Jaguar XF Sportbrake 2.0 D200 SE 5dr Auto Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £37,740What Car? Target Price£37,371
Review

The Jaguar XF Sportbrake is a very competitive luxury estate. If sharp handling is your top priority, it is, without doubt, one of the most enjoyable cars in its class to drive. While the interior isn’t quite as polished as that of an Audi A6 Avant or BMW 5 Series Touring, a competitive list price and a generous standard equipment list (which includes a rather superb infotainment system) more than make up for it.

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Stepping up to SE trim gets you some useful additional kit for a relatively small jump up in price from the base trim, such as 19in alloy wheels, an electrically adjustable steering column, keyless entry, 16-way electrically adjustable sports seats, digital dials, directional indicators and extra safety equipment such as blindspot monitoring

The cheapest engine in the lineup is also our favourite: the 201bhp 2.0-litre diesel (badged D200). On paper it might not be quite as quick as a BMW 520d Touring, (0-62mph taking 7.6 seconds in the BMW opposed to 7.8 in the Jaguar) but in the real world it feels impressively punchy from low revs and is plenty quick enough to whisk you up to motorway speeds without any fuss. Four wheel drive is available, but, since the rear-wheel drive version is cheaper, more economical and has more feelsome steering, we wouldn’t bother unless you live in a particularly weather beaten part of the country.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.8 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

51.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

745

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

144

g/km

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