Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz E-Class than the Jaguar XJ, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Jaguar XJ.
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jaguar XJ as you will with the Mercedes-Benz E-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 XJ will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz E-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 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Jaguar XJ is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, 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 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
With its lower torque, the Jaguar XJ doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
The Jaguar XJ has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the Jaguar XJ is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Jaguar XJ and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The Jaguar XJ has less cargo capacity than the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The Jaguar XJ comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Compare the 2014 Jaguar XJ and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
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MSRP*: $74,200 - $119,000
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MSRP*: $51,400 - $99,770
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Up to $3,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||As low as 1.99%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 6.72%||--|
|City MPG:||15 - 18||16 - 28|
|Highway MPG:||23 - 27||23 - 45|
|Engine(s):||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|
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|Invoice*:||$68,264 - $109,390||$47,802 - $92,786|
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