Compare 2005 Jaguar XJ vs 2005 Mercedes-Benz S Class

2005 Jaguar XJ
2005 Mercedes-Benz S Class
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4-Door Sedan XJ8
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XJ8 18 28 $55,811 $61,330
4-Door Sedan XJ8 LWB 18 28 $58,086 $63,830
4-Door Sedan VDP 18 27 $64,911 $71,330
4-Door Sedan XJR 17 24 $69,461 $76,330
4-Door Sedan Super V8 17 24 $82,201 $90,330
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4-Door Sedan 4.3L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 4.3L 17 26 $70,029 $75,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 4.3L 17 22 $70,029 $75,300
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan 5.0L 16 24 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan AMG 14 22 $103,558 $111,900
4-Door Sedan 5.5L 12 19 $116,018 $124,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,811
$70,029
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$61,330
$75,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1022 / month
$1255 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 59.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 59.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 38.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.2 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
43.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 59.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 40.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.6 105.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.3 62
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
200.4 203
Height, Overall (in)
57.0 57
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 62
Wheelbase (in)
119.4 122
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.5 73
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.4 15.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.2 13.0 x - TBD -
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 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 23.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable 19.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 39.7
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50R18 225/55HR17
Spare Tire Size
P235/50R18 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50R18 225/55HR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3726 4160
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
294 @ 6000 275 @ 5750
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
303 @ 4100 295 @ 3000-4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.2L/256 4.3L/260
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.86
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.37
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.38
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.92
Trans Type
6 7
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jaguar XJ Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style
4-Door Sedan XJ8 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.14 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent 5-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.63 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs

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