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1990 Jaguar XJ-SeriesReview
stevens329 writes:
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The 1990 Jaguar XJ was a beautiful car with problems. My wife drove a van den Plas for years and it kept stalling. No one knew why and the factory had no explanation. But it was dangerous. One time we were cruising I-94 in Michigan going about 70 mph and the car died. Imagine going at that speed and suddenly having no steering, no brakes, no engine, nothing. It took more than a year to figure out that there was a serious computer problem. But during that year the car was in the shop almost as often as it was in our garage. So be careful if you want to buy one - check the service records very carefully. Remember, beauty is only skin-deep.

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1990 Jaguar XJ-SeriesReview
manuel writes:
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Very nice automobile I have the 1998 what are the best cars out there

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1990 Jaguar XJ-SeriesReview
Guru17LC6 writes:
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IT is a Jaguar,which speaks for its self.This one is a good value,as well as an investment.

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1990 Jaguar XJ-Series Review
Peter8galvao says:
Quality cat that does need very regular maintenance - given it is maintained it is a very perky responsive car
vs1980 Oldsmobile Toronado
1990 Jaguar XJ-Series winning categories:
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Power Ranked 1980 Oldsmobile Toronado worse.
"Great gearing"
Handling Ranked 1980 Oldsmobile Toronado worse.
"Tight handling"
Looks/Style Ranked 1980 Oldsmobile Toronado worse.
"Both has great style - the jag is timeless"
Front Seats Ranked 1980 Oldsmobile Toronado worse.
"Like a club chair - the tornado front seat was more of a couch"
Back Seats Ranked 1980 Oldsmobile Toronado better.
"Plush and well sculpted"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 1980 Oldsmobile Toronado worse.
"The trunk is very deep and spacious due to the location of the gas tank"
Family Car Ranked 1980 Oldsmobile Toronado worse.
"Durability - I have now owned it for 26 years and it shows no sign of ageing - still perky and responsive and a very elegant ride"
Value Ranked 1980 Oldsmobile Toronado worse.
"The used car value totally under rates the capacity of this car to continue being a daily driver for many years to come"
Would Buy Ranked 1980 Oldsmobile Toronado worse.
"For all the reasons I have kept it for 26 years - reliable - excellent engineering - timeless - comfort - good mileage 19 c / 28 Hwy"
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1990 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sedan RWDReview
Raoul writes:
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Flawed But Beautiful — Another Pininfarina design, and in my opinion one of the most beautiful sedans ever built. Exceptional appearance, and ride quality, and classic British interior. However, awful quality and this car cost me more money and spent more time in the shop than any other car I ever owned. Eventually had to cut my losses and sell it to avoid a divorce.

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Exceptional when it worked

Cons: Was in the shop most of the time

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1990 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sedan RWDReview
Danny writes:
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Expensive To Own, But Very Very Worth It If You Can Afford It. — Performance - Fast acceleration. Too heavy to spin the tires. Top speed of 140, not bad for an inline 6. Handling could be better, but it is sporty. Build Quality - Good everywhere except the wiring, British cars are notorious for faulty wiring and Jaguar felt the need for separate fuses for both sides. Typical repairs for a 20+ y/o car. Appearance - Beautiful car, commands attention on the road. Somewhat of a muscle car stance. Interior was well done, but lacks cupholders (not a single one in the whole car!!!) Cost Of Ownership - Only takes premium gas, when I say only, I MEAN only. tried 91 and she spits a sputters, had to put octane booster to rid of the faulty gas. Repairs are few and far between, but expensive when you get them. Fun Factor - Hellishly fun to drive, stock its nearly impossible to spin the tires, which could be good or bad depending on how you look at it. Handling is typical for a big car, but nice and sporty. Engine has a nice roar to it and revving high while parked will shift the car back and forth nicely xD

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

Pros: Fast, Fun, and Pretty

Cons: Repairs expensive, Hard to find garages to fix them, especially wiring/electtricals.

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1990 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sedan RWDReview
Bob writes:
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I Wish They Had Cash For Clunkers When I Owned This Lemon! — What they say about Jaguar cars is true.. You DO need two of them.. One to drive whilkst the other one is in the shop being fixed.. I had an XJ 6 series 3 .. and it blew up the motor twice before we allowed someone else to enjoy her.. and In my stupidity I ( some years later) bough an XJ SAries 3 V 12. Youd thin k a man would learn>>?? Nope.. another Dud.. Never again!~

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: Nothing!

Cons: Everything!

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1990 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sovereign Sedan RWDReview
Ozzie writes:
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If You Hate The Look Of A Cadillac And The Thought Of Reliability, This Car Is For You — My Jaguar was a great driving car, it looked awesome and drove awesome... when It would start. It wasn't very reliable, and that means a lot coming from someone that has owned more than one British car. The interior felt cheap, and the wiring was just plain stupidly engineered. Mileage was only mediocre for an inline 6 and it was geared so high that acceleration was hardly an option. Also the fluid for the Hydraulic ride control was super expensive!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handles nicely and has a plush ride, Inline 6 is a great motor

Cons: WIRING!!! every reliability issue I had stemmed from wiring problems

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1990 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sedan RWDReview
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A Car For All Occassions.. — Very Fast if you don't mind kickin it.Smoked a 2008 Bentley left it like it was standing still. He opened it up We laughed said ok bud here we go, and within two blocks I cleaned his A** damnn Bentley sounded like a Mortified Lawnmower.. On a bad note not enough road to open the car full. 232 mph before I ran outta straight road, had to back down..The car is a Dream to drive though.Cruisin,long runs,weddings, funerals,car shows..If you can maintain it it's well worth it.

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

Pros: Impressive,Flashy,

Cons: Prone to Electrical Troubles. But easy to fix if you ignore Jaguars Fright tactics to leave it to a Jag Tech.

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1990 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sedan RWDReview
Jan writes:
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I Love It — A beautyful car with the most luxerious interiour you can find. With a powerful engine. I love this car. It is relaxing to drive. The seats are exceptional and after 1000km pr day you stil are fresh. The whole car gives a distingquist impression

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: cheap entrance to english luxery

Cons: electrical problems

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