2002 Jaguar Vanden Plas Review

2002 Jaguar Vanden Plas XJ8 4.0 from North America

Model year2002
Year of manufacture2002
First year of ownership2006
Most recent year of ownership2009
Engine and transmission 4.0 Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.0 / 10
Distance when acquired43000 miles
Most recent distance80000 miles
Previous carJaguar Vanden Plas

Summary:

Best car ever owned - I have owned 17

Faults:

Nothing other than scheduled maintenance. And a control arm bushing replacement.

General Comments:

I have owned three Jaguars. 1991, 1998 and 2002. The 2002 XJ8 by far has been the best. Low service cost, excellent ride and handling. Great machine!!!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 24th June, 2009

Average review marks: 8.0 / 10, based on 1 review