2017 Jaguar XF Review, New Features

The Jaguar XF is a mid-sized luxury sedan that has been in production since 2007 when it made a debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The 2017 Jaguar XF will be a third generation car that will have improvements like a lightweight aluminum body, great comfort, and improved performance. They will also introduce a diesel engine for this model with fuel efficiency slightly improving, this added to its athletic design is expected to take the 2017 Jaguar XF to the next level and trounce the competition.

2017 Jaguar XF front

2017 Jaguar XF – A lot of New Features:

The exterior of the 2017 Jaguar XF is sporty and proportional with simple lines that give it a refined attitude. The 4 door chassis is made of lightweight aluminum set on a strengthened steel frame with carbon fiber also being used. The front has a bulging hood that enhances the design, LED technology has been used on the headlights and daytime driving lights and they emit a powerful light beam. The front grille has got a minor retouch with massive engine cooling air vents cut out from the front bumper. On the side; this sedan’s has an aerodynamic design to reduce drag at high speeds, there are lines that run from door to door and they enhance the look. The back sees LED taillights and indicators with a double exhaust pipe system. Standard wheel size will be 17 inches with higher trims having 19 inches.

The interior of the 2017 Jaguar XF will has an outstanding design with a spacious interior that has increased leg room due to an increased wheelbase, cargo space has also improved. There is a push start button that makes the engine growl gently and open the air vents on the outside. Seats can fit five passengers and are all covered in twin stitched leather and fabric giving the inside a luxurious look, there are also embossed headrests for the front passenger and the steering wheel also has a red leather cover for better grip. LED interior lights have been added for better illumination in the cabin. Standard infotainment equipment include an 8 inch display for satellite navigation, an 8 speaker audio system, Bluetooth, wireless charging and USB ports. Higher trims will have a 10.2 display with infotainment running on Jaguar’s InControl Touch Pro System. Safety features that have been incorporated include: parking assist, traction control, cruise control adaptors, stereo cameras and blind spot monitoring system.

2017 Jaguar XF interior

2017 Jaguar XF – Powerful Engine and Performance:

Under the hood the 2017 Jaguar XF will have multiple engine options. The base engine is a 3.0 liter V6 unit with an output of 340 hp and 332 pound-feet of torque, this will have a RWD or AWD option and be mated with an 8 speed automatic transmission gearbox with a paddle shifting control system. Efficiency will be improved and this engine can accelerate from 0 to 60 in 4.9 seconds; the top speed is 129 mph. For frugal customers there are lower engine trims; a 2.0 liter 4 cylinder diesel engine mated with a 6 speed manual or automatic transmission and with power output of 180 hp.

2017 Jaguar XF side

2017 Jaguar XF – Price and Date of Release:

Pricing for the new Jaguar XF has not been released yet but it is expected that it will be below $48,500, it will be in the market in the second half of 2016 with competition expected to come from Audi A6.

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