Compare 2014 Jaguar F-Type vs 2013 BMW Z4

2014 Jaguar F-Type
2013 BMW Z4
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2-Door Convertible V6
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible V6 20 28 $63,825 $69,000
2-Door Convertible V6 S 19 27 $74,925 $81,000
2-Door Convertible V8 S 16 23 $85,100 $92,000
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2-Door Roadster sDrive28i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster sDrive28i 22 34 $43,560 $47,350
2-Door Roadster sDrive35i 19 26 $50,740 $55,150
2-Door Roadster sDrive35is 17 24 $59,065 $64,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$63,825
$43,560
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$69,000
$47,350
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1150 / month
$789 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.2
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Jaguar F-Type revives the E-Type's sportscar formula without bowing down to its design ethos--and lives up to the promise of sports car fun in a luxurious environment. The 2013 BMW Z4 is spirited and purposeful, and balances fun and comfort quite well, but it's pricier than other roadsters.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
43 42.200
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Head Room (in)
37 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.5 53.300
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.3 5.100
Length, Overall (in)
176 167.000
Height, Overall (in)
51 50.800
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.9 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
103.2 98.300
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.7 70.500
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 59.500
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
7 10.900/6.400
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 11.800 x 0.800
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 13.000 x 0.900
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 14.500
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 14.400
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 35.100
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.000
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40YR18 P225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45YR18 P225/45R17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3521 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 9.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
Engine Type
Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
332 @ 3500 260 @ 1250 - 4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0 L/183 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
340 @ 6500 240 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 34
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.30 3.350
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.060
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.000
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.680
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 3.680
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.080
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.310
Trans Type
8 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.810
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jaguar F-TYPE BMW Z4
Body Style
Convertible Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 7.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 7
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 8.700
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - TBD -

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