Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi A8 than the Jaguar XF. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Audi A8 and the Jaguar XF in the front seats.
With the Audi A8 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Jaguar XF, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Audi A8 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Jaguar XF, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi A8 and the Jaguar XF have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Audi A8 is much wider than the Jaguar XF, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Audi A8, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jaguar XF.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi A8 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Jaguar XF.
The Audi A8 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Jaguar XF, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
The Audi A8 has less horsepower than the Jaguar XF, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi A8 and the Jaguar XF. The Audi A8 has significantly less cargo room than the Jaguar XF, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Audi A8 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jaguar XF.
Compare the 2014 Audi A8 and the 2014 Jaguar XF.
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MSRP*: $75,100 - $135,900
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MSRP*: $46,975 - $99,000
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $2,850||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||As low as 1.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||--||As low as 6.72%|
|City MPG:||13 - 24||15 - 19|
|Highway MPG:||21 - 36||23 - 30|
|Engine(s):||500-hp, 6.3-liter W-12 (premium), V-6, V-8||Inline-4, V-6, V-8|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$69,844 - $126,388||$43,217 - $90,990|
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