Jaguar XF

2009 Jaguar XF

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  • (4.5) 33 reviews
  • MSRP: $7,822$19,422
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 19-20
  • Engine: 300-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
2009 Jaguar XF

Our Take on the 2009 Jaguar XF

Based on a concept car called the C-XF ("C" for concept), the 2009 XF is a midsize four-door that will replace the Jaguar S-Type. Dealers are already taking orders for the XF, which goes on sale in March 2008. Competing models, in size and/or price, include the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series, Cadillac STS... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Grille looks cheap
  • Prefers premium gas
  • High backseat floor hump
  • Front sonar not standard
  • Backup camera option is outdated
  • Blind Spot Monitor of questionable value

Notable Features

  • All-new midsize sedan model
  • Replaces S-Type
  • V-8 or supercharged V-8
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • 18-, 19- or 20-inch wheels

2009 Jaguar XF Reviews Expert Reviews

Jaguar's XF is a great-looking car whose styling swivels heads wherever it goes.The XF has an aggressive nose, wide-eyed headlights and a coupelike roofline. The front fender vent and the shape of the tail mimic details found on the XK coupe.The downside to its sweet look, however, is that the design is more Lexus than Jaguar and it lacks a connection to the previous S-Type Jaguar that it ... Read full review for the 2009 Jaguar XF

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sleek car, but a few warnings for would be buyers

by gijoe from pittsburgh on October 5, 2009

I would echo what many other positive reviewers have said about style and performace of the XF. I would, however, add a few negatives I've experienced on reliability and the cost of maintenance. My 09... Read Full Review

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2009 Jaguar XF Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2009 Jaguar XF.

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,100 per year.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.


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