SEP 00] JAGUAR NEWS
XJ Reliability Claims Stun Jaguar
have slammed a survey that claims their XJ model is less
reliable than a Skoda and are prone to breaking down than any
survey by Which Car? magazine asked owners of cars up to two
years old if they had problems with breaking down.
finished up bottom of the league, with a reliability score of 76
per cent meaning that a quarter of owners had problems in
the last 12 months.
Rover also fared badly, with the Discovery finishing third from
a Jaguar spokesman criticised the size of the sample
sad that only 46 Jaguar owners were questioned, meaning that
just 11 had problems.
are very surprised with the results. They conflict with all
the other independent surveys.
spokesman added that the huge BC Top Gear/ JD Power had marked
Jaguars out as one of the most reliable cars, and had even given
the Browns Lane plant a gold award for its high standards.
added that the Which? Survey also revealed that 74 per cent of
the owners questioned would still recommend the car to a friend.
has taken on 500 extra production workers in Merseyside to get
the Baby Jag rolling off the lines.
X400, which is expected to be available next year, will be in
the same market as the BMW 3 series..
to produce the F-type Jaguar, a model of which was shown of to
great acclaim last year, are still being prepared.