2019 Jaguar XJ-Series Prices: MSRP vs Dealer Invoice vs True Dealer Cost
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The Jaguar brand is synonymous with style and performance, and the 2019 Jaguar XJ exemplifies these qualities in a large luxury sedan that prioritizes sporty driving while maintaining top-tier luxury and comfort. The body lines of the Jaguar are longer and more seductive than competing German models, and the XJ offers unique options for wheelbase configurations. In 2019, the Jaguar XJ is still a stand-out car for people who are in the market for top-tier style and prestige.
What’s New for 2019?
The 2019 Jaguar XJ is now available in an XJ50 Special Edition model that celebrates the car's 50th anniversary. Rear-wheel-drive models now come standard with automatic emergency braking. There is standard smartphone app integration, a new upgrade to the infotainment panel graphics interface and the navigation system supports voice commands. The 2019 model styling continues in the fourth generation that began in 2011.
Performance and Handling
The base model 2019 Jaguar XJ comes with a 3-liter V6 engine that produces 340 horsepower and 332 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine is not sluggish when passing on the highway. It propels drivers forward from 0 to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds. Other trim packages available for the car produce more impressive thrust.
The brake pedal provides a subtle feel for laid-back driving that still performs well in extreme situations. It brings the car to a stop from 60 mph in 111 feet, which is competitive with other cars in the XJ's class. The steering feels light for a large luxury sedan, which contrasts with other European cars that are stiffer for tight handling.
The eight-speed automatic transmission provides quiet, smooth acceleration that inspires confidence, and the engine is equipped with an automatic stop-start feature that can be disabled for more responsive driving.
The 2019 Jaguar XJ comes with plenty of safety driving aids that are expected in this class. The navigation and voice control systems do the job adequately, and the smartphone integration features are available as options. The InControl touchscreen system has been improved over the 2018 model.
Space and Comfort
The longer body of the XJL model provides ample backseat space. The premium seating package provides a lot of luxury for the rear section. The doors open and close with a light touch, and getting inside into the seats is very easy. The interior space is larger than average, almost rivaling a limousine. The front seating is cozy, and the dashboard wraps around in the style of a cockpit. People of average height have plenty of headroom.
The interior is appointed with leather, and the styling makes a fine immediate impression. There are a variety of high-quality paint elements that look pleasing, and other materials that are not common in top-end vehicles creates a unique overall look.
The long, shallow trunk has 15.2 cubic feet of cargo space, and the rear seats are fixed. The XJ has a large glovebox, and the center console has two storage bins for additional storage. The door pockets are streamlined but not appropriate for bottles. The cup holders in the front and rear can accommodate various drinking vessels with anti-spill capability and room for cup handles.
Trim Levels and Upgrades
The 2019 Jaguar XJ comes in the regular XJ model and the XJL model. There are two trim options for the XJ and five trim packages for the XJL. All of these XJ versions come with supercharged engines and 8-speed transmissions. All models have rear-wheel drive as the standard configuration.
The XJ model is available with R-Sport and Supercharged trim packages. The Supercharged trim package comes with a 5.0-liter engine with eight cylinders that produces 470 horsepower and 424 lb.-ft. of torque. The R-Sport has leather upholstery, automatic climate control in a dual-zone implementation, the seats are heated and ventilated, and there are numerous power adjustments for the seats.
The infotainment system has a 10-inch touchscreen that provides many controls and apps including navigation and voice controls. The 2019 Jaguar XJ R-Sport has a Meridian audio system that delivers high-end sound through 14 speakers. Satellite HD radio, digital music files and CDs can be played on the system.
The 2019 Jaguar XJL base trim is the Portfolio package. This model has a longer wheelbase and nearly 5 inches more legroom than the XJ models. The XJL has an available Premium Rear Seat package that provides footrests, folding tray tables and massaging seats. The Supercharged trim is the next step up from the Portfolio trim. It features exterior style tweaks, enhanced suspension tuning, performance tires and 20" wheels.
The 2019 Jaguar XJ 50th anniversary trim editions are available in the XJ50 3.0 and XJ50 5.0 varieties. The 3.0 version comes with the standard V6 engine. The XJ50 5.0 trim package upgrades the engine to a V8 that is 5.0 liters of engine displacement with 470 horsepower and 424 lb.-ft. of torque.
The top-tier trim for the XJL model is the XJR575 that pushes performance to the limit. It comes with a V8 engine that produces 575 horsepower and 517 lb.-ft. of torque. Drivers are catapulted from 0 to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds, and the car can reach a top speed of 186 mph.
Formula for Calculating Dealer Cost:
- Example: Base Jaguar XJ-Series invoice price + the dealer Invoice price of options + destination - Holdback = Total Dealer Cost.
- What is Holdback? A hidden amount that manufacturers give back to a dealer. It is a percentage of the MSRP or the Invoice price.
Total Dealer Cost - Rebate and Incentive + Taxes / Licensing Fees = True Dealer Cost. (You can get rebates and incentives here.)
Note: All Jaguar XJ-Series Prices above are approximate amounts. Prices are subject to change without notice.
A note about rebates: Most rebates are subtracted from the "on the road" figure. In most cases, you can have the rebate if you are arranging your own financing or you are paying cash. If you decide to use the manufacturer’s low interest financing, you do not usually get the rebate. Ask your dealer for details.