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2014 Jaguar XK vs. 2014 Porsche Boxster Review

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

Convenience
With the Porsche Boxster 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 Porsche Boxster, 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. In this case, the Jaguar XK will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Porsche Boxster.

Dimensions
Since the Jaguar XK is much wider than the Porsche Boxster, 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 Porsche Boxster.

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 Porsche Boxster.

Handling
The Jaguar XK has about the same turning radius as the Porsche Boxster, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Jaguar XK has a much more powerful engine than the Porsche Boxster. 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 Porsche Boxster, 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 Porsche Boxster.

Warranty
The Jaguar XK comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Porsche Boxster.

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2014 Jaguar
XK

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MSRP*: $85,000 - $138,000

2014 Porsche
Boxster

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MSRP*: $50,400 - $62,100
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 2.49%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.32%
City MPG: 15 - 16 20
Highway MPG: 22 28 - 30
Engine(s): V-8 Horizontal
Seating Capacity: 4 - 4 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Invoice*: $78,157 - $126,869 --

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