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2006 S type VDP
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By Joseph - Hbg.,Pa
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2006 Jaguar S-Type 4.2 4dr Sedan (4.2L 8cyl 6A)


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Purchased in Oct. 2005 - then it had a couple of issues 'others' were reporting - see below for more about this. This vehicle is a pleasure to drive. Comfortable; controls well laid out. Though minor - having the entertainment controls on the left makes sense since most of us hold the left hand on the wheel. The Radio volume is a bit low; the subwoofer - though I do NOT like booming sounds in my music - seems to not work much at all. The phone volume....even on its highest volume setting - it is difficult to hear the caller. May 2018 - still own this vehicle. No problems. 55,200 miles on odometer.
Odd - a couple of problems many experienced: 1 - hot air from driver left side vent; 2 - rear sun screen - would not raise....these two issues began to function properly all by themselves.
And - did not know about this feature: do not need to use the brakes whilst driving down hill - it maintains an speed app. 10 MPH. in 'D'.
Wonder when the battery needs replacement? Still starts the vehicle strongly. The wiper, also original, clean the window cleanly and silently.


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The perfect car for a professional person.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By George D. Barry
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2006 Jaguar S-Type 3.0 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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We bought this car after a 3 year return lease off the show room floor thinking it was a new car since the conditions was so good. My wife drove this car exclusively for 6 years. Exterior is excellent, interior is excellent, mechanicals are excellent. Serviced by Exclusive British European in Campbell, CA. Everything works. Depreciation of car thru a business has run out is reason for sale. Time to purchase another car.


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Better late than never!
8 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By Flipside28
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2006 Jaguar S-Type 3.0 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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I have always loved the S-Type. My lease ended on my Mercedes C 300 and since I don't drive to my office any longer I decided to buy something that I would really enjoy. I located a 2006 S Type with 47K on the odometer. I did my research and had the car checked out and I have been thrilled with my purchase. It's a nice size; great ride;comfortable and always turns heads. AC needed a boost but other than that its been great. I have it serviced at a Jaguar mechanic when I need oil changes and scheduled maintenance. If you find a good one they are great!


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Radio sucks
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By Mike B
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2006 Jaguar S-Type 4.2 4dr Sedan (4.2L 8cyl 6A)


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I tell people , I got a 60,000 car with a 6 cent radio. Is there a booster available?


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Air Conditioning LED screen flashes
3 of 8 people found this review helpful
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By rogerelliott2
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2006 Jaguar S-Type 3.0 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 6A)


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This is a 2006 S-type with an usual intermittent problem.
Sometimes, the temperate display, a/c. fan, etc. flashes on and off endless.
It doesn't seem to effect the a/c but it worries me that it m may be indicating a problem.


A similar display message appears sometimes on the dash regarding cruise control. It says: "Cruise control not available."
And then cruise doesn't work.
It seems to fix itself though and although I'm not noticing when, it starts working again.
Any thoughts on either issue?

I absolutely love this car.


Best Features

The interior. It so nice.


Worst Features

1. Put one simple knob on the dash to toggle between daylight saving time. 2. Make a spot to store an umbrella somewhere along the driver's door. 3. Make an extension to the shade so that when flipped against the door, it covers more rearward. 4. Make a slot to store a cell phone on the dash.


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