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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 10 16 N/A $163,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic 11 18 N/A $168,600
2-Door Volante Manual 10 16 N/A $177,400
2-Door Volante Automatic 11 17 N/A $182,100
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 16 25 $68,100 $74,835
2-Door Convertible 16 25 $73,560 $80,835
2-Door Coupe XKR 15 23 $78,292 $86,035
2-Door Convertible XKR 15 23 $83,752 $92,035
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$68,100
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$163,900
$74,835
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2732 / month
$1247 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Jaguar XK is the brand's best mainstream car ever, with performance equal to its German competitors and looks to beat them all.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 10 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 16 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - 23.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 74
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 55.2
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 33.3
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 51.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 59.0
Wheelbase (in) 108.1 108.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.8 74.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 185.4 188.6
Height, Overall (in) 50.0 52.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.6 10.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 12.8 x 1.2
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.0 x - TBD - 12.8 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 18.8
Steering
Steering Type Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.00 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 36.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/35ZR19 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/40ZR19 P245/45ZR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3880 3671
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 442 @ 5000 310 @ 4100
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.9L/362 4.2L/257
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 470 @ 6000 300 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V12 Gas V8
Fuel System MPI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 10 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.17
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.52
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.87
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Sequential shift
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2-Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Aston Martin DB9 Jaguar XK
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
 
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