• (4.5) 13 reviews
  • MSRP: $624$10,620
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 20-23
  • Engine: 235-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual
2004 Jaguar S-Type

Our Take on the 2004 Jaguar S-Type

Our Take

After three seasons in its initial form, the rear-wheel-drive Jaguar S-Type sedan was reworked for the 2003 model year. An R edition that packs a compelling 390-horsepower supercharged engine highlights the S-Type series. Jaguar claims that the S-Type R can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in a swi... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Interior space
  • Fuel economy
  • Difficult entry and exit

Notable Features

  • V-6 and V-8 power
  • Manual and automatic
  • 390-hp supercharged V-8 in R edition
  • British heritage
  • Sensuous Jaguar styling


Our Expert Reviews

This new Jaguar can run with the best of them Sometimes, at the wheel of a certain car on a certain stretch of dry, deserted rural interstate, there comes the urge to get deep into the throttle, prompted by the devilish realization that "I Oughta be on the Autobahn." I remember traveling that high-speed public highway from Frankfurt en route to the deathly infamous racetrack, the Nurb... Read full review for the 2004 Jaguar S Type

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Consumer Reviews


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SWEET !!!!!!!!!!!!

by HAPPY CAMPER from USA on November 22, 2009

Been around since 1945 and have had a few cars and my S Type R is by far the best for many reasons. Performance, WOW!!! Handling, WOW WOW!!! Style, WOW!!! Reliability, WOW!!! I'm an aircraft mechanic ... Read Full Review

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