2004 Jaguar X-Type vs. 2007 Jaguar S-Type

To start off, 2007 Jaguar S-Type is newer by 3 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Jaguar X-Type. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Jaguar X-Type would be higher. At 2,966 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Jaguar S-Type is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Jaguar S-Type (240 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 47 more horse power than 2004 Jaguar X-Type. (193 HP @ 6800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Jaguar S-Type should accelerate faster than 2004 Jaguar X-Type. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Jaguar S-Type weights approximately 126 kg more than 2004 Jaguar X-Type. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Jaguar S-Type is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2007 Jaguar S-Type. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2004 Jaguar X-Type, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Jaguar S-Type (293 Nm @ 4100 RPM) has 52 more torque (in Nm) than 2004 Jaguar X-Type. (241 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2007 Jaguar S-Type will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2004 Jaguar X-Type. 2007 Jaguar S-Type has automatic transmission and 2004 Jaguar X-Type has manual transmission. 2004 Jaguar X-Type will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Jaguar S-Type will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Jaguar X-Type 2007 Jaguar S-Type
Make Jaguar Jaguar
Model X-Type S-Type
Year Released 2004 2007
Body Type Station Wagon Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2495 cc 2966 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 193 HP 240 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 241 Nm 293 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 4100 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1584 kg 1710 kg
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 4910 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 2070 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2920 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 62 L 70 L


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