2013 Jaguar XJ Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$73,200-$155,000
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What's New for 2013:

  • Standard supercharged, 3.0-liter V-6 engine
  • Standard automatic stop/start technology for V-6 engine
  • Standard 8-speed automatic transmission for all models
  • Optional all-wheel drive (AWD) for V-6 models
  • Optional Speed Pack and Sport & Speed Pack
  • Optional Meridian audio systems
  • Upgraded infotainment and navigation systems
  • Limited-production XJL Ultimate model debuts

Exterior Features
The 2013 Jaguar XJ is offered in standard- and long-wheelbase variants, the latter referenced by an \"L\" as part of the name. The lineup consists of the XJ, XJL Portfolio, XJ and XJL Supercharged, XJ and XJL Supersport, and the XJL Ultimate.

The standard XJ model is equipped with a power-operated trunk lid, panoramic glass sunroof, front and rear parking sensors, and 19-inch aluminum wheels.

Interior Features
Serving as Jaguar's flagship sedan, the 2013 XJ is outfitted with premium leather upholstery, 12-way power heated front seats, heated rear seats, heated steering wheel, wood trim, and an extended leather treatment for the dashboard and door panels. A hard-drive touch-screen navigation system with natural speech recognition technology is standard, as well as a premium sound system with 14 speakers, HD Radio, satellite radio, Bluetooth music streaming, and more. Dual-zone automatic climate control, Phosphor blue cabin lighting, and virtual instrumentation are standard, too, along with keyless entry and push-button ignition, reversing camera, and a blind-spot monitoring system.

Optional Features
Jaguar offers a number of ways to upgrade the 2013 XJ. Buyers can select an Illumination package (illuminated vents, door sill plates, and trunk finisher plate), Front Seat Comfort Pack (20-way power front seats with heating, ventilation and massage), and a Visibility Pack (adaptive headlights, auto-dimming high-beam headlights, headlight washers). A Portfolio Pack adds the Front Seat Comfort Pack plus a 4-zone automatic climate control, rear heated and ventilated seats, premium floor mats, suede headliner, and, if the buyer desires, a heated wood-and-leather steering wheel.

Additionally, the XJ is offered with an 825-watt Meridian Trifield surround-sound audio system with 17 speakers, rear-seat entertainment system with dual 8-inch screens, adaptive cruise control (with Forward Alert and Advanced Emergency Brake Assist), heated windshield, extra-cost paint, and upgraded interior trim selections.

The extended-wheelbase XJL Portfolio adds 5 extra inches of rear leg room, heated and ventilated rear seats, illuminated rear vanity mirrors, manual rear side window sunshades, and a 4-zone automatic climate-control system. A V-8 engine is standard on this model, along with unique aluminum wheels, Figured Ebony wood cabin trim, 18-way power heated and ventilated front seats, contrast seat stitching and piping, and a suede headliner. When equipped with AWD, the XJL Portfolio exchanges its V-8 engine for a supercharged V-6 engine. For the most part, the XJL Portfolio's option list mirrors the XJ; however, this model offers separately available 20-way power front seats with massage.

For more power and performance, the XJ Supercharged and XJL Supercharged are equipped with a supercharged V-8 engine, active rear differential, 20-inch aluminum wheels, and adaptive headlights with auto-dimming high-beam headlights. Additional upgrades include a standard 825-watt surround-sound premium audio system, Rich Oak wood cabin trim, power rear window sun shade and, on the XJL Supercharged, rear-seat business trays and manual side window sun shades. These models also offer an expanded variety of interior colors and trims.

Supercharged models are exclusively offered with a Sport and Speed Pack that bumps the top speed to 174 mph while adding unique 20-inch wheels, red-painted brake calipers, gloss black mesh grilles, front aero splitter, and a lip spoiler on the trunk. Inside, the Sport and Speed Pack provides metal pedals and 18-way power sport seats with active heating, active ventilation and memory for front passenger settings.

Additional options mirror the XJL Portfolio model, except for the XJL Supercharged model's Rear Seat Comfort Pack. The Rear Seat Comfort Pack adds power reclining massaging rear seats with lumbar support adjustment and winged headrests, as well as footrests. The right rear passenger also controls the front passenger seat position, and is able to power it forward to create even more leg room.

The XJ Supersport and XJL Supersport provide access to extra horsepower and torque, and come standard with nearly everything. A Speed Pack raises the top speed and adds details similar to the Sport and Speed Pack for the XJ Supercharged. A heated windshield, heated wood-and-leather steering wheel, adaptive cruise control, and, on the XJL Supersport, a Rear Seat Comfort Pack are also optional on this model. Exclusive upgrades include semi-aniline leather and a leather headliner.

Jaguar plans to build few units of the new XJL Ultimate model. Only 30 units are headed to the United States, all painted Black Amethyst Metallic with Ivory or Jet full leather interiors and Herringbone veneers. The XJL Ultimate is based on the XJL Supersport, features 4-passenger seating, and is equipped with a smoked glass rear-passenger table, leather-wrapped full partition center console with a beverage chiller and presenter, and everything included as standard equipment.

Under the Hood
For 2013, the Jaguar XJ is equipped with a standard supercharged, 3.0-liter V-6 engine generating 340 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 332 lb.-ft. of torque between 1,750 rpm and 4,000 rpm. The engine includes new automatic stop/start technology to better conserve fuel, and, like all 2013 XJ models, is equipped with a new 8-speed automatic transmission. This new V-6 is optionally paired with a new Jaguar Instinctive All-Wheel-Drive system.

The Jaguar XJL Portfolio continues to offer a 5.0-liter V-8 engine delivering 385 horsepower and 380 lb.-ft. of torque. A supercharged version of this engine is installed in the XJ Supercharged and XJL Supercharged models, delivering 470 horsepower and 424 lb.-ft. of torque to the rear wheels. The Supersport and Ultimate models have this same supercharged V-8, massaged to produce 510 horsepower and 461 lb.-ft. of torque.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Jaguar XJ are:

  • XJ: 18/28/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • XJ AWD: 16/25/19 mpg
  • XJL Portfolio: 16/24/19 mpg
  • XJL Portfolio AWD: 15/25/19 mpg
  • XJ Supercharged: 15/23/18 mpg
  • XJ Supersport: 15/23/18 mpg
  • XJ Ultimate: 15/23/18 mpg

Safety
In addition to 6 air bags, 4-wheel ventilated disc anti-lock brakes with cornering brake control and emergency brake assist, and a traction and stability control system, the 2013 Jaguar XJ models are equipped with front and rear parking sensors, reversing camera, and a blind-spot monitoring system.

Optional safety features include an adaptive cruise control system with Forward Alert and Advanced Emergency Brake Assist, adaptive headlights that help to see around dark corners at night, and auto-dimming high-beam headlights.

Neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has performed crash tests on the Jaguar XJ as this overview is written.

What's New for 2013:

  • Standard supercharged, 3.0-liter V-6 engine
  • Standard automatic stop/start technology for V-6 engine
  • Standard 8-speed automatic transmission for all models
  • Optional all-wheel drive (AWD) for V-6 models
  • Optional Speed Pack and Sport & Speed Pack
  • Optional Meridian audio systems
  • Upgraded infotainment and navigation systems
  • Limited-production XJL Ultimate model debuts

Exterior Features
The 2013 Jaguar XJ is offered in standard- and long-wheelbase variants, the latter referenced by an \"L\" as part of the name. The lineup consists of the XJ, XJL Portfolio, XJ and XJL Supercharged, XJ and XJL Supersport, and the XJL Ultimate.

The standard XJ model is equipped with a power-operated trunk lid, panoramic glass sunroof, front and rear parking sensors, and 19-inch aluminum wheels.

Interior Features
Serving as Jaguar's flagship sedan, the 2013 XJ is outfitted with premium leather upholstery, 12-way power heated front seats, heated rear seats, heated steering wheel, wood trim, and an extended leather treatment for the dashboard and door panels. A hard-drive touch-screen navigation system with natural speech recognition technology is standard, as well as a premium sound system with 14 speakers, HD Radio, satellite radio, Bluetooth music streaming, and more. Dual-zone automatic climate control, Phosphor blue cabin lighting, and virtual instrumentation are standard, too, along with keyless entry and push-button ignition, reversing camera, and a blind-spot monitoring system.

Optional Features
Jaguar offers a number of ways to upgrade the 2013 XJ. Buyers can select an Illumination package (illuminated vents, door sill plates, and trunk finisher plate), Front Seat Comfort Pack (20-way power front seats with heating, ventilation and massage), and a Visibility Pack (adaptive headlights, auto-dimming high-beam headlights, headlight washers). A Portfolio Pack adds the Front Seat Comfort Pack plus a 4-zone automatic climate control, rear heated and ventilated seats, premium floor mats, suede headliner, and, if the buyer desires, a heated wood-and-leather steering wheel.

Additionally, the XJ is offered with an 825-watt Meridian Trifield surround-sound audio system with 17 speakers, rear-seat entertainment system with dual 8-inch screens, adaptive cruise control (with Forward Alert and Advanced Emergency Brake Assist), heated windshield, extra-cost paint, and upgraded interior trim selections.

The extended-wheelbase XJL Portfolio adds 5 extra inches of rear leg room, heated and ventilated rear seats, illuminated rear vanity mirrors, manual rear side window sunshades, and a 4-zone automatic climate-control system. A V-8 engine is standard on this model, along with unique aluminum wheels, Figured Ebony wood cabin trim, 18-way power heated and ventilated front seats, contrast seat stitching and piping, and a suede headliner. When equipped with AWD, the XJL Portfolio exchanges its V-8 engine for a supercharged V-6 engine. For the most part, the XJL Portfolio's option list mirrors the XJ; however, this model offers separately available 20-way power front seats with massage.

For more power and performance, the XJ Supercharged and XJL Supercharged are equipped with a supercharged V-8 engine, active rear differential, 20-inch aluminum wheels, and adaptive headlights with auto-dimming high-beam headlights. Additional upgrades include a standard 825-watt surround-sound premium audio system, Rich Oak wood cabin trim, power rear window sun shade and, on the XJL Supercharged, rear-seat business trays and manual side window sun shades. These models also offer an expanded variety of interior colors and trims.

Supercharged models are exclusively offered with a Sport and Speed Pack that bumps the top speed to 174 mph while adding unique 20-inch wheels, red-painted brake calipers, gloss black mesh grilles, front aero splitter, and a lip spoiler on the trunk. Inside, the Sport and Speed Pack provides metal pedals and 18-way power sport seats with active heating, active ventilation and memory for front passenger settings.

Additional options mirror the XJL Portfolio model, except for the XJL Supercharged model's Rear Seat Comfort Pack. The Rear Seat Comfort Pack adds power reclining massaging rear seats with lumbar support adjustment and winged headrests, as well as footrests. The right rear passenger also controls the front passenger seat position, and is able to power it forward to create even more leg room.

The XJ Supersport and XJL Supersport provide access to extra horsepower and torque, and come standard with nearly everything. A Speed Pack raises the top speed and adds details similar to the Sport and Speed Pack for the XJ Supercharged. A heated windshield, heated wood-and-leather steering wheel, adaptive cruise control, and, on the XJL Supersport, a Rear Seat Comfort Pack are also optional on this model. Exclusive upgrades include semi-aniline leather and a leather headliner.

Jaguar plans to build few units of the new XJL Ultimate model. Only 30 units are headed to the United States, all painted Black Amethyst Metallic with Ivory or Jet full leather interiors and Herringbone veneers. The XJL Ultimate is based on the XJL Supersport, features 4-passenger seating, and is equipped with a smoked glass rear-passenger table, leather-wrapped full partition center console with a beverage chiller and presenter, and everything included as standard equipment.

Under the Hood
For 2013, the Jaguar XJ is equipped with a standard supercharged, 3.0-liter V-6 engine generating 340 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 332 lb.-ft. of torque between 1,750 rpm and 4,000 rpm. The engine includes new automatic stop/start technology to better conserve fuel, and, like all 2013 XJ models, is equipped with a new 8-speed automatic transmission. This new V-6 is optionally paired with a new Jaguar Instinctive All-Wheel-Drive system.

The Jaguar XJL Portfolio continues to offer a 5.0-liter V-8 engine delivering 385 horsepower and 380 lb.-ft. of torque. A supercharged version of this engine is installed in the XJ Supercharged and XJL Supercharged models, delivering 470 horsepower and 424 lb.-ft. of torque to the rear wheels. The Supersport and Ultimate models have this same supercharged V-8, massaged to produce 510 horsepower and 461 lb.-ft. of torque.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2013 Jaguar XJ are:

  • XJ: 18/28/21 mpg (city/highway/combined)
  • XJ AWD: 16/25/19 mpg
  • XJL Portfolio: 16/24/19 mpg
  • XJL Portfolio AWD: 15/25/19 mpg
  • XJ Supercharged: 15/23/18 mpg
  • XJ Supersport: 15/23/18 mpg
  • XJ Ultimate: 15/23/18 mpg

Safety
In addition to 6 air bags, 4-wheel ventilated disc anti-lock brakes with cornering brake control and emergency brake assist, and a traction and stability control system, the 2013 Jaguar XJ models are equipped with front and rear parking sensors, reversing camera, and a blind-spot monitoring system.

Optional safety features include an adaptive cruise control system with Forward Alert and Advanced Emergency Brake Assist, adaptive headlights that help to see around dark corners at night, and auto-dimming high-beam headlights.

Neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has performed crash tests on the Jaguar XJ as this overview is written.

Available Trims for the 2013 Jaguar XJ
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name 4dr Sdn RWD Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 73200.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 18/27
Name Supercharged (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 89600.00 Engine 5.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/23
Name Supersport (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 112600.00 Engine 5.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/23
Name XJL Portfolio (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 81200.00 Engine 5.0L/305 City/Hwy MPG 16/25
Name XJL Supercharged (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 92600.00 Engine 5.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/23
Name XJL Supersport (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 119100.00 Engine 5.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/23
Name XJL Ultimate (4dr Sdn RWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 155000.00 Engine 5.0L/- TBD - City/Hwy MPG 15/23
Name 4dr Sdn AWD Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 76700.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 16/24
Name XJL Portfolio (4dr Sdn AWD) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 83700.00 Engine 3.0L/183 City/Hwy MPG 16/24

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INTERIOR
  • 12-way pwr heated soft grain leather front bucket seats w/3-position driver seat memory, lumbar
  • Heated rear seats
  • Leather trim -inc: soft grain leather stitched & tailored upper fascia, door top roll, armrest & center console lid w/twin needle stitching
  • Front center armrest console -inc: illuminated storage, aux pwr outlet
  • Front & rear floor mats
  • Stainless steel sill plates w/Jaguar script
  • 3-spoke pwr tilt/telescopic soft grain leather-wrapped heated steering wheel -inc: paddle shifters, audio controls, cruise control, Bluetooth controls, entry/exit tilt-away, 3-flash lane change indicators, steering wheel memory
  • JaguarDrive control -inc: normal/winter/dynamic modes, rotary gear selector
  • 8" touch screen display for audio/climate control/Bluetooth/navigation controls
  • iTech system -inc: 12.3" TFT LCD instrument cluster HD touch-screen, CD/DVD player, interactive voice, media hub, Bluetooth audio streaming
  • Pwr windows w/1-touch open/close, anti-trap
  • Pwr door locks w/drive-away locking feature
  • Jaguar Smart Key system -inc: keyless entry, keyless start, approach illumination
  • Cruise control w/automatic speed limiter (ASL)
  • Perimeter alarm w/anti-theft engine immobilizer
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control -inc: air filtration w/auto-recirculation, air quality sensor, humidity sensor
  • Rear window defroster w/timer
  • Programmable garage door opener
  • HDD-based navigation system -inc: traffic message channel
  • Analog dash clock
  • Dual front & rear cupholders
  • Burl walnut veneer interior trim
  • Electrochromic rearview mirror
  • Morzine headliner
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • White/phosphor blue halo interior illumination
  • Front/rear footwell lights
  • (2) rear aux pwr outlets
  • Rear coat hooks
  • Rear center armrest
  • Pwr trunk lid w/customizable height adjustment
  • Trunk runners
  • Trunk latch finishing plate
  • 18-way pwr heated/cooled soft grain leather front bucket seats w/3-position memory, lumbar
  • Heated/cooled rear seats
  • Leather trim -inc: soft grain leather stitched & tailored upper fascia, door top roll, door pannier, door armrest & center console lid w/twin needle stitching
  • Pwr-adjustable rear window sunblind
  • 4-zone automatic climate control -inc: air filtration w/auto-recirculation, air quality sensor, humidity sensor, rear controls
  • Rich oak veneer interior trim
  • Suede cloth premium headliner
  • 20-way pwr heated/cooled semi-aniline leather front bucket seats w/3-position memory, massage, lumbar
  • Leather trim -inc: soft grain leather stitched & tailored upper fascia, door top roll, door pannier, door armrest & center console w/twin needle stitching, seat valence, rear air cond vent area
  • Front & rear premium leather trimmed floor mats -inc: Supersport logo
  • Illuminated stainless steel sill plates
  • 3-spoke pwr tilt/telescopic wood/leather-wrapped heated steering wheel -inc: paddle shifters, audio controls, cruise control, Bluetooth controls, entry/exit tilt-away, 3-flash lane change indicators, steering wheel memory
  • Illuminated front/rear air vents
  • Rich oak veneer interior trim w/linear inlay
  • Leather headliner
  • Metallic foot pedals
  • Illuminated trunk latch finishing plate
  • Manual rear side sunshades
  • Figured ebony veneer interior trim
  • Illuminated rear vanity mirrors
  • Rear business trays
  • 20-way pwr heated/cooled semi-aniline leather front bucket seats w/3-position memory, massage, lumbar -inc: winged headrests, front passenger seat-away
  • 40/20/40 rear seat -inc: recline, massage, 4-way lumbar, winged headrests, rear footrests
  • Ultimate rear seating -inc: (2) individual rear seats w/recline, massage, 4-way lumbar, winged headrests, rear footrests, leather trimmed full partition center console w/phosphor blue accent lighting, pwr passenger table, rear media interface/climate control controls, rear passenger LED courtesy lighting, integrated illuminated rear chiller w/bottle present, integrated cup holders, bespoke beverage flutes
  • Leather trim -inc: soft grain leather & tailored upper fascia, door top roll, door pannier, door armrest & center console w/twin needle stitching, seat valence, rear air cond vent area, chiller box door
  • Front & rear premium floor mats w/contrast color trim
  • Brushed aluminum analog dash clock
  • Herringbone veneer interior trim
  • Leather umbrella retainer points
EXTERIOR
  • 19" "Aleutian" 10-spoke alloy wheels -inc: P245/45R19 front/P275/40R19 rear all-season tires
  • 18" space saver alloy spare wheel
  • Panoramic glass roof w/pwr tilt/slide open/close -inc: electric blinds
  • Acoustically laminated glass on windshield & front door
  • Solar attenuating glass
  • Chrome side pwr vents
  • Chrome front grille w/bright surround
  • Xenon headlamps -inc: washers, auto-leveling, auto on/off, LED signature lights
  • Light-emitting diode (LED) tail lamps
  • Electrochromic heated pwr-folding pwr mirrors w/memory -inc: puddle lamps
  • Front/rear door puddle lamps
  • Rain-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • 20" "Kasuga" 10-double-spoke alloy wheels -inc: P245/40R20 front/P275/35R20 rear performance tires
  • 19" space saver alloy spare wheel
  • Chrome side pwr vents w/"Supercharged" script
  • Adaptive front lighting -inc: cornering lamps, intelligent high beam
  • 20" "Mataiva" 5-tri-spoke alloy wheels -inc: P245/40R20 front/P275/35R20 rear performance tires
  • Chrome side pwr vents w/"Supersport" script
  • 19" "Toba" 5-double-spoke alloy wheels -inc: P245/45R19 front/P275/40R19 rear all-season tires
  • 20" "Maroa" forged alloy wheels -inc: P245/40R20 front & P275/35R20 rear performance tires
  • Chrome side pwr vents w/"Ultimate" script
  • Chrome plated lower air intake
MECHANICAL
  • 3.0L DOHC 24-valve supercharged V6 engine -inc: intelligent stop-start
  • Sequential shift 8-speed automatic transmission w/OD -inc: steering wheel mounted paddles & sport mode
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Front independent suspension w/coil springs
  • Self-leveling rear air suspension
  • Adaptive dynamics
  • Speed sensitive variable ratio pwr rack & pinion steering
  • 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes
  • Electric rear park brake w/on/off switch & drive-away release
  • Twin tailpipes w/chrome finishers
  • 5.0L DOHC 32-valve supercharged V8 engine -inc: intelligent stop-start
  • Active differential control
  • 5.0L DOHC 32-valve V8 engine -inc: intelligent stop-start
  • Twin tailpipes w/oval polished stainless steel finishers
  • All wheel drive
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Dynamic stability control w/Trac DSC mode
    • Emergency brake assist
    • Driver & front passenger dual stage front airbags w/front passenger occupancy sensors
    • Driver & front passenger seat-mounted side-impact airbags
    • Front/rear side curtain airbags
    • 3-point safety belts w/front pretensioners
    • Active head restraints -inc: front whiplash protection
    • Lower anchors & tethers for children (LATCH)
    • Rear child safety locks
    • Trunk entrapment release
    • Front & rear park control
    • Blind spot monitor
    • Backup camera
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Meridian 380-watt premium sound system -inc: AM/FM/CD/DVD/MP3 player, hard disk drive audio file storage, (14) speakers, subwoofer, digital sound processor amplifier, Audyssey MultEQ sound equalization technology, HD Radio
    • SIRIUS satellite radio -inc: (3) month trial subscription
    • Bluetooth v2.0 -inc: hands-free phone capability, wireless audio streaming
    • Meridian 825-watt premium surround sound system -inc: AM/FM/CD/DVD/MP3 player, hard disk drive audio file storage, (20) speakers, subwoofer, 15-channel amplifier, Audyssey MultEQ sound equalization technology, Meridian Trifield surround mode, dynamic volume control, HD Radio
    • Rear seat entertainment -inc: dual 8" LCD screens, touch-screen remote, Whitefire emitter, (2) wireless headphones
    • iPad docking -inc: (2) iPads, (1) wireless keyboard, (2) iPad integrated docking & charging stations

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