Jaguar XF PROS and CONS
- Elegant and luxurious design
- Luxurious, comfortable and futuristic interior
- Loaded with advanced technology
- Powerful engine
- Complete safety features
- Expensive price
- Expensive Maintenance
The name Jaguar has long been attached as one of the icons of luxury cars in the world. The Jaguar brand is also known as a leading British luxury car brand that has a trusted reputation thanks to luxury design cars and whiz engines. The price of Jaguar cars is also known to be expensive and is included in the ranks of the most expensive cars in the world. One of them is the Jaguar XF, a luxury sports sedan that launched in 2016. Armed with a luxurious and futuristic look, the Jaguar XF relies on a 3.0-liter V6 Twin Turbocharged engine capable of spraying maximum power beyond the 300 PS level. There is also a variant of the 3.0 V6 Supercharged petrol engine which is capable of spewing out a maximum power of 380 PS and 450 Nm of torque. Also available is a choice of a 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine with power that is not powerful.
Available in many models, namely the XF Prestige Saloon, the XF Pure Saloon, the XF Portfolio Saloon, the XF R-Sport Saloon, the XF S Saloon and the XF 300 Sport Saloon. Jaguar XF is offered in the Philippines although pricing is not disclosed to the public.
The Jaguar XF is one of Jaguar's flagship sports sedans. In the Philippines, the all new Jaguar XF which carries a 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder Turbocharged engine capable of spewing a maximum power of 240 PS at 5,500 rpm and maximum torque of 460 Nm at 1,750-4,000 rpm rotation is available. This rear wheel drive car has a top speed of 248 km / h and acceleration from rest 0-100 km / h in just 7 seconds. A year later in 2017, the Jaguar XF Black Jack was launched, interestingly, the Jaguar XF Black Jack is marketed as many as 5 units by highlighting the nuances of Black Jack in various parts of the body. In addition, the engine owned by the Jaguar XF Black Jack is still the same as the Jaguar XF model which slid in the 2018 GIIAS and then the 8-speed ZF automatic transmission system.
The Jaguar XF models are quite a lot, namely XF Prestige Saloon, XF Pure Saloon, XF Portfolio Saloon, XF R-Sport Saloon, XF S Saloon, and XF 300 Sport Saloon. Available in diesel and petrol engine variants, the Jaguar XF model also has a variety of engine options such as the 2.0-liter engine owned by the Prestige XF, XF Pure, XF Portfolio, and XF R-Sport models. Also, a 3.0-liter petrol engine for the XF S. The Jaguar XF 300 Sport is available in a choice of a 2.0-liter petrol engine and a 3.0-liter diesel engine that emits 300 PS of power. All available engines use an 8-speed automatic transmission. Jaguar RF relies on a 3.0-liter V6 Twin Turbocharged engine capable of spraying maximum power beyond the 300 PS level. There is also a variant of the 3.0 V6 Supercharged petrol engine which is capable of spewing out a maximum power of 380 PS and 450 Nm of torque.
Keep in mind the Jaguar XF is built with flexible and sturdy steel monoque, so as to protect its passengers well. Safety features are quite complete such as dual SRS airbags for the driver and passengers next to him, including side airbags and curtains. Also, when a collision occurs, the head automatically bends forward. In addition, Jaguar XF is also equipped with optimal braking and other safety features such as Emergency Braking Signal, lane Departure Warning, Traffic Sign Recognition, Intelligent Speed Limiter Display, and many more.
Besides Jaguar XF is also equipped with modern features and technology such as the InControl system that is integrated with personal data, data & media, and to improve driving performance. Also Touch Pro technology is a 10-inch touch screen that is supported by voice control, navigation systems, 2D or 3D maps, and much more. Besides the 10-inch screen in this car can be enjoyed in Dual View with two different content. Also, the Connect Pro technology enables smartphone connectivity and Wi-Fi hotspots in this car. Jaguar XF is also supported by an optional Heads Up Display with laser technology to display vehicle information on the windscreen.
The Jaguar XF is present in the luxury sedan car segment. In the Philippines, the Jaguar XF Black deals directly with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 5 Series, and Audi A6. Nevertheless, the Audi A6 is often referred to as a competitor to the Jaguar XF, especially the Black variant. The Audi A6 itself is equipped with a 1,798 cc 4-cylinder petrol engine capable of producing a maximum power of 190 HP and 320 Nm of torque. The BMW 5 Series Sedan has a 1,997 cc 4-cylinder gasoline engine that has a maximum output of 184 HP and 290 Nm of torque. The Jaguar XF 2.0 Prestige uses a 1,999-cc engine, 4 cylinders that produce 237 HP and 340 Nm of torque. Here, the Jaguar XF is the most powerful engine.
The Jaguar XF has a charming exterior as a luxury sedan. The design is quite different from the Japanese sedan cars. At the front there is a Bi-xenon headlamp that looks slick and is able to recognize vehicle movements and its rays can follow the vehicle's movements. Besides the headlamp lights will also highlight down when there are other vehicles approaching from the opposite direction, so that the light does not dazzle. Armed with dimensions measuring 4961 mm long, 2077 mm wide, and 1468 mm high, the Jaguar XF also has a wheelbase distance of 2.909 mm. Wheel wheels vary in diameter from 18, 19 and 20 inches.
The Jaguar XF's exterior looks modern and stylish, such as automatic folding mirrors with LED turn signal. Also, front grille with chrome color and Jaguar emblem, so it looks luxurious. The design looks dynamic and athletic that reflects strength and luxury. Likewise, the stern section is equipped with slick taillight LEDs and increases safety when driving. The Jaguar XF 300 Sport type has the support of dark gray metallic alloy wheels in sizes 19 inches and 20 inches that match the exterior with matching colors that look impressive. Also, the "J" Blade LED signature headlamp lights which are equipped with daytime Running Light (DRL) lights make the front appearance of this car better.
The Jaguar XF is equipped with a luxurious and neat cabin. The design is quite bold and challenging, and at the same time seems futuristic. Jaguar provides maximum perfection in the interior of this Jaguar XF, for example the steering wheel that looks elegant is equipped with flare commands, audio controls, and other controls. In addition, there are also temperature control features and touch screen to run the infotainment feature with buttons that are easily accessed. Luggage capacity of 500 liters and can increase to 963 liters by folding the rear seats.
This 5-passenger sedan does come with the best interior features such as an audio system, leather-covered seats, dual zone auto climate control, and rain sensor. Thus, the passengers inside become more comfortable along the way. The elegant interior aura is also enhanced by the presence of the 10.2-inch InControl Touch Pro touch screen that is equipped with the best technology. The 10.2-inch screen that supports Dual View technology is integrated with audio, navigation, and the Jaguar InControl Apps application, InControl Remote, and Wi-Fi hotspot. Also equipped with a radio, CD, smartphone connectivity, USB and Meridian audio.