Compare 2008 Cadillac XLR vs 2008 Jaguar XK

2008 Cadillac XLR
2008 Jaguar XK
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 15 24 $75,407 $80,650
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2-Door Coupe
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
9.6
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
City
15 mpg 16 mpg
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
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.6 max 4.4 min 10.6
Brakes
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
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 18.8
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.9 2.8
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P235/50WR18 P275/40ZR18
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
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
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Displacement
4.6L/279 4.2L/257
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 1.52
Trans Type
6 6
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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