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1997 Jaguar XJ Change
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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 23 $47,818 $54,750
4-Door Sedan Vanden Plas 17 23 $55,736 $63,800
4-Door Sedan Supercharged 12 20 $58,881 $67,400
4-Door Sedan L 17 23 $52,186 $59,750
318TIA 3-Door HB Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 29 $28,910 $32,990
4-Door Sedan Manual 328i 20 29 $28,835 $32,900
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 23 31 $19,215 $21,390
4-Door Sedan Automatic 318iA 22 31 $22,755 $25,950
2-Door Coupe Automatic 318isA 22 31 $24,285 $27,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic 318icA 22 31 $29,050 $33,150
4-Door Sedan Automatic 328iA 19 27 $28,835 $32,900
4-Door Sedan Manual 318i 23 31 $22,755 $25,950
2-Door Coupe Manual 318is 23 31 $24,285 $27,700
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 29 $36,260 $41,390
2-Door Convertible Manual 318ic 23 31 $29,050 $33,150
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 20 28 $34,500 $39,380
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 31 $19,215 $21,390
Z3 2-Door Roadster 1.9L 23 31 $25,915 $29,425
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 19 27 $28,910 $32,990
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 19 27 $36,260 $41,390
4-Door Sedan Manual M3S 19 28 $34,500 $39,380
4-Door Sedan Automatic M3SA 19 28 $34,500 $39,380
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.8L 19 27 $31,455 $35,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$47,818
$19,215
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$54,750
$21,390
Monthly Payment Estimate
$913 / month
$357 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 53.1
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.1
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 55.6
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 32.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 38.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.5 87.0
Second Hip Room (in) 60.3 54.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 54.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.3 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.1 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0 55.6
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 106.3
Liftover Height (in) 20.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 55.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.8 165.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1 15.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 0.78 10.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type Vacuum-assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.1 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.1 13.7
Steering
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 34.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16 P185/65R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60ZR16 P185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60ZR16 P185/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3307 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3307 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4080 2,833
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.0 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 700 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 289 @ 4000 133 @ 4300
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/243 1.9L/116
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 4800 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48 2.86
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Type 4-Speed 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.09 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 1.62
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan XJ6 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Jaguar XJ BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Fully Independent Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Fully Independent Coil Spring
 
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