2008 Jaguar XK

Reliability


$8,418 - $13,038

2008 Jaguar XK Reliability Ratings

Our reliability score is based on the J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) rating or, if unavailable, the J.D. Power Predicted Reliability rating.

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2008 Jaguar XK Recalls

There have been 1 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS Recall Date: 05/07/2009
  • Summary: JAGUAR IS RECALLING 112 MY 2007-2009 XK VEHICLES FITTED WITH RUN FLAT TIRES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO.138, "TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM, (TPMS)." THE TPMS WARNINGS WERE TURNED OFF. IF THE TPMS ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT WERE TO SEND A SIGNAL TO THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER TO DISPLAY A TPMS WARNING TELLTALE, THE LIGHT WOULD NOT ILLUMINATE NOR WOULD THE SUPPLEMENTARY WARNING TEXT ON THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER MESSAGE CENTER BE DISPLAYED.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 112
  • Consequence: FAILURE TO WARN OF TIRE DEFLATIONS IS A NON-COMPLIANCE WITH FMVSS 138 AND COULD LEAD TO TIRE FAILURE AND A CRASH.
  • Remedy: DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE CAR CONFIGURATION FILE SETTINGS TO ENABLE THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER TO FLAG THE WARNING SYMBOLS AS REQUIRED BY FMVSS 138 AND ASSOCIATED TEST IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER MESSAGE CENTER. THE REMEDY WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE JUNE 8, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT JAGUAR AT 201-818-8500.
  • Notes: JAGUAR RECALL NO. J013. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 09V161000

2008 Jaguar XK Warranty

Jaguar offers a four-year/50,000-mile basic warranty.

It's worth noting that Jaguar's reputation for quality has suffered over the years. "Consumer Reports magazine, basing its scores on reader surveys, shows Jag as a brand much improved but still way down at 31 out of 36 U.S.-market brands, mainly because of problems with the S-Type sedan," explains USA Today. However, the review also points out that Jaguar has improved enough for buyers to consider it "in the hunt rather than an example of awfulness, as some still believe."

Warranty information last updated: 2/27/09

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