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2016 Jaguar XJ vs. 2016 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class requires fewer visits to 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 Jaguar XJ will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-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 XJ will cost more in transportation costs than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Dimensions
The Jaguar XJ is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. 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 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Jaguar XJ transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Handling
The Jaguar XJ has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, making it slightly 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 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Jaguar XJ offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Jaguar XJ as you will in the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Jaguar XJ than that of the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class.

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2016 Jaguar
XJ

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

2016 Mercedes-Benz
CLS-Class

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MSRP*: $66,900 - $76,600
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 3.24%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 2.16%
City MPG: 15 - 18 17 - 20
Highway MPG: 23 - 27 25 - 30
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $69,936 - $113,740 $62,217 - $71,238

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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.