Compare 2012 Audi A7 vs 2012 Jaguar XJ

2012 Audi A7
2012 Jaguar XJ
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4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A7 4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium 18 28 $55,103 $59,250
A7 4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Premium Plus 18 28 $55,103 $59,250
A7 4-Door HB quattro 3.0 Prestige 18 28 $55,103 $59,250
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XJ 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $67,804 $73,700
XJ 4-Door Sedan Supercharged 15 21 $81,512 $88,600
XJ 4-Door Sedan Supersport 15 21 $102,304 $111,200
XJ 4-Door Sedan XJL 15 22 $74,244 $80,700
XJ 4-Door Sedan XJL Supercharged 15 21 $84,272 $91,600
XJ 4-Door Sedan XJL Supersport 15 21 $108,284 $117,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$55,103
$67,804
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$59,250
$73,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$988 / month
$1228 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Audi A7 is a tech powerhouse and design standout, showing that hatchback practicality can indeed be sexy. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Large Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 42.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.0 39.0
Front Head Room (in)
36.9 39.5
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.2 55.4
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
55.9 57.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 63.1
Wheelbase (in)
114.7 119.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.2 74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 64.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
195.6 201.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
24.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x - TBD - 12.8 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)
19.8 21.7
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.9 Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 40.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/45R18 P275/40R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45R18 P245/45R19
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)
4210 4045
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 19 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 18 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
310 @ 5500-6500 385 @ 6500
Engine Type
Supercharged Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System
Direct Injection DI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
325 @ 2900-4500 380 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 5.0L/305
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 23
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.32 3.40
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.34
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.85 3.31
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/Manual Shift Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.52
Trans Type
8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi A7 Jaguar XJ
Body Style
Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Air Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Five-link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapezoidal-link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.3 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
8.5 3

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