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Love Hurts
5 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By galewood478
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2000 Jaguar XJ-Series Sedan XJ8 4dr Sedan


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I absolutely loved this car, was such a classic. However, I had to get rid of it after 2 transmission failures. It kept cracking drums within the transmission. There has yet to be a car designed that captured the stunning class and sophistication displayed by this Jag. Loved it, and as hard as it was to let her go, it proved impractical to keep fixing it over and over. Ford built it, so that should say something.


Best Features

Ride, Design, Quality of materials


Worst Features

Transmission, Quality of Engine parts


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Babied from Birth
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By g huelsman
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2000 Jaguar XJ-Series Sedan XJ8 4dr Sedan


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Truly an excellent automobile. Always did everything I expected of it. Braking, acceleration, handling, etc. Won several awards in appearance.


Best Features

handling, acceleration, overall performance, looks, leather


Worst Features

None


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Bad transmission
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By rbinlex
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2000 Jaguar XJ-Series Sedan XJ8 4dr Sedan


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Purchased from original owner, low mileage. Beautiful car, best ride ever IF you can keep it out of the shop. Never could get the heater to work properly, froze every winter. Difficult time finding a "good" jaguar mechanic that could troubleshoot. It seemed to always be something. Every time it went to the shop it was $600-$1000. The final straw was when the transmission went out at 79K. Resale value was so low I chose to not fix the car. What a shame. I'll never buy another one.


Best Features

The best aspect of this car was the looks and the seats. The seat was great on my bad back. Wonderful car on the highway.


Worst Features

Quality and dependability.


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Love My Jag.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By Ricardo
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2000 Jaguar XJ-Series Sedan XJ8 4dr Sedan


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I purchased my XJ8 with 38,000 miles on it have driven it 2500 without any problems. I am now having an issue with the drivers side brake light. The passenger side works. I think it may be a ground problem as it works some time. The 4.0 engine is quiet and powerful,really like driving it. It is my 3rd Jag., and I love it.


Best Features

Exterior Style, interior luxury. Smooth and quiet.


Worst Features

Better tires for all seasons, move the cup holders in front.


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Timing Chain Blown
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Lost
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2000 Jaguar XJ-Series Sedan Vanden Plas 4dr Sedan


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Timing chain gone at 105,000 miles. Cost to replace engine quoted at $25,000. New car instead.


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