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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan W12 14 21 $124,157 $133,500
4-Door Sedan 18 28 $78,772 $84,700
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 16 23 $67,804 $73,700
4-Door Sedan Supercharged 15 21 $81,512 $88,600
4-Door Sedan Supersport 15 21 $102,304 $111,200
4-Door Sedan XJL 15 22 $74,244 $80,700
4-Door Sedan XJL Supercharged 15 21 $84,272 $91,600
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
Dealer Price Quotes
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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
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Cars Large Car
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Wheelbase (in) 122.9 119.4
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
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
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer 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
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
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
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
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.9 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 3
 
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