Comparison - Jaguar XJ R-Sport 2018 - vs - Audi S3 Prestige quattro 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
75,400
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
47,650
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
7-speed dual-clutch
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.70gals
14.50gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Jaguar XJ swaddles its occupants in leather, delivers them in style, and offers sporty road manners for a large car due to its lightweight construction.

Pros
Beautiful shape
Elegant interior design
Very good standard features
Great warranty
Efficient and smooth V-6

Cons
Somewhat cramped interior
No hybrid powertrain
Not a huge performance gap between V-6 and V-8

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Jaguar XJ ranked #6 in Super Luxury Cars. Currently the Jaguar XJ has a score of 7.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 38 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Commanding trio of supercharged engines
Refined, agile handling

Cons
Poor reliability rating
Some low-quality interior materials
Technology is dated and mediocre
Limited passenger and trunk space

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
New XJR575 performance model
Advanced driver assist safety features
Improved technology

Cons
Ride isn’t smooth over rough roads
All-wheel drive isn’t available with the V-8

By: 
motortrend.com

If you want the easy-to-drive qualities of Audi's entry-level sedan, the A3, but also desire greater acceleration and handling, shop the 2018 Audi S3. The S3's more powerful engine, performance-oriented tires, sport-tuned suspension and bigger brakes combine to deliver an exhilarating performance without degrading the car's all-around usability.

PROS
Powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine
Upscale interior that looks and feels expensive
Precise handling that makes it a joy to drive on twisty roads
Standard all-wheel drive for enhanced traction

CONS
No manual transmission option
Adults will feel cramped in the back seat
Small trunk won't fit much more than a couple small suitcases

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Audi S3 is a blast to drive, but it suffers from a tiny rear seat and the Volkswagen Golf R offers the same performance with more room for less.

Pros
Tremendous performance bang for buck
Great powertrain
High-end LTE connectivity
Svelte shape

Cons
Tiny rear seat
No manual transmission
Gets pricey with options

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
332ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
280ft-lbs
at 1 900rpm
Horsepower: 
340hp
at 6 500rpm
292hp
at 5 400rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet
36.10Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
no
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather And Alloy Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Adaptive Cruise Control

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
202.00in
175.80in
Width: 
74.80in
Height: 
57.50in
54.80in
Wheel Base: 
119.40in
103.60in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
36.50
Rear Head Room: 
37.20
36.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
41.20in
Rear leg room: 
38.90in
35.10in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.60in
54.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.60in
53.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.20cu.ft
10.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3891.00lbs
3461.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Dual Ventilation
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
20 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
825 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
Meridian Premium Brand Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
Bang & Olufsen Premium Brand Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
705 Watts Stereo Output
Memory Card Slot
14 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 10.0
18 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Performance Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
no
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Cornering Lights
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Rear Multi-Adjustable Headrests
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Illumination Package
Comfort Package
225/40 R18 92H XL All-Season Tires
Black Optic Dynamic Package
Prestige
S Sport Package
S Sport Seat Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Badge Delete
Surround Camera System
20" 8 Split-Spoke 'Style 8001' Polished Wheels
20" All-Season Tires
19" 7 Split-Spoke 'Style 7016' Wheels
Summer Tires For 20" Wheels
20" 5 Split-Spoke 'Style 5045' Silver And Diamond Turned Finish Wheels
19" 5 Split-Spoke 'Style 5043' Wheels
20" 5 Split-Spoke 'Style 5044' Technical Grey Finish Wheels
20" 8 Split-Spoke 'Style 8001' Silver Wheels
Heated Front Windshield
Carbon Fiber Package - Spoiler & Mirror Caps (W/Side Assist)
19" 5-Double-Spoke-Star Design Wheels
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit
Delete Front License Plate Holder
Carbon Fiber Trunk Spoiler
Paint Protection Rear Load Sill/Door Cup/Door Edge
Interior Options: 
Meridian Reference Sound System (1300W)
Adaptive Cruise Control W/Queue Assist
Wood And Leather Steering Wheel
Front Ashtray And Lighter
Audi Beam-Rings
Audi Guard Premium Textile Floor Mats
Audi Beam-Quattro
Audi Cargo Box
USB Cables
Cargo Net
Audi First Aid Kit
Sound Enhancing Resonator Delete Kit
Leather Care Kit