The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is one of the standard bearers in the mid-size luxury-sedan segment.
There's a version for almost every taste--a feat almost matched by the BMW 5-Series and Audi A6, its closest rivals in prestige and performance.
Both have been recently redesigned, and the A6 is winning us over with its relative lightness and friendly road manners, while the 5-Series has grown dense and complex.
Infiniti's M sedan is a suave counterpart from Japan, with a choice of six- and eight-cylinder engines, and rear- or all-wheel drive.
Meanwhile, the Jaguar XF is a surprising enthusiasts' choice, with a classy look inside and out plus an eager performance driving feel.
This year it adds a few new interesting drivetrain choices, including a supercharged V-6 and an eight-speed automatic with an option for all-wheel drive, or even a very frugal, entry-level turbocharged four-cylinder engine.
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|2013 Mercedes-Benz E ClassBrowse Used Listings||2013 Audi A6Browse Used Listings||2013 BMW 5-SeriesBrowse Used Listings||2013 INFINITI MBrowse Used Listings||2013 Jaguar XFBrowse Used Listings|
|15 MPG City / 32 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Turbocharged Gas I4||Turbocharged Gas I4||N/A||Turbocharged Gas I4|
|Midsize Cars||Midsize Cars||Mid-Size||N/A||Midsize|
|4-Door Sedan E350 Luxury RWD *Ltd Avail*||4-Door Sedan FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus||4-Door Sedan 528i RWD||N/A||4-Door Sedan I4 RWD|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||N/A||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Automatic w/Manual Shift||Continuously Variable Ratio||Automatic w/Manual Shift||N/A||Automatic w/Manual Shift|