JAGUAR XE REVIEW
Just get yourself comfortable behind the wheel of Jaguar XE and find yourself confined between its eye-catching dashboard and its stylish presence. Jaguar XE has received design updates like a new grille; the headlamps are narrow and sharp. The rear tail lamps are LED featured.
The central console has an extensive infotainment 10-inch touch screen with all advanced features. The car’s interior is well decorated with a leather-covered seat, steering wheel, and gear shift selector. The console also has a digital clock and digital odometer.
The LED headlight is adjustable, and the car has a front fog light for a misty day or night. The front screen wiper is rain sensed, which means you do not have to operate manually. The rear window is defogged for the driver to have a clear view.
Alloy wheels provide a perfect grip to the car. The size of the wheel is 17, and the tyre size is 225/55R17.
The car has some features. The car is designed with a radio, remote-controlled audio system, and both front and rear speakers numbering up to 6 for surround sound effect.
Additional features include wireless phone charging, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth connectivity. Whether you are behind the wheels of a passenger, this is luxury on four wheels with all comfort, safety, and entertainment within your reach.
Dimensions and capacity:
Jaguar XE is 1416mm in height, 4691mm in length, 2075mm in width with a wheelbase of 2835mm. The car has a swift turning radius of 5.6 meters and a ground clearance of 103mm. Jaguar XE’s Kerb weight is 1639-1655kg, whereas the gross weight is 2150kg.
XE’s interior dimensions include the front and rear headroom of 971mm and 948mm, and the front and rear legroom are 1055mm and 889mm. The car has quite a decent boot capacity of 410 liters. This car is designed with a seating capacity of 5 with four doors.
Engine and transmission:
The Jaguar XE’s engine is a 2.0 turbocharged petrol engine with a displacement of 1997cc. The max power is 246.7bhp @5500rpm, and Max torque is 369nm @1500-4000rpm. The engine has four cylinders, and each cylinder has four valves. The car is an auto transmission type with fuel directly injected into the engine.
The engine is turbocharged and has a gearbox of 8 speeds. The car drives on RWD drive type.
Fuel and performance:
The Jaguar XE comes with a petrol engine and has a mileage of 12.66kmpl as per ARAI. The fuel tank has a capacity of 62 liters. With BS-VI emission norm compliance, the car is designed to hit a top speed of 250km/hr.
Suspension, steering, and brake:
The rear integral link suspension and front suspension are wishbones. Both front and rear tires have Single Piston Sliding Caliper, Vented Di brakes. The car drives on a power steering which is secure on an adjustable steering column and has a turning radius of 5.6metres. Jaguar XE’s steering gear is Rock and Pinion. The engine accelerates from 0-100 kmph in 6.5 seconds.
This car has an anti-lock brake system with brake assist. The car’s doors have a power lock, and the central locking system is available in the dashboard. The doors are also secured for the child with child safety locks. The anti-theft alarm is installed to prevent any intruders. The passenger’s safety is kept in mind with six airbags to avoid severe injuries during the sudden collision.
The passengers and driver’s rearview mirror works well during both day and night. Along with the driver and the front passenger, there are seat belts for the rear passengers too. The dashboard has a seat belt warning light which sends an indication to the driver if the straps are not properly worn.
The Door Ajar alarm sends an alarm to the car’s electronic control unit if the doors are not properly closed, and in some cars, the engine won’t start if the doors aren’t closed. The driver’s seat is adjustable.
The car is secure with front and rear impact beams and traction control. Some other key safety measures include tyre pressure monitor, vehicle stability control system, engine immobilizer, crash sensor.
The headlights pop up automatically when required. XE has a rear camera which helps in parking and a 360 view camera. The car does have a hill assist program installed.
Comfort and convenience:
Jaguar XE does have power steering, and the front and rear windows are power controlled. The air conditioning has surrounded the system, and there is a heater option available for winter days. The comfort level is kept high with two zones, automatic climate control, and air quality control. Both trunk and fuel lid is remote-controlled; that is, you can open them either from inside or outside of the car.
The low fuel indicator is present on the dashboard, allowing you to go out of fuel. There is a light in the trunk and a vanity mirror in front.
The rear-seat passengers can enjoy a rear reading light, rear seat headrest, and a rear center armrest. Cup holders are present both front and rear to hold our favorite drinks and do not allow them to spill while the car is on the move.
XE has both front and rear parking sensors and a well-designed navigation system. Cruise control is another level of comfort in Jaguar XE. Features like keyless entry and smart access card entry are not to be ignored. There is a USB charger in front and rear. XE has a voice control facility that allows the owner to control his car.
Additional features include lane change indicator, all surface progress control, speed limiter, intelligent start/stop.
The base model of Jaguar XE is available at an ex-showroom price of Rs.46,63,804.
Firenze red, Portofino Blue, Eiger Grey, Caldera Red, Santorini Black, and Fuji white are the six colors in which Jaguar XE is available.