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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 $48,222 $55,200
4-Door Sedan Lengthened Wheelbase 17 24 $52,634 $60,250
4-Door Sedan Vanden Plas 17 24 $56,172 $64,300
4-Door Sedan Supercharged 16 22 $59,798 $68,450
318TIA 3-Door HB Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Automatic 318tiA 23 31 $21,100 $23,300
3-Door HB Manual 318ti 23 32 $21,100 $23,300
4-Door Sedan 323i 20 29 $23,530 $26,400
2-Door Coupe Automatic 323isA 19 27 $25,330 $28,700
2-Door Coupe Manual 323is 21 31 $25,330 $28,700
2-Door Coupe Automatic 328isA 20 27 $29,265 $33,200
2-Door Coupe Manual 328is 20 29 $29,265 $33,200
4-Door Sedan 328i 20 29 $29,725 $33,400
2-Door Convertible Automatic 323icA 19 27 $30,580 $34,700
2-Door Convertible Manual 323ic 21 31 $30,580 $34,700
2-Door Coupe Manual M3 19 26 $34,955 $39,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic 328icA 20 27 $36,530 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Manual 328ic 20 29 $36,530 $41,500
2-Door Convertible Automatic M3 17 25 $40,375 $45,900
2-Door Convertible Manual M3 19 26 $40,375 $45,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,222
$21,100
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$55,200
$23,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$920 / month
$388 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 4
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) 94 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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 52.7 54.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0 55.6
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 106.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - 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) 12.7 15.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 0.8 10.7 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
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 11.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.1 14.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 35.4
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 Variable 15.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16 P225/50WR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60ZR16 P225/50WR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/60ZR16 P225/50WR16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3938 2866
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SPFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 290 @ 4250 133 @ 4300
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/244 1.9L/116
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6100 138 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 2.86
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.51 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.09 2.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 1.62
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan XJ8 3 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Jaguar XJ BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Fully Independent Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Lower Wishbone w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Fully Independent Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Anti-Roll Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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