(4.4) 16 reviews
MSRP: $2,845$12,397
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

Our Take

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

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.