• (4.4) 32 reviews
  • MSRP: $1,443$8,891
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 21-23
  • Engine: 192-hp, 2.5-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed automatic w/OD
2004 Jaguar X-Type

Our Take on the 2004 Jaguar X-Type

Our Take

Jaguar fans without deep pockets may have never imagined that a Jag would be priced below $30,000. But since the 2002 model year, American devotees of the legendary British marque have been able to drive home an X-Type sport sedan for such a sum.Jaguar’s first compact sedan in more than thre... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Not-so-posh interior
  • Performance with 2.5-liter automatic
  • Ford-model foundation

Notable Features

  • AWD
  • Two V-6 choices
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • British heritage


Our Expert Reviews

When I hear "Jaguar," I visualize driving to the ballet decked out in diamonds and a mink coat. How bad could it be living that fantasy for a while? My personal reality is quite different, however. I do drive to the ballet on a regular basis (although it's my 4-year-old's ballet class), and I'm usually dressed to kill in jeans, a tank top and flip flops. I'm a bit skeptical ... Read full review for the 2004 Jaguar X Type

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Consumer Reviews


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I love it

by Andrew from Chicago, IL on May 16, 2010

My 2004 x-type 3.0 AWD has a little over 90,000 miles now and i have no complaints at all. Drives great, handles high speeds very well, the AWD system is a miracle in snow especially here in Chicago a... Read Full Review

2 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There is currently 1 recall for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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