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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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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
4-Door Sedan 3.0L Diesel
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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
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0 59.9
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 111.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7 15.3
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.4 21.1
Steering
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
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
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
Spare 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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 290 @ 4250 244 @ 1600-3000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 34
Transmission
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
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.93
Summary
Vehicle Name Jaguar XJ Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Body Style 4 Door Sedan XJ8 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Fully Independent Double Wishbone
 
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