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2021 BMW 430 vs. 2021 Jaguar F-TYPE Review

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2021 BMW
430

MSRP*: $45,600 to $47,600
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2021 Jaguar
F-TYPE

MSRP*: $61,600 to $103,200
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Invoice* $42,910 to $44,770 $57,904 to $97,008
MPG - City 24 - 26 MPG 16 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 33 - 34 MPG 24 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 4 seats 2 seats
Cargo Space 12.0 ft3 14.4 ft3
Engine Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6, V-8
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Rear-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 255 hp 296 - 575 hp
Exterior Length 187.9 in 176.0 in
Exterior Width 72.9 in 74.2 in
Leg Room Front 41.8 in
Rear 34.5 in
Front 42.8 in
Rear info not available
Head Room Front 38.0 in
Rear 35.2 in
Front 36.8 in
Rear info not available
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 430 and the Jaguar F-TYPE in the front seats.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW 430 as you will with the Jaguar F-TYPE, 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). Based on MSRP, the BMW 430 is clearly a better financial choice over the Jaguar F-TYPE. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 430 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Jaguar F-TYPE.

Dimensions
The BMW 430 is a little narrower than the Jaguar F-TYPE, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the BMW 430, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jaguar F-TYPE.

Handling
The BMW 430 has about the same turning radius as the Jaguar F-TYPE, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 430 is significantly less powerful than the Jaguar F-TYPE. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Powertrain
With its lower torque, the BMW 430 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Jaguar F-TYPE.

Utility
The BMW 430 offers greater seating capacity than the Jaguar F-TYPE, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The BMW 430 has significantly less cargo room than the Jaguar F-TYPE, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the BMW 430 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Jaguar F-TYPE.