The Jaguar XJ can be specified with either a three-seat bench or a pair of much more luxurious seats, that are optional on higher-spec models. These have electric adjustment plus heating, cooling and massage functions.
As well as individual seats, you can also specify a pair of folding ‘business’ tables that are sturdy enough for a laptop, and a pair of 10.2in screens. These fold out from the rear seats to allow you to watch television, films or control your music. The tables do come at the expense of seatback map pockets, however.
Both the individual seats and the rear bench are comfortable over longer distances. It’s just a pity that you can’t recline the optional individual seats a little farther, should you need a power nap.
Whichever model you go for, head room is a bit tight due to the roofline falling significantly towards the rear of the car. There is, however, plenty of leg room, especially in long-wheelbase models. You can’t get much in the rear door pockets, certainly not 1.0-litre bottles of drink.