Jaguar Announces Prices For X-TYPE 2.2 Litre Diesels - Model Year Changes | Part Three

Other X-TYPE Model Year changes

The X-TYPE 2.2 Diesel sets the tone for other X-TYPE models, with extremely competitive pricing all the way up to the range topping £31,165 3.0 V6 petrol Sport Premium Estate.

Jaguar's X-TYPE model range, offered in both saloon and estate versions, now comprises Classic, S, Sport, SE, Sport Premium, Sovereign and all models are available to buy with the Sports Collection body styling package.

All X-TYPE models including the 2.2 Diesel have a high level of specification as standard, with further opportunities to personalise, by adding features from the extensive portfolio of optional equipment.

A Bluetooth wireless system is now also available for any X-TYPE model. With Bluetooth, a compatible telephone may be wirelessly operated via the car’s controls, without ever leaving the driver's pocket or briefcase, for easy, hands-free use.

High levels of specification

Jaguar ownership begins with the X-TYPE 2.0 litre Diesel saloon at £19,995, fitted with a five-speed manual transmission and 16" wheels as standard, as well as a comprehensive feature specification including driver's seat electric height adjustment; Jaguar Alpine sound system with single slot CD player, anti-lock brakes, traction control and front and side driver and passenger airbags, and gaining automatic air and electric rear windows for 2006 Model Year. A combined fuel economy of 49.1mpg (CO2 152g/km = 17% Benefit in Kind or BIK tax category) and the £19,995, 2.0 X-TYPE diesel Classic manual saloon offers best in class BIK taxation among all the main competitors in its sector including both petrol and diesel engines.

The highly specified 'S' model, priced at just £1,000 above the Classic model for the saloon, offers customers an extremely competitive and affordable package, with carefully chosen features to improve on the already strong residual values of the X-TYPE. The S package includes 17" Andros alloy wheels, distinctive sport interior with cloth/half leather sports seats offering 4x2 way driver's/passenger's electric adjustments, leather gear knob and steering wheels with remote ICE controls, and rear centre armrest. Estate ownership begins with the 'S' model at the price of £22,165.

Available in 2.0 and 2.2 diesel, as well as 2.5 litre petrol and 2.0 diesel engine variants, the Sport model is equipped with uprated suspension, 18" inch 'Aruba' alloy wheels with 205/50 R17 tyres, colour-keyed exterior, rear spoiler, perforated leather sports steering wheel, reverse park control, sports leather gear knob and a Piano Black veneer as standard. At the entry point for the 2.2 Diesel the saloon is priced at just £22,995 and the estate at £24,165.

SE models available as 2.0 diesel, 2.2 diesel and 2.5 all-wheel drive models are specified as standard with an array of luxury features including satellite navigation, leather seat trim, electrically adjustable front seats, cruise control with steering wheel audio controls, automatic climate control, two-stage front heated seats, floor mats, lumbar support, rear park assist and trip computer with message centre.

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Published 23 June 2005 Melanie Carter

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