Best Bet
  • (5.0) 6 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,771$16,415
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 20-22
  • Engine: 390-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD
2006 Jaguar XJ8

Our Take on the 2006 Jaguar XJ8

Redesigned for 2004, the seventh generation of Jaguar's rear-wheel-drive luxury sedan was longer, taller and wider, and rode a longer wheelbase than its predecessor. The new XJ delivered greater headroom, legroom and shoulder space. New aluminum-intensive construction promised high strength,... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Price
  • Body lean in curves
  • Control layout

Notable Features

  • New limited-edition Super V8 Portfolio
  • Regular or long wheelbase
  • Aluminum-intensive construction
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Normally aspirated or supercharged V-8

2006 Jaguar XJ8 Reviews

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 6 reviews

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Exceptional car

by TerryBear from Florida on August 6, 2006

,Classic good looks have been retained while making this car larger and very comfortable.High quality leather and wood make for an elegant interior.Ride and handling are excellent,probably due in part... Read Full Review

6 Trim Levels Available

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2006 Jaguar XJ8 Safety Ratings

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There are currently 5 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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