There's no sensation quite like cruising down the boulevard in a sleek, new sports sedan. Envious stares will come your way, sure-but your desire for a luxury car is driven by more than seeking attention. Advanced tech, expressive style, and all that refined power are undeniable draws.  

The Jaguar XE and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class are on the radar of many New Orleans and Metairie luxury car shoppers. These small luxury cars are the epitome of class and comfort, but which one is better suited for you? Read this car comparison and decide for yourself! Contact us at Jaguar New Orleans to learn more.

Jaguar XE vs Mercedes-Benz C-Class: All-Star Performance

With luxury vehicles like the Jaguar XE and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, what's under the hood is always the first order of business. These two cars sport some incredibly robust powertrains. Both run standardly on turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engines with roughly 250 horsepower on tap.

That's enough power to get these small cars up to speed in no time. The Jaguar sedan manages to be it a bit more efficient, though: You'll see an EPA-estimated 25 city/34 highway MPG with the base engine.The Mercedes-Benz, on the other hand, earns just 23 city/34 highway MPG. 2

You can expect a smooth drive from both sedans as well as outstanding balance. Available All Wheel Drive only enhances those qualities while adding a little extra grip!

Technology & Instant Connectivity

The Jaguar XE and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class conveniently place the controls in your command-and we're talking more than just the steering wheel. These luxury sedans offer state-of-the-art infotainment systems with plenty of standard advanced features.

The InControl® Touch Pro Duo system in the Jaguar, as well as its Mercedes equivalent, comes standard with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. With this integration, you'll be able to link your smartphone and send messages, check your calendar, and even manage your personal music library.

Jaguar vs Mercedes Sedans: Interior

Slide into their cabins, and the XE and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class surround you with top-of-the-line materials. Gloss Black finishes and Light Oyster Morzine headlining in the Jaguar sedan look sharp and elevate your cabin style. The C-Class, meanwhile, serves up a range of authentic wood accent options.

While both cars offer premium leather upholstery, you'll only find it standard in the Jaguar XE. The Ebony grained leather seats lend the XE a sporty look-one that feels especially appropriate on the R-Dynamic trim level.

For a warm and welcoming atmosphere, these luxury sedans offer ambient lighting. Give passengers-as well as yourself-an experience to remember on your next adventure.   

Should I Choose the Jaguar XE or Mercedes-Benz C-Class?

Now that you've scoped out the Jaguar XE and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class in this comparison, are you ready to choose a favorite? They're both quality luxury cars that appeal to New Orleans and Metairie drivers.

However, the XE stands out for its fuel economy, touchscreen infotainment, and cabin style. If you value these features, schedule a test drive at Jaguar New Orleans. Take the XE for a spin and see if it's the ideal sports sedan for you!


1 All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

2 2020 EPA-estimated fuel economy. Compare the estimated mpg to the estimated mpg of other vehicles. You may get different mileage depending on how fast you drive, weather conditions and trip length.

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