Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual vs Mazda MX5 III Cabrio 1.8 i 16V 126HP manual

Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual

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22 reasons for

Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio, model available from 2005.
It has 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP petrol engine produced from 2005.
Drive on the rear axle has manual gearbox.

2 reasons for

Mazda MX5 III Cabrio, model available from 2005.
It has 1.8 i 16V 126HP petrol engine produced from 2005 to 2008.
Drive on the rear axle has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Mazda MX5 III Cabrio 1.8 i 16V 126HP manual
Jaguar

22 reasons for Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298KM manual in comparison to Mazda MX5 III Cabrio 1.8 i 16V 126HP manual

Reasons for
135

Maximal power

298 > 126 hp
The Mazda MX5 III Cabrio 1.8 i 16V 126HP manual quite much loses with the Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio in the field of amount of horses under the hood having them by 137 percent less. As a result the engine of the Jaguar XK8 II has relatively lots of power and good acceleration.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

6.3 > 9.4 s
The Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio accelerates to 100k\h 33 % better in comparison to the Mazda MX5 III Cabrio. A noticable difference in acceleration in favor of the Jaguar will allow him to overtake much faster and avoid other obstacles.
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Trunk capacity

283 > 150 l
The boot of the Jaguar is 89 percent bigger compared to the Mazda. It is sensible difference so, in this category the Jaguar XK8 II will be a way more handy. The larger the trunk, the more baggage you can take.
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Top speed

250 > 196 km/h
The Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual has by 54 kilometers per hour higher maximum velocity in comparison to the Mazda, as a result of which a long route, assuming that it is straight and there is no speed limits, can be traveled in much more shorter period of time. The difference may be noticeable during travelling over fast and long routes.
22

Width

1,896 > 1,717 mm
distance between left and right side of a vehicle directly affects room in the cabin as well as stability during driving. The width of the Jaguar is larger only by 179 mm in relation to the Mazda MX5 III and is not really relevant. The medium for the „sports cars” class amounts to approximately 1,791 mm and is by 6 percent larger than the same attribute of the Jaguar.
19

Fuel tank

72 > 50 l
In this category it is the Jaguar that can comprise 22 l more fuel than the Mazda MX5 III. The medium fuel tank capacity in the sports cars segment, which is represented by the Jaguar XK8 II, equals 68 liters, whereas in S class (represented by the Mazda MX5 III Cabrio) it equals 68 l.
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Wheelbase

2,758 > 2,336 mm
The Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio has 18 % longer wheelbase than Mazda. Therefore the Jaguar is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable riding.
14

Cylinders

8 > 4
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Engine capacity

4,197 > 1,798 cc
The Jaguar has 2,399 cc greater cubic capacity in comparison to the Mazda. Such a considerable difference causes that comparision of this parameters is aimless. The Mazda would be the right choice for drivers who apreciate lower fuel consumption and car running costs at the expense of slower driving, however, owners the Jaguar XK8 II should take adventage of better power, flexibility, culture of the engine and as a consequence more joy from driving.
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Maximum load capacity

505 > 300 kg
6

Length

4,790 > 3,998 mm
The Jaguar is 20 % longer in relation to the Mazda MX5 III. The length of the vehicle is important when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the trunk. The Jaguar XK8 II preasumbly will be offering to it's passangers more space for legs. Aditionally the Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio will be better driven but the Mazda MX5 III will be a little easier for parking due to shorter length of the body.
4

Cylinder layout

V-type > inline
A V engine is a developed construction of a engine with all cylinders aligned in one row which in our opinion} is with more adventages. Engine of V configuration put inside a car the Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual produces more torque at lower RPM ranges due to the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of motor may house more cylinders without a need of much extending its dimensions. A Better engine work and thrilling sound is to a V engine’s advantage.
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Price range

luxury > popular
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Height

1,330 > 1,244 mm
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of thinks to it. The difference between these two cars that amounts to 7 % in favor of the Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual is not big and does not matter much.
1

Tire width

255 > 205 mm
0

Maximal power RPM

6,000 > 6,500 revolutions/minute
0

Number of seats

4 > 2
0

Payload

2,140 > 1,359 kg
0

Valves

32 > 16
0

Tire diameter

18 > 16 ″
0

Tire profile

45 > 50 %
0

Curb weight

1,639 > 1,057 kg

Mazda

2 reasons for Mazda MX5 III Cabrio 1.8 i 16V 126KM manual in comparison to Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual

Reasons for
56

Urban consumption

9.7 > 17.1 l
The Mazda MX5 III uses of 43 % gasoline less in the city in relation to the Jaguar. The Mazda, as a representative of S segment, burns up 3.8 l per 100 km fewer than the average in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “S” segment equals to 13.5 l of fuel for every 100 km.
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Urban range

505 > 415 km

Cars specifications

Jaguar XK8 II Cabrio 4.2 i V8 32V 298HP manual Mazda MX5 III Cabrio 1.8 i 16V 126HP manual
    Price range luxury popular
    Model release date 2005 2005
    Facelifting no no
    Class S S
    Payload 2,140 kg 1,359 kg
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