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2005 Jaguar S-Type
2005 Jaguar S-Type
Available Price Range $3,122-$10,706 Trims3 Combined MPG 20-23 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2005 Jaguar S-Type

Our Take

Jaguar’s midlevel sedan gets a full redesign for the 2005 model year. Changes to the S-Type are considered subtle yet comprehensive, resulting in what Jaguar calls a “cleaner, leaner, more muscular look.” External revisions include a crisper front end and “bolder, more ath... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Occasional tire noise in S-Type R
  • Stiffer ride on certain surfaces in S-Type R
  • Seat cushioning

Notable Features

  • V-6 or V-8
  • Supercharged V-8 in S-Type R
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Available aluminum-trimmed interior
  • 17- or 18-inch wheels


Consumer Reviews


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A Real Cool Cat!

by Cal Zombie from So Cal on December 20, 2008

I bought my '05 S Type last April. It was dealer certified, and had 32K on it. I was a bit skeptical at first, hearing ALL of the horror stories about Jaguars in the past...but this car is a dream. To... Read Full Review

3 Trims Available

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.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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