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Where does the Jaguar E-Pace fit into the famous British brand's line-up? Well, fairly obviously from these photographs, it's an SUV.
Jaguar has three of those in its model range these days, though (there’s also the electric I-Pace and the larger, more conventional F-Pace), so it's best to think of the relatively compact E-Pace as the 'cub' of the range. It's hardly tiny, though.
In fact, it's roughly the same size as the Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Volvo XC40. Or, indeed, the Range Rover Evoque, with which the E-Pace shares many of its oily bits. The latest updates to its dramatic styling (well, dramatic for a family SUV anyway) are more than just skin deep.
The interior has had a makeover, adding Jaguar’s latest and greatest infotainment system, and there’s the addition of a plug-in hybrid to the range, the P300e. It's the most efficient and company-car friendly version, and also the quickest – outstripping even the similarly powerful 2.0-litre petrol P300.
If you'd prefer to have a more conventional and pedestrian powerplant under the bonnet, there’s a range of slower petrol and diesel options available. Naturally, there’s also the choice of a manual or automatic gearbox and two or four-wheel drive.
Is the Jaguar E-Pace a good buy, though? Or would you be better off considering one of the many other equally posh family SUVs that are available for similar money (or less)? Over the next few pages, we'll tell you everything you need to know.
If you decide you want to buy one, or indeed any other new car that takes your fancy and suits your needs, we can probably help you to secure you a big discount on the brochure price without needing to do any awkward haggling.
At a glance
|Number of trims||8 see more|
|Number of engines||6 see more|
|Available fuel types Which fuel is best for you?||petrol, hybrid, diesel|
|MPG range across all versions||143.1 - 46.5|
|Avaliable doors options||5|
|Warranty||3 years / No mileage cap|
|Company car tax at 20% (min/max)||£1,011 / £3,403|
|Company car tax at 40% (min/max)||£2,021 / £6,806|
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