Jaguar X-TYPE Model Overview

Jaguar X-TYPE Questions

2006 Jaguar X-type

Have a very clean Jaguar X-Type which got caught in heavy rain yesterday and a lot of water hitting the undercarriage. Car ran fine home through the water. Started it this morning and it shakes a b...

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2006 Jaguar X-type Bank 1 System Too Lean

Hi everyone, I bought a 2006 Jaguar X-type a month ago. On the first day of purchasing, the engine light was on. I went to a local Firestone and had my car repaired. The engine code was P0171, which...

My Jag X Type Keeps Blowing Plug Coils I Have Replaced 4 This Year Any Help...

2007 Jaguar X-type R 3.0 Awd

My car will not accelerate past 3000 RPM's can it be fixed?

Transmission Fluid Where Does It Go

Can't find where the transmission fluid is checked or does it need to be serviced by Jaguar

Jaguar X-TYPE Overview

The X-Type has served as Jaguar's entry-level model since it arrived in 2001. It is built from Ford's CDW27 platform, which it shares with past models like the Ford Mondeo, Ford Contour, Mercury Mystique, and Mercury Cougar. While the X-Type embodies more of Ford's engineering and components than Jaguar's, its design borrows many elements from the Jaguar XJ sedans.

The X-Type has not been very successful against its most direct competition, with the comparably priced BMW 3 Series outselling it by nearly a 10-to-1 ratio in recent years. However, it does account for more than one-third of Jaguar's total U.S. sales. It certainly is an easier car to buy, with a base price about $30,000 less than that of the XJ.

The current X-Types are powered by a comparatively modest 3.0-liter DOHC V6 that provides 227 horsepower and 206 lb-ft of torque. This is also the only Jaguar to use a 5-speed automatic transmission. While the X-Type is lightweight and not incredibly powerful, its fuel economy is lowered a bit by the full-time AWD. The EPA estimates 18 mpg city/24 highway for both models.

Because the X-Types are positioned well below the other Jaguar models in price, their option list is a bit more comprehensive. Jaguar has also adjusted some of the packages for this year. Both models are equipped with leather seating, wood trim, full power accessories, cruise control and a power driver's seat. The sedan will feel more like a Jag if the optional luxury package is added. This includes rain-sensing wipers, a memory function power seat for the driver, a burl walnut finish and piping on the seats.

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