2002 Jaguar X-Type Overview

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Jaguar X-type by TomTom4049
 — Excellent handling. Absolutely erases snow and icy roads in winter. comfortable on long trips. 23 mpg City, 30.5 mpg highway, very good for a 3,600 lb car with all wheel drive. These are known to ha... Read More
Over-all Very Happy With This Car by Nicky
 — We get excellent gas millage, better then the new cars today. I love the back up sensors, the safety features are great if you have children. All the windows, including the sun roof have a safety feat... Read More
Love My Jag by Adrian
 — Just love it, a lot thirsty like me but I just love it, It is very comfortable in the cabin, a great place to be 4WD so it handles like a dream has loads of grip The car is lovely to drive, maintenanc... Read More

2002 Jaguar X-Type Overview

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2002 Jaguar X-Type

This new entry-level offering from Jaguar debuted in 2002, showcasing the union between Ford and its new subsidiary.  The X-Type sedan is built on the Ford Mondeo platform, and only 10% of all parts and components actually originate from Jaguar.  Over 20% are Ford-produced.  The X-Type is relatively compact compared to the flagship XJ sedan, with which its shares many design elements.  It is also the most affordable Jaguar ever, in real dollars.

The X-Type is aimed at the lower level luxury market, and in direct competition with models like  the BMW 3-Series, Acura TL, Mercedes C-Class, Infinity G35 and the Lexus ES.  Jaguar also hopes to meet the needs of a larger group of prospective buyers, with its first ever all-wheel drive car.  

A multitude of engine options were available on models produced for Europe, including a diesel, but the U.S. market was only provided with two power plant choices.  The base model is equipped with a 2.5 liter V-6, which churns out 191 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque.  The X-Type is surprisingly light for a Jag, at just 3400 pounds, and that power supply is sufficient for a respectable 0 to 60 mph mark of 7.9 seconds. Fuel economy is estimated at 19/28 mpg.  Also available is a 3.0 liter V-6, which generates 227 horsepower and 209 pound-feet of torque.  The 0 to 60 time drops to 7.1 seconds here, and fuel economy falls to 18/25 mpg.  A five-speed manual transmission comes standard with with the 2.5 liter engine, while the 3.0 liter version gets a five-speed automatic.

Both models could be described as Jaguar-esque with respect to standard features, but Ford's influence is very evident both inside and out.  Standard equipment includes keyless entry, an anti-theft system, steering wheel audio controls, full power accessories, heated mirrors, wood trim, leather upholstery, automatic climate control and a leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift knob.  Some components are obvious Ford products, but many reviewers still attest to an overall upscale feel.  However, a Jag enthusiast would quickly be able to distinguish the X-Type from the more upscale offerings.  Many luxury options are available, but the overall cost is heavily impacted by their inclusion.  The starting price is below $30,000, but the true cost of ownership with options and service will detract from the apparent value.

The X-Type also earns solid marks for handling and driveability, and was set apart as the only Jaguar with AWD and a manual transmission in 2002.

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2001 X-type 2.5 V6 Petrol Manual Won't Select A Gear

Hi, No forward or reverse gears can be selected, even with the clutch fully depressed. The clutch is steady with a consistent pressure, but the gears cannot be selected. There is an engine warning ...

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My 2002 Seems To Need A New Transmission. What Is A Reasonable Price?

One day my car simply would not reverse...forward is fine. mechanic told me that I needed a new transmission. 56,800 miles, no symptoms until that day. quoted me a price of $3700 $2200 for parts...

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Where Is The Point To Check Or Gauge Or Change Transmission Oil For Automat...

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Loosing Coolant But Only When On The Road.

Car is losing coolant very quickly. Can go out for a short 15 minute drive and the over flow container will be empty when you get back. I let it set in my driveway at idle for over an hour and it di...

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Electrical Problems X-type 2002

My scenario is: When the vehicle is cold, the engine "shivers" and when you put it into drive the thing barely moves. When it warms up, it is fine. The dealer said it needed a software upgrade, whi...

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