Comparison - Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class AMG CLS 63 S 2018 - vs - Jaguar XJ R-Sport 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
108,900
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
75,400
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
7-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.10gals
21.70gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class ranked #5 in Luxury Large Cars. Currently the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 37 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Powerful engines
Adept handling
Supportive front seats

Cons
Cramped rear seats
Frustrating infotainment system
Undersized trunk

By: 
usnews.com

For 2018, Mercedes has discontinued the entry-level CLS 400 from the lineup. A rearview camera is now standard for the remaining CLS trims.

PROS
Powerful engines for decisive acceleration
Pleasing balance of handling performance and comfort
Long list of available advanced safety features
Sleek exterior and impeccable interior

CONS
Lacks the features of current Mercedes vehicles
Rear headroom is limited by the sloping roofline

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Mercedes CLS hangs on to its lissome curves; it’s V-8 only this year.

Pros
Gorgeous profile
Poised ride
V-8 only–it’s throwback CLS!
Beautifully appointed cabin
AMG’s scorching appeal

Cons
Low gas mileage
Rear-seat head room is slim
Small trunk
Kludgy infotainment
With an E-Class so good...

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Jaguar XJ swaddles its occupants in leather, delivers them in style, and offers sporty road manners for a large car due to its lightweight construction.

Pros
Beautiful shape
Elegant interior design
Very good standard features
Great warranty
Efficient and smooth V-6

Cons
Somewhat cramped interior
No hybrid powertrain
Not a huge performance gap between V-6 and V-8

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Jaguar XJ ranked #6 in Super Luxury Cars. Currently the Jaguar XJ has a score of 7.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 38 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Commanding trio of supercharged engines
Refined, agile handling

Cons
Poor reliability rating
Some low-quality interior materials
Technology is dated and mediocre
Limited passenger and trunk space

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
New XJR575 performance model
Advanced driver assist safety features
Improved technology

Cons
Ride isn’t smooth over rough roads
All-wheel drive isn’t available with the V-8

By: 
motortrend.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
16.00mpg
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
32
24
Cylinders: 
8
V
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
5.50L
3.00L
Torque: 
590ft-lbs
at 1 750rpm
332ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
577hp
at 5 500rpm
340hp
at 6 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.90Feet
39.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Suede And Leather Steering Wheel
Sun Sensor
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather And Alloy Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
196.70in
202.00in
Width: 
74.80in
Height: 
55.40in
57.50in
Wheel Base: 
113.20in
119.40in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
36.90
39.50
Rear Head Room: 
36.10
37.20
Front Leg Room: 
42.10in
41.50in
Rear leg room: 
35.00in
38.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
57.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.50in
56.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
11.00cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
11.00cu.ft
15.20cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4420.00lbs
3891.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Folding center armrest
Dual Ventilation
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
yes
More Entertainment: 
14 Total Speakers
Adjustable Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
1 Subwoofer(S)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
Memory Card Slot
610 Watts Stereo Output
USB With External Media Control
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
USB Connection
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Stereo System
20 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
825 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
Meridian Premium Brand Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 10.0
19 X 10.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
285.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
30
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Post-Collision Safety System
Adaptive Headlights
LED Headlamp
Cornering Lights
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Rear Multi-Adjustable Headrests
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Driver Assistance Package
Premium Package
AMG Exterior Carbon Fiber Package
Designo Classic Red/Black Leather Package
AMG Night Styling Package
Lane Tracking Package
Designo Saddle Brown/Silk Beige Leather Package
Illumination Package
Comfort Package
Exterior Options: 
19" AMG Forged Cross-Spoke Wheels In Matte Black
Wheel Locks
19" 10-Spoke Alloy Wheels In Matte Black
AMG Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
Illuminated Star
19" AMG Forged Cross-Spoke Wheels
Rear Badge Delete
Surround Camera System
20" 8 Split-Spoke 'Style 8001' Polished Wheels
20" All-Season Tires
19" 7 Split-Spoke 'Style 7016' Wheels
Summer Tires For 20" Wheels
20" 5 Split-Spoke 'Style 5045' Silver And Diamond Turned Finish Wheels
19" 5 Split-Spoke 'Style 5043' Wheels
20" 5 Split-Spoke 'Style 5044' Technical Grey Finish Wheels
20" 8 Split-Spoke 'Style 8001' Silver Wheels
Heated Front Windshield
Interior Options: 
Bang & Olufsen Surround Sound System
Comfort Box
Black Seat Belts
Heated Rear Seats
Meridian Reference Sound System (1300W)
Adaptive Cruise Control W/Queue Assist
Wood And Leather Steering Wheel
Front Ashtray And Lighter