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2019 Jaguar XJ vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 Review

New 2019 Jaguar XJ

2019 Jaguar
XJ

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New 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53

2019 Mercedes-Benz
AMG E 53

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MSRP*
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$75,700 to $122,700
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$72,550
Invoice* $71,158 to $115,338 $68,197
MPG - City 15 - 18 21
MPG - Hwy 23 - 27 N/A
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 Inline-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 than the Jaguar XJ, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Jaguar XJ.

Convenience
The Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Jaguar XJ, making it more convenient to drive.

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 XJ will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, 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 XJ and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Jaguar XJ is much wider than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Jaguar XJ, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Jaguar XJ doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Handling
The Jaguar XJ has a larger turning radius than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Jaguar XJ is significantly less powerful than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Jaguar XJ and the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Jaguar XJ will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Jaguar XJ than that of the Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53.