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The capable, luxurious XJ has graceful, nimble handling and a supple, steady ride. Its 470-hp V8 makes the big sedan very quick, but most versions have the supercharged V6 with all-wheel drive. The plush, quiet interior is crafted with genuine wood trim, copious amounts of leather, and abundant chrome details. But certain controls are confusing. The complex touch screen for the climate, audio, and navigation systems responds slowly and takes some getting used to. Our tested long-wheelbase XJL has a sumptuous backseat, but the low roofline impedes head room and access, and the trunk is small. A new infotainment system and a more generous five-year/60,000-mile warranty are recent upgrades.

Road Test

The big XJ marked a break from traditional Jaguar sedan styling. Their flagship sedan is a thoroughly modern luxury car that manages to be both sporty and relaxing. Powered by a muscular supercharged 340-hp V6, acceleration comes easy, although the s...

Highs

  • Agile handling for such a big car
  • Brisk acceleration

Lows

  • Small trunk
  • Despite updates, infotainment system pales next to some competitors

Specifications

Seating
2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
AWD , Rear
Warranty
  • Basic: 5 year/60,000 miles
  • Powertrain: 5 year/60,000 miles
  • Rust through: 6 year/unlimited
  • Roadside aid: 5 year/unlimited
Body Styles
sedan
Transmissions Available
  • 8-speed Automatic
Engines Available
  • 3-liter V6 supercharged (340 hp)
  • 5-liter V8 supercharged (470 hp)
  • 5-liter V8 supercharged (550 hp)

Ratings

Safety
Performance
Comfort / Convenience
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