1997 Jaguar XJ 4-Door Sedan Specs

4-Door Sedan
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 17 mpg City/23 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I6, 4.0L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name 4dr Sdn
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission Electronic 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD, normal & sport shift modes


EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4080
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Second Hip Room (in) 60.3
Front Head Room (in) 37.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.5
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8
Liftover Height (in) 20.9
Wheelbase (in) 113.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0
Height, Overall (in) 53.1
Length, Overall (in) 197.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.1
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23

Performance Specs

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 4800
Displacement 4.0L/243
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 289 @ 4000
Fuel System EFI
Engine Type Gas I6
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.09
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4-Speed
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58
Trans Order Code NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.1
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Vacuum-assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 0.78
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7
Rear Tire Size P225/60ZR16
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16
Front Tire Size P225/60ZR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A
Suspension Type - Front Fully Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Fully Independent

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps Yes
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No
Other Features 4-wheel anti-lock braking system
Driver & front passenger air bags
Height-adjustable upper anchorage for front seat belts
3-point rear center seat belt
Child seat safety belt locking


Basic Miles/km 50,000
Basic Note Roadside Assistance
Basic Years 4
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Years 6

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.0
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 700
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3307
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3307
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165