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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.
  • 2.7D V6 SE 4dr

    mark corker , south yorkshire . Date: 23/01/2009
    • 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
      4 out of 5 stars

    My car

    i've owned this car for 6 months now and all i can say is it's brilliant . my last car was a 4.0l range rover which i loved but the mpg were terrible (13mpg) i didn't think i'd find a car as comfortable . long drives are a doddle with no fatigue at all and returning 41.3mpg (keeping inside the speed limit)and returning 29mpg in town . the styling is mint with 25 spoke alloys and dressed in black it's a bit of an head turner . performance is quite good too for a diesel (upsets the boy racers). my mate who has a bmw 520d cant believe how smooth the auto box is at the side of his . the only downfall in my eyes is the shallow boot with there only been enough room for 2 sets of golf clubs and no trollys . i'll be keeping this car for a good while now i think .

  • 2.7 D V6 SE 4dr

    Steve mavin Date: 08/01/2009
    • Overall verdict
      4 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
    • Average MPG
      37

    My car

    I have owned this car for 18 months now having come from a BMW 330d & have had no reason to visit the dealer (other than routine servicing) since I purchased the car. I loved my prevous BM (but not the dealers)but was looking for something that offered both value for money & A little more comfort. The deal that I got from my dealer meant I got a 2.7 SE for the same price as 520d - Good value in my book!

    So far the Jag has been supremely refined (more so than the BMW) & with a plush ride that soaks up the worst that our British roads can throw at it. Some of my journeys are upwards of 300 mls so ride comfort & refinement are important to me. Handling is good enough for me (but not as good as the 3 series). I'm new to an automatic but have been very pleased with how easy it was to get used to - although for fast downchanges (getting past slower traffic) I leave the shift in sport mode. Minor gripes are the iPod kit keeps having to be reset & fuel economy is a little dissapointing at 37 mpg (I got an average 40 mpg over 60k mls in the BMW). I also would like to have a little extra poke - but having said that for 99.9% of the time the 2.7d delivers enough power to keep me happy The interior may be a little dated but the seats are fantastic - 6 hours & no back ache! Overall a fantastic car.

  • 4.2 V8 R Plus Auto 4dr

    inderjit ghatora Date: 07/12/2008
    • Overall verdict
      4 out of 5 stars
    • What's it like to drive
      5 out of 5 stars
    • Running costs
      3 out of 5 stars
    • Quality, practicality and equipment
      5 out of 5 stars

    My car

    i have had this car for one month two year old. have had one niggle with it there is a air noise coming from behide the dash when around at betwwen 30 and 45 dealer cant find fault as of yet and drive belts need replacing due to noise when starting on frosty mornings.but apart from this, this is a fantastic car with super car performnce, build quality is top stuff (know this after owning every car from the jaguar range) and after putting a milltek sports exhaust on it just put the icing on the cake, the sound to match new xkr.

  • 2.7 D V6 Sport 4dr

    Chris Thomas Date: 03/11/2008
    • 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
    • Average MPG
      38

    My car

    Not sure where this car gets bad reviews from. I've just come out of back to back 525D's and fancied a change as I was finding the BMW marque a bit bland and lacking in personality. Went for the Jag as right now you can pick up such a good deal - mine was less than half of the £40k+ screen price and only 2 years old with low mileage and all the toys.

    The engine is superb, much quieter and smoother than any of the german equivalents, with lots of power when needed. Build quality is not quite the equal of Audi, but easily as good as BMW or Merc. Above all the car is really easy to drive, if not quite as sharp as the 5 series, but it's much more comfortable and leaves me feeling fresh after a 4-5 hour drive.

    Plus I love the styling and the fact it's as British as you can buy these days!

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