1988 Jaguar XJ6 Reviews - Page 5 of 5

1988 Jaguar XJ6 from North America

Year of manufacture1988
Engine and transmission  
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.3 / 10

Faults:

Nothing serious has gone wrong with the car thus far. The only problems that I have had are minor body rust, and light bulb failure. Other than that the car is great.

General Comments:

Beautiful car, and I know why Jaguar went back to the 1988 body styling. Very comfortable, and very reliable. It doesn't eat to much gasoline either. Nice and roomy, smooth ride, good soundproofing, decent sound system. One bad thing is that the resale value of the Jaguar cars is extremely low, that's bad for me, but good for those of you who want to buy one. Very good car, go check one out.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 27th November, 1999

30th Sep 2002, 16:48

I also enjoy the jaguar sleek and classy design, although I disagree with the past comments of it's audio equipment and surrounding speakers there nothing to be proud about, but if you are to change the tape deck out beware that it does have an (Anti-theft) program on it and when re-installed will not operate.

The Jaguar does do well in gas and rides smooth as a baby's bottom, Jaguars are known to produce quit a lot of torque so the motor mounts are known to become a problem I yet to experience this, but I have come by a problem with my water pump and cooling system.

Although I have experience some troubles with this car I wouldn't trade the beautiful design for anything else.

1988 Jaguar XJ6 Sovereign 3.6 petrol from UK and Ireland

Year of manufacture1988
Engine and transmission 3.6 petrol
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Dealer Service marks 3 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
6.4 / 10

Faults:

- Brake pads 3 times, disks 1 time.

- Light bulbs.

- Light bulb failure warning, rewired to disable.

- Brake pressure sensor switch started to leak (causing brake pressure to drop - good thing it has a switch to tell you).

- Some body rust.

General Comments:

Driven quite hard, quite often. Very nice for long drives.

Have driven it about 225,000 km, engine is like new.

2nd owner, bought it fresh, and like new, for about 20% of new price. Good buy as used vehicle, very reliable, and better on petrol than I expected.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 25th January, 1998

Average review marks: 7.4 / 10, based on 13 reviews