2016 Jaguar XE Luxury Sedan Review

By | 10/02/2014

The 2016 Jaguar XE will be introduced in early 2016. The XE will represent the entry-level luxury sedan which will come with numerous perks and surprises. Since the model will be compete with an extremely though competition, the manufacturer invested tremendous amount of time and effort into its development. This can be seen on first glance, given that the 2016 XE will have a flawless exterior design. The new model will be very elegant and sophisticated and its appearance will leave no one indifferent. In addition, the 2016 Jaguar XE will be built on a new light aluminum architecture, which will improve the car’s performance and reduce its weight. Also, the new model will come with numerous high-tech gadgets which will also contribute to the experience of driving this sedan. The interior design will be as impressive as the exterior one, and it will use only the high quality materials. In addition, the new XE will come with a wide range of engines offer, from a 2.0-liter four-cylinder Ingenium, over even more impressive mill all the way up to the superb 5.0-liter V8 unit, currently used for the F-Type. All in all, the 2016 Jaguar XE is a model who will surely take a great piece of market to itself, judging by its specs and amazing design.

2016 Jaguar XE Appearance

2016 Jaguar XE Appearance

The 2016 Jaguar XE will have a simply stunning appearance. The new model will inherit most of its basic design cues from other Jag models, but it will also have a spirit of its own. The sedan will have elegant and fluent body lines, which form an aerodynamic and sleek shape. This shape will contribute to the overall impression of elegance and refinement, but the details are those who will show the other nature of the car. The front end will hold a bold grille, narrow headlights and huge air intakes. These details will be perfectly combined, and together they will make the sedan look aggressive and fearless. The rear end will be designed in the same manor, with nicely shaped taillights and bumper. As for the side look, the fluent and elegant body line will be followed with a 17-inch wheel, which comes as standard. The look of the model can be made more aggressive with 18- and 20-inch wheels which are also offered. The 2016 Jaguar XE will have an impressive exterior design. Its appearance will leave no one uninterested since this kind of blend of elegance, refinement and style on one end, and aggressiveness, attitude and dominance on the other, is a rare example of perfect design.

2016 Jaguar XE Exterior

The 2016 Jaguar XE will use an all-new platform made of 75 per cent aluminum. This excellent piece of technology will make the sedan very light, which will improve its performance, agility and precision. The same platform was used for the Jaguar C-X17 Concept. The new Jag sedan will be 183,9 inches long, 55,7 inches high and 73,8 inches wide. Its wheelbase will be 111,6 inches long. A sedan this size will easily provide enough space and comfort for all the passengers.

 

Luxury Interior And Latest Technology

The 2016 Jaguar XE will have an equally impressive interior as its exterior is. The new cabin will be simply stunning. Its elegant and sophisticated look makes the interior look really luxurious. The manufacturer invested a lot of time and effort into its design, which can be seen on the first glance. The cabin is beautiful, but it is not tacky or overdone. It is simply perfect as it is. In addition, the interior is made using the highest quality materials, perfectly combined so that they look good, but not too striking. The design is finished with numerous smartly combined wood and aluminum elements. The 2016 Jaguar XE has a such flawless design, both interior and exterior, which will surely impress everyone who sees it.

2016 Jaguar XE Interior

InControl Infotainment System

The 2016 Jaguar XE will bring novelties in the area of equipment, too. The new sedan will come with a new InControl infotainment system that comes with an 8-inch touchscreen. This infotainment system will replace the old one, which was quite unsatisfactory. The new system will come with all the necessary equipment, such as Wi-Fi hotspot, USB and Bluetooth connection etc.

2016 Jaguar XE Engines & Specs

The 2016 Jaguar XE will offer couple of engine options. The model which announced the new Jag used the 3.0-liter V6 unit, which will be used for the Jaguar XE S trim. This trim uses a Twin-Vortex supercharged mill that delivers 340 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. The new sedan should, thanks to this powerful mill, which is also used for the F-Type, accelerate to 60 mph from a standstill in 4.9 seconds, while its top speed should be 155 mph. the new model will surely have the performance as impressive as those of the F-Type, which will be wicked. In addition, the new model will also offer a four-cylinder unit, probably as the entry level and the most powerful one, a supercharged 5.0-liter V8 unit. The latter will be capable of producing around 490 horsepower and the trim that will be using this mill will be called the 2016 Jaguar XE SVR.

2016 Jaguar XE S

Base 2.0-liter Ingenium Gasoline Engine And Diesel Engine Options

The 2016 Jaguar XE will probably use a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline Ingenium engine which is expected to produce at least 240 horsepower. This unit will be the base engine for those who look for a gasoline-powered sedan. As for those who prefer diesel vehicles, the USA market will also offer two diesel engines, too. the first one will be the four-cylinder Ingenium unit that delivers 161 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, while the more powerful diesel powerplant will be a similar unit with 178 horsepower and 316 lb-ft of torque.

2016 Jaguar XE Transmission

The 2016 Jaguar XE will use a six-speed manual transmission for entry level; while there will also be an eight-speed ZF 8HP45 automatic offered. As for the drive mode, the Jag XE will come with a rear-wheel drive as standard; while the all-wheel drive will be offered as option.

2016 Jaguar XE Sedan

2016 Jaguar XE Release And Price

The 2016 Jaguar XE will be released in the USA at the beginning of 2016. As for the price, it is too early to say, but some sources estimate that the new sedan will cost somewhere between $30,000 and $55,000. Since the new model will have a fierce competition, such as BMW 3-Series, Cadillac ATS, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Lexus IS, be sure it will be more stunning than we can anticipate and that it will surely win a big piece of entry-level luxurious sedans.

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