The 2016 Jaguar XJ Price vs. the 2016 Audi A8

May 25th, 2016 by

Jaguar XJGreat Neck and Long Island drivers know that the 2016 Jaguar XJ price is worth every penny, bringing some of the most powerful engine options as well as some of the most elegant luxury features. When it comes to the features drivers demand in a luxury sedan, the XJ is firing on all cylinders, and in order to prove it, we put the Jaguar up against the 2016 Audi A8 L. The first difference we noticed was the price.

  • 2016 Audi A8 L sedans have a starting price of $81,500 (MSRP).
  • The 2016 Jaguar XJ, however, starts at just $74,400 (MSRP).

One might expect to get more out of the Audi, but we think you’ll be surprised by all the XJ has to offer over the A8.

Advantages of a Jaguar

While the 2016 Jaguar XJ price is certainly a significant advantage, it’s just the first of many. The XJ offers half a dozen trims to choose from, while the Audi A8’s features are limited mostly by the engine options—an upgrade in features on the Audi requires a step up in their engine lineup first.

Although these two luxury sedans go toe to toe with each other on many features, the Jaguar has some key advantages when it comes to comfort. Each XJ includes heated and cooled front and rear seating, while the Audi features only heated front seats. Paddle shifters come standard on the Jaguar as well, giving you an added level of control over the supercharged engine.

And about those engines; Jaguar has the edge.

  • The 2016 XJ can be had with either a 340-hp 3.0L supercharged V6 rated at 332 lb-ft of torque or a 470-hp 5.0L supercharged V8 with 424 lb-ft of torque.
  • The Audi A8’s base engine is a 3.0L V6 with 333 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque while its 4.0L V8 only manages 435 hp.

Test Drive the XJ Today

We think it’s important to note that while the 2016 Jaguar XJ price comes out ahead of the Audi, it also edges ahead on features and engine specs—plus it has that unmistakable sense of class that comes with a new Jaguar. Contact Jaguar Great Neck today to schedule a test drive and see the XJ in action.

Posted in 2016 Models, XJ