Engine Jaguar AJ133

The Jaguar AJ133 5.0-liter V8 petrol engine was assembled by the company from 2009 to 2014 and was installed on such well-known models of the British concern as the XF, XJ, as well as the XK coupe. A similar power unit was installed on a number of Land Rover SUVs under the symbol 508PN.

AJ-V8 series: AJ126, AJ27, AJ27S, AJ28, AJ33, AJ33S, AJ34, AJ34S, AJ133, AJ133S.


Production years 2009-2014
Displacement, cc 4999
Fuel system direct injection
Power output, hp 385
Torque output, Nm 515
Cylinder block aluminum V8
Block head aluminum 32v
Cylinder bore, mm 92.5
Piston stroke, mm 93
Compression ratio 11.5
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator on all shafts
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 7.25
Fuel type petrol
Euro standards EURO 5
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Jaguar XJ 2011)
— city
— highway
— combined
Engine lifespan, km ~400 000

The engine was installed on:

  • Jaguar XF 1 (X250) in 2009 – 2012;
  • Jaguar XJ 8 (X351) in 2009 – 2012;
  • Jaguar XK 2 (X150) in 2009 – 2014.

Disadvantages of the Jaguar AJ133 engine

  • The atmospheric motor is slightly more reliable than the modification with a compressor and worries less often;
  • Only the timing chain is distinguished by a low resource, sometimes it serves less than 100,000 km;
  • Quite rare, but sometimes valve seats fall out on these units;
  • This engine does not like bad fuel, and the throttle and injectors need to be cleaned regularly;
  • Many problems are often caused by cracking pipes and leaks in the heat exchanger.

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