JAGUAR X-Type 2004

X-Type Sedan

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Driver Protection rating based on analysis of real world crashes.



Used Car Safety Report

The Jaguar X-Type has been awarded a 5 star Driver Protection rating in the latest Used Car Safety Rating (UCSR) report. UCSR are reported annually by the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC). Ratings are estimated from data on real crashes reported to police in Australia and New Zealand and provide a very high level of confidence. The UCSR report classifies cars according to where their rating lies in relation to a best performance benchmark. The Driver Protection rating measures the relative safety of cars in preventing serious injury to their own drivers in crashes.

Driver Protection Rating
Rating Result
5 Star Driver Protection Excellent
4 Star Driver Protection Good
3 Star Driver Protection Marginal
2 Star Driver Protection Poor
1 Star Driver Protection Very Poor

For further information on the UCSR please click here.

If you would like to view the new car safety rating produced by ANCAP please see the archived report below:



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Crash TestScoreMaximum Score
Overall Score26.4out of 37
Frontal Offset test10.3out of 16
Side impact test14.1out of 16
Pole test (Optional)2out of 2
Bonus points0out of 3
Data suplied by euroNCAP

The Jaguar X-Type was introduced in Australia during 2001.

The Jaguar X-Type scored 10.30 out of 16 in the offset crash test. The passenger compartment held its shape well. Protection from serious leg injury was marginal for the driver. There was a slight risk of serious head and chest injury for the driver.

The vehicle scored 14.10 out of 16 in the side impact crash test. There was a marginal risk of serious chest injury for the driver.

A further 2 points were scored in the optional pole test and this earned the vehicle a 4 star rating (minimum 24.5 pts).

Important note: The left-hand-drive European model was tested by EuroNCAP. Australasian specifications may vary and therefore models sold in Australasia might provide different levels of protection to those described on this page.


Safety Feature Summary

The safety feature information below is subject to change without notice. For up to date safety feature specifications for all variants, please see the safety feature table to the right or contact the manufacturer.

Dual front airbags, side airbags and head-protecting side curtains are standard equipment. ABS brakes are also standard. The front seat belt buckles are mounted on the seats and the upper anchorages are adjustable. These features improve the fit of the seat belt.

Pretensioners are fitted to the front seat belts to reduce slack in the event of a crash. A three point seat belt is fitted to the centre rear seat. This provides better protection than a two point seat belt.

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Frontal Offset Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Frontal Offset* 10.3 pts (out of 16)
Head/Neck 4 pts
Chest 2.7 pts
Upper Legs 2 pts
Lower Legs 2.6 pts

The passenger compartment held its shape well in the offset crash test. The clutch pedal moved rearwards by 135mm and upwards 21mm. The steering wheel hub moved rearwards 15mm and upwards 18mm. The front ("A") pillar moved 43mm rearwards. The width of the driver's doorway shortened by 40mm. All doors remained closed during the crash. After the crash high manual effort was required to open the driver's door.

The airbag cushioned the head of the driver. Contact was stable but the head contacted the steering wheel through the airbag. Interior components were a potential source of injury for the driver's knees and the left passenger knee. The passenger's head was cushioned by the airbag.

What is frontal offset test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Side Impact Test Results

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Region Score Score Type Maximum Score
Side Impact* 14.1 pts (out of 16)
Head 4 pts
Chest 2.6 pts
Abdomen 3.49 pts
Pelvis 4 pts

The vehicle was eligible for an optional pole impact test, since it had head-protecting side airbags and scored four points for the head in the side impact test. The manufacturer decided to go ahead with the pole test and the vehicle earned a further two points.

What is side impact test?

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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1-Star Pedestrian Rating

Pedestrian Summary

A separate pedestrian impact test is conducted. This test estimates injuries to pedestrians struck by a vehicle travelling at 40 km/h. The more stars the better (maximum 4 stars).


Pedestrian Rating Explained

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provides consumers with independent and transparent information on the level of occupant and pedestrian protection provided by different new car models, in the most common types of crashes, through its star rating program.



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Combined Fuel Consumption CO2 Greenhouse Rating Air Pollution Rating Overall Rating
9.2 L/100km 218 g/km

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