2008 Jaguar XJ

2008 Jaguar XJ Rebates and Incentives

Prices and Incentives

Dealer Price:
$63,835 - $94,085

Original MSRP:
$58,090 - $85,618

2008 Jaguar XJ Review
The 2008 XJ-Series is a luxury sedan or sports sedan available in 5 trims: the X J8, the X J8L, the Vanden Plas, the X JR, and the Super V8. The 2008 Jaguar XJ is a 4-door, 5-passenger luxury vehicle. The Jaguar X J8 is equipped with a customary 4.2-liter, V8, 300-hp engine. Moving up, the 2008 Jaguar Super V8 it is equipped with a customary 4.2-liter, V8, 400-horsepower, supercharged engine. All of the 2008 Jaguar XJ-Series have a standard 6-speed automatic transmission with overdrive. The Jaguar XJ-Series comes with a 50,000/48 month warranty.

Many standard features are on the Jaguar XJ-Series sports sedan which include; front and rear power outlets, multiple safety airbags, electronic parking aid, emergency fuel shutoff, trunk anti-trap, remote tailgate and fuel door releases, ABS brakes, traction and stability control, stereo system with CD player, keyless entry with remote, universal garage door opener, vehicle anti-theft, child safety locks, power sunroof, rain sensing interval wipers, memory adjustable powered exterior mirror with heat, windshield de-icer, tinted glass, dual auto climate control, cruise, trip computer, outside temperature gauge, steering wheel mounted controls, compass, tilt steering, memory steering column, adjustable floor pedals, driver/passenger multi-adjustable power seats with memory and heat, leather interior, automatic headlights, fog lights, headlight washers, windshield wiper activated headlights, and genuine wood trim.

The Vanden Plas and the XJR have a standard navigational aid, subwoofer, intelligent cruise control (XJR only), and cooled front seats. Premium optional features include a first aid kit, chrome wheels, cassette player, portable telephone, DVD player, rear HVAC controls, heated steering wheel (Vanden Plas only).

As one can tell the 2008 Jaguar XJ-Series in the epitome of luxury. This luxury comes with a starting price of $48,335.



Warranty Information
Basic: 4 Years/50,000 Miles
Recalls Issued
2008 Jaguar XJ Super V8, Vanden Plas, XJ8, XJ8 L, XJR N/A

2008 Jaguar XJ Models & Prices

2008 Jaguar XJ XJ8
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
4dr Sdn XJ8 $63,835 $58,090 $947 / Month*

2008 Jaguar XJ XJ8 L
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
4dr Sdn XJ8 L $67,335 $61,275 $998 / Month*

2008 Jaguar XJ Vanden Plas
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
4dr Sdn Vanden Plas $76,085 $69,238 1,128

2008 Jaguar XJ XJR
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
4dr Sdn XJR $83,585 $76,063 1,239

2008 Jaguar XJ Super V8
Dealer Price Dealer Invoice Pricing Estimated Payments
4dr Sdn Super V8 $94,085 $85,618 1,395

2008 Jaguar XJ Features and Standard Equipment

EXTERIOR Features
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Aluminum finish front fender vents        
Body-color bumpers w/bright blades
Body-color front fender vents      
Body-color mirror caps    
Body-color rear spoiler
Bright front fender vents      
Bright mirror caps      
Bright trunk lid finisher
Bright upper & lower mesh grille    
Bright upper mesh & black lower mesh grille      
Electrochromic heated pwr mirrors w/memory      
Front/rear fog lamps  
LED tail lamps w/bright bezels
Pwr tilt/slide glass moonroof w/one-touch open/close
Pwr-folding electrochromic heated pwr mirrors w/memory    
Rain-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers
Rear fog lamps        
Twin aluminum finish lower air intakes        
Xenon HID headlamps-inc: pwr wash
INTERIOR Features
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
(2) rear cupholders
(4) 12V pwr outlets w/(2) cigar lighters
3-stage heated front/rear seats      
3-stage heated front/rear seats, cooled front seats    
Adaptive cruise control      
Adjustable rear bench seat-inc: pwr outboard backrests, pwr outboard head restraints, pwr lumbar support        
Alpine 320-watt AM/FM/CD sound system-inc: (12) speakers    
AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: 140-watt sound system, (8) speakers      
Anti-theft engine immobilizer
Automatic 4-zone climate control system w/pollen air filter, outside temp indicator        
Automatic dual-zone climate control system w/pollen air filter, outside temp indicator  
Bluetooth wireless connectivity
Burled walnut veneer    
Burled walnut veneer w/Peruvian boxwood inlay      
CD changer pre-wire
Cloth color-keyed headliner
Cloth covered visors w/illuminated vanity mirrors
Cruise control    
DVD-based navigation system-inc: compass    
Electrochromic rearview mirror    
Electrochromic rearview mirror w/compass      
Entertainment system-inc: (2) 6.5" headrest-integrated video screens, A/V input jack, multimedia switchpack in rear console        
Fixed rear bench seat w/manual outboard head restraints  
Front center armrest w/(2) cupholders, tilt/slide lid, climate controls
Front passenger/rear lambswool floor mats w/premium driver floor mat      
Front/rear carpeted floor mats    
Front/rear park control-inc: (4) front sensors, (4) rear sensors    
Heated pwr tilt/telescopic wood/leather steering wheel      
Keyless entry system-inc: 4-button remote, trunk release
Leather-wrapped shifter        
Leatherette-upholstered dash trim    
Molded dash trim      
Perimeter alarm w/automatic drive-away locking
Picnic trays w/veneered trim      
Programmable garage door opener
Pwr 16-way front bucket seats-inc: pwr lumbar, driver memory, pwr head restraints
Pwr adjustable pedals w/memory
Pwr rear sunblind    
Pwr windows w/one-touch up/down for all windows
R performance pwr tilt/telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel        
Rear park control-inc: (4) sensors      
Rear seat control of front passenger seat        
Rear window defogger
Roof console w/switches for garage door opener, map/interior lights, moonroof, park control, sunblind & provision for voice/phone microphone    
Soft-grain leather seat trim-inc: ruched pleats, piping
Tire pressure monitoring system
Trip computer w/message center
Veneered roof console w/switches for garage door opener, map/interior lights, moonroof, park control, sunblind & provision for voice/phone microphone      
Wood-trimmed shifter  
Wood/leather pwr tilt/telescopic steering wheel      
MECHANICAL Features
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
19" x 8.5" "Carelia" alloy wheels        
19" x 8.5" "Polaris" alloy wheels      
20" x 9" "Callisto" alloy wheels        
20" x 9" "Cremona" alloy wheels        
4-wheel anti-lock brakes w/active brake booster
4-wheel independent suspension-inc: enhanced computer active suspension technology (ECATS) w/independent front/rear control
4.2L DOHC MPFI 32-valve supercharged V8 engine      
4.2L DOHC MPFI 32-valve V8 engine    
6-speed automatic transmission w/OD
Dynamic stability control (DSC)
Electric parking brake-inc: drive-away release
Electronic all-speed traction control
Full-size spare tire w/matching alloy wheel    
P255/35ZR20 performance tires      
P255/40HR19 all-season tires    
Pwr 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes    
Pwr 4-wheel ventilated R performance disc brakes      
Rear wheel drive
Space saver spare tire & wheel      
Speed-sensitive variable-ratio pwr rack & pinion steering
SAFETY Features
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
(4) occupancy sensors in passenger A-post, seat, headliner & center console
3-point safety belts w/pretensioners for all seating positions
Airbag deactivation warning light in passenger side fascia veneer
Child safety rear door locks
Driver/front passenger frontal airbags
Driver/front passenger seat-mounted side-impact airbags
Emergency interior trunk release
Side-curtain airbags
PROCESSING-OTHER Features
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
City 15/hwy 22 (4.2L supercharged engine/6-speed auto trans)      
City 16/hwy 25 (4.2L engine/6-speed auto trans)    

2008 Jaguar XJ Options and Addition Equipment

ADDITIONAL OPTIONS Options
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
19" "SABRE" ALLOY WHEEL      
19" "SABRE" CHROME ALLOY WHEEL    
CLIMATE CONTROLLED FRONT SEATS -inc: (3) stage actively heated & cooled front seats w/perforated seating surfaces      
DVD-BASED NAVIGATION SYSTEM W/TOUCH-SCREEN CONTROL      
FRONT PARK CONTROL      
HD RADIO (N/A w/NH Satellite Radio) *Late Availability*    
HEATED STEERING WHEEL (N/A w/FM Elm Veneer)      
MULTIMEDIA PKG -inc: (2) 6.5" front headrest-integrated video screens, A/V input jack, multimedia switchpack in rear console      
NAVIGATION W/HD RADIO PKG *Late Availability*      
NAVIGATION W/SATELLITE RADIO PKG      
PREMIUM SOUND PKG -inc: Alpine 320-watt CD sound system      
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO (N/A w/NG HD Radio)    
WARM CLIMATE PKG -inc: 4-zone air cond, manual rear side sunblinds      
PAINT Options
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
SPECIAL ORDER PAINT
STANDARD PAINT
REQUIRED OPTION Options
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
BURL WALNUT INTERIOR TRIM (STD)
ELM VENEER INTERIOR TRIM -inc: leather steering wheel, leather shifter (N/A w/HB heated steering wheel) *Deletes STD wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel, wood shifter*      
ELM VENEER INTERIOR TRIM -inc: leather steering wheel, leather shifter *Deletes STD wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering wheel heater, wood shifter & boxwood inlays*      
SATIN AMERICAN WALNUT INTERIOR TRIM        

2008 Jaguar XJ Technical Specifications

Brakes
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 1.2 12.8 x 1.2 12.8 x 1.2 14.0 x 1.3 14.0 x 1.3
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.8 12.8 x 0.8 12.8 x 0.8 12.8 x 0.8 12.8 x 0.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Trunk Volume (ft 16.4 16.4 16.4 16.4 16.4
Engine
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Displacement 4.2L/257 4.2L/257 4.2L/257 4.2L/257 4.2L/257
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8 Gas V8 Supercharged Gas V8 Supercharged Gas V8
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 300 @ 6000 300 @ 6000 300 @ 6000 400 @ 6100 400 @ 6100
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 4100 310 @ 4100 310 @ 4100 413 @ 3500 413 @ 3500
Exterior Dimensions
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Height, Overall (in) 57.0 57.3 57.3 57.0 57.3
Length, Overall (in) 200.4 205.3 205.3 200.4 205.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.1
Wheelbase (in) 119.4 124.4 124.4 119.4 124.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 83.0 83.0 83.0 83.0 83.0
Fuel Tank
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5 22.5
Steering
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8
Steering Type Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 39.5 39.5 38.1 39.5
Suspension
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent Independent Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Tires
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Front Tire Size P255/40R19 P255/40R19 P255/40R19 P255/35ZR20 P255/35ZR20
Rear Tire Size P255/40R19 P255/40R19 P255/40R19 P255/35ZR20 P255/35ZR20
Transmission
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 6 6 6 6 6
Vehicle
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.4 38.4 38.4 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 43.1 43.1 43.1 43.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 58.3 58.3 58.3 58.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (ft 105 107 107 105 107
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 38.6 38.6 38.6 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 38.7 39.3 39.3 38.7 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.2 58.2 58.2 58.2 58.2
Weight Information
XJ8 XJ8 L Vanden Plas XJR Super V8
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3770 3814 3871 3946 4006

2008 Jaguar XJ Safety Features

Safety Features
(4) occupancy sensors in passenger A-post, seat, headliner & center console
3-point safety belts w/pretensioners for all seating positions
4-wheel anti-lock brakes w/active brake booster
Airbag deactivation warning light in passenger side fascia veneer
Child safety rear door locks
Driver/front passenger frontal airbags
Driver/front passenger seat-mounted side-impact airbags
Dynamic stability control (DSC)
Electronic all-speed traction control
Emergency interior trunk release
Side-curtain airbags
News Reports & Reviews
NHTSA CRASH TEST RESULTS N/A