Jaguar S-Type

2005 Jaguar S-Type

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  • (4.5) 20 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,025$10,109
  • Body Style: Sedan
  • Combined MPG: 20-23
  • Engine: 235-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Rear-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic w/OD
2005 Jaguar S-Type

Our Take on the 2005 Jaguar S-Type

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

2005 Jaguar S-Type Reviews

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 20 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 Trim Levels Available

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2005 Jaguar S-Type Safety Ratings

Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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