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2013 Audi S8 vs. 2014 Jaguar XJ Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi S8 than the Jaguar XJ. The Audi S8 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Jaguar XJ.

Convenience
The Audi S8 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Jaguar XJ, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
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 S8 is somewhat more expensive than the Jaguar XJ. 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 S8 and the Jaguar XJ have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Audi S8 is much wider than the Jaguar XJ, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Audi S8 is slightly shorter than the Jaguar XJ, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Audi S8 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Jaguar XJ.

Handling
The Audi S8 has about the same turning radius as the Jaguar XJ, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Audi S8 is somewhat more powerful than the Jaguar XJ.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Audi S8 and the Jaguar XJ. The Audi S8 has less cargo capacity than the Jaguar XJ, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Audi S8 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jaguar XJ.

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2013 Audi
S8

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MSRP*: $110,000
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XJ

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MSRP*: $74,200 - $119,000
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 6.72%
City MPG: 15 15 - 18
Highway MPG: 26 23 - 27
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $102,300 $68,264 - $109,390

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