Jaguar XF Sportbrake 2.0i R-Sport 5dr Auto Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
Jaguar XF Sportbrake
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RRP £44,790What Car? Target Price£40,820
Review

The Jaguar XF Sportbrake is a very competitive luxury estate. If sharp handling is your top priority, it’s without doubt one of the most enjoyable cars in its class to drive – and it comes well equipped, too. The engines aren’t that efficient, though, and interior fit and finish isn’t a match for the likes of Audi, BMW or Mercedes.

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R-Sport models feature all the same kit that's standard on Prestige but add front parking sensors and more aggressive styling both inside and out. This includes black detailing and bigger alloy wheels. It's an expensive update for not a lot of stuff, so we'd recommend sticking with the lower trims.

Petrol buyers get one of two options, starting with this 247bhp 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder unit. It’s relatively smooth and quiet, and offers decent straight-line pace (0-62mph is done in 6.7sec) but you will have to rev it hard when overtaking. Don’t expect much more than 30mpg at best, though.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

33.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

565

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

192

g/km

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