Compare 2016 Jaguar F-Type vs 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL Class

2016 Jaguar F-Type
2016 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
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2-Door Conv Automatic Project 7 RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
F-TYPE 2-Door Conv Automatic Project 7 RWD N/A N/A $155,100 $165,000
F-TYPE 2-Door Conv Automatic R AWD 15 23 $100,063 $106,450
F-TYPE 2-Door Conv Automatic RWD 19 28 $65,236 $69,400
F-TYPE 2-Door Conv Automatic S AWD 18 26 $82,626 $87,900
F-TYPE 2-Door Conv Automatic S RWD 19 27 $76,986 $81,900
F-TYPE 2-Door Conv Manual RWD 16 24 $64,014 $68,100
F-TYPE 2-Door Conv Manual S RWD 15 24 $75,576 $80,400
F-TYPE 2-Door Coupe Automatic R AWD 15 23 $97,384 $103,600
F-TYPE 2-Door Coupe Automatic RWD 19 28 $62,322 $66,300
F-TYPE 2-Door Coupe Automatic S AWD 18 26 $79,712 $84,800
F-TYPE 2-Door Coupe Automatic S RWD 19 27 $74,072 $78,800
F-TYPE 2-Door Coupe Manual RWD 16 24 $61,100 $65,000
F-TYPE 2-Door Coupe Manual S RWD 15 24 $72,662 $77,300
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2-Door Roadster AMG SL 63
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SL 2-Door Roadster AMG SL 63 16 25 $139,221 $149,700
SL 2-Door Roadster AMG SL 65 14 21 $202,322 $217,550
SL 2-Door Roadster SL 400 20 27 $79,097 $85,050
SL 2-Door Roadster SL 550 16 24 $100,487 $108,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
$155,100
$139,221
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$165,000
$149,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2750 / month
$2495 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Jaguar F-Type fleshes out its sportscar credentials this year with a manual transmission and all-wheel drive. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class offers relaxed luxury and willing power, but delivers nimble moves when called upon.
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Fuel Economy
City
Coming Soon 16 mpg
Highway
Coming Soon 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seaters Two Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43 42.9
Front Head Room (in)
37 39.1
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 55.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.9 63.2
Wheelbase (in)
103.2 101.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.7 73.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 63.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
178 182.4
Height, Overall (in)
50.3 51.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.9 8.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15 14.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.7 15.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35 36.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P295/30YR20 P285/30YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA R01
Front Tire Size
P255/35YR20 P255/35YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA R01
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3495 4068
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 9 19 X 9
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 10.5 19 X 10
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
567 @ 6500 577 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
502 @ 2500 664 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0 L/305 5.5 L/333
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA 427
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.92
Trans Type
8 7
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jaguar F-TYPE Mercedes-Benz SL
Body Style
Convertible Roadster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 25
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 9.2

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