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2015 Jaguar XK vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Jaguar XK and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class in the front seats.

Convenience
With the Mercedes-Benz SLK-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.

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 Mercedes-Benz SLK-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 XK and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Jaguar XK is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, 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 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.

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 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.

Handling
The Jaguar XK has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, 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 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class. 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 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Jaguar XK has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class.

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

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2015 Jaguar
XK

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MSRP*: $90,500 - $138,000

2015 Mercedes-Benz
SLK-Class

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MSRP*: $43,950 - $70,900
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $2,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 15 - 16 19 - 22
Highway MPG: 22 28 - 32
Engine(s): V-8 Inline-4, V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $83,260 - $126,869 $40,874 - $65,937

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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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