Compare 2008 Lexus GS 460 vs 2008 Jaguar S-TYPE

2008 Lexus GS 460
2008 Jaguar S-TYPE
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 17 24 $46,657 $53,020
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4-Door Sedan 3.0
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 3.0 17 26 $43,985 $48,335
4-Door Sedan 4.2 16 24 $50,810 $55,835
4-Door Sedan R 15 22 $58,545 $64,335
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,657
$43,985
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,020
$48,335
Monthly Payment Estimate
$884 / month
$806 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Jaguar S-Type may look conservative and dated, and its interior is cramped, but it still delivers some of the best performance in its class, especially in one of the V-8 trims.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 36.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.1 56.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.5 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
54.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.4 37.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
109.1 98
Second Hip Room (in)
51.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.3 56.4
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
190.0 193.1
Height, Overall (in)
56.1 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 60.7
Wheelbase (in)
112.2 114.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 71.6
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 4.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.7 14.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 12.8 x 0.8
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)
13.1 x - TBD - 12.8 x 1.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 18.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.1 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7-3.2 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.9-19.1 Variable
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 245/40HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 245/40HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3945 3760
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 18 x 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
339 @ 3600 216 @ 4100
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.6L/281 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
342 @ 6200 235 @ 6800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.94 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.60 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.86 1.52
Trans Type
8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 0.87
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.18 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.72 2.30
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Lexus GS 460 Jaguar S-TYPE
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.26
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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