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1996 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Vanden Plas Sedan RWDReview
Anton writes:
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Jaguar — I absolutely love Jaguars of all kinds. This one is terrific, it rides as smooth as a sailboat and is surprisingly agile for it's weight class. It's a fun car to drive supported by classic body forms! MY CAT ROCKS!!

Pros: BIG PIMPING>>

Cons: Maintenance price

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1996 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Vanden Plas Sedan RWDReview
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Love/hate — Love hate relationship this was our 4th jag and didnt fair so well. Straight 6 had loads of torque and amazing pull at high speeds. Lots of costly repairs and poor mileage. Not too sporty but weight definately soaked up the bumps. Great interior and fantastic seats. Loved the looks and picnic trays, care for some grey pupon?

Pros: looks weight

Cons: weight repairs

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1996 Jaguar XJ-Series XJR Supercharged Sedan RWDReview
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Great Car, Very Pretty, Very Fast — Great jaguar, meaning great car. Handles like a dream with great acceleration, well furnished interior makes you very comfortable.

Pros: Great engine, great interior

Cons: Not the prettiest jaguar, MPG, expensive parts

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1996 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sedan RWDReview
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Classic Luxury Sedan For The Corpgoth — Want one of these in black-on-black. An amazing sedan from what I could tell from my brief encounters with the vehicle. Shot from 100kph to nearly twice that in seconds, and wasn't even near maxing out (shhh, that never happened). Auto transmission switches manually like a dream, and the handling was great. It is a Jaguar, however, so I'm sure there would be some electrical issues. I still want one, however.

Pros: Power, sleek appearance, and command when you roll-up (ego points).

Cons: Jaguar's inevitable electrical issues.

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1996 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sedan RWDReview
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Oscar The Grouch! — These cars are very safe, luxury cruisers! Not the fastest vehicles, but once you upgrade the wheel and tire package to 18" rims it handles much better, MPG does suck in these days standards and compared to BMW offerings like the 5 series (lighter then the XJ), the XJ interior is suprisingly small, go figure British built! If you are a taller person like I am at 6'7" tall look to German offerings like the BMW 7-series, Mercedes Big Body S class, Or maybe even the High repair cost Audi A8 with its nice Quattro system AWD. One huge positive though of owning an XJ is the looks you get of status, and also the women of the world love jaguars as they seem to fit women very good, so want to please your girlfriend of wife, get her an XJ sedan instead of that ugly ass minivan to haul around the kids, or if she is a business savvy woman. They call this the English Gentleman's car, but it suits a woman much more then a man for the fit!

Pros: Luxury items like Burlwodd interior, Aluminum accents, SOLID construction, High quality steel used not like that crap Asian Market stell that is rusting out, Also repairs are not as bad as you might think.  Cars can be had inexpensively!  You want Status Jaguar Screems status more then a BMW, Benz, or Audi.  Only Maseratti, Bentley, or Rolls Royce are more Status!  VERY Easy to work on for you DIY mechanics!

Cons: Xj sedans depreciate more then comparable Mercedes, Audi, & BMW offerings!  HEAVY!!! High Speed handeling is not as rock solid as BMW 7-series, Audi A8, or Mercedes S500.  Low Roofline is Stylish, but causes lack of headroom for taller Driers and passengers!

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1996 Jaguar XJ-Series XJR Supercharged Sedan RWDReview
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Amazing Car For The Size/weight — Drove the early V6 version - still an awesome car, very surprised by the acceleration and handling for a car that weighs over 2 tonnes!

Pros: Luxurious, comfortable ride with the kick of a mule!

Cons: Heavy on the juice ;)

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1996 Jaguar XJ-Series XJ6 Sedan RWDReview
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Such A Lot Of Car For Such Little Money — Heavy on juice, but I havent got over the "put ya foot down and feel the power" stage yet

Pros: All leather and wood int, very very comfortable, very quite, soooo quick for a big motor.

Cons: At 150 it drinks juice like I do Bud

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1996 Jaguar XJ-Series Review
Classy. Not agile though. Well appointed. Expensive parts and servicing.
vs1996 Cadillac Eldorado Touring Coupe FWD
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Looks/Style Ranked 1996 Cadillac Eldorado Touring Coupe FWD worse.
"Classy traditional Jag look. Cadillac has changed their appearance over the years. This is much improved to the looks of the 80s Caddies."
Family Car Ranked 1996 Cadillac Eldorado Touring Coupe FWD worse.
"Roomier rear. Larger trunk."
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1996 Jaguar XJ-Series XJR Supercharged Sedan RWD Review
pran1227 says:
Elegance and power is always a great package to have. Although I dont race my car, there are times when you need that immediate take off and my XJR never disappoints. At 22 years old, this car turns more heads than my newer E500 MB. Seats lower to the ground, but holds the passenger and driver in place during sharp turns. Gas consumption is not good but it comes with luxury. In British Racing Green and Crème interior, I can look at this car the whole day and get excited imagining the road trips ahead of us.
vs1996 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300
1996 Jaguar XJ-Series XJR Supercharged Sedan RWD winning categories:
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Looks/Style Ranked 1996 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300 worse.
"The old lines of the previous models is still apparent on the 1996. Mercedes E Class is a box."
Front Seats Ranked 1996 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300 worse.
"Seats hug you and keeps the driver and passenger in place specially on fast turns. Mercedes seats are flatter."
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I absolutely Love this Vehicle, its got Style, Power, Comes in AWD, Can get the Portfolio which is loaded model and the car is a Phenomenal Value. Read More

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The car was as advertised, cosmetically and mechanically. Good power and smooth ride! Read More

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