• (5.0) 3 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $26,912–$66,196
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: 17-19
  • Engine: 385-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
2014 Jaguar XK

Our Take on the Latest Model 2014 Jaguar XK

What We Don't Like

  • Worthless backseat
  • Some low-grade cabin controls
  • Touch-screen's sluggish response
  • Convertible's right-side blind spot
  • Brakes are somewhat grabby

Notable Features

  • Coupe or convertible
  • 385-hp, 5.0-liter V-8
  • Supercharged XKR makes 510 hp
  • High-performance XKR-S makes 550 hp
  • Six-speed automatic

2014 Jaguar XK Reviews

Vehicle Overview

The Jaguar XK is a high-end luxury sports car that drives as well as it looks. The four-seat XK comes as a coupe or convertible with V-8 power. There are two high-performance variants of the XK: the XKR and XKR-S. Both have supercharged V-8s, and the XKR-S' engine puts out 550 horsepower. According to Jaguar, the XKR-S can go from zero to 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds. Competitors include the BMW 650i and Mercedes-Benz SL. For 2014, there’s a limited-edition, high performance XKR-S GT coupe.  A total of 25 cars will be sold in the U.S. and five in Canada.
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New for 2014
The XKR-S GT coupe is available in limited numbers for 2014 with aerodynamic enhancements, suspension modifications and carbon ceramic brakes. A new Performance Pack is available for XKR models, which includes an active exhaust, red brake calipers and diamond-pattern stitching on the seats.
Exterior Highlights

  • 19- or 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Power-folding side mirrors with automatic dimming
  • Bi-xenon high-intensity-discharge headlamps
  • Dual exhaust
  • Power-folding soft-top (convertible)

Interior Highlights

  • Leather seats and steering wheel
  • Available real wood or aluminum trim
  • Navigation system
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Available adaptive cruise control
  • Available leather-appointed dash
  • Available heated steering wheel

Under the Hood

  • Standard 385-hp, 5.0-liter V-8 engine (XK)
  • Available 510-hp, supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 (XKR)
  • Available 550-hp, supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 (XKR-S)
  • Six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift function
  • Rear-wheel drive

Safety Features

  • Side-impact airbags
  • Active front head restraints
  • Daytime running lights
  • Antilock brakes and traction control
  • Electronic stability system
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Available collision warning system

XKR
Jaguar's XKR builds upon the XK with a 510-hp, supercharged version of the 5.0-liter V-8. A modified suspension firms up the ride and sharpens handling. Other changes include a modified exterior with a mesh grille, modified fog lights, larger wheels, quad exhaust and dual hood louvers. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard, and Jaguar says the XKR accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds. For 2014, an optional Performance Pack includes an active exhaust, red brake calipers and diamond-pattern stitching on the seats.


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XKR-S
Jaguar says the limited-production XKR-S has a top speed of 186 mph and will leap from zero to 60 mph in just 4.2 seconds.


For 2014, there’s a limited-edition, high-performance XKR-S GT coupe.  A total of 25 cars will be sold in the U.S. and five in Canada. The XKR-S GT coupe features aerodynamic and suspension modifications, as well as carbon ceramic brakes.


Thanks to exhaust system and engine computer tuning, the supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 makes 550 hp and 502 pounds-feet of torque. Boost pressure and engine compression are also slightly higher. The engine teams with a six-speed automatic that incorporates shift paddles. The suspension is 10 millimeters lower, and the XKR-S has an electronic differential.

The exterior is different than other XKs. Gloss-black accents are present, and the front bumper incorporates a carbon fiber splitter. The aggressive-looking hood features two horizontal cooling slots near the car's nose. At the rear, there's a fixed spoiler with carbon fiber inlay. The XKR-S also has unique wider side sills and a distinctive rear apron with a carbon fiber diffuser.

Inside, there are 16-way power-adjustable performance seats with sculpted side bolsters. RS logos adorn the head restraints and doorsills.


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Consumer Reviews

(5.0)

Average based on 3 reviews

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best performing, best looking

by Hansie from Scottsdale, AZ on December 10, 2017

Ultimate blend of luxury and performance. This car is equally good for the track as it is for long distance touring, as well as every day commuting. The looks are timeless and have provided many compl... Read Full Review

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8 Trims Available

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Jaguar XK Articles

2014 Jaguar XK Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

There are currently 5 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $2,200 per year.

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Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

48mo/50,000mi

Powertrain

48mo/50,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

48mo/50,000mi

Free Scheduled Maintenance

12mo/16,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

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.

Powertrain

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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