Compare 2012 Audi A8 L vs 2012 Jaguar XJ

2012 Audi A8 L
2012 Jaguar XJ
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 18 28 $78,772 $84,700
4-Door Sedan W12 14 21 $124,157 $133,500
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 16 23 $67,804 $73,700
4-Door Sedan XJL 15 22 $74,244 $80,700
4-Door Sedan Supercharged 15 21 $81,512 $88,600
4-Door Sedan XJL Supercharged 15 21 $84,272 $91,600
4-Door Sedan Supersport 15 21 $102,304 $111,200
4-Door Sedan XJL Supersport 15 21 $108,284 $117,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$78,772
$67,804
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$84,700
$73,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1412 / month
$1228 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Cutting its ties with its illustrious and not so charmed past, the 2012 Jaguar XJ now rocks a swinging style that really suits its dynamic handling.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Cars Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
42.9 39.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.1 55.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
121.9 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 37.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 42.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
122.9 119.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.7 74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 64.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
207.4 201.7
Height, Overall (in)
57.9 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 63.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 15.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.0 x - TBD - 14.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.0 x - TBD - 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 21.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.1 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 40.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45R19 P275/40R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45R19 P245/45R19
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4453 4045
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 19 x 9.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
Direct Injection DI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
328 @ 3500 380 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.2L/254 5.0L/305
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
372 @ 6800 385 @ 6500
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 16
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.52
Trans Type
8 6
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.40
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 L Jaguar XJ
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
5-Link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Air Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 3

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