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Turns out that Jaguar doesn’t just make automobiles with sporty designs and strong powertrains. If you choose a Jaguar XF sedan, you’ll also be able to take advantage of one of the best basic warranties. As long as you care for your car, a basic warranty will cover repairs for any factory defects.

Most luxury cars typically have basic warranties that provide up to three years of coverage. What warranties does the Jaguar XF offer, and are they enough to make this luxury sedan worth owning?

A 20223 Jaguar XF driving down a street.
2023 Jaguar XF | Jaguar

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Alongside the Jaguar XF, TrueCar highlighted luxury rivals from both the Genesis and McLaren nameplates. However, Hyundai dominated the top of the list with its Elantra and Sonata sedans

Both have basic (also known as limited or bumper-to-bumper) warranties that span five years or 60,000 miles. Additionally, their powertrains are covered for up to 100,000 miles or 10 years (whichever expires first).

You can get the same amount of warranty coverage from a Kia K5 or Kia Soul. However, Kia vehicles typically don’t come with free maintenance services. Hyundai promises to cover most basic tune-up charges for up to three years.

How much warranty coverage does the Jaguar XF have?

Both the basic and powertrain warranties of the Jaguar XF are good for 60,000 miles/five years. You’ll also get complimentary maintenance for the same amount of time and access to 24/7 roadside assistance. Jaguar will also replace any body panels damaged by corrosion within the first six years of ownership. 

The same warranty also applies to models like the Jaguar F-Type, though TrueCar gave this car a slightly lower ranking compared to the XF. While most drivers are pleased with its performance, the F-Type also garners complaints for its limited cargo and passenger area. If you’re looking at a model produced before 2020, be aware that it won’t have smartphone integration.

Is the Jaguar XF a good car?

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The Jaguar XF only has one powertrain option, a turbo-four that makes up to 296 hp on the P300 trim. Otherwise, it makes 246 hp and comes with standard front-wheel drive. The XF P300 is the only model that can be equipped with all-wheel drive, but it’s also the priciest at $52,700.

At just $47,000 to start, the P250 S model is a great entry point for first-time luxury car owners. The XF still offers competitive gas mileage regardless of the drivetrain, between 25-28 mpg combined city/highway. Even the base engine gets great acceleration and both models offer comfortable ride qualities.

The XF has leather seats for five, with a surprisingly decent amount of legroom for passengers in the second row. It also has nearly 20 cubic ft of available cargo space available with no spare tire in the trunk.

The XF’s interior underwent a major refresh for 2021, adding a new infotainment interface with an 11.4-in touchscreen. You’ll also get wireless smartphone integration for both Apple and Android devices, a wireless charging pad, and a premium Meridian stereo system. 

Many of the XF’s advanced driver’s aids are included in the base trim, from automatic emergency braking to a 360-degree parking camera. Every 2023 model also has standard adaptive cruise control now.

The Jaguar XF P250 SE and P300 have upgraded ambient lighting and standard navigation, along with several package options. The most athletic model has exclusive R-Dynamic interior elements, 19-in wheels, and an active suspension. Combined with a great warranty, the standard Jaguar XF is still an impressive value in terms of performance and feature availability.