Facts and figures

BMW 730Ld SEJaguar XJ L 3,0dMercedes S350 L
On the road price/total as tested£61,215/£83,930£63,135/£68,560£65,410/£108,910
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£24,621/40.2%£26,068/41.3%£27,132/41.5%
Depreciation£36,594£37,067£38,278
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£2,807/£5,614£3,142/£6,284£3,390/£6,779
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,359/£3,932£2,555/£4,259£2,936/£4,893
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost46/£1,100/F/£13548/£1,193/H/£19549/£1,215/G/£170
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service5yrs/60k (inc in price)£250/£400/£290£38pcm*
Length/wheelbase5,219/3,210mm5,252/3,157mm5,226/3,165mm
Height/width1,481/1,902mm1,457/1,899mm1,479/1,871mm
EngineInline 6cyl/2,993ccV6/2,993ccV6/2,987cc
Peak power/revs255/4,000 bhp/rpm271/4,000 bhp/rpm254/3,600 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs560/1,500 Nm/rpm600/2,000 Nm/rpm620/1,600 Nm/rpm
Transmission8-spd auto/rwd8-spd auto/rwd7-spd auto/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel80 litres/run-flat82 litres/sealant83 litres/space-saver
Boot capacity (seats up)500 litres520 litres560 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,950/640/2,100kg1,825/535kg/N/A2,070/595/2,100kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient12.7 metres/0.28Cd12.3 metres/0.29Cd12.2 metres/0.26Cd
Basic warranty/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs3yrs (unltd)/3yrs3yrs (unltd)/4yrs
Service intervals/UK dealersVariable/15315,000 (1yr)/97Variable/136
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.14th/16th3rd/7th8th/10th
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./starsN/AN/AN/A
0-60/30-70mph6.8/6.3 secs6.9/6.0 secs7.4/6.9 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th2.7/3.3 secs2.8/3.2 secs3.1/5.3 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th/7th/8th4.5/6.1/7.5/13.6 secs4.5/5.7/8.5/14.3 secs6.5/9.3 secs/N/A/N/A
Top speed/rpm at 70mph155mph/1,400rpm155mph/1,400rpm155mph/1,500rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph49.3/35.6/9.7m51.3/37.2/9.6m52.3/37.9/9.8m
Noise outside/idle/30/70mph68/46/56/66dB68/45/57/67dB68/42/54/64dB
Auto Express econ. (mpg/mpl)/range32.6/7.2/574 miles30.1/6.6/543 miles26.2/5.8/478 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined41.5/57.6/50.4mpg36.7/50.4/44.8mpg36.7/52.3/45.6mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined9.1/12.7/11.1mpl8.1/11.5/10.0mpl8.0/11.5/10.0mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket232/148g/km/23%251/167g/km/25%289/164g/km/26%
Airbags/Isofix/rear parking sensorsSix/yes/yesSix/yes/yesSeven/yes/yes
Automatic box/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Climate control/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Met. paint/xenon lights/keyless entryYes/yes/£722Yes/yes/yesYes/yes/£1,230
Sat-nav/USB connection/BluetoothYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes

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