With all-wheel drive, space for four adults, a roomy trunk and surprisingly good performance, the X-Type is the most sensible Jaguar yet; but don't let the "starts at $29,950" tagline fool you into thinking you can get a Jag for "cheap."
by tarrid on Jan 2, 2014 Vehicle: 2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0 4dr AWD Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
Well !!!!! as with every car we review, we will find owners that hate and owners that love ther rides. My Jag is by no means perfect ( NO CAR IS ) but for a car under $5000 Look at what you get. Luxury!!!!!. Do your own oil changes. Your own break job. And if you cant. DONT take it to a dealership. Find a good indi shop. Buy your parts on e-bay. It will cost you just as much to repair as a Ford. (preventative maintanance) is what it is about. You will have a very reliable car with the Jaguar.
by ukxpat on Nov 9, 2012 Vehicle: 2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0 4dr AWD Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
Okay, I was looking for AWD for the snow conditions we live in.
Subaru, Honda, 100k miles 15 grand plus.
I found a 2002 Jaguar AWD with 29k miles!
10 year old car looks brand new!
Amazing 1/2 the price of them japanese cars!
I drove it home on the curvey mtn roads and that auto/manual tranny, I never had to use the breaks!
Got about 25 mpg fwy, and 19 mountain roads.
I never expected to get an older vehicle that is like new!!!
by disguay on Feb 7, 2012 Vehicle: 2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0 4dr AWD Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
I have owned my jaguar x-type (sport, lowered, 3.0, manual) for about 8 months and 12k miles. I have never been let down once with this car (even with 120k miles,) although other reviewers will say different. The only trick with this car is that it doesn't like to be abused. If you keep everything maintained via recommendations on forums and not the dealership, everything will continue to run smoothly.
by Student on Nov 13, 2010 Vehicle: 2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0 4dr AWD Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
My Jaguar x-type just hit 120,000 and still drives great! My dad purchased the car in 2005 and recently I purchased the car since I commute to school. The car drives well, and is extremely responsive. It's a very high performance car, and will perform to keep you safe. The interior is like riding in your living room. The car is very good in the snow. I have the FWD drive model, and while everyone else is skidding off the road, I am moving along with no problems. We are located in Ohio and I have driven on some nasty snow packed country roads with it, and it performed great. As a student who commutes, I needed a safe reliable car and Jaguar fits the bill.
by acg042000 on Mar 13, 2008 Vehicle: 2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0 4dr AWD Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
I have owned 2 3.0 Liter X Types. One was great, only a few minor problems in 2 years. This sport model I have now is a lemon. Constant new noises, died 2 times for who knows what, and has probably been in the shop 10 times for maintenance. Good thing I have a warranty. To top it off, the car loses its value faster than anything Ive seen on this planet. All European cars are finicky, its really hit or miss. If you want these cars, get a warranty.
by Jess on Mar 10, 2008 Vehicle: 2002 Jaguar X-Type 3.0 4dr AWD Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
I have owned this car for 8 months now and I believe I am sold on Jaguar for life. It is such a joy to drive at any speed. You can really feel the road with this car and you have to make a conscious effort to push it to the edges of its performance envelope. I have the sport suspension and manual trans and when I get on a twisty road I really want to wring it out. The car is very quiet with respect to wind and the all wheel drive and traction control systems are top notch. The engine will rev to 7000rpm and has power from about 1500 rpm on up. After owning about 20 cars I cannot praise this car enough if you like performance in your subtile family sedan.
Jaguar beefs up its presence in the luxury category with the X-Type, a brand-new model that brings the company's range to four. The X-Type is a fresh breed of cat for the manufacturer: it's Jaguar's first-ever all-wheel-drive vehicle, and it's priced to tap the entry-luxury segment.