(4.5) 20 reviews
MSRP: $2,848$9,320
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
2005 Jaguar X-Type

Our Take on the 2005 Jaguar X-Type

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Not-so-posh interior
  • Ford-model foundation

Notable Features

  • New Sportwagon and VDP models
  • Standard AWD
  • Manual or automatic


Our Expert Reviews

Jaguar's decision to bring a wagon to market rather than a beefy, gas-guzzling SUV might have had nothing to do with the threat of rising gasoline prices.After all, the British automaker made the decision to go ahead with design of the all-new X-type wagon about four years ago, when gasoline prices were at least a dollar a gallon lower than they are now.And rarely does anyone at Jaguar thi... Read full review for the 2005 Jaguar X Type

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Consumer Reviews


Average based on 20 reviews

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Disturbingly reliable and amazingly comfortable.

by Nige from Lynn, ma on January 29, 2010

2005 Xtype - 3.0 I drove 22k miles in mine in 2008 from (39k to 61k) and think its the most comfortable reliable car I have ever owned. I've only been to the dealer twice, once every 10k miles for a ... Read Full Review

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Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2005 Jaguar X-Type.

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