Jaguar
XK8
1998
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1998 Jaguar XK8 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 1998 Jaguar XK8 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 1998 Jaguar XK8 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$64,900
Invoice *
$57,104
Engine
4.0L V-8 290 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,250 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
17.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
25.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Engine
4.0L V-8 290 HP 290.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,250 rpm
Transmission
5-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
102 amp
Battery
92 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.06
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
20.0 gal.
Exhaust
dual non stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
viscous
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Ride
sport
Ride Control
automatic
Front Suspension
double wishbone
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Rear Suspension
independent double wishbone
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
17.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P245/50ZR17.0BSW performance
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size aluminum
Seating Capacity
4
Front Seat Type
bucket
Heated Front Seats
driver and front passenger heated-cushion
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Armrests
center w/storage
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
(6-way power)
Rear Seats
bench
Rear Headrests
fixed
Seat Trim
leather
Door Trim
leather w/carpet lower
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Dashboard Insert
genuine wood
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
auto-dimming day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front
Floor Console
full
Overhead Console
mini
Cup Holder
front
Seatback Storage
1
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
carpet
Cargo Light
cargo light
Climate Control
automatic air conditioning
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
premium AM/FM stereo, seek-scan / brand AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
Radio Steering Wheel Controls
radio steering wheel controls
CD
trunk/cargo area mounted 6-disc
Speakers
9 / 10 brand
Amplifier
premium
Antenna
power retractable
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
keyfob
Remote Fuel Flap Release
power
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Power Outlets
1
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Garage Door Opener
HomeLink Wireless Control System
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Clock
analog
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
power telescopic tilt
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
fixed
1-Touch Open Window
driver and passenger
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Electrically Heated Windshield
electrically heated glass windshield
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
immobilizer
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
10.9 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
187.4 "
Exterior Width
72.0 "
Exterior Height
51.0 "
Wheelbase
102 "
Front Tread
59 "
Rear Tread
59 "
Turning Radius
18.0 '
Curb Weight
3,673 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.35
Front Legroom
43.0 "
Rear Legroom
23.7 "
Front Headroom
37.4 "
Rear Headroom
33.3 "
Front Shoulder Room
55.2 "
Rear Shoulder Room
51.5 "
Interior Cargo Volume
10.9 cu.ft.
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Moldings
body-colored
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
48/50,000
Major Components Months/Miles
48/50,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
48/50,000
Accessories Months/Miles
72/80,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 1998 Jaguar XK8 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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