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2008 Jaguar XJ vs. Its Competition

 
2008 Jaguar XJ XJ8
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
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The Mercedes-Benz CLS might have been inspired by the Jaguar XJ; it's essentially an E-Class sedan with curvier styling inside and out, as well as a high-powered AMG version among its flavors.

The BMW 7-Series has awkward exterior styling and the dreaded iDrive controller for in-car systems, but it handles well and is offered in a long-wheelbase edition.

The Lexus LS also comes in a long-wheelbase edition, as well as a hybrid.

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8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
The 2008 Jaguar XJ has a rich interior, good fuel economy, and a light touch, but its dowdy exterior is a major letdown.
8.2
/ 10
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The 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has dramatic styling and a sleeker silhouette than most sedans, but at the expense of visibility and backseat space.
8.4
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Controversially styled, the 2008 BMW 7-Series still performs like a smaller sedan and carries rear passengers with ease.
8.4
/ 10
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The 2008 Lexus LS 460 is a little lacking in personality and presence, so it’s a good choice for those who want top technology and comforts without attracting undue attention.
MSRP From   
$63,835$70,700$76,800$62,900
Gas Mileage   
15 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy12 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy
Engine   
Gas V8Gas V8Gas V8Gas V8
EPA Class   
LargeCompactLargeMid-Size
Style Name   
4-Door Sedan XJ84-Door Sedan 5.5L4-Door Sedan 750i4-Door Sedan
Drivetrain   
Rear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
5455
Passenger Doors   
N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style   
4-Door Sedan XJ84 Door Sedan4 Door Sedan4-Door Sedan
Transmission   
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD

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