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Jaguar XF Saloon 3.0d V6 S Portfolio (2011) 4d Auto (2012/12)

Jaguar XF Saloon 3.0d V6 S Portfolio (2011) 4d Auto (2012/12) - Owner Review

Ample room considering the coupe-like styling.
5

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Review submitted by
Paul Jackson on

Jaguar XF Saloon 3.0d V6 S Portfolio (2011) 4d Auto (2012/12)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
A patriotic individual who appreciates the marque's heritage and engineering whilst embracing the move from traditional styling to modern.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They are impressed.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes. It ticks all the boxes and.

What are you likely to buy next?
The Sportbrake version for more luggage space.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchised

Did you buy this car new?
New

What price did you pay?
£46,000

When did you buy the car?
May 2012

Did you get a good deal and why?
Significantly less than list price and included some optional extras.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
I previously owned a "luxury" specification model and wanted to experience ownership of the top specification variant.

What was the dealer like?
Offered a Jaguar track experience day for my wife and I as a deal clincher (although when I later enquired when we could attend I was told that the experience was for one of us). Disappointing, because we had already forged a relationship with the staff following our previous purchase and were surprised that they had reneged on our (verbal) agreement.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Effortless performance, superb handling, accurate steering.

What's it like to park?
Easy to park due to front and rear parking sensors working in conjunction with the reversing camera.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No

What's most practical about your car?
Ample room considering the coupe-like styling.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Reversing camera.

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