2017 Jaguar XE Get AWD System


Jaguar XE has won the title of the most dynamic sports sedan in the mid-size segment, setting new standards in comfort for the driver and introduces new advanced technologies. 2017 Jaguar XE offers new generation multimedia system InControl Touch Pro, all wheel drive, and Configurable Dynamics system borrowed from the F-type, as well as the new driver assistance systems.

Release date: late 2016

Ride, handling, and comfort of the new sedan from Jaguar was marked by numerous awards around the world. The combination of light and durable aluminum platform, precise suspension settings, powerful and efficient engines – all this makes the XE genuine driver’s car in its class. The new XE 2017 model year will be available in late 2016 in Jaguar Land Rover showrooms. The cost of the new all-wheel drive XE will begin in the US of about $40,000. The cheapest RWD modification costs from $36,000.

Update: refreshed Jaguar XE released with the starting price in the US of $35,895.

2017 Jaguar XE Is Smooth and Stylish

The appearance of the sedan remained unchanged. All the same smooth, but sharp lines. In the car unmistakable family traits Jaguar. In addition, the compact sedan seems even more harmonious than larger XF.

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Model 2017 has received more advanced infotainment system with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The rest of the interior has remained the same. It is very high quality assembled, quality finish at a high level. The seats are very comfortable, with improved lateral support. However, it is still not comfortable in the rear seats due to lack of legroom.

InControl Touch Pro is managed by using a 10.2-inch touch screen has excellent graphics and instant response. Intelligent navigation system is able to send friends or business partners info about a possible delay, and Wi-Fi hotspot allows passengers to stay connected to the Internet, you can connect up to 8 devices.

For Jaguar XE 2017 model year new driver assistance systems are available: Lane Keeping (Lane Keep Assist) and control the degree of driver fatigue (Driver Condition Monitor). The latter system is used to determine driver fatigue and warn him that it is time to stop and relax. In addition, the XE appears adaptive speed limiter (Adaptive Speed Limiter) – intelligent technology, increase or decrease the speed of the vehicle depending on the speed limits on the road.

2017 XE Get AWD Plus Diesel

Enhanced all-wheel drive is available on Jaguar models with diesel engine of 2.0 liters displacement with capacity of 180 hp. All-wheel drive, as well as Intelligent Driveline Dynamics system allows the driver to feel comfortable in all weather conditions. Four-wheel drive makes the Jaguar XE an even more attractive to a wide audience of buyers. It provides excellent performance and improved traction in difficult conditions. As is the case with the new XF and F-Pace, all-wheel drive system is connected to XE is equipped with a transfer case with a multi-plate wet type clutch connected with the front propeller shaft via a chain drive. This system works very quickly, allowing the switch to the rear-wheel drive full in just 165 milliseconds.

The range of engines includes:

  • 2.0-liter diesel internal combustion engine producing 180 hp with automatic transmission, rear-wheel or all-wheel drive;
  • 2.0-liter internal combustion engine with 200 hp with automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive;
  • 2.0-liter internal combustion engine capacity of 240 hp with automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive;
  • 3.0-liter internal combustion engine capacity of 340 hp with automatic transmission and rear wheel drive.

All wheel-drive system for the XE is available only in combination with 8-speed automatic transmission produced by ZF. For Ingenium diesel engine, compatible with all-wheel drive, available lightweight and compact transmission 8HP45, tuned specifically for the XE.

Editor's rating
4.6 overall
  • Safety4.6
  • Performance4.6
  • Design4.6
  • Features4.7
  • Fuel economy4.5

The new XE finally get AWD option, which in combination with powerful engine makes it a perfect alternative to BMW 3-series.

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