The Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Jaguar F-TYPE.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jaguar F-TYPE as you will with the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.
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 Jaguar F-TYPE will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, 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 Jaguar F-TYPE and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Jaguar F-TYPE is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Jaguar F-TYPE, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Jaguar F-TYPE transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
When it comes to horsepower, the Jaguar F-TYPE is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Jaguar F-TYPE and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class. The Jaguar F-TYPE has significantly less cargo room than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Jaguar F-TYPE comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
Compare the 2014 Jaguar F-TYPE and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.
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MSRP*: $69,000 - $92,000
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MSRP*: $43,525 - $68,925
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $3,000||Up to $1,500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||As low as 1.99%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 5.28%||--|
|City MPG:||16 - 20||19 - 22|
|Highway MPG:||23 - 28||28 - 32|
|Engine(s):||V-6, V-8||Inline-4, V-6, V-8|
|Seating Capacity:||2 - 2||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$63,825 - $85,100||$40,478 - $64,100|
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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.