Compare 2012 Jaguar XJ vs 2012 Audi A7

2012 Jaguar XJ
2012 Audi A7
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 16 23 $67,804 $73,700
4-Door Sedan XJL 15 22 $74,244 $80,700
4-Door Sedan Supercharged 15 21 $81,512 $88,600
4-Door Sedan XJL Supercharged 15 21 $84,272 $91,600
4-Door Sedan Supersport 15 21 $102,304 $111,200
4-Door Sedan XJL Supersport 15 21 $108,284 $117,700
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4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Prestige
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium 18 28 $55,103 $59,250
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium Plus 18 28 $55,103 $59,250
4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Prestige 18 28 $55,103 $59,250
Pricing
Invoice Price
$67,804
$55,103
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,700
$59,250
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1228 / month
$988 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
Cutting its ties with its illustrious and not so charmed past, the 2012 Jaguar XJ now rocks a swinging style that really suits its dynamic handling. The 2012 Audi A7 is a tech powerhouse and design standout, showing that hatchback practicality can indeed be sexy.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Large Car Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 55.9
Front Leg Room (in)
42.0 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.0 37.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 36.9
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.4 57.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
37.2 36.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.0 55.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 64.4
Wheelbase (in)
119.4 114.7
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 75.2
Track Width, Front (in)
64.0 64.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
201.7 195.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 24.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD - 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.0 x - TBD - 14.0 x - TBD -
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)
21.7 19.8
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable 15.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 39.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40R19 P255/40R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45R19 P255/40R19
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)
4045 4210
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 19 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 19 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
385 @ 6500 310 @ 5500-6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Supercharged Gas V6
Fuel System
DI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
380 @ 3500 325 @ 2900-4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0L/305 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 28
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31 2.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.71
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.11
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.29
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Jaguar XJ Audi A7
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Air Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Five-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Trapezoidal-link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 8.3
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
3 8.5

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