2 reviews
2008 Jaguar X-Type
2008 Jaguar X-Type
Available Price Range $5,543-$10,063 Trims2 Combined MPG 19 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2008 Jaguar X-Type

Our Take

The 2008 Jaguar X-Type gets more standard luxury features for the new model year and keeps its streamlined naming convention from 2007. The engine, drivetrain and many of the mechanical features remain unchanged from the previous year. All-wheel drive and a five-speed automatic transmission are s... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ford-model foundation

Notable Features

  • Sportwagon or sedan
  • Standard AWD
  • Standard stability control
  • Side curtain airbags

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

3.5

Average based on 2 reviews

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Its hit or miss

by Cronos from wilton, Connectcut on March 14, 2014

I have a 2005 X Type. This car is hit or miss. I got lucky. Make no mistake about it, it is a labor of love. It is not Honda reliable, but so far. I have enjoyed it so much...I am looking for another ... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

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.

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2008 Jaguar X-Type.


Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

48mo/50,000mi

Powertrain

48mo/50,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

48mo/50,000mi

Free Scheduled Maintenance

12mo/12,500mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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