2014 XF

Consumer Reviews

2014 Jaguar XF

$16,497 - $29,337  MSRP Range
2014 Jaguar XF

Review Score

4.6 out of 5 stars

4.6

9 Reviews
89% of drivers recommend this car
Score Breakdown
4.6 out of 5 stars Comfort
4.4 out of 5 stars Value for the Money
4.3 out of 5 stars Interior Design
4.8 out of 5 stars Reliability
4.8 out of 5 stars Performance
4.8 out of 5 stars Exterior Styling

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5 out of 5 stars

It is the most fun car I have ever owned.

by Jaguar Enthusiast from Milford, Massachusetts on Tue Aug 19 2014

This Jaguar is truly inspiring. It has power and performance to spare. Great looks and great comfort.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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Uses car for Having fun

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

Best car I?ve own

by PoloAlan from Waldorf, MD on Sun Jan 07 2018

This car is my favorite to drive I love the way it looks and the way it makes me feel when driving it

5 out of 5 starsComfort
4 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

Purchased a Used car

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

This is my second Jaguar and it won't be my last.

by David from Rochester, NY on Fri Jun 22 2018

If you are willing to maintain the Jaguar XF to factory specs, this car will easily take you to well over a 100k miles. My first Jaguar traveled 122k miles over a 10 year period with very minimal down time. The cost was no more then my other car. In my opinion, if you want luxury with a stylish leather interior and swede accents, NOT PLASTIC, then this is the car for you...

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

Purchased a Used car

Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car!!

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4 out of 5 stars

Wonderful ride- but the British roots are showing.

by jgthomp rpm from Denver, Colorado on Tue Feb 17 2015

The Jaguar XF is a wonderful automobile. And, in comparison to others in its class provides for an excellent value for the dollar, but, that's not to say it isn't without its rough edges. First lets start with the positives: excellent power to smoothness of ride balance between its comfort and sport modes. Other vehicles in this class cannot seem to figure out what they are- a sedan or a sports car- and the Jaguar XF manages to handle each smoothly and proportionately when you want the comfort and aggressive when in sport mode. Furthermore, the lane change assistance works very well and the car is solid in cornering and creature comforts. However, here are three, "What were they thinking?" moments. 1) The Navigation system is horrible. Confusing buttons, cluttered Home screen. Terrible configuration. This is nothing new if you've read any Jaguar reviews at all. How does one fix this? You have to spend hours learning it- learning to think the way the engineer programmed it- apparently without any user feedback, I'm sure. There exists no way (without entering the diagnostic mode) to determine what version of the satellite navigation software you're at- so how can you know if you should buy a map update? Little things like this simply point to a job that's really only half done here, I'm afraid. 2) The LCD screen for the system console (ie the Navigation) is not designed for North America. "Huh?" you say? It's actually quite simple. Unlike Britain, in North America we have the steering wheel on the left side rather than the right side of the vehicle. As a result, the driver, in order to look at the Navigation screen, must tilt one's head to the RIGHT and not to the LEFT as in the UK. All this seems innocent enough until you are actually driving the car and *wearing sunglasses*. Most (if not all) sunglasses are polarized to reduce glare. And perhaps you might have noticed, many drivers are now wearing them... If you're staring at a monitor right now, you can take a pair of sun glasses and look at the screen and notice that if you slide them off your nose a wee bit and rotate them clock-wise about 45 degrees the LCD monitor goes DARK. This is due to the polarization in the lenses- and is the typical method for testing to see if your sunglasses are indeed polarized. But, as I'm sure you've already guessed, when you are wearing sun glasses while driving your Jaguar designed for use in the US or Canada, since you sit on the left you pivot your head to the right and actually tend to tilt your head to the right- creating a situation where the glasses relative to the screen approach the 45 degree angle- and Voila! the Navigation screen in the Jaguar looks BLACK. This fact makes it tough to actually use the car's central command console while wearing sunglasses. Ummm- didn't anyone test-drive this car in the US on a sunny day? Solution? Take your glasses off. The real solution? Jaguar engineers need to flip the screen in the manufacturing line if the steering wheel is on the North American side... Pivoting 45 degrees counter-clockwise (like a driver in the UK would) has no dimming effect on the screen. It's only in North America where this problem occurs. 3) Freezing windshield fluid nozzles. Do not expect the windshield wipers to be able to dispense fluid when the temperature outside falls into the teens (degrees F). Jaguar claims to have tested their cars in both extreme heat and cold. Apparently they only tested "did it start?" in the cold weather and didn't actually try and use it. The windshield fluid nozzles are on the wiper blade- far away from the heat of the engine and exposed to the rushing 60mph air while driving- effectively freezing them up in no time. Cheaper cars put the nozzle on the car's hood and let the heat of the engine keep the nozzle warm enough to not freeze. Well, I guess this may be the result of either mild winters in the UK or perhaps more understandably, the designers in India didn't consider such temper

4 out of 5 starsComfort
4 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
3 out of 5 starsInterior Design
4 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
4 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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Does recommend this car!!

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2 out of 5 stars

Low beam head lights are terrible.. service is hig

by Cinrose from Georgetown, in on Sun Nov 12 2017

Maintenance very high and I cant see at night without high beams.. car is overpriced for what you get and nobody wants to work on them...jaquar of louisville the worse place ever....all parts are twice as high compared to any other cars....jaquar of louisville no help at all...i am upside diwn on car or it would be gone...

2 out of 5 starsComfort
2 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
2 out of 5 starsInterior Design
4 out of 5 starsReliability
3 out of 5 starsPerformance
4 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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Uses car for Commuting

Does not recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

The best driving car ever!

by Gary C from Knoxville, TB on Fri May 08 2015

I bought a new 2014 XF 3.0 Portfolio approximately a year ago. I am a previous Infiniti owner. This car is unlike no other car you will ever drive! You can drive one hundred miles per hour (easily) with not a single vibration in any part of the car. Jaguar goes the extra step to place features on the car other makes do not even think of. The gas mileage of such a high horsepower motor is amazing. I took a road trip this week and averaged 32 miles per gallon on the way to my destination. The sound system in the car is amazing. The nice thing is that you don't see a gazillion of these on the road like BMW etc., Every where I drive this car, you get asked what kind of car it is along with hundreds of stares and pointing. The LED styling around the headlights make the car look amazing. This car is a true example of refined luxury. Want to stand out from the crowd? Buy this car! I plan on having mine for many years to come!

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
4 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

Purchased a New car

Uses car for Just getting around

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

My First Jaguar!!

by Jean D. from Washington, DC on Sun Jun 01 2014

I purchased my very first Jaguar in March. My buying experience with Chris Smith and Steve Kenly was very professional and stress-free. My sales guide Will?s knowledge of the Jaguar XF was very informative and he helped me set up my phone and other customized items in the car, like the seat position and steering wheel position. Another sales guide Mike informed me about Jaguar?s free roadside assistance and I saved money by cancelling my AAA membership. My budget loved that! I LOVE driving my Jaguar XF every day; the car is quite good looking especially my color - sapphire blue, and I do notice a lot of people looking at it. I am very happy with this car! My experience with Jaguar Land Rover West Columbia was a pleasant one and I will continue to deal with them in the future.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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Uses car for Work

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

Sexy, fast, reliable car!

by JavJag from El Paso, TX on Wed Jun 14 2017

This is a great mid size Jaguar XF, great on gas, plenty of power and fun to drive. Great styling, requires oil change once a year or every 10,000 miles. Great trunk space. Great handling, great acceleration. Turns heads.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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Uses car for Commuting

Does recommend this car!!

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5 out of 5 stars

Outstanding vehicle from bumper to bumper.

by Black Sails 1715 from Jupiter, FL on Thu Mar 29 2018

The lines of the XF are superb; sleek, flows gently, in a forward looking view. The interior has grained comfortable leather seats. The choreographed ac/heat vents were a pleasant surprise. The supercharged 3.0 engine purrs and then roars, a lot of fun driving around the city or on the open road.

5 out of 5 starsComfort
5 out of 5 starsValue for the Money
5 out of 5 starsInterior Design
5 out of 5 starsReliability
5 out of 5 starsPerformance
5 out of 5 starsExterior Styling

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Uses car for Having fun

Does recommend this car!!

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Our Take on the 2014 Jaguar XF

Editor's note: This review was written in September 2013 about the 2013 Jaguar XF 2.0T. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2014, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two model years.

Jaguar's 2013 XF sedan still looks good and handles well, but the addition of a turbocharged four-cylinder base engine and poorly tuned eight-speed automatic has taken the roar out of this cat.

There's a trend afoot in luxury cars: Keep all the style and luxury amenities, but offer a smaller, boosted (turbocharged or supercharged) motor to improve fuel economy. Everybody is doing it, including Jaguar, which has added a new turbocharged four-cylinder engine... Read More