Compare 2018 Jaguar F-Type vs 2018 Mercedes-Benz SL Class

2018 Jaguar F-Type
2018 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
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Coupe Automatic 296HP
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe Automatic 296HP 23 30 $56,306 $59,900
Convertible Automatic 296HP 23 30 $59,220 $63,000
Coupe Manual 340HP 16 24 $63,920 $68,000
Coupe Automatic 340HP 20 28 $65,142 $69,300
Convertible Manual 340HP 16 24 $66,834 $71,100
Convertible Automatic 340HP 20 28 $68,056 $72,400
Coupe Automatic 380HP 20 28 $75,106 $79,900
Coupe Manual R-Dynamic N/A N/A $76,328 $81,200
Coupe Automatic R-Dynamic N/A N/A $77,550 $82,500
Coupe Automatic AWD 380HP 20 28 $77,926 $82,900
Convertible Automatic 380HP N/A N/A $78,020 $83,000
Convertible Manual R-Dynamic N/A N/A $79,242 $84,300
Coupe Automatic AWD R-Dynamic 20 28 $80,370 $85,500
Convertible Automatic R-Dynamic N/A N/A $80,464 $85,600
Convertible Automatic AWD 380HP N/A N/A $80,840 $86,000
Convertible Automatic AWD R-Dynamic N/A N/A $83,284 $88,600
Coupe Automatic 400 Sport N/A N/A $84,130 $89,500
Coupe Automatic AWD 400 Sport N/A N/A $86,950 $92,500
Convertible Automatic 400 Sport N/A N/A $87,044 $92,600
Convertible Automatic AWD 400 Sport N/A N/A $89,864 $95,600
Coupe Automatic AWD R 15 23 $93,906 $99,900
Convertible Automatic AWD R 15 23 $96,820 $103,000
Coupe Automatic AWD SVR N/A N/A $114,586 $121,900
Convertible Automatic AWD SVR N/A N/A $117,500 $125,000
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Roadster SL 450
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Roadster SL 450 20 28 $82,026 $88,200
Roadster SL 550 17 25 $104,439 $112,300
Roadster AMG SL 63 16 25 $142,151 $152,850
Roadster AMG SL 65 13 22 $206,460 $222,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$56,306
$82,026
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$59,900
$88,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$998 / month
$1470 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Jaguar F-Type is a thrilling sports car with style to match. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class represents the pinnacle of droptop grand touring cruisers. But what does that mean anymore?
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 42.9
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Head Room (in)
36.8 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 55.5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 53.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 50.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4 -
Length, Overall (in)
176.5 182.3
Height, Overall (in)
51.6 51.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.9 63
Wheelbase (in)
103.2 101.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.7 73.9
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 62.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 12.6
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)
14 14.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.1 36.2
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40YR18 P285/30YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45YR18 P255/35YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3360 3826
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9.5 19 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 1500 369 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
296 @ 5500 362 @ 5500
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 28
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.64
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.72
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.35
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.07
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.86
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.24
Trans Order Code
NA 421
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jaguar F-TYPE Mercedes-Benz SL
Body Style
Coupe Roadster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 7.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 8.5

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