2016 Jaguar XF vs. the 2016 Jaguar XJ

Have you been searching for a luxury sedan that stands out from the crowd and boasts a combination of sophistication, style, and attitude? The 2016 Jaguar XF and the 2016 Jaguar XJ excel in these areas and more. While both models come immaculately equipped and provide thrilling performance on the road, there are some substantial differences to consider before making your choice. That’s why we’ve provided this comparison for Fort Myers, Naples, and Marco Island area shoppers to make their next luxury sedan purchase the right one for their driving needs.


No matter which of these models you decide to go with, you’ll enjoy premium features ranging from stitched leather upholstery, heated front and rear seats, the Jaguar InControl app suite, and a Driver Assist parking system with self-parking and a 360-degree camera monitor.

The most substantial differences come in terms of rear seat accommodations, where passengers of the 2016 Jaguar XJ get more than just extra space. The back of the Jaguar XJ features rear seat footrests, winged headrests, fold-down tray tables, and outboard rear reclining seats that are heated, cooled, and include a massage function.

Passenger and Cargo Space

Both of these luxury models provide seating for up to five adult passengers. However, the 2016 Jaguar XJ is a full-size sedan with a noticeably larger cabin than the 2016 Jaguar XF. However, the trunk of the Jaguar XF is actually larger than the trunk of the Jaguar XJ, with the measurements coming in at 19.1 cubic feet and 15.2 cubic feet, respectively.

Performance Specs

The 2016 Jaguar XF comes powered by a supercharged 3.0L V6 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission to deliver 340 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. If you opt for the S trim, this jumps to 380 hp. No matter which trim you pick, you’ll have a choice of rear-wheel or all-wheel drive.

The first two trims of the 2016 Jaguar XJ also come powered by the supercharged 3.0L V6 and produces 340 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. If you go with the Jaguar XJ Supercharged, you’ll get a 5.0L V8 that makes 470 hp and 424 lb-ft of torque. The Jaguar XJR gets special tuning on the V8 to increase performance to 550 hp and 502 lb-ft of torque. You can select either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive on this model, as well.


No matter which of these sedans you go with, you’ll get serious luxury and executive value.

  • 2016 Jaguar XF: MSRP from $51,900
  • 2016 Jaguar XJ: MSRP from $74,400

Which Luxury Sedan is Better for You?

Both of these vehicles provide exclusive refinement inside, unmitigated style outside, and sophisticated performance from front to back. The 2016 Jaguar XF is a great way to enjoy a lot of refinement, performance, and features at a more accessible price point, while the 2016 Jaguar XJ provides uncompromising levels of world-class luxury and extra room for an additional price.

No matter which vehicle you go with, you can find it at Jaguar Fort Myers, just a short drive from Naples and Marco Island at 15875 S. Tamiami Trail in Fort Myers, FL. Contact us today to set up a test drive.