Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL Class vs 2014 Jaguar XK

2014 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
2014 Jaguar XK
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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
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$99,231
$72,637
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$106,700
$79,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1778 / month
$1317 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
9.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL Class feels content as a grand tourer, but it's sportier than you might expect. The 2014 Jaguar XK is both sublime and sporty, as well as gorgeous, making it one of the most desirable cars in its segment.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Minicompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 37.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 56.6
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 43
Front Hip Room (in)
53.6 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 42.4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 27.6
Second Head Room (in)
- 30.2
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
181.6 188.7
Height, Overall (in)
51.8 52
Track Width, Rear (in)
63 59
Wheelbase (in)
101.8 108.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.9 74.5
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.5 -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 14
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)
12.6 12.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 16.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.2 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/35YR18 P275/35YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/40YR18 P245/40YR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3935 3770
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9.5 19 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Engine
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
516 @ 1800 380 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.7 L/285 5.0 L/305
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
429 @ 5250 385 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.30
Trans Order Code
427 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 4.17
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.31
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.52
Trans Type
7 6
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.40
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Jaguar XK
Body Style
Roadster Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.2 (Est) 9.4

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