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Overall reader verdict 4 out of 5 stars

  • What's it like to drive
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Running costs
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Quality, practicality and equipment
    4 out of 5 stars

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53 reader reviews for Jaguar S-type Saloon.
  • 4.2 V8 SE 4dr

    Keith Pearson , Cambridgeshire . Date: 02/01/2005
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This was an expensive car but has not disappointed. The car was purchased new in Nov 2002 and has now (Jan 2005) done 26,000. I have the satellite-navigation with touch screen and post code feature.

    The replacement DVD’s are extortionately expensive but the system works well. I have been very impressed with the fuel consumption which on short journeys is circa 24-26 mpg but on long distance motorway trips I return 32-33mpg. A journey from UK to Barcelona and back returned 32mpg.

    This should not be surprising as the car revs at about 1780 rpm at 70 mph! The car is still on its first set of tyres and should do 30,000. Servicing is expensive but not unexpected. The performance is outstanding!

    The acceleration is exhilarating: From traffic lights it pulls rapidly to 50mph though at times the traction control has difficulty in dealing with greasy roads. From 50mph the car thrusts its 300bhp into producing lightening acceleration to 70mph and beyond!

    Considering that my previous cars have been a Mercedes S Class 320 and a Porsche Boxter you may be surprised to hear that it’s the best of all. I love it.

  • 3.0 V6 SE 4dr

    Phil Edwards , Surrey . Date: 17/12/2004
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This is one of the best Jaguars I have ever owned.

  • 4.2 V8 R 4dr

    Mike Rigby , gauteng . Date: 22/11/2004
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    This is the most incredible car I have driven. It has been a schoolboy dream to own one. Now I am privileged to do so.

  • 4.2 V8 Sport Auto 4dr

    per ryden , Scania . Date: 13/11/2004
    • Overall verdict
      5 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      4 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    I´ve got a 4.2 l model 2003 and to cut a long review short, I just love this car.

    This car gives me more pleasure than my Mercedes I had before. I found the quality better. So I highly recommend buying one.

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