Comparison - Jaguar XJ R-Sport 2018 - vs - BMW 5 Series M550i xDrive 2018

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
75,400
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
73,900
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.70gals
18.00gals

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

The 2018 BMW 5 Series lives up to the expectations set by its forebears. There's an engine for nearly every taste, and the car's handling capabilities are fundamentally sound. Factor in the 5 Series' latest tech and safety features, and you've got a prime pick for a midsize luxury sedan.

PROS
Wide range of powerful and relatively efficient engines
A host of innovative features and leading-edge technology
Interior quarters are quiet and comfortable
Generous trunk capacity

CONS
Some interior materials are a bit below segment standards
Evolutionary styling doesn't stand out in a crowded class

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 BMW 5-Series ranked #1 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the BMW 5-Series has a score of 9.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 16 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Robust and diverse engine options
State-of-the-art, user-friendly technology
Quiet, comfortable cabin
Huge trunk

Cons
More expensive than most

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 BMW 5-Series expands the sedan's already-excellent lineup to include an efficient plug-in hybrid and an uber-quick V-8.

Pros
Useful plug-in hybrid
State-of-the-art tech
Great powertrains
Agile and responsive
Very comfortable

Cons
Shockingly expensive now
Interior color combos can be busy
Pricey advanced features
It’s not the 5-Series you remember

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
25.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
32
Cylinders: 
6
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
4.40L
Torque: 
332ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
480ft-lbs
at 1 800rpm
Horsepower: 
340hp
at 6 500rpm
456hp
at 5 500rpm
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
no
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
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
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Extended Cabin Heating/Cooling
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
202.00in
195.40in
Width: 
74.80in
73.50in
Height: 
57.50in
57.80in
Wheel Base: 
119.40in
117.10in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
38.80
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
41.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.60in
58.70in
Rear Head Room: 
37.20
37.50
Rear leg room: 
38.90in
36.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.60in
55.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.20cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3891.00lbs
4372.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
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
Reverse Tilt Passenger Mirror Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
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
14 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
14 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Dual Ventilation
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

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)
600 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
16 Total Speakers
Harman/Kardon Premium Brand Speakers
2 Subwoofer(S)
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 10.0
19 X 9.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Run Flat Tires
Painted Alloy Wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
35
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Ventilated Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
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
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
Adaptive Headlights
LED Headlamp
Brake Drying
Cornering Lights

Options

Packages: 
Illumination Package
Comfort Package
Driving Assistance Package
Luxury Seating Package
Executive Package
Driving Assistance Plus Package
Dynamic Handling Package
Parking Assistance Package
Cold Weather 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
19" V-Spoke Wheels W/Mixed Performance Run-Flat Tires
19" V-Spoke Wheels W/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
20" M Double-Spoke Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
20" M Double-Spoke Wheels W/Non-Runflat Michelin Pilot Super Sport Tires
19" M Double-Spoke Cerium Gray Wheels W/All-Season Run-Flat Tires
20" V-Spoke Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Space-Saver Spare
Interior Options: 
Meridian Reference Sound System (1300W)
Adaptive Cruise Control W/Queue Assist
Wood And Leather Steering Wheel
Front Ashtray And Lighter
Gesture Control
Apple CarPlay Compatibility
Anthracite Alcantara Headliner
Rear-Seat Entertainment Professional
Dynamic Digital Instrument Cluster
Power Rear Sunshade W/Manual Rear Side Window Shades
Heated Front Seats
Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound System
Leather Dashboard