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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible 2-Door Coupe
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Trim

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
$75,407
$68,100
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$80,650
$74,835
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1344 / month
$1247 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Cadillac XLR still manages to turn heads with its style. 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 15 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 74
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 55.2
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - 23.7
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 33.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 51.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 177.7 188.6
Height, Overall (in) 50.4 52.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 59.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.7 108.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.3 74.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 59.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.6 max 4.4 min 10.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.3 12.8 x 1.2
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) 12.0 x 1.0 12.8 x 1.2
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 18.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39 36.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/50WR18 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code QMS NA
Front Tire Size P235/50WR18 P245/45ZR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QMS NA
Spare 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) 3647 3671
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 18 x 9.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 130
Engine
Displacement 4.6L/279 4.2L/257
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 6400 300 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 4400 310 @ 4100
Engine Order Code LH2 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.52
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Sequential shift
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.36 2.34
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.15 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.03 4.17
Summary
Vehicle Name Cadillac XLR Jaguar XK
Body Style 2 Door Conv 2-Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA double wishbone Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) SLA double wishbone Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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