There are many luxury vehicles or luxury vehicle brands that start with the letter J that are currently being produced.
While there have been some luxury vehicles in the past that start with the letter J such as the Infiniti J-30, this article will focus on the luxury brands and vehicles that are currently in production.
Luxury Cars That Start With The Letter J
Overall Jaguar, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wagoneer, and Jeep Grand Wagoneer are the only luxury cars/brands that start with the letter J.
Jaguar is a luxury car brand that starts with the letter J. It is a British auto manufacturer that originally started in 1922 under the name S.S. Cars Limited.
In 1945, S.S. Cars Limited changed its name to Jaguar Cars. Through the years Jaguar became well known for its luxury sedans and coupes. In 2016 Jaguar introduced SUVs into their model lineup.
Currently, Jaguar manufactures 3 SUV models, 1 sedan, and 1 coupe.
The F-Pace was the first SUV introduced to the market by Jaguar in 2016. The F-Pace is a 5 seat SUV that can be purchased in three trim levels, the base F-Pace, F-Pace R-Dynamic, and F-Pace SVR.
The following chart lists some of the specifications of each trim level:
|Model||Engine Type||Horsepower (hp)||Torque (lbs.-ft)||Acceleration (0-60 mph)||Drive||Starting Price|
|F-Pace||Turbo 4 cylinder||246||269||6.9 seconds||AWD||$50,900|
|F-Pace S||Turbo 4 cylinder||246||269||6.9 seconds||AWD||$54,000|
|F-Pace S||Turbo 6 cylinder & Electric Supercharged Mild Hybrid||335||354||5.8 seconds||AWD||$59,600|
|F-Pace R-Dynamic||Turbo 6 cylinder & Electric Supercharged Mild Hybrid||395||406||5.1 seconds||AWD||$65,500|
|F-Pace SVR||Supercharged 8 cylinder||542||516||3.8 seconds||AWD||$86,600|
The E-Pace is Jaguar’s compact SUV that has been manufactured since 2017. The E-Pace is offered in two trim levels, the base E-Pace and the E-Pace 300 Sport.
The base E-Pace can be purchased in the regular E-Pace specification or in E-Pace SE. Depending on the trim level chosen, the E-Pace offers features such as LED headlights, front fog lights, Dynamic Stability Control, Blind Spot Assist, powered tailgate, and much more.
The below chart lists some specifications of each E-Pace trim level:
Model Engine Type Horsepower (hp) Torque (lbs.-ft) Towing Capacity (lbs.) Acceleration (0-60 mph) Drive Starting Price
E-Pace Turbocharged Inline 4 cylinder 246 269 3,968 7 seconds AWD $41,800
E-Pace SE Turbocharged Inline 4 cylinder 246 269 3,968 7 seconds AWD $46,900
E-Pace 300 Sport Turbocharged Inline 4 cylinder 296 295 3,968 6.6 seconds AWD $51,300
The I-Pace is an electric-powered 5 seater SUV that Jaguar began manufacturing in 2018. This vehicle has a 90kwh battery that can be fully charged overnight using a Level 2, 240-volt EV charger.
The I-Pace offers features such as regenerative braking, panoramic sunroof, Active Air Suspension, Driver Condition Monitor, and Clear Exit Monitor.
Below you will find some of the specs of the I-Pace:
|Motor||Horsepower (hp)||Torque (lbs.-ft)||Range (miles)||Acceleration (0-60 mph)||Drive||Starting Price|
|2 magnet synchronous electric motors||394||512||222||4.5||AWD||$69,900|
The F-Type is Jaguar’s sporty grand touring coupe. This car was first manufactured in 2013 and served as a replacement for the XK in Jaguar’s model lineup.
F-Types can be purchased as a “Fastback Coupe” with a hardtop or the “2-Door Roadster” with a soft-top convertible.
For the model year 2021, both the hardtop coupe and the convertible offer a choice of three engines and can be purchased in rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.
The turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that produces 296hp powers the rear-wheel-drive version. Drivers who wish to have an all-wheel-drive F-Type can choose from one of two engines. The smaller of the two engines offered in the all-wheel-drive versions is a 3.0L supercharged 6-cylinder engine producing 380hp.
For drivers who want all-wheel drive but desire to have extra power, the F-Type R has a 5.0L supercharged V-8 producing 575hp.
The 2021 F-Type convertible has a starting MSRP of $64,700 while the F-Type R convertible has a starting price of $105,900. The Coupe with the hardtop has a starting MSRP of $61,600 and the hardtop F-Type R has a starting MSRP of $103,200.
2022 model year F-Types are still offered in either convertible or hardtop options with the option to choose the rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, but the engine options have been reduced.
For this model year, both the rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive F-Types are powered by the 5.0L supercharged V8 that makes 444hp.
The 2022 F-Type R is the most powerful of the F-Type line-up and is only available in the all-wheel-drive but can be purchased as a hardtop or convertible. The F-Type R is propelled by Jaguar’s supercharged 5.0L engine that produces 575hp.
2022 F-Type convertibles have an entry-level price of $74,500 while the hardtop has a starting price of $71,300. Convertible F-Type R’s have an entry-level price of $108,000 and the hardtop F-Type R has a starting price of $105,300.
The XF is the lone sedan remaining in Jaguar’s lineup. The Jaguar XF is a midsize luxury sedan that was first introduced by Jaguar in 2007 as a replacement for the Jaguar S-Type. The XF is offered in rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive depending on the trim level that is chosen.
The base model XF is rear-wheel drive and is powered by a turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine producing 246hp and 269lb-ft torque.
Drivers who wish to have an all-wheel-drive XF will be forced to purchase the XF R Dynamic. The XF R Dynamic is also powered by a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine but produces a bit more power and torque (296hp and 295 lb.-ft torque).
The base XF has a starting price tag of $45,300 and the XF R Dynamic starts at $51,000.
2. Jeep Grand Cherokee
While Jeep is probably the most famous for their off-road SUV the Wrangler, they offer another SUV named the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Certain trim levels of the Grand Cherokee would be considered by many to be a luxury vehicle.
The Grand Cherokee is a 5 door SUV that Jeep began selling in 1993. The Grand Cherokee can be purchased in either front-wheel drive or 4 wheel drive options. Over the course of its production, the Jeep has been offered with both 6 and 8 cylinder engines.
Both the exterior styling and interior amenities help to define certain trim levels of the Grand Cherokee as a luxury vehicle. The Grand Cherokee now offers more luxurious interior appointments and features compared to previous-generation models, but still remains true to its off-road roots.
The Grand Cherokee is available with three choices of 4-wheel drive systems in addition to an air suspension system in certain models. Depending on the trim level chosen, the Grand Cherokee and Grand Cherokee L now offer such features as massaging seats, 3-row seating, passenger infotainment screen, and rear-seat screens capable of streaming Amazon Fire TV.
The current model year Cherokee also introduces a plug-in hybrid-powered variant for those who wish to reduce their carbon footprint. While the chart below lists specs for all trim levels of the Grand Cherokee, the luxury trim levels of the Grand Cherokee have been marked with an asterisk.
|Model||Engine||Horsepower (hp)||Torque (lbs.-ft)||Towing Capacity (lbs.)||Drive||4x4 System||Price|
|Laredo||3.6L V-6||293||260||6,200||4x2 or 4x4||Available Quadratrac I||$39,185|
|Altitude||3.6L V-6||293||260||6,200||4x2 or 4x4||Available Quadratrac I||$43,740|
|Limited||3.6L V-6||293||260||6,200||4x2 or 4x4||Available Quadratrac I||$45,505|
|Trailhawk||3.6L V-6 or 5.7L V8||293 or 357||260 or 390||7,200||4x4||Quadra-Trac II||$53,070|
|Overland*||3.6L V-6||293||260||6,200||4x2 or 4x4||Available Quadra-Trac II||$55,100|
|Summit*||3.6L V-6||293||260||6,200||4x2 or 4x4||Available Quadra-Trac II||$59,160|
|Summit Reserve*||3.6L V-6 or 5.7L V8||293 or 357||260 or 390||7,200||4x4||Quadra-Trac II||$65,160|
|Model||Engine||Horsepower (hp)||Torque (lbs.-ft)||Towing Capacity (lbs.)||Drive||Range (Miles)|
|Cherokee 4xe||2.0L Inline 4 turbo PHEV||375||470||6,000||4x4||24 all electric range
440 total driving range combined
3. Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer
Another luxury vehicle manufactured by the Jeep brand is the Wagoneer. The Jeep Wagoneer is a full-size SUV that was first introduced in 1963.
The Wagoneer was manufactured until 1991, and after this date, the Wagoneer nameplate was marketed as a trim level available for the Grand Cherokee until 1993.
In 2022, Jeep reintroduced the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer as full-size luxury SUVs. The Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer have 3 rows of seating that can accommodate up to 8 passengers. The Wagoneer is offered in two trims, the Series II and the Series III.
The Grand Wagoneer is offered in Series I, Series II, Obsidian and Series III trims. Whether you choose the Wagoneer or the Grand Wagoneer, you will find that either of these vehicles offer just about every creature’s comfort reasonably imaginable as a standard feature.
The following chart provides some of the specs of the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer trim levels.
|Model||Engine||Horsepower (hp)||Torque (lbs.-ft)||Drive||Towing Capacity (lbs.)||Fuel Economy (MPG) (City/Highway)||Starting Price|
|Wagoneer Series II||5.7L V8||392||404||4X2||10,000||16/22||$68,845|
|Wagoneer Series III||5.7L V8||392||404||4X2||10,000||16/22||$73,845|
|Grand Wagoneer Series I||6.4L V-8||471||455||4x4||9,850||13/18||$88,440|
|Grand Wagoneer Series II||6.4L V-8||471||455||4x4||9,850||13/18||$95,440|
|Grand Wagoneer Obsidian||6.4L V-8||471||455||4x4||9,850||13/18||$100,440|
|Grand Wagoneer Series III||6.4L V-8||471||455||4x4||9,850||13/18||$104,845|
There are 2 luxury car brands that start with the letter J. Jaguar is known for manufacturing luxury sedans, coupes, and more recently SUVs.
While Jeep is not considered a luxury brand overall, Jeep does build the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Wagoneer, and Grand Wagoneer, all three of which are considered luxury SUVs.