After months of advertise, the 2016 Jaguar XE is lastly here. Over the precedent several months, Jag has boasted that this smaller sedan would not simply take on the vaunted BMW 3 Series, however also set new standard of effectiveness for the brand.
Exterior and Interior
In general, the 2016 Jaguar XE’s sheetmetal look very muscular. The design is in addition aerodynamic; give the XE a drag coefficient of presently 0.26. Its lines are spotless, and design cues imitate other Jag models. The front clip, for instance, features a rectangular grille alike to the XF’s. The lower air dams are extremely aggressive, and the J-Blade LED running lamp is another well-known Jaguar design trait. The 20-inch wheel shown in the photos are elective and highlight the sedan’s short facade overhang. Out back, the back light treatment is moved by the F-Type.
Inside, the center console set the tone for a easy layout. Two rows of button are devoted to the climate control scheme. Below that are Jaguar’s recognizable rotary gear-selector knob, cup holders, and the emergency brake switch. As beforehand reported, the Jaguar XE 2016 will get the automaker’s new infotainment system, dub Jaguar InControl. Jaguar claim the 8-inch touch screen is quicker to react to inputs and features sharp resolution. Other features comprise Wi-Fi hotspot ability, plain speech voice command, as well as Smartphone integration.
Engine and Mileage of 2016 Jaguar XE
Built on a completely new, flexible platform, the XE as well features Jaguar’s first use of an electric power-steering scheme, allowing diverse steering modes to balance its normal and sport driving mode.
The 2016 Jaguar XE S, a top-trim performance model, come with a supercharged direct inoculation 3-liter V-6 engine, superior for 340 horsepower as well as 332 pound-feet of torque. For improved fuel economy, the XE can as well be had with a turbocharged straight injection 2-liter, four-cylinder locomotive. In one version, this engine produces 240 horsepower, while another generates 200 horsepower. Jaguar will as well be offering a 2-liter diesel engine for utmost fuel efficiency.
Price and Release Date of 2016 Jaguar XE
The Jaguar XE goes on auction in 2015, but would not come to North America till 2016 and probable only with gasoline-fueled engine. Early speculation put the starting price at around $45,000 making this the new entry-level Jaguar.
That smooth sheet metal is typically aluminum, counting an alloy call RC 5754 that’s made from recycled material. Jaguar has construct aluminum-intensive cars previous to, but the 2016 Jaguar XE would be the largest-volume application of the frivolous metal to date.