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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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57 reader reviews for Jaguar XF Saloon.
  • 2.7D V6 Luxury 4dr

    Mark Steers , Berkshire . Date: 18/07/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Simply wonderful...I have been running and Audi A6 2.7TDI for 3 years and yes it is a good car...but very boring. I actually look forward to getting in and driving the XF.

    Having covered 1100 miles the fuel consuption is not in the same league as the Audi but I suspect that is more to do with my right foot!

    What I have been suprised about is how much fresher I feel after a long motorway trip than I did in the Audi. The road noise in much better in the Jag as is the ride, which I always found fidgety in the Audi. Great drive, wonderful looks....happy customer.

  • 2.7D V6 Luxury 4dr

    Jonathan Francis Date: 14/07/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 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
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    You have to compare like with like, and when you have tried to be excited by a Merc, dozed off looking at an A6 and surpressed you gag-reflex whilst looking at a 5-Series...you end up at the XF. It needs a nose job but Kylie is left in the dark by its hind quarters. Copied from an Aston? Hardly a criticism!

    It is a great car, fun to start let alone drive. Mine had a few gremlins under the bonnet that needed ironing out but, when Jauguar customer service gets into their stride, that was almost an enjoyable experience.

    Two tips. Buy one. Secondly, get it from Marshall's in Peterborough. If one organisation deserves the spotlight as a shining example of customer care, they are it. I would seriously consider driving half way across the UK just to get it serviced by their guys. Superb.

  • 2.7D V6 Premium Luxury 4dr

    Graeme Southern , County Durham . Date: 17/06/2008
    • 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
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    In my first review I said I didnt think the Jaguar was finished as well as my previous BMW , but that time would tell. Well 7 months on and 18,000 miles later . The car has been in the garage 3 times for quite serious faults ( it went on to "limp home mode" on a French motorway 700 miles from home !!). The boot opens when it wants , so does the petrol cap , the headlights are less then useless , it doesnt kick down when you want it to ( only a problem when you are passing slower traffic with a large lorry hurtling towards you ) the garage seemed sympathetic to this but after a couple of attempts still havent fixed it. Still it must have something about it ......I love this car!! . Its always intersting even if I seem to be heading the fault finding mission for Jaguar UK .

  • 2.7D V6 Premium Luxury 4dr

    Robert Smith , West Sussex . Date: 08/06/2008
    • Overall verdict
      1 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This is a review from a test drive only, so I accept those that own an XF will have a more informed opinion than me.

    I have to agree with a lot of what Gary Wynn said. I thought this was going to be my dream car, having seen them on the road and read all the reviews. The car itself (2.7D) was not what I thought it would be. There seemed a very long lag before the speed kicked in after accelerating. Perhaps it was just a "Friday afternoon" car I drove. The interior certainly did not sell it to me; it felt cramped and things like the glove box opening mechanism were gimmicky (and needless to say didn't work the first time it was tried).

    Disappointingly, the experience at the dealership was terrible. I know it has been a successful car but it seemed the salesmen couldn't be bothered to make the effort (and that was before I became lukewarm about the car).

    So I drove to a BMW dealer and got a car that was responsive and where the buying experience was ten times better than at the Jaguar dealership. I have never owned a BMW before and never thought I would!

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