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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 16 23 $48,300 $52,500
4-Door Sedan Portfolio 16 23 $51,980 $56,500
4-Door Sedan Premium 16 23 $51,980 $56,500
4-Door Sedan Supercharged 15 21 $62,192 $67,600
4-Door Sedan XFR 15 21 $73,232 $79,600
4-Door Sedan 528i RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD 528i 22 32 $41,445 $45,050
4-Door Sedan RWD 535i 19 28 $46,090 $50,100
4-Door Sedan AWD 535i xDrive 19 29 $48,210 $52,400
4-Door Sedan RWD 550i 15 22 $55,385 $60,200
4-Door Sedan AWD 550i xDrive 16 24 $57,500 $62,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,300
$41,445
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$52,500
$45,050
Monthly Payment Estimate
$875 / month
$751 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 Jaguar XF offers a compelling combination of fast, nimble performance and a classy, refined, and seductive interior; the only thing lacking is backseat space. The new 2011 BMW 5-Series might be a conservative evolution in terms of styling and design, but it’s a quite radical one with regard to how BMW’s most important model drives.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Midsize Car Mid-Size
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 37.1 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 58.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 100.5
Second Head Room (in) 37.6 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 56.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.2 64.1
Wheelbase (in) 114.5 116.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.6 73.2
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5 63.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 5.6
Length, Overall (in) 195.3 193.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 57.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.7 14
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 13.0 x 0.9
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.0 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.4 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall Variable 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45R18 225/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45R18 225/55R17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
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) 4067 3792
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System DI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 380 @ 3500 230 @ 2600-3000
Engine Order Code NA N52
Displacement 5.0L/305 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 385 @ 6500 240 @ 6600
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 19 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 22
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 3.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 3.14
Trans Order Code NA 205
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.67
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.71
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 2.11
Trans Type 6 8
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.84
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4dr Sedan
Vehicle Name Jaguar XF BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.54 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Twin-Tube Gas-Pressure Shock Absorbers
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.22 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link Integral-V
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Twin-Tube Gas-Pressure Shock Absorbers
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.8 7.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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