Compare 2008 Jaguar XK vs 2008 Lexus SC

2008 Jaguar XK
2008 Lexus SC
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2-Door Conv
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XK 2-Door Conv 16 25 $73,560 $80,835
XK 2-Door Conv XKR 15 23 $83,752 $92,035
XK 2-Door Coupe 16 25 $68,100 $74,835
XK 2-Door Coupe XKR 15 23 $78,292 $86,035
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2-Door Conv
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SC 430 2-Door Conv 16 23 $57,728 $66,355
Pricing
Invoice Price
$73,560
$57,728
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$80,835
$66,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1347 / month
$1106 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.6
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Jaguar XK is the brand's best mainstream car ever, with performance equal to its German competitors and looks to beat them all. The 2008 Lexus SC 430 offers a unique shape, a folding hardtop, and the Lexus experience, but the "bathtub" look is a major drawback in a class of beautiful convertibles.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
23.1 27.1
Front Head Room (in)
37.0 37.2
Passenger Volume (ft³)
74 75.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 53.8
Second Head Room (in)
33.2 33.9
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
42.3 46.6
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 43.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 55.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.5 72.0
Track Width, Front (in)
59.2 61.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 5.6
Length, Overall (in)
188.6 178.5
Height, Overall (in)
52.3 53.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.0 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
108.3 103.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.0/7.1 8.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 1.02 11.7 x - TBD -
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)
12.8 x 0.79 12.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.8 19.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.2 35.4
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 3.3
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P275/40ZR18 P245/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45ZR18 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact T145/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3759 3840
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
4.2L/257 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 6000 288 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 4100 317 @ 3400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 23
Transmission
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
Sequential shift NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.95
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 1.96
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.77
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.30
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.35
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jaguar XK Lexus SC 430
Body Style
2-Door Convertible 2-Door Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone

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