The Ruling Class? - specifications

 Jaguar XF Luxury 3.0DMerc E220 CDI SportAudi A5 3.0 TDI Quattro Merc E350 CDI SE Coupe
On the road price/total as tested£33,900/£40,554£32,853/£38,647£36,830/£41,025£33,285/£38,100
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£15,594/46.0%N/A£18,010/48.9%£15,111/45.4%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,763/£3,526£1,380/£2,760£1,915/£3,830£1,731/£3,462
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£1,695/£2,825£1,747/£2,912£1,886/£3,829£1,632/£2,720
Ins. grp./quote/road tax band/cost43/£881/I/£17533/N/A/G/£15034/£709/I/£175N/A/N/A/I/£175
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£269/£342/£269£230/£340/£230£319/£407/£319£245/£360/£245
Peak power (bhp/rpm) 238/4,000168/3,800237/4,400228/3,800
Peak torque (Nm/rpm) 500/2,000400/1,400-2,800500/1,500-3,000540/1,600-2,400
Transmission 6-spd auto/rwd5-spd auto/rwd6-spd auto/4wd7-spd auto/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel69.5 litres/foam 59 litres/sp. saver64 litres/sp. saver66 litres/sp. saver
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 500/963 litres540 litres/N/A455 litres/N/A450 litres/N/A
Kerbweight/payload (kg)1,820/540/1,8501,735/540/1,9001,650/500/2,0001,730/450/2,100
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.48m/N/A11.25m/0.25Cd11.40m/0.29Cd10.95m/0.24Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs3yrs (unltd)/4yrs 3yrs (60k)/3yrs3yrs (unltd)/4yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers15,000 miles/97 15,500 miles/136Variable/13515,500 miles/136
Driver Power manuf’urer/dealer pos.4th (09)/7th (08)9th (09)/14th (08)11th (09)/16th (08)9th (09)/14th (08)
0-60/30-70mph6.6/6.3 secs8.5/8.2 secs5.7/5.5 secs6.2/5.6 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 3.4/4.7 secs3.2 secs/N/A3.1/4.5 secs2.3 secs^^
50-70mph in 5th/6th 6.3/8.4 secs8.1 secs/N/A5.4/7.6 secs3.3 secs^^
Top speed (mph)/rpm at 70mph 149/1,600141mph155mph155mph
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 45.7/32.7/8.3m48.4/36.9/8.9m45.0/33.1/8.3m49.4/36.4/9.1m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph63/43/56/65dB64/43/58/65dB65/44/59/67dB61/39/56/66dB
Auto Express economy/range 33.6mpg/514 miles32.6mpg/423 m30.2mpg/425 miles34.9mpg/507 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/comb (mpg) 30.0/51.3/42.034.9/60.1/47.128.5/49.5/39.231.7/50.4/41.5
Actual/claimed CO2 (g/km)/tax bracket225/178/26%232/154/21%251/182/27%217/179/26%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/yesSeven/yes/yesSix/yes/yesSix/yes/yes
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/£553**Yes/£1,267/yesYes/yes/£245Yes/yes/yes
Keyless go/split rear seatYes/yesNo/£391Yes/yesNo/yes
Metallic paint/xenon lights£587/£940*£607/yes£585/yes£607/£1,306^
Stability/cruise controlYes/yesYes/yesYes/£185Yes/yes


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