Used 2002 Jaguar XJ-Series

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2002 Jaguar XJ-Series
List price
$5,999

Pros

  • Powerful supercharged V8 engine, aggressive and sexy look, sport-tuned suspension.

Cons

  • Classic British interior might be too cramped for some people, aged chassis and structure.

Used 2002 Jaguar XJ-Series for Sale

Jaguar XJ-Series 2002 Vanden Plas 4dr Sedan (4.0L 8cyl 5A)
69,710 miles
Used 2002
Jaguar XJ-Series
Vanden Plas
List$5,999
Est.Loan: $123/mo
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Dealer Notes
Abs - 4-Wheel, Antenna Type - Power, Anti-Theft System - Alarm, Cassette, Center Console, Clock, Cruise Control, Dimming Rearview Mirror - Auto, Driver Seat - Heated, Driver Seat Power Adjustments, Exterior Entry Lights, Front Air Conditioning, Front Air Conditioning - Automatic Climate Control, Front Airbags - Dual, Front Fog Lights, Front Seat Type - Bucket, Front Wipers - Intermittent, Front Wipers - Rain Sensing, Gauge - Tachometer, Headlights - Auto On/Off, Interior Accents - Wood-Tone, Memorized Settings - Driver Seat, Moonroof / Sunroof - Power, Multi-Function Remote - Keyless Entry, Parking Sensors - Rear, Passenger Seat - Heated, Passenger Seat Power Adjustments, Power Brakes, Power Door Locks, Power Steering, Power Windows, Premium Brand - Alpine, Radio - Am/Fm, Rear Seat Type - Bench, Remote Cd Changer - 6 Disc, Remote Cd Changer Location - Cargo Area, Shift Knob Trim - Alloy, Shift Knob Trim - Leather, Side Airbags - Front, Stability Control, Steering Wheel - Power Tilt And Telescopic, Steering Wheel Mounted Controls - Audio, Steering Wheel Trim - Leather, Steering Wheel Trim - Wood, Traction Control, Trip Computer, Upholstery - Leather, Wheel Diameter - 16 Inch, Wheels - Alloy, Window Defogger - Rear
Jaguar XJ-Series 2002 XJR 4dr Sedan (4.0L 8cyl S/C 5A)
69,259 miles
Used 2002
Jaguar XJ-Series
XJR
ListNot Listed
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Dealer Notes
Recent Arrival%2521 Clean CARFAX. Supercharged,Traction Control,Stability Control,Rear Wheel Drive,Active Suspension,Tires - Front Performance,Tires - Rear Performance,Temporary Spare Tire,Aluminum Wheels,Power Steering,4-Wheel Disc Brakes,ABS,Sun/Moonroof,Generic Sun/Moonroof,Automatic Headlights,Fog Lamps,Heated Mirrors,Power Mirror%28s%29,Intermittent Wipers,Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers,Rain Sensing Wipers,Power Driver Seat,Power Passenger Seat,Bucket Seats,Heated Front Seat%28s%29,Heated Rear Seat%28s%29,Leather Seats,Floor Mats,Cruise Control,Adjustable Steering Wheel,Steering Wheel Audio Controls,Rear Parking Aid,Trip Computer,Power Windows,Power Door Locks,Universal Garage Door Opener,Navigation System,Security System,Keyless Entry,Engine Immobilizer,Climate Control,A/C,Rear Defrost,CD Changer,CD Player,Premium Sound System,Cell Phone Hookup,Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror,Driver Vanity Mirror,Passenger Vanity Mirror,Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror,Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror,Front Reading Lamps,Driver Air Bag,Passenger Air Bag,Front Side Air Bag

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Edmunds' Expert Review

The XJ8 is authentically Jaguar: big outside, small inside, filled with supple leather and lustrous wood, and hopelessly outdated.

vehicle overview

When it comes to luxury cars, nothing says "class" like a Jaguar. And when people think of Jaguar, it's highly likely that the XJ8 sedan comes to mind.

How could it not, with that gleaming grille, chromed leaper hood ornament, traditional quad-headlamp face, beveled hood, squat greenhouse and elegantly swept lines that descend into a low and small trunk? This is the look that has defined the marque for nearly 30 years.

Two models are available: the regular wheelbase XJ8 and the extended-wheelbase Vanden Plas. Under their shapely hoods resides a 4.0-liter V8 engine that pumps 290 silky-smooth horsepower through a five-speed automatic transmission to the rear wheels. Acceleration from rest to 60 mph takes 6.9 relatively leisurely seconds.

If that kind of performance sits tight with you, for 2002, the XJ Sport trim elegantly mates the standard XJ8 wheelbase with elements of the supercharged XJR, ultimately spawning a road-hugger that features sport-tuned suspension, 18-inch wheels, Pirelli P Zero tires and sport seats.

If it doesn't, try the new Super V8 (last year's supercharged Vanden Plas). It belts out 370 horse and an astounding 387 pound-feet of torque to blaze this hefty two-tone sedan to 60 in 5.5 seconds.

Jags are known for opulence, and the XJ doesn't disappoint. Even the, ahem, "base" XJ8 includes traction and stability control, side airbags for front passengers, reverse park control, automatic climate control, 12-way power seats trimmed in Connolly leather, real burled walnut trim, CD changer, sunroof and rain-sensing wipers. Vanden Plas adds upgraded Autolux leather, heated front and rear seats, a 320-watt sound system, lambswool footwell rugs and wood trim on the steering wheel. Pop for the Super V8 and you're treated to DVD-navigation, a trick Computer Active Technology Suspension (CATS) and rear sunblinds.

Sounds good, eh? Well, keep this in mind. It's been a while since the XJ's structure was last redesigned, and the current styling exercise is now 7 years old. The car is somewhat cramped inside, and it is likely to rattle and squeak more than a competitor. Jaguar is readying a replacement for 2003 or 2004, and it will make extensive use of aluminum construction and state-of-the-art technology.

Hey, we've got an idea. Chalk up any of the current model's shortcomings as British character and sell it to yourself that way.

Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2002 Jaguar XJ-Series.

2002 Jag XJ Sport
jp3558, 11/22/2010
2 years ago I bought this car for my wife for her birthday because she has always wanted a Jag. This is just a beautiful vehicle. It does have it's quirks but they are far overridden by the cars elegance and luxury. All her local driving is done in her Maxima and long journeys are taken in the Jag. This is a touring car and is designed to be driven on the highway for long distances at cruising speeds(within the law, of course). Jags have had a horrible history with quality control that I believe Ford ironed out when they took over. Neither of us has ever quite driven a vehicle quality and luxury which is why it is probably the best car we ever owned.
Jaguar XJR New
David Cromwell, 3/30/2002
Strengths: Fun to drive and very fast on a dry road, zips around trucks like a breeze. Looks great, attracts, "Nice car, man!" comments several times a week. No mechanical problems, very nice sound system. And it actually does achieve 21 mpg on the highway. Weakness: does not go in the snow, at all, not even a little bit. Rear wheels just spin even with a light dusting. Not great in the rain, either.
Rode the heck out of this car
Karen Cassidy, 11/16/2015
I bought this car in 2007 (5 years old, 45k miles). I paid $18k used, less than my friend paid for her new VW beetle and i'm driving a gorgeous luxury car. The only visible flaws were cracked walnut paneling and I had the overhead cloth replaced. Then I have proceeded to drive the heck out of this car. I've commuted with it 500 miles/week for the last 7 years, hauled my scuba gear in the trunk (in a plastic bin), and many road trips with or without camping gear. One reason I bought the XJ8L is the big back seat; at that time anticipating large passengers. As I started doing Triathlons I discovered just taking off the front wheel I can fit my entire racing bike in the back seat easily, quickly, and with little impact to the vehicle. I've had two consistent problems- with coolant sensor light and fuel cap light- that after several fixes I have just decided to ignore. The only problem I ever had driving is when I took an 1500 mile RT drive to Key west; since the car was built for a tall british man (and I'm an average American girl) after 600 miles my back hurt cause I didn't fit right. It's now 13 years old and near retirement at 220k miles; since the right rear wheel bearing gave out, will likely replace vs. repair.
Not Allergic to this Cat
Impressive Cat, 1/11/2008
Overall very pleased and impressed with this vehicle. As a first-time Jag owner, had not considered a Jag in the past, had previously owned MB, Audi. Have to say I was pleasantly surprised with this vehicle. So far, my ownership experience has been great and has exceeded my expectations!
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Features & Specs

MPG
15 city / 22 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
286 hp @ 6100 rpm
MPG
15 city / 22 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
286 hp @ 6100 rpm
MPG
14 city / 20 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
365 hp @ 6150 rpm
MPG
15 city / 22 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
286 hp @ 6100 rpm
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Used 2002 Jaguar XJ-Series Overview

The Used 2002 Jaguar XJ-Series is offered in the following submodels: , , . Available styles include XJ8 4dr Sedan (4.0L 8cyl 5A), Vanden Plas 4dr Sedan (4.0L 8cyl 5A), XJR 4dr Sedan (4.0L 8cyl S/C 5A), XJ Sport 4dr Sedan (4.0L 8cyl 5A), XJR 100 4dr Sedan (4.0L 8cyl S/C 5A), and Super V8 4dr Sedan (4.0L 8cyl S/C 5A).

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  • The Used 2002 Jaguar XJ-Series Vanden Plas is priced between $5,999 and$5,999 with odometer readings between 69710 and69710 miles.

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