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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan XJ8
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XJ8 17 24 $51,261 $56,330
4-Door Sedan XJ Sport 17 24 $53,991 $59,330
4-Door Sedan VDP 17 24 $62,181 $68,330
4-Door Sedan XJR 16 22 $65,366 $71,830
4-Door Sedan VDP Supercharged 16 22 $72,191 $79,330
525i 4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 525i 20 29 $34,375 $37,600
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 525iA 20 28 $34,375 $37,600
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 530i 21 30 $37,560 $41,100
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 530iA 19 27 $37,560 $41,100
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 540iA 18 24 $47,300 $51,800
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual 540i 15 23 $50,940 $55,800
4-Door Sedan 6-Speed Manual M5 13 21 $64,225 $70,400
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Manual 525iT 19 26 $35,925 $39,300
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Automatic 525iTA 19 26 $35,925 $39,300
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Automatic 540iTA 17 21 $49,390 $54,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$51,261
$34,375
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,330
$37,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$939 / month
$627 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.3 37.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 57.3 58.0
Second Leg Room (in) 33.7 34.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93 93
Second Hip Room (in) 61.0 58.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 56.8
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.8 188.0
Height, Overall (in) 52.7 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0 60.0
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 111.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1 60.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.7 11
Brakes
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) 11.3 x 0.8 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.2 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.1 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall Variable - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.4 37.1
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-sensitive pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/60ZR16 P225/55HR16
Spare Tire Size P225/60ZR16 P225/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60ZR16 P225/55HR16
Rear 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) 3946 3450
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas 6-Cyl
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 290 @ 4250 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/244 2.5L (152)
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6100 184 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 20
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.40 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.34 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.14 1.22
Trans Description Cont. NA Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.17 4.23
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.52 1.66
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic w/OD NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan XJ8 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Jaguar XJ BMW 5 Series
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Fully Independent 4-link Integral
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Lower Wishbone NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Fully Independent Double-Pivot
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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