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2016 Jaguar XJ vs. 2016 Lexus GS 450h Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus GS 450h than the Jaguar XJ, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus GS 450h will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Jaguar XJ.

Convenience
With the Lexus GS 450h you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Jaguar XJ, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Jaguar XJ will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Lexus GS 450h, 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 XJ will cost more in transportation costs than the Lexus GS 450h.

Dimensions
Since the Jaguar XJ is much wider than the Lexus GS 450h, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Jaguar XJ, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus GS 450h.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Jaguar XJ does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus GS 450h.

Handling
The Jaguar XJ has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus GS 450h, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Jaguar XJ has a much more powerful engine than the Lexus GS 450h. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Jaguar XJ and the Lexus GS 450h. The Jaguar XJ has less cargo capacity than the Lexus GS 450h, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Jaguar XJ than that of the Lexus GS 450h.

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2016 Jaguar
XJ

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MSRP*: $74,400 - $121,000

2016 Lexus
GS 450h

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MSRP*: $63,080
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 15 - 18 29
Highway MPG: 23 - 27 --
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $69,936 - $113,740 $58,666

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Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.