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2008 Jaguar S-TYPE

2009 Lincoln MKS

  2008 Jaguar S-TYPE 3.0 2009 Lincoln MKS
MSRP
$48,335
$38,490
Invoice $43,985 $35,461
MPG
City/Highway
15/26 16/24
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Jaguar S-Type may look conservative and dated, and its interior is cramped, but it still delivers some of the best performance in its class, especially in one of the V-8 trims. Read Full Review The 2009 Lincoln MKS’s smart performance, subdued good looks, and roomy interior put the brand back in full-size, luxury-sedan territory. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Classy styling is dated, but timeless
  • Perky performance compared to rival models
  • Great steering and sharp handling, especially in the Type R

Dislikes:

  • Tight interior, especially in back
  • Materials inside feel drab and conservative
  • Small trunk
  • Rock-bottom resale value

Likes:

  • Modern yet classic styling
  • Exceptional list of standard features
  • Remarkably quiet ride
  • Dynamic enough for the class

Dislikes:

  • Odd front headrest position
  • Steering wheel doesn't telescope out far enough
  • Looking forward to more powerful EcoBoost turbo engine [this engine is not mentioned anywhere in the text]
Crash Test Ratings
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