2003 Jaguar S-Type User Reviews

2003 Jaguar S-Type Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 7 reviews

  • Performance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Appearance:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Build Quality:5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars 5 / 5
  • Overall: 4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5

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barry2345 writes:
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2 Review
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good performance great fuel economy

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Should have Xenon lamps as standard

barry2345
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Most Reliable Car I Have Ever Owned — I bought my car new in 2003. Have now completed 147,000 miles only problem I have had is a sender unit in the fuel tank had to be changed the car behaves perfectly and on a run from Boca Raton to Tampa I will get about 28mpg how about that for a V8

Owner for 5 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:45,000

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KJohn423 writes:
2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0 Review
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Elegant

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Plastic gaskets

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Stylish Sport Vehicle — Just acquired this vehicle less than 2wks ago. It took me a half day just 2 locate the low side port 4 the AC, but other than that, I'm enjoying the experience. I can't wait 2 really open it up on the highway.

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sklaszky writes:
2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0 Review
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Lots of luxury, feels like you're piloting a small rocket ship. Uses many Ford / Lincoln components (less expensive than Jag branded parts). Good highway gas mileage. Extremely quiet inside. Classic Jaguar good looks.

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Small trunk. Parts and repairs can be expensive just because it's a Jag. Mediocre gas mileage around town.

sklaszky
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Fabulous Touring Car. — I love almost everything about this car. It has put the joy back into driving again, especially on long distance trips. At 70 mph I can have a quiet conversation with a passenger without having to speak loudly, as I did in my '96 Avalon.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Amr writes:
2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0 Review
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gd car

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back seat !!!

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Gd Car — gd car with gd mileage great power for its category it has a great acceleration & braking with clasiical exterior look comfy interior seats w w w w w ...with gd build quality...its a fun great family car to drive

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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gbart14 writes:
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2 Review
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Great driver, powerful, but with great mileage.  

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Great Reason To Own This Jaguar — This is a great car, pampered, well maintained, awesome car on the road. Performance, acceleration and braking is terrific! Very smooth, road hugging, very comfortable on long drives in the mountains!! Fun to drive especially with the 6 speed trans.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mark writes:
2003 Jaguar S-Type 3.0 Review
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My Jag — I love my Jag!!!!! It is very fast, built very solid and looks great. I love it when people check out my car. It gets an average of 27 Mile to the gallon. I have only seen one other car that looks like it. My wife is getting sick of me talking about it.

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Paul writes:
2003 Jaguar S-Type 4.2 Review
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looks, durability, overall efficiency of engine, handling, stereo

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attracts far too much attention, skimpy on room for rear passengers, exhaust note not deep enough (compared to XK with exact same engine).

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Quick, Smooth, Efficient — Well it'll be mine soon and very soon. But pretty much the 4.2L scoots really quickly, the transmission shifts seamlessly, and she still returns up to 31 mpg on the highway in steady state cruising. 50/50 weight distribution leads to very stable and predictable handling, though understeers a bit much for my taste at the limit. The ride is smooth and quiet as expected, and the stock Bose stereo is excellent. Seats are supportive enough, though lacking in rear leg room if the front passengers are in a comfortable position. The brakes are excellent, though the mushy pedal takes some getting used to. Steering is communicative and light around town, but nicely weighted at speed. The interior is beautifully crafted in Burl Walnut and leather, and has held up very nicely. 5 years later, still attracts (too much) attention.

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Reviews From Other Years

2008 Jaguar S-Type Reviews

I Love This Car By Feras

it have a hight performance so nice as a luxiry car it look classic in the same time it's fast car, the braking system is good it have ABS brak, so fun car to drive with friend and family, safty and e... Read More

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2006 Jaguar S-Type Reviews

2006 S-type Jaguar By Linda

I loved this car. It was great on gas and extremely comfortable. The car was just detailed and handles great. The car was in great condition and was very well maintained. Repair costs could get pric... Read More

Great Car By ptipp

I love the look of this car and the attention it attracts. I would recommend this car to anyone. the larger engine does reduce the milage. however the sound system and comfortable ride make up for th... Read More

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2005 Jaguar S-Type Reviews

This Is An Amazing Car And Still Turns Heads. By Antonius808

I Like the way it has just enough luxury items to make you fell pampered but too much to seem complicated. When fueling you must be careful because if you don't secure the cap properly the check engi... Read More

Love This Car... By Jlee252

I've enjoyed this car so will the next owner a good car to have other than being most people dream car . As with any car always take good care of it and it will be reliable at all times And last for y... Read More

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2004 Jaguar S-Type Reviews

Jaguar S Type By Baron

I love it. It is my dads car. The performance is amazing. She drives like a charm. The torque is incredible. I love driving it. She is a silver fox. We keep her shined up well, and waxed. Garage kept.... Read More

S-type Jaguar By Blake

Amazing car. Handles like no other. There isn't a thing about this car that I wish was different. Even though its got lots of class, almost anyone will look good driving this european sedan. At 4... Read More

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2002 Jaguar S-Type Reviews

Jags Suck By Amanda

I hate it with a passion and cant wait to sell it!!! It has tons of problems and is always in the shop. It eats gas and drives slow for a V6. The seats are comfortable at least lol but overall it suck... Read More

Jag S-type Sport - Stunning By Tristan

For a 2.5 V6 this car really shifts. Even with the automatic 6 speed box, it gets itself down the road with ease. Build quality is brilliant, no problems so far. In my opinion, the S-Type Sport is stu... Read More

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