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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 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
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
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93 93
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 37.4
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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