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2014 Jaguar XK vs. 2014 BMW Z4 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Jaguar XK and the BMW Z4 in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jaguar XK as you will with the BMW Z4, 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). The Jaguar XK will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the BMW Z4, 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 XK and the BMW Z4 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Jaguar XK is much wider than the BMW Z4, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Jaguar XK, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the BMW Z4.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Jaguar XK does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the BMW Z4.

Handling
The Jaguar XK has a larger turning radius than the BMW Z4, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Jaguar XK has a much more powerful engine than the BMW Z4. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
The Jaguar XK offers greater seating capacity than the BMW Z4, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Jaguar XK will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the BMW Z4.

Warranty
The Jaguar XK comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW Z4.

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2014 Jaguar
XK

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MSRP*: $85,000 - $138,000
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2014 BMW
Z4

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MSRP*: $48,950 - $65,800
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 3.19%
Lease Incentive: As low as 6.72% As low as 3.12%
City MPG: 15 - 16 17 - 22
Highway MPG: 22 24 - 34
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-4, Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $78,157 - $126,869 $45,035 - $60,535

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