(4.5) 25 reviews
MSRP: $2,051$9,959
Body Style: Sedan
Combined MPG: 20-22
Engine: 240-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (premium)
Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-speed manual
2003 Jaguar S-Type

Our Take on the 2003 Jaguar S-Type

Our Take

Just three years after its introduction of the S-Type, Jaguar launched a redesigned version of this full-size sedan. On sale since May 6, 2002, the 2003 S-Type is highlighted by a new R edition that packs a 400-horsepower supercharged engine. Priced at a lofty $62,400 (including the destination... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

The Jaguar S-type series, for a shining hour, gets to hold down the spot of flagship in the feline line. But the real capo of this family is the XJ series sedan, which, in 2004 form, is just about to roll off the ship and reclaim its rightful place. (Hot tip: If you like - and can find - one of the 2003s, you should be able to get it at about a $7,000 discount. From what I've seen of... Read full review for the 2003 Jaguar S Type

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So far, so good (one month)

by Tall car nut (6'4') from Alpharetta, GA on March 25, 2007

I bought the 2003 S-Type because of the price/ value relationship. In 2003, the reviews of this vehicle were very positive noting major improvements over the 2002 in handling and interior design. When... Read Full Review

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A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

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