Research 1997 Jaguar XJ specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

4dr Sedan


Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.6 x 0.78
Brake Type Vacuum-assisted
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 1.1

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.1

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.0


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 700


Fuel System EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 289 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I6
Displacement 4.0L/243
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 245 @ 4800

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 20.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.1
Height, Overall (in) 53.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.8
Length, Overall (in) 197.8
Wheelbase (in) 113.0

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.1

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.3
Second Hip Room (in) 60.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 99.5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.7
Passenger Capacity 5


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17


Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7


Vehicle Name Jaguar XJ
Vehicle Name Jaguar XJ
Body Style 4 Door Sedan XJ6


Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Fully Independent
Suspension Type - Front Fully Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A


Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P225/60ZR16
Rear Tire Size P225/60ZR16
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3307
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 165
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3307


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4-Speed
Trans Order Code
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.09
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)


EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4080


Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Chrome
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7