Jaguar XK 2002 vs BMW 3 series 2003

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Jaguar XK
2002 - 2006
BMW 3 series
2003 - 2006
Gearbox: Automatic Manual/Automatic
Jaguar XK is available only with automatic gearbox, whereas BMW 3 series has both automatic and manual transmission options.
Engines: 4.2 (petrol)2.0 - 3.0 (petrol, diesel)


Power: 300 - 400 HP143 - 231 HP
Torque: 420 - 553 NM200 - 410 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 5.4 - 6.4 seconds6.5 - 10 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 11.3 - 12.45.7 - 9.6
Jaguar XK petrol engines consumes on average 3 litres more fuel per 100 km than BMW 3 series.
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Length: 4.78 m4.49 m
Width: 1.83 m1.76 m
Height: 1.30 m1.37 m
Jaguar XK is larger, but lower.
Jaguar XK is 29 cm longer than the BMW 3 series, 7 cm wider, while the height of Jaguar XK is 7 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 327 litres410 litres
BMW 3 series has more luggage space.
Despite its longer length, Jaguar XK has 83 litres less trunk space than the BMW 3 series. This could mean that the Jaguar XK uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable.
Turning diameter: 11 meters10 meters
The turning circle of the Jaguar XK is 1 metres more than that of the BMW 3 series, which means Jaguar XK can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 2`085~ 1`935
Safety: no data
Quality: no data
Average price (€): 22 0004400
Pros and Cons: Jaguar XK has
  • automatic transmission only
  • only petrol engines available
BMW 3 sērija has
  • both manual and automatic
  • petrol and diesel engines available
  • lower fuel consumption for petrol engines
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
  • lower price
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