Compare 2003 Jaguar XJ vs 2003 BMW 5-Series

2003 Jaguar XJ
2003 BMW 5-Series
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4-Door Sedan XJ8
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
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4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 525i
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 525iA 20 28 $34,375 $37,600
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 525i 20 29 $34,375 $37,600
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Automatic 525iTA 19 26 $35,925 $39,300
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Manual 525iT 19 26 $35,925 $39,300
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 530iA 19 27 $37,560 $41,100
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Manual 530i 21 30 $37,560 $41,100
4-Door Sedan 5-Speed Automatic 540iA 18 24 $47,300 $51,800
4-Door Sport Wagon 5-Speed Automatic 540iTA 17 21 $49,390 $54,100
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$51,261
$34,375
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,330
$37,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$939 / month
$627 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
61.0 58.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 56.8
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
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
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 - City (MPG)
17 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 29
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
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

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