2016 Jaguar XF review release date and photos


March 24, 2015 in London, Jaguar Land Rover Company presented a new 2nd generation Jaguar XF sedan, its world premiere was held in early April at the New York Auto Show. 2016 Jaguar XF has a new body reminiscent of the old generation and XE and XJ models. In general, the sedan image became more solid, and the car seems to be visually larger.

Among the distinctive features of the 2016 Jaguar XF exterior it can be noted more pronounced squint diode headlights, wider grille, rear side windows and LED rear lights with two semicircles, reminiscent of a similar decision on the Jaguar F-Type.

As for the cost of the basic version, the price will be started at $50 000. Depending on the trim levels it will climb up to $70 000. In Europe, sales will begin in autumn 2015. There is no actual information about US release but it might be in late 2015 or early 2016. The competition in this segment is very serious and among premium German sedans the rivals for new Jaguar are Volvo S60 and Volkswagen CC.

Release date: late 2015 – early 2016

2016 Jaguar XF photos

2016 Jaguar XF exterior

The new XF has received an updated grille, more aggressive front bumper, larger air vents under the headlights and improved rear lights. Grille get a chrome frame with the Jaguar logo is in the middle.

Bumpers in body color. A Design of the front and rear bumpers become slightly more aggressive. There are two oval exhaust pipes in the rear.

At first glance the new 2016 Jaguar XF looks like a clone of the XE model, but if you look closely, you’ll see some obvious differences. First of all, they have different sizes, and XE is a sports model. New 2016 Jaguar XF is larger and has an additional side windows.

2016 jaguar xf front side

2016 Jaguar XF interior

From the Inside you might notice a completely new front panel with 8-inch screen (optionally 10.2 inches) InControl multimedia, stylish steering wheel, a digital dashboard which is in fact 12.3-inch display and a fully redesigned center console and finishing using advanced materials. Leather seats are very comfortable.

The interior of the Jaguar has an updated dashboard and other parts mentioned above. Luxurious materials and exclusive finishes are used for trim. The new XF model have a slightly larger cabin its design might be characterized as exclusive combination of the elegance and simplicity. As expected, in the interior is used a combination of high-quality leather, wood and plastics as it tend to be on Jaguar.

2016 jaguar xf interior

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2016 Jaguar XF equipment

2016 Jaguar XF is equipped with features such as parking assistant, navigation system and a modern audio system. Reports say that the safety of the new model will be significantly enhanced.

The center console is equipped with a touch screen with an improved infotainment system. On the dashboard screen instead of the speedometer and tachometer, you can turn on the information system, such as navigation.

Additional features include a dead zone monitoring, keyless entry, a rearview camera, front parking sensors, as well as an impressive 380 watt surround sound Meridian sound system, HD Radio and Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

2016 jaguar xf rear side view

2016 Jaguar XF engine lineup and performance

As for powertrains 2016 Jaguar XF features a 2.0-liter turbodiesel from new Ingenium family produced 163 hp with 280 ft lb of torque (380 Nm) and 180 hp 295 ft lb (400 Nm). Engine lineup is also has upgraded 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine with two turbochargers, which develops 300 horsepower and 516 ft lb (700 Nm) of torque.

Gasoline engines are represented by two-liter inline 4 cylinder 240 hp 250 ft lb (340 Nm) and the three-liter supercharged V6, available in two versions: 340 and 380 hp. All engines are combined with an 8-speed automatic transmission, but the basic diesel engines can be selected with 6-speed manual.

High-performance version of the car – named Jaguar XF S get 380-hp engine, which helps to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.2 seconds for all-wheel drive version and 5.3 seconds for rear wheel drive. Maximum speed is electronically limited to 155 mph (250 km/h).

2016 jaguar xf front side view

2016 Jaguar XF technical specifications

New Jaguar ХF (X260) is built on the extended iQ [AL] platform, the base for XE model. The front suspension is double wishbone and the rear suspension is independent multi-lever. Optionally adaptive dampers are available.

From now on, the body of the car consists of about 75% of aluminum, thereby reducing the weight of the sedan in 418 lbs (190 kg, depending on version), and the torsional rigidity has increased. The mass distribution between the axles close to the ideal ratio of 50:50.

2016 Jaguar XF dimensions

Despite the fact that 2016 Jaguar XF seems visually bigger, the overall length of the new Jaguar XF was reduced to 195 in (4954 mm), and the height has decreased to 57,3 in (1457 mm) comparing to previous generation. But the wheelbase increased in 2 inches (51 mm) – up to 105,9 inches (2690 millimeters), and the interior become more spacious, not only in terms of legroom for rear passengers, but there is also more space over their heads.
2016 jaguar xf front

Article about the 2016 Jaguar XF has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is an actual information.

Jaguar XF brand history

Jaguar XF debuted in 2007 as a successor to S-type model. It is mid size sedan built on Ford platform. Previous generation available as 4-door saloon and 5-door estate, both with gasoline and diesel engines. The first generation Jaguar XF was facelifted in 2011. There are also a few high-performance supercharged versions.

Prices, specifications, options, features of 2016 Jaguar XF could change without notice.

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