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Why buy a used Jaguar XJ Series?

If you're in the market for a car that's luxurious, timeless and stylish, then a used Jaguar XJ is a great choice. As the luxury brand's flagship model from days gone by, the XJ has undergone many improvements over the years. With its large selection of powerful engines and superb handling, the XJ is a lot of fun to drive while remaining sumptuously comfortable.

Latest used Jaguar XJ Series

Jaguar, XJ Series

2017 (17) - Jaguar XJ Series

2017 (17) - Jaguar XJ Series20

£21,995

Finance available £431 pm

*Representative example

  • 3L
  • 65.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Saloon

Elite Cars of Leigh

01702884404 *

5/5 Stars

Jaguar, XJ Series

2009 (11) - Jaguar XJ Series

2009 (11) - Jaguar XJ Series47

Low Mileage

£12,950

Finance available £267 pm

*Representative example

  • 2.7L
  • 29.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Saloon

Rix Motors

01925358372 *

Jaguar, XJ Series

2004 - Jaguar XJ Series

2004 - Jaguar XJ Series37

Low Mileage

£2,495

Finance available £33 pm

*Representative example

  • 3L
  • 113.0K

    Miles
  • Petrol
  • Automatic
  • Saloon

Purple Sky Trading

01344963440 *

Jaguar, XJ Series

2010 (60) - Jaguar XJ Series

2010 (60) - Jaguar XJ Series69

Low Mileage

£7,590

Finance available £147 pm

*Representative example

  • 0L
  • 76.9K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Not Supplied

One 2 One Autos

01753260736 *

Jaguar, XJ Series

2012 (12) - Jaguar XJ Series

2012 (12) - Jaguar XJ Series44

Reduced

£10,750

Finance available £217 pm

*Representative example

  • 3L
  • 51.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Saloon

RDM Direct

01283888465 *

4.6/5 Stars

Jaguar, XJ Series

2008 - Jaguar XJ Series

2008 - Jaguar XJ Series11

Low Mileage

£5,999

Finance available £111 pm

*Representative example

  • 2.7L
  • 96.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Saloon

ACE MOTOR VEHICLE LTD

01916224691 *

Jaguar, XJ Series

2009 (09) - Jaguar XJ Series

2009 (09) - Jaguar XJ Series23

£6,290

Finance available £118 pm

*Representative example

  • 2.7L
  • 134.0K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Saloon

Car Trade Hub

01135373470 *

Jaguar, XJ Series

2012 - Jaguar XJ Series

2012 - Jaguar XJ Series51

Reduced

£10,995

  • 3L
  • 78.3K

    Miles
  • Diesel
  • Automatic
  • Saloon

Woodcroft Motors

01642694723 *

Jaguar XJ Series snapshot review

Pros

  • Good to drive
  • Stylish design
  • Luxurious interior

Cons

  • Expensive to run
  • Firm ride
  • Not as much headroom in the rear as rivals

Jaguar XJ Series by type

Automatic
Manual
Diesel
Petrol
2 Door
4 Door

Used Jaguar XJ Series information

Engines and transmissions

Throughout the years, the Jaguar XJ has had both petrol and diesel engines, with a manual or an automatic gearbox, and four- or rear-wheel drive.

Petrol
  • 3.0-litre outputs 335bhp, and hits 60mph in 5.7 seconds with average fuel economy of up to 31mpg.
  • 5.0-litre V8 has been available with various outputs from 379bhp to 566bhp, making it the most powerful option, with a 0-60mph time of 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 186mph.
  • Earlier models include a 240bhp and a 390bhp 4.2-litre V8
  • The supercharged 4.2-litre V8 generated 400bhp and had a 4.8-second 0-60mph time.
Diesel
  • 3.0-litre turbo diesel creates up to 295bhp for a 0-60 mph time of less than six seconds and a top speed of 155mph, returning decent fuel economy of 37.9mpg.
  • Second generation included a 204bhp 2.7-litre TDVi diesel variant that could hit 60mph in 7.8 seconds while achieving fuel economy of up to 35mpg.

Practicality

The Jaguar XJ has a well-appointed cabin and offers plenty of comfort features, making it a practical option for those who want a premium vehicle.

Interior space
  • Adjustable driver's seat and steering wheel allow you to get completely comfortable in the cockpit.
  • Rear passenger space is larger in the long-wheelbase model.
  • Autobiography variant has a limo-like interior with quilted semi-aniline leather seats, rich oak inlay veneers and stainless steel air vents.
  • Two ISOFIX points found on the outer rear seats for installing child seats.
Boot space
  • 520-litre boot is larger than the BMW 7 Series or Audi A8.
  • Large boot opening helps to get bigger suitcases inside.
Bodystyles
  • Short wheelbase offers better handling and is still spacious enough in the rear seat.
  • Long wheelbase has 121mm more rear legroom for a limousine-type experience.

Safety

  • No Euro NCAP safety rating, but the pop-up bonnet, stability control, eight airbags and traction control offer good protection.
  • After 2015, the XJ included available All-Surface Progress Control, which helped the vehicle to pull away on slippery surfaces.
  • New 2018 features included traffic detection, driver condition monitor, autonomous emergency braking and lane keep assist.

Technology

  • 12.3-inch driver display offers available full-width satnav.
  • Dual touchscreens available with innovative InControl Touch Pro Infotainment system.
  • 2018 models added an available 4G Wi-Fi hotpot supporting up to eight devices simultaneously.

Jaguar XJ Series generations

Jaguar is known for its lineup of luxury saloons, mainly because of the success of the XJ. This flagship model has been available in some form since 1968 and went through four generations before it was discontinued in 2019. Each generation and redesign brought more luxury and refinement, helping the XJ to remain competitive.

Eighth Generation (2010 to 2019)

Eighth Generation (2010 to 2019)
Fuel type:
Diesel / Petrol
Engine Size:
3 - 5
MPG:
23 - 49
Acceleration:
4.2 - 6.4 seconds
Boot space:
520 L capacity
NCAP Safety rating:
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  • Greenest

    3.0 V6 Supercharged R-Sport 4dr Auto

  • Cheapest

    3.0d V6 XJ50 Celebration 4dr Auto

  • Fastest

    5.0 [575] V8 Supercharged XJR 4dr Auto

Used Jaguar XJ Series information

Used Jaguar XJ Series FAQ's

Which is the most popular engine in the Jaguar XJ?

The most popular engine has been the 3.0-litre turbo diesel with an output of 296bhp to hit 60mph in less than six seconds. This model has a top speed of 155mph and achieves average fuel economy of up to 37.9mpg.

Which are the most popular model variants?

In the standard wheelbase, the variants include Luxury, Premium Luxury, Portfolio and R-Sport, while the long wheelbase was available in Luxury, Premium Luxury, Portfolio and Autobiography. The most popular among used models is the Portfolio, offering a good balance between value and upmarket features, including leather active ventilated heated and cooled seats and four-zone automatic climate control.

What optional extras should I look out for?

LED interior lighting and adaptive LED lights are among the top optional extras to look out for. You can also look for enhanced safety equipment, such as the 360-degree camera, blind spot monitoring and park assist functionality.

Is the Jaguar XJ a good family car?

Yes, the Jaguar XJ offers plenty of room for a family and can be found with high-tech equipment. For added rear space, look for a long-wheelbase variant that provides the room needed to stretch out and relax.

Is there a hybrid version of the Jaguar XJ?

In all the years that the XJ was made, Jaguar never offered a hybrid powertrain. However, there are many petrol and diesel engines to choose from, with the 3.0-litre turbo diesel offering fuel economy of up to 37.9mpg.

Are all Jaguar XJ model variants automatic?

Yes, all versions of the Jaguar XJ come standard with an automatic gearbox. There are no manual versions.

Is there a four-wheel drive version available?

Yes, but they were never officially sold in the UK so you are unlikely to find one. Because the Jaguar XJ was designed to handle like a sports car, it was equipped with rear-wheel drive as standard.

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