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

2018 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
2018 Jaguar F-Type
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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
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$82,026
$56,306
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$88,200
$59,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1470 / month
$998 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class represents the pinnacle of droptop grand touring cruisers. But what does that mean anymore? The 2018 Jaguar F-Type is a thrilling sports car with style to match.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.9 42.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
50.5 -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.6 -
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 36.8
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 56.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63 64.9
Wheelbase (in)
101.7 103.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.9 75.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.9
Length, Overall (in)
182.3 176.5
Height, Overall (in)
51.2 51.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.5 -
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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 14
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.2 35.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/30YR19 P275/40YR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/35YR19 P245/45YR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3826 3360
Wheels
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
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 8.5 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
369 @ 2000 295 @ 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
362 @ 5500 296 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 23
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 30
Transmission
Trans Order Code
421 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.64 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.84
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.35 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.55
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.25 2.11
Trans Type
9 8
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.67
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.80 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.24 3.14
Summary
Body Style
Roadster Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SL Jaguar F-TYPE
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 6.8

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