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2009 Jaguar XF vs. 2005 Honda Accord

To start off, 2009 Jaguar XF is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Honda Accord. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Honda Accord would be higher. At 4,196 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Jaguar XF is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Jaguar XF (410 HP @ 6250 RPM) has 272 more horse power than 2005 Honda Accord. (138 HP @ 4000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Jaguar XF should accelerate faster than 2005 Honda Accord. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Jaguar XF weights approximately 197 kg more than 2005 Honda Accord. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2009 Jaguar XF is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2009 Jaguar XF. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Honda Accord, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2009 Jaguar XF (560 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 213 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Honda Accord. (347 Nm @ 2000 RPM). This means 2009 Jaguar XF will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Honda Accord.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Jaguar XF 2005 Honda Accord
Make Jaguar Honda
Model XF Accord
Year Released 2009 2005
Body Type Sedan Station Wagon
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4196 cc 2204 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 410 HP 138 HP
Engine RPM 6250 RPM 4000 RPM
Torque 560 Nm 347 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 2000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.1:1 16.7:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Top Speed 245 km/hour 195 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 5.1 seconds 10.1 seconds
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1842 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4970 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1470 mm 1770 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1480 mm
Wheelbase Size 2920 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 12.6 L/100km 5.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 65 L


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