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2008 Jaguar X-TYPE

2009 Saab 9-3

  2008 Jaguar X-TYPE 4-door Wagon Angular Rear Exterior View 2009 Saab 9-3 XWD
MSRP
$35,060
$30,360
Invoice $31,905 $28,933
MPG
City/Highway
16/22 15/29
Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Jaguar X-Type hasn't won many fans in the United States, but its exceptional handling and usable cargo room probably leave Jaguar execs wondering why. Read Full Review Despite rather conservative styling, the 2009 Saab 9-3 is one of the boldest performers in its class. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Nimble handling
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Wagon versatility
  • Available features

Dislikes:

  • “It’s a Ford Mondeo”
  • Fuel economy

Likes:

  • Base turbo engine is both strong and fuel-efficient
  • Crisp steering and great handling
  • Nice interior design

Dislikes:

  • Pricey, even compared against luxury competitors
  • Too-firm ride in Aero and Turbo X
  • Cut-rate GM switchgear is obvious in a few cases
Crash Test Ratings
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