Jaguar F-TYPE vs. Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

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Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$68,000 - $72,400
$83,881 - $93,413

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
340 hp
449 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.0L V6 Supercharged 340HP
4.7L Bi

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.8 in.
42.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.8 - 37 in.
39.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
7.3 cu. ft.
8.5 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional

WiFi Hotspot

WiFi Hotspot

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System

Passengers

Passengers
2
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory

Seat Massage

Seat Massage

Exterior Features

Power Liftgate

Power Liftgate
Optional

Hands Free Liftgate

Hands Free Liftgate

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.2 in.
101.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.1 ft.
36.2 ft.

Length

Length
176.5 in.
182.3 in.

Width

Width
75.7 in.
73.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3455 - 3521 .lbs
3959 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
340 hp
449 hp

Torque

Torque
332 ft. lbs.
516 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
V6 Cylinder
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
18.5 gal.
19.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
18 - 26 mpg
9 - 13 mpg

City

City
16 - 20 mpg
17 mpg

Highway

Highway
24 - 28 mpg
25 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Jaguar F-TYPE
Mercedes-Benz SL

Body Style

Body Style
Convertible - Coupe
Roadster

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Two-Seaters
Two-Seaters

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
2

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3455 - 3521 lbs.
50.5 ft³.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
19 - 23 mpg.
3959 lbs.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 - 20 mpg.
20 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 - 28 mpg.
17 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6
25 mpg.

Displacement

Displacement
3.0 L/183
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
4.7 L/285

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 8
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD
421

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.11 - 4.71
9

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 - 3.14
Automatic w/OD

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.54 - 2.11
5.35

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.18 - 1.67
3.24

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 - 1.28
2.25

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 - 1.00
1.64

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 - 3.73
1.21

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 - 3.31
1.00

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 - 9.3
4.80

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
2.65

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone
8.8

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/40YR19, P245/45YR18, P255/35YR20
Multi-Link

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P275/35YR19, P275/40YR18, P295/30YR20
Multi-Link

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 - 20 X 9 in.
P255/35YR19

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 9.5 - 20 X 10.5 in.
P285/30YR19

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
19 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
19 X 9.5 in.

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Aluminum

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.1 ft.
Rack-Pinion

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
36.2 ft.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel Disc

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
4-Wheel

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14 in.
Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.8 in.
14.2 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.5 gal.
12.6 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
36.8 - 37 in.
19.8 gal.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.8 in.
39.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.5 in.
42.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
103.2 in.
55.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
176.5 in.
53.6 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
75.7 in.
101.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
51.5 - 51.6 in.
182.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.9 in.
73.9 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
64.9 in.
51.2 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
4 in.
62.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
7.3 ft³.
63 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
8.5 ft³.

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
0.86

Model Group

Model Group
F-Type
0.72

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
SL

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Convertible - Coupe
Luxury Sport

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.0
Convertible

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
4.7

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
DOHC

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
aluminum

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
8