• (4.3) 18 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,384$12,284
  • 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
2006 Jaguar S-Type

Our Take on the 2006 Jaguar S-Type

Jaguar's midlevel rear-wheel-drive sedan got a subtle but full redesign for 2005, resulting in what Jaguar called a "cleaner, leaner, more muscular look." Aluminum is used for the hood, and Jaguar says considerably tighter panel fits appear on this version than on prior models. Jaguar made t... 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
  • Extensive safety features
  • 17- or 18-inch wheels

2006 Jaguar S-Type Reviews

Cars.com Expert Reviews

We've tested a number of exotic European sport sedans this year, with such arcane alphanumeric designations as RS4 and M3. Our favorite nameplate -- and one of our favorite high-performance four-doors -- is Jaguar's S-Type R.A supercharged V-8 with 400 horsepower is only the jumping-off point for this appealing member of Ford's British luxury-car stable.We tested a 2006 S-Type R ... Read full review for the 2006 Jaguar S Type

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 18 reviews

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Better than Mercedes S-Class

by Danger from Chicago on February 16, 2011

Great Car, Boss has S-Class that isn't as comfortable or as nice in the interior for additional $70,000.00. Handles great, see Top Gear Reviews, Fast, great breaking and handling... True Luxury and ab... Read Full Review

3 Trim Levels Available

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2006 Jaguar S-Type Safety Ratings

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There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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