feels more content as a grand touring grand dame. Read Full Review Raising pulses and generating sheer envy: it's all in a day's work for the gorgeous, sublime Jaguar XK. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Twin-turbo V-8's exceptional surge
  • Quick-thinking seven-speed automatic
  • Base suspension's composed ride
  • Wide but supportive seats
  • Weight loss shows

Dislikes:

  • ABC not as easy as 1-2-3
  • B&O bass isn't there
  • Less storage space behind seats

Likes:

  • A stunning physique
  • A beautifully detailed cabin
  • Sportscar reflexes and relaxed grand-touring ride
  • Barking, stomping V-8 power
  • The fastest paddle-shifted automatic around

Dislikes:

  • That big LCD touchscreen reacts slowly
  • Throttle feels a little jumpy
  • No manual transmission for purists
  • Laughably small "back seats"
  • Lighter steering than you might expect
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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