Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Jaguar XK, drivers may find the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
With the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Jaguar XK, due to its tank size and fuel economy.
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). Based on MSRP, the Jaguar XK is clearly a better financial choice over the Mercedes-Benz SL-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 XK and the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class have similar Destination Charges.
Since the Jaguar XK is much slimmer than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Jaguar XK, which is slightly longer than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.
The Jaguar XK has much less torque than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The Jaguar XK has about the same turning radius as the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.
The Jaguar XK has less horsepower than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, so it will probably be somewhat slower.
The Jaguar XK offers greater seating capacity than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Jaguar XK has significantly less cargo room than the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The Jaguar XK comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.
Compare the 2013 Jaguar XK and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.
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MSRP*: $85,000 - $138,000
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MSRP*: $106,700 - $214,500
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $5,000||Up to $4,000|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.90%||--|
|City MPG:||15 - 16||14 - 18|
|Highway MPG:||22||21 - 25|
|Seating Capacity:||4 - 4||2 - 2|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$78,157 - $126,869||$99,231 - $199,485|
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