Compare 2012 Jaguar XK vs 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL Class

2012 Jaguar XK
2012 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
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2-Door Conv
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XK 2-Door Conv 16 22 $83,260 $90,500
XK 2-Door Conv XKR 15 22 $95,220 $103,500
XK 2-Door Conv XKR-S 15 22 $126,869 $138,000
XK 2-Door Coupe 16 24 $77,740 $84,500
XK 2-Door Coupe XKR 16 24 $89,700 $97,500
XK 2-Door Coupe XKR-S 15 22 $121,349 $132,000
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2-Door Roadster SL 550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SL-Class 2-Door Roadster SL 550 14 22 $96,395 $103,650
SL-Class 2-Door Roadster SL 63 AMG 12 19 $130,609 $140,440
Pricing
Invoice Price
$83,260
$96,395
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$90,500
$103,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1508 / month
$1728 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
How to tell if you're hopeless, when it comes to cars: take your pulse after looking at or driving the 2012 Jaguar XK. A powerful near-exotic luxury convertible, or a grand tourer with German precision? The 2012 Mercedes-Benz SL Class is both.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
30.2 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
42.4 -
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
74.0 50.0
Second Leg Room (in)
27.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 37.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 54.0
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
188.7 180.4
Height, Overall (in)
52.3 51.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 60.5
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 100.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.5 71.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 61.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7.1 10.2 (7.2 w/top down)
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.0 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.1 21.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 36.2
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A N/A
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR19 P255/40R18
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/35ZR19 P285/35R18
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3924 4220
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 760
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
Displacement
5.0L/305 5.5L/333
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
385 @ 6500 382 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
380 @ 3500 391 @ 2800-4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 22
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.42 (R2 2.23)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.73
Summary
Body Style
Convertible Convertible
Vehicle Name
Jaguar XK Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.2 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 2

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