Compare 2003 Jaguar XJ vs 2003 Mercedes-Benz E Class

2003 Jaguar XJ
2003 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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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 3.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.2L 19 27 $43,664 $46,950
4-Door Wagon 3.2L 20 27 $45,803 $49,250
4-Door Wagon AWD 3.2L 19 26 $48,453 $52,100
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 23 $51,011 $54,850
4-Door Sedan 5.5L AMG 14 21 $70,680 $76,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$51,261
$43,664
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,330
$46,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$939 / month
$783 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 56.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
57.3 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.7 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.2 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93 97.3
Second Hip Room (in)
61.0 55.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 56.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.3 37.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
52.7 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.0 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 112.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.8 71.3
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
197.8 190.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.7 15.9
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.8 11.4 x 0.4
Brake Type
Pwr Power
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 11.8 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4 Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.1 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Rate Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable 15.24
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.4 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
P225/60ZR16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60ZR16 225/55HR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60ZR16 225/55HR16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3946 3635
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
290 @ 4250 232 @ 3000-4800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0L/244 3.2L/195
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6100 221 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 - TBD -
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automatic w/OD NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.06 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
NA Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan XJ8 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Jaguar XJ Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Lower Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Fully Independent 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Fully Independent Independent 5-Link

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