The Jaguar XF is a destination of bespoke choice and luxury. A place where premium materials are elegantly crafted into a design that delivers pure, all-encompassing comfort., the Jaguar drive team selector rises smoothly, the engine growls, your spine tingles. Wherever you are sitting, contemporary design, abundant natural light and exquisite craftsmanship combine to create an atmosphere of spacious well-being.
Thanks to the Lightweight Aluminum Architecture developed by Jaguar Cars, the vehicle has a stiff body, delivering a connected sporty drive. The light weight front double wishbone and rear integral link suspension work together to bring supreme levels of ride comfort and handling. On the move, Adaptive Dynamics, if fitted to the vehicle, is designed to instinctively modify the car’s settings in response to conditions and driving style. In addition, the available F-TYPE-derived Configurable Dynamics gives further opportunity to personalize the vehicle’s impeccable poise. The 2017 Jaguar XF will now offer the 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel the company introduced on the XE. In addition to returning an impressive 42 miles per gallon on the highway and 31 in the city, the diesel is the cheapest XF available at $48,445. This means that picking the oil-burner will save you $3,040 over the cheapest gas V6 version, which only manages 29 mpg on the highway and 20 in the city.
With 180 horsepower, the diesel is significantly down on power compared with the base V6 model. As a result, the diesel moves slower. Jaguar estimates the base V6 is good for a 5.2-second 0-60 time and the diesel should be able to do the same in 8 seconds. However, that's the only real downside. Even with the slower acceleration times, the diesel still has a very usable 317 lb-ft of torque available from 1,750-2,500 rpm. The engine also breaks the old diesel stereotypes. It's both quite smooth and responsive.
The British automaker is planning to remedy that, as a Jaguar Land Rover executive said the company plans to also add a diesel XJ variant in the US, even in the wake of the VW diesel scandal.