The 2018 Jaguar XF is a fun to ride car and now it comes with wide range of enhancements. There are new engines and new interior and safety features in all models.
Under the hood of the new XF you will be able to find one of the 4 engine options and one of them is a noisy diesel. There are few updates that include some dynamic features that improves driving and improved safety features such as Forward Traffic Detection and Forward Vehicle Guidance. Some of the competitors of the new Jaguar XF 2018 are BMW 5 Series, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Audi A6, Lexus GS and the Volvo S90.
2018 Jaguar XF redesign
When it comes to exterior, the 2018 Jaguar XF is almost the same as its predecessor. Muscular front fascia is noticeable with large upright grille surrounded with LED headlights while large air vents proves its aggressive stance. There are six trim levels available: base XF, XF Premium, XF Prestige, XF R-Sport, XF S and XF Portfolio. There are five exterior colors on the table: Ammonite Grey, Aurora Red, Black Barry, British Racing Green, Caesium Blue, Cosmic Black, Dark Sapphire, Ebony Black, Gallium Silver, Glacier White, Ingot Silver, Italian Racing Red, Odyssey Red, Polaris White, Quartzite, Rhodium Silver, Storm Grey, Tempest Grey and Ultimate Black.
The structure of the body is made from aluminum, which also helps in keeping the ride as comfortable as possible. It provides to its driver excellent handling due to its well tuned steering and powerful chassis. Sadly, the diesel engine sometimes gets noisy and the suspension is not ideal on a pavement road that is rough.
The 2018 Jaguar XF has improved a lot on their interior. You can find standard and optional features like the InControl infotainment system coming an eight-inch touch screen, alloy wheels up to 20 inches in diameter, a head-up display, heated and ventilated front seats, premium audio system, full LED headlights, heated rear seats, leather upholstery, heated steering wheel, and slow close doors. The trunk is extremely spacious and can be expanded through 40/20/40 split-folding rear seats.
You would be glad to note that the infotainment system displayed on its 10.2-inch touch screen is quicker. It comes with dual-view technology that allows users to split screen and to watch two different things simultaneously. It comes with a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster.
New Jaguar XF 2018 specs – three engines with four HP output
The 2018 Jaguar XF is one of the best in the segment. Though it is noisy it comes with ample power and strength. It is a midsize luxury sedan above the XE and the full-size XJ. The rear-wheel drive is standard in all the cars and you can get the all-wheel drive. It comes with three engine variants and base engine is the 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 with 247 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. There is also a fuel saver, a 2.0-liter turbo diesel I-4 with 180 horses and 318 lb-ft. The biggest engine is a 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 with two-power output. First one is rated at 340 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque while S model comes with same engine but with 380 ponies and torque of 339 lb-ft. All engines come paired with 8-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Jaguar XF price and release date
The 2018 Jaguar XF MSRP price starts from $47,775. Probably you can expect it to be released in the market in the summer this year while you will be able to find out detailed pricing at your local dealer. You will like the Jaguar XF because of its great handling, huge trunk, and exterior design. However you might be bogged down with its poor ride quality, noisy diesel engine, and the split folding rear seats are not standard.