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

2016 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
2016 Jaguar F-Type
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2-Door Roadster SL 400
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SL 400 20 27 $79,097 $85,050
2-Door Roadster SL 550 16 24 $100,487 $108,050
2-Door Roadster AMG SL 63 16 25 $139,221 $149,700
2-Door Roadster AMG SL 65 14 21 $202,322 $217,550
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2-Door Coupe Manual RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual RWD 16 24 $61,100 $65,000
2-Door Coupe Automatic RWD 19 28 $62,322 $66,300
2-Door Convertible Manual RWD 16 24 $64,014 $68,100
2-Door Convertible Automatic RWD 19 28 $65,236 $69,400
2-Door Coupe Manual RWD S 15 24 $72,662 $77,300
2-Door Coupe Automatic RWD S 19 27 $74,072 $78,800
2-Door Convertible Manual RWD S 15 24 $75,576 $80,400
2-Door Convertible Automatic RWD S 19 27 $76,986 $81,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic AWD S 18 26 $79,712 $84,800
2-Door Convertible Automatic AWD S 18 26 $82,626 $87,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic AWD R 15 23 $97,384 $103,600
2-Door Convertible Automatic AWD R 15 23 $100,063 $106,450
2-Door Convertible Automatic RWD Project 7 N/A N/A $155,100 $165,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$79,097
$61,100
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$85,050
$65,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1418 / month
$1083 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class offers relaxed luxury and willing power, but delivers nimble moves when called upon. The 2015 Jaguar F-Type fleshes out its sportscar credentials this year with a manual transmission and all-wheel drive.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 43
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 37
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 62.8
Length, Overall (in)
181.6 176
Height, Overall (in)
51.8 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
63 64.9
Wheelbase (in)
101.8 103.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.9 75.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.5 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 12.8
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)
14.2 13.9
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)
19.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.2 35
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P285/35YR18 P275/40YR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/40YR18 P245/45YR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3836 3455
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9.5 18 X 9.5
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
354 @ 1600 332 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 3.0 L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
329 @ 5250 340 @ 6500
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.85
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.38 4.11
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.31
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92 1.54
Trans Type
7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.86 2.32
Trans Order Code
427 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.18
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style
Roadster Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SL Jaguar F-TYPE
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 9.3

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