Used 2013 Jaguar XJ XJL Ultimate


2013 Jaguar XJ

2013 Highlights

The 2013 Jaguar XJ has a new base engine: a supercharged 3.0-liter V6. All-wheel drive is a new option for this V6, and an all-new eight-speed automatic transmission is standard for all XJ models. The XJ Ultimate is a new limited-production model, and there are upgrades for the XJ Supercharged and XJ Supersport. All XJs feature an improved electronics interface and a new sound system.

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Pros

  • Exquisite interior
  • superb engines
  • nimble for its class
  • abundant standard features
  • strong value in a luxury car.

Cons

  • Backseat isn't as spacious as rivals
  • lingering reputation for substandard reliability.

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Used 2013 Jaguar XJ XJL Ultimate for Sale

Jaguar XJ 2013 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl S/C 8A) British Racing Green Metallic Ivory leather37,587 miles
Used 2013Jaguar XJBase
List:$27,166
Est.Loan: $495/mo
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$300 Below Market
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One look at this Jaguar XJ-Series and you will just know, this is your ride. We here at Merlex Auto Group have done the research for you and know that this car has had only one previous owner. Want a car with low miles? This Jaguar XJ-Series has exceptionally low miles with the odometer reading at 37,587. The previous owner was a non-smoker, which is a definite plus. This car has been very well maintained, and a complete SERVICE HISTORY is available for it. This car, like all vehicles that we offer for sale, undergoes a comprehensive and stringent MULTI-POINT INSPECTION before putting it out on our lot. We know safety is key for purchasing a vehicle. We also know that this vehicle has never been in any kind of wreck. Whether hauling a heavy load or accelerating up to highway speeds, the 3.0L V6 DOHC 24V engine is more than up to the task. The 3.0L V6 DOHC 24V engine gets great gas mileage and performs well on the highway. Grip the road like never before with this sports tuned suspension. You will be able to handle any weather condition, both on and off-road with the tough built suspension that this baby is built with. Why not be pampered by your vehicle? This car has all of the comforts that you could want. All the best power, convenience and safety options are available on this fully equipped Jaguar XJ-Series. Compare and see for yourself. This baby 'purrs like a kitten' under the hood. The unblemished exterior of this one means she is ready to be shown off immediately. The interior is spotless with no rips, stains, or blemishes of any kind. Every major mechanical system has been inspected and found to be in good working order. The outside appearance is cosmetically very good with only minor nicks in the finish that are hardly noticeable unless you go looking for them. You will not find any tears, rips, or stains on the interior, and it is unusually clean for a used vehicle. We provide a free CARFAX report without the run around and hassle on this vehicle and all others on our lot. Our CARFAX CERTIFIED dealership is dedicated to ensuring that you not only drive away happy but confident that the vehicle you are purchasing stands up to CARFAX's rigorous standards. Nobody wants a car that has been through the ringer. This baby has had just one owner, and the CARFAX report proves it. We included our STANDARD WARRANTY with this car, so you can rest easy with your purchase. Stop by or call us for specific details. Still not sure? Ask about our extended warranty. We make the car buying experience easy for any type of credit with our GUARANTEED FINANCING. Get great financing and low monthly payments on this XJ-Series with approved credit. Call us today at (703) 685-9312 for more information. Priced to sell and way below BLUE BOOK, this one is going to move fast. Customer Satisfaction is Job One ! ! !

Jaguar XJ 2013 XJL Portfolio 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl S/C 8A) Indigo Blue Metallic Cashew leather55,000 miles
Used 2013Jaguar XJXJL Portfolio
List:$27,996
Est.Loan: $510/mo
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$300 Below Market
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One look at this Jaguar XJ-Series XJL Portfolio AWD 8-Speed Automatic and you will just know, this is your ride. The previous owner was a non-smoker, which is a definite plus. We know the stress of worrying about buying a 'lemon' car and can provide the complete SERVICE HISTORY to help put your worries to rest. Humility is said to be a virtue. Well, you can leave that virtue at the door because the ferocious power of this Jaguar XJ-Series XJL Portfolio AWD 8-Speed Automatic's 3.0 Liter 6 Cylinder engine is anything but humble. Why not be pampered by your vehicle? This car has all of the comforts that you could want. We know you want a vehicle that looks good. This car has been well maintained and is flawless. Enjoy your new ride knowing the interior could pass a 'white glove' test as it has been well cared and has no damage or stains. Ask about getting a free CARFAX report on this or any other vehicle that we have for sale. We provide the best GUARANTEED FINANCING of any used car dealership around and back this up by actually getting you approved. Interested in low monthly payments? Call us today at (703) 494-8686 or come by to see if you qualify. BLUE BOOK sets the standard for vehicle pricing and we have pushed this car's price way below its recommended BLUE BOOK value. We are only minutes away from Sparta, stop by and visit us today. El dueo anterior no era un fumador, lo cual es una ventaja. Sabemos de el estrs de tener que preocuparse por la compra de un coche 'limn' y podemos proporcionar el historial de servicio completo para ayudar a quitar sus preocupaciones. La humildad se dice que es una virtud. Bueno, puede dejar la virtud en la puerta porque el poder feroz del motor 3.0 Liter 6 Cylinder de este Honda Accord es todo menos humilde. Por qu no ser mimado por su vehculo? Esta el coche tiene todas las comodidades que usted pueda desear. Sabemos que usted quiere un vehculo que se vea bien. Esta el coche ha sido bien mantenido y est impecable. Disfrute de su nuevo auto conociendo que el interior podra pasar una prueba de 'guante blanco', ya que ha sido bien cuidado y no tiene daos o manchas. Pregunte acerca de la obtencin de un informe CARFAX gratis en este o en cualquier otro vehculo que tenemos a la venta. Ofrecemos el mejor FINANCIAMIENTO GARANTIZADO de cualquier concesionario de coches usados alrededor y respaldamos esto al realmente conseguirle la aprobacion. Interesado en bajos pagos mensuales? Llmenos hoy mismo al [PHONE] o venga a ver si usted califica. LIBRO AZUL establece el estndar para la fijacin de precios de vehculos y hemos empujado el precio de este el coche inferior a su valor que libro azul recomienda. Estamos a slo minutos de distancia del Sparta, paramos y vistenos hoy.

Jaguar XJ 2013 XJL Portfolio 4dr Sedan AWD (3.0L 6cyl S/C 8A) Cashmere Metallic 0
Used 2013Jaguar XJXJL Portfolio
List:$37,895
Est.Loan: $690/mo
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Polaris White Ivory leather49,200 miles
Used 2013Jaguar XJBase
List:Not Listed
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Features & Specs

XJL Ultimate 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl S/C 8A)
MPG18
Seating4
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgas
Horsepower510 hp @ 6000 rpm

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Lucky to be alive
I've had since Dec 2003('s done 50,000 miles and has been one careful driver - me- and sevice and checked by Jag dealer regularly. On Wed 13th November 2013 I was driving on a dual carriageway at 60mph when the car suddenly accelerated. I thought the cruise control was on and braked to cancel it, but the car just kept going faster. I tried switching to manual and forcing it into lowest gear with no effect, pumping brake and engaging the hand brake , but the car just kept going faster and I was rapidly approaching other vehicles. So I moved into the fast lane, which was clear, but then two cars pulled out in front of me to overtake a lorry. At 90mph I hit themand am lucky to be alive
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When it comes to large luxury sedans in the U.S., six-cylinder engines are rarely on the options list. BMW quietly introduced a six-cylinder 7 Series last year, while Audi did the same with its A8 just this year.

Jaguar isn't being so coy about it. The new XJ 3.0-liter is an integral part of the company's engine development strategy. The new supercharged V6 will also go into the XF midsize sedan and the highly anticipated F-Type sports car due out next year. It's not overreaching to say that this new V6 will become the bedrock on which the Jaguar range is founded for years to come.

In the case of the 2013 Jaguar XJ, the new engine is part of a raft of subtle change for the 2013 model year that includes revised suspension settings and upgraded infotainment systems. In combination with the introduction of a new all-wheel-drive version, Jaguar is hoping to get the XJ onto shopping lists that may not have even considered the brand an option before.

A New but Familiar Engine
The new V6 is effectively a cut-down version of Jaguar's familiar 5.0-liter V8. The loss of two cylinders has been accompanied by a reduction in capacity from 5,000cc to 2,995cc. To compensate for its reduced displacement, a twin-vortex Roots-type supercharger has been mounted in the "V" of the engine that features an electronically managed boost control, which Jaguar claims increases the operating efficiency by up to 20 percent.

The engine is further enhanced with dual independent variable cam timing (DIVCT) and spray-guided direct injection (SGDI). Together with front and rear balancer weights, Jaguar's engineers aimed to ensure that the V6 matches the refinement of the V8.

In performance terms, the supercharged V6 still gives something away to the free-breathing V8. Despite having the highest specific output (125 horsepower per liter) of any of Jaguar's engines, its peak power of 335 hp at 6,500 rpm is still 45 hp down on the V8. The V6's peak torque of 332 pound-feet is available at 1,750 rpm, but comes up 48 lb-ft down compared to the V8.

Power Where You Need It Most
These figures, though, tell only half the story. The introduction of an eight-speed ZF automatic (now common to all XJs) has made the performance more accessible, while also increasing the fuel efficiency. Eighth gear is so tall that at the legal limit, the engine's barely ticking over. Its EPA ratings have climbed to 18 city/28 highway mpg, which is pretty respectable for such a large sedan.

On paper, the 0-60-mph sprint time increases from 5.4 to 5.7 seconds from V8 to V6, but in the real world, you'd be hard-pressed to tell the difference between the two. The throttle response is good, if not quite as rabid as the V8's, and there's plentiful torque available throughout the rev range.

It sounds good, too. Almost inaudible at a standstill, its smooth timbre rises through a gentle crescendo until the upshift at around 6,500 rpm. It's just loud enough to justify the XJ's "sport sedan" aspirations without compromising its luxury pretensions. No doubt the exhaust in particular will enjoy a major retune before this engine debuts in the even sportier F-Type.

A More Refined Ride
When the XJ was originally launched, there was some criticism of its low-speed ride quality. In our original test we wrote, "It's a surprise to discover that this XJ does not soak up low-speed city bumps with quite the velvet pliancy of its ancestors, many of which were exceptional." We were not alone in our verdict and Jaguar has responded by retuning the spring and electronic damper rates across the range. Not surprisingly, it's claiming an improvement in the ride quality without compromising the XJ's handling.

The engineers softened the setup of the standard mode, while retaining the firmer damper settings for the driver-selectable Dynamic mode. On our U.K. test route around Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon, there was evidence of a modest improvement in the low-speed ride, but it would be wrong to suggest the XJ now rides with the cushioned aplomb of a Mercedes S-Class.

Journey out on to the country lanes, though, and the big Jag displays an agility that even the Merc can't match. Switch to Dynamic mode, shift using the steering-wheel-mounted paddles and the 2013 Jaguar XJ does a decent impression of a sport sedan. Indeed, the V6 does such a good job that we'd question whether it's really necessary to pay an extra $8,000 for the V8. This is a nicely balanced, usable car, not an underpowered entry-level model.

Additional Upgrades
The rest of the XJ's changes reflect little more than the car's natural evolution over time. There are upgrades to the satellite navigation system to offer additional points of interest and it's now happy to guide you in Arabic, should you so desire.

There's also a change in the brand responsible for the top-end audio systems. Having made such a song and dance about Bowers and Wilkins, Jaguar has changed supplier. The top-of-the-range, 825-watt, 20-speaker system is now the work of Meridian. It sounds terrific, although we'd never really questioned the quality of the old B&W system.

Is This the Future?
The 2013 Jaguar XJ is not going to overtake the Mercedes S-Class as the default luxury sedan for the ambitious executive. Jaguar isn't ready to play that game just yet. At this point, the company is merely trying to insert the XJ into all the proper segments.

The addition of the less expensive and more efficient XJ 3.0 is one step in that direction. Adding optional all-wheel drive is another. The rest of the work is left to the performance and aesthetic appeal of the XJ, and it delivers readily on both counts.

The modest deficit in performance relative to the V8 is offset in our eyes by the efficiency gains. And given that even the most powerful of sedans in this class are too big to be considered truly sporty, the drawbacks to V6 power come down to prestige more than anything else. If you can get beyond that, the 2013 Jaguar XJ V6 is every bit the luxury sedan that Jaguar promises.

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