1999 Jaguar XJ-Series User Reviews

1999 Jaguar XJ-Series Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars3.3 out of 5 stars 3.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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"ride" 4 reviews
"comfortable car" 2 reviews
"beautiful car" 2 reviews
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1999 Jaguar XJ-Series 4 Dr Vanden Plas Review
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4

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beautiful, comfortable, lots of bells and whistles

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Maintenance is high.

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Sweet — Way to much car for me. Prefer sporty look over classic look. High maintenance costs. This is a great luxury car for an individual who wants comfort. Not for the person looking for sporty fun or economy. Family car, yes.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mystro writes:
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Styling, luxury and comfort features, handling, power, 4 speed Automatic transmission.All Lucas electric parts and the infamous XJ-6 engine were replaced with those designed by Ford.

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The error messages, and computer code results are not specific enough to eliminate the

Mystro
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Long And Low, Luxurious, Stylishly Appointed, Sports Car. — For me, the 1999 Jaguar Vanden Plas has long been the best looking car on the road, ever. And finally I came to be the owner of one. The handling, power, comfort, luxury, control features, and safety features, all combine to make this the best car I have ever driven. And the styling makes it the classic beauty of all time. This basic style has been the Jaguar look for decades, and the 1999 refinement of this look, is in my opinion the apex of this style. After 1999, the entire XJ series began to shrink, the classic exterior stainless steel and chrome trim diminished and interior burl walnut and luxury trim began to adopt a more economic appearance in response to the demand for a smaller, more fuel efficient and generally plebeian cars. Years ago, I watched as Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles arrived at the National Cathedral, in Washington, D.C. For safety, the Royals always ride in separate cars, and not surprisingly the car reflects rank. The Prince rode in a Jaguar Vanden Plas much like my own, in the signature forrest green of British royal cars. The Queen rode in a majestic, well preserved Rolls-Royce, same color.

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Santamadera writes:
1999 Jaguar XJ-Series 4 Dr Vanden Plas Sedan Review
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grgreat looking luxury car spacious and comfortable with  tremendous power

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There’s nothing I don’t like about this car will buy another a few years newer to keep enjoying while cruising.

Santamadera
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A Big Cat — There’s nothing I don’t like about this car will buy another a few years newer to keep enjoying while cruising. this has just been the best car i have own so far and i will definitely recommended to anybody who enjoy driving while looking their very classy.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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litho writes:
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Great ride.  Excellent for road trips or Sunday drives.  Great cars as long as you keep the maintenance up.  It will last forever.

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The car is low so it's easy to scrape the air dam.

litho
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For People With Champagne Taste On A Beer Budget. It's Affordable! — This car is reliable as it is beautiful. It handles well and has power. Just be careful of dips and low driveways because the car sits low. There is plenty trunk space, leg room, and seats five comfortably. Great car!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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LittleHouse writes:
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Good looking car and a smooth riding car.

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A Very Classy Car. — A Jaguar Vanden Plas is the top line for Jaguar cars. The wood grain interior is the highest quality and it shows in the front and back seats. This is a very clean and beautiful car. It drives and rides very smoothly. It is a safe strongly built car.

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Frederick writes:
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they are cheap when bought used

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parts break too often, especially the transmission

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I Would Not Recommend It, Unless You Have A Lexus Parked In The Garage For Daily Driving — Jaguar has a very good history, well that's history....nice distinguishable lines, leather interior, but gotta put a BMW engine in it to make it worth driving. Among Luxury car, price drops like a hammer, nice 2 drive. parts are specific to a couple of years

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Chad writes:
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Fantasticaly smooth ride.

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Premium fuel only.

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1999 Jaguar Xj-8 Vanden Plas — This car did everything but pour your coffee for you. Unfortunately I got this car after some idiot who didn't know how to take care of a German luxury car. You can't just put Wal-mart stuff into these things. Overall though this was a very good car. I would like to have another one someday, maybe an XF next time.

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2010 Jaguar XJ-Series Reviews

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2009 Jaguar XJ-Series Reviews

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