The width of the vehicle influences directly on passanger's inner room and stability of driving. The Ford LTD III 4.2 115HP automatic is 143 millimeters wider in relation to the Jaguar XK8 I Cabrio 4.0 i V8 32V 284HP manual. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.
Ford LTD III 4.2 115HP automatic has 12 % longer wheelbase when compared to the Jaguar XK8 I. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. However, cars with a longer wheelbase will not be as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
The Ford LTD III has by 185 cubic centimeters greater engine displacement than the Jaguar XK8 I. This play a little role as far as acceleration is concerned, as both figures does not vary much.
The Ford LTD III is 12 % longer in relation to the Jaguar XK8 I. Long vehicles have roomy cabin and also provide bigger trunk. Although the Ford occurs to be better pick for families or those who appreciate soft, smooth long-distance driving that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Jaguar XK8 I Cabrio may be more appropriate to singles because it will not make problems with parking and will be easier for turning in narrow streets.
Number of doors
For drivers who like a vehicle for more than two persons the four-door Ford LTD III 4.2 115HP automatic is a way appropriate to own. However, for people that appreciate more attractive styling of the vehicle we suggest choosing the two-door Jaguar XK8 I Cabrio.
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater capacity of putting big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 6 % in favor of the Ford is insignificant and does not matter much.
For a comfortable travelling around town, it is tempting to opt for an automatic but the choice of transmisison can have a big effect on fuel consumption. Automatics may burn up about from 5 to 10% more than manuals.