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2014 Jaguar XJ vs. 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Review

Comparison Review

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

Convenience
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 S-Class, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Jaguar XJ will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. 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 S-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Jaguar XJ is about the same width as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. When looking at overall length, the Jaguar XJ takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Jaguar XJ doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Handling
The Jaguar XJ has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Jaguar XJ is somewhat more powerful than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Jaguar XJ and the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

Warranty
The Jaguar XJ comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.

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2014 Jaguar
XJ

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MSRP*: $74,200 - $119,000

2014 Mercedes-Benz
S-Class

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MSRP*: $92,900 - $139,500
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $6,000 Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 6.72% --
City MPG: 15 - 18 15 - 17
Highway MPG: 23 - 27 23 - 26
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $68,264 - $109,390 $86,397 - $129,735

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