Compare 1998 Jaguar XJ vs 1998 Mercedes-Benz E Class

1998 Jaguar XJ
1998 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 24 $47,830 $54,750
4-Door Sedan Lengthened Wheelbase 17 24 $52,198 $59,750
4-Door Sd Vanden Plas 17 24 $55,736 $63,800
4-Door Sedan Supercharged 16 21 $58,880 $67,400
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4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel 26 34 $36,370 $41,800
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 21 29 $39,580 $45,500
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $40,450 $46,500
4-Door Sedan 3.2L AWD 20 26 $41,980 $48,250
4-Door Wagon 3.2L AWD 20 26 $42,850 $49,250
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 18 25 $44,020 $50,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$47,830
$36,370
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$54,750
$41,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$913 / month
$697 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
55.7 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
34.3 36.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.5 95
Second Hip Room (in)
60.3 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 56.3
Second Head Room (in)
36.3 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.0 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 111.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 70.8
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
197.8 189.4
Height, Overall (in)
52.7 56.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.7 15.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 x 0.8 11.4 x 0.4
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 x 1.1 11.8 x 1.1
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)
21.4 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.7 37.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60ZR16 215/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60ZR16 215/55R16
Spare Tire Size
P225/60R16 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3996 3640
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
290 @ 4250 244 @ 1600-3000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0L/244 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6100 174 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Diesel I6
Fuel System
SPFI Turbocharged EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.57 3.93
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.51 1.49
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.09 3.10 (1.82 Winter Mode)
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 2.41
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan XJ8 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Jaguar XJ Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Fully Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Fully Independent 5-Link

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