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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    3 out of 5 stars

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133 reader reviews for Jaguar X-type Saloon.
  • 2.0D Sport 4dr

    maurice andrews , Essex . Date: 05/02/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      3 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I wanted to love this car to bits as it has the best chassis of its class I feel but the wibbly wobbly build I found crass. Drive great and gives a sense of being but I cannot concur with your lust for 2.0D engine.

    Thats why I own a Saab 9-3

  • 2.0 V6 SE 4dr

    Bob Teeling , Dublin . Date: 05/02/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I have driven this car for the past 14monhs and can report no problems with it.It is very comfortable to drive about town and on a long run.Fuel averages out about 28MPG.

  • 2.0D S 4dr

    Ashley Brown Date: 01/02/2008
    • Overall verdict
      3 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      2 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    Part 2: my major gripe is fuel economy. The best I have got on a journey is 44mpg, and that was being ever so careful. In ordinary driving, I am lucky to get 38mpg. The lowest has been 34mpg. Current average fuel economy is 36.34mpg. This is against their claimed 51mpg figures!

    I had a Honda Accord for six months (ave. 43mpg) - their engine is streets ahead of any other diesel. I had a Mazda 6 before that (ave. 42mpg).

    When I was test driving cars, the BMW 3 Series handling was out of every other car's league, but expensive and did not have many "toys".

    Overall the X-Type is good, but not much more than that. It has lots of kit, is comfortable, has a big boot (I can get several sets of golf clubs in there no problem), and pleasant and easy.

    It's a compromise of everything. I will go for something else next time (if the X-Type is even still around!) as I am now able to say I had a Jaguar.

  • 2.5 V6 Indianapolis 4dr

    STEVE WILDE , NOTTS. . Date: 19/01/2008
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This is my third X-type Jaguar. Previously owned a 2.1 V6S and a 2.0 D SE. This is by far the best model. No chrome on it at all. It is so smoothh & quiet even at 4 years old & with 65,000 miles on the clock. There are absolutely no annoying squeaks or rattles at all. Fuel economy is not too bad even with permanent four wheel drive. The 18" indianapolis wheels together with ebony black paint finish really make the car stand out. I would certainly recommend anyone to buy an X-type Jaguar if they were looking for an executive sports saloon. No other cars I have seen/driven are as good for the money. The only downside I can think of is excessive tyre and brake wear but that is a small price to pay.

Jaguar X-type Saloon

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