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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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56 reader reviews for Jaguar XF Saloon.
  • 3.0D V6 Luxury 4dr

    allan taylor , northants . Date: 11/09/2014
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      30

    My car

    Had a X. F luxury for 3 years now very good car for the money My wife loves it so say no more. If you can do your own servicing on the car that helps a lot just buy the parts from Jaguar Dealer but They still cost a lot .

  • 3.0D V6 Luxury 4dr

    simmi chauhan , Nottinghamshire . Date: 18/07/2014
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      30

    My car

    Inside it is beautiful, everyone that sits in it are just gob smacked and awe struck. People used to love my Audi but after sitting in the Jaguar it was a different story. My brothers exact words were “This is just another level, the people that designed this must have spent a lot of time and effort doing it”.

    I have the all black interior with black leathers as I felt the cream and wood finish made the car feel and look old inside. I must remind everyone that every XF is identical inside, you pay extra for the engine power, bigger wheels and outside trim, I have to say I love this about Jaguar as other makers change the inside of the car for a more powerful engine but it shouldn’t be that way!

    I have to say gear cylinder knob and air vents automatically moving after turning on is futuristic, some may not like it (jealousy maybe) but I definitely like it. Outside it is beautiful, everyone that looks at it is just amazed particularly with the standard 20” rims and the S badge. They simply love it, it looks modern (in the right colour) and if you’re lucky enough to have the S or the Super Charged versions then they just look like total beasts. The car is very fast.

    If you have a heavy foot then be prepared to pay for the Diesel, if you're sensible then it will get you 37-40MPG. Basically to sum up the car is awesome, yes the touch screen is a bit laggy and they could have used nicer electric window control buttons but they are seriously minor niggles.

  • 3.0D V6 Luxury 4dr

    hugh dennis , lancashire . Date: 29/05/2014
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      36

    My car

    Bought this car (2.7 D Luxury) when the XF first arrived in April 2008. 120,000 miles later it still runs like new. Had a new differential and repairs to the air conditioning under warranty, apart from this it has run perfectly.

    Would strongly recommend to anyone thinking of buying an XF.

  • 3.0D V6 S Luxury 4dr

    Martyn Whiteley , North Lincs . Date: 24/05/2014
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Average MPG
      43

    My car

    Had a 3.0D S XF for a month whilst my new CLS was in for body repairs.

    I almost bought an XF before the CLS, so it was great to be able to drive one for a month and 2,000 miles, and compare with my CLS250 AMG Sport.

    There's no doubt that the XF is an impressive car, and with the 3.0D S power plant, it's performance is strong, and that engine superb for a diesel.

    However it's not as impressive as my CLS, and I was pleased to get the Merc back. The main problem I had with the XF was seat comfort, with no lumber adjustment, and an unsettled ride compared to the smoothness of the CLS. The Jag never seemed to settle on fast bump roads, and trim and doors creaked at times, whereas the CLS is always composed and quiet.

    The engine in the Jag sounds really good for a diesel, and the car can certainly shift, but it as if it has turbo lag compared to the CLS. Despite my CLS giving away 70 bhp to the Jag, and only 4 cyls, it responds to the throttle more urgently and feels sportier.

    Inside too, the XF looks old fashioned, without the sense of occasion of the Merc, and the JLR touch screen infotainment, although it has many plusses (inc great sound quality) is just not as intuitive and clear as the Merc system. (not that Merc is the best).

    I'd be happy to own an XF full time, but would always prefer to be running a CLS.

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