Compare 1997 Audi A8 vs 1997 Jaguar XJ

1997 Audi A8
1997 Jaguar XJ
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4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
A8 4-Door Sedan 3.7L Automatic 17 26 $49,748 $56,900
A8 4-Door Sedan 4.2L Automatic Quattro 17 25 $56,360 $64,500
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4-Door Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XJ 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $47,818 $54,750
XJ 4-Door Sedan L 17 23 $52,186 $59,750
XJ 4-Door Sedan Supercharged 12 20 $58,881 $67,400
XJ 4-Door Sedan Vanden Plas 17 23 $55,736 $63,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$49,748
$47,818
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,900
$54,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$948 / month
$913 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 36.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.7
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 34.3
Front Head Room (in)
37.1 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.8 99.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 60.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.3 57.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.8 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
198.2 197.8
Height, Overall (in)
56.7 53.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.2 59.0
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 113.0
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 20.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.0 70.8
Track Width, Front (in)
62.6 59.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.6 11.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.6 x 0.39 11.6 x 0.78
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Vacuum-assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x 0.98 11.5 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.7 23.1
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.2 39.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.7 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/60R16 P225/60ZR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact P225/60R16
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60R16 P225/60ZR16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 3307
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 3307
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 165
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3,682 4080
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.6 13.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 700
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas I6
Fuel System
SEFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 2700 289 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.7L/226 4.0L/243
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
230 @ 5500 245 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.999 1.48
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.091 3.58
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 0.73
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.665 2.48
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.407 1.00
Trans Type
5 4-Speed
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.742 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.096 2.09
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan XJ6
Vehicle Name
Audi A8 Jaguar XJ
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.81
Suspension Type - Rear
Trapeziodal link Fully Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Track-Rod Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 46
Suspension Type - Front
Four-Link Fully Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 36

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