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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan 4.3L
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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 5.0L 16 24 $78,027 $83,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC 5.0L 16 22 $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
4-Door Sedan XJ8
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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 Super V8 17 24 $82,201 $90,330
4-Door Sedan XJR 17 24 $69,461 $76,330
Pricing
Invoice Price
$70,029
$55,811
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,300
$61,330
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1255 / month
$1022 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Large
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 59.9 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 40.3 38.7
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 105.0 104.6
Second Hip Room (in) 59.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.2 58.3
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 38.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 43.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 122 119.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73 76.5
Track Width, Front (in) 62 61.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 203 200.4
Height, Overall (in) 57 57.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.4 16.4
Brakes
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.2
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) 11.8 x - TBD - 11.3 x 0.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.2 22.5
Steering
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.8 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 225/55HR17 P235/50R18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 225/55HR17 P235/50R18
Spare Tire Size Full-Size P235/50R18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4160 3726
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Rear 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) 150 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 3000-4400 303 @ 4100
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/260 4.2L/256
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 275 @ 5750 294 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 4.17
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.52
Trans Type 7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.87
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65 2.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz S-Class Jaguar XJ
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan XJ8
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.14
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
 
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