Jaguar XF 2.0 D200 R-Dynamic HSE 4dr Auto Review

Category: Luxury car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
4 doors
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RRP £39,645What Car? Target Price£39,256
Review

The Jaguar XF is great to drive, well equipped and manages to undercut key rivals with a competitive list price, and that helps to make up for an interior that isn’t quite as plush as the class best. Go for the D200 diesel if you’re a company car buyer or worried about fuel costs and stick with entry-level S trim if you want the best value for money.

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Range-topping R-Dynamic HSE trim gets luxuries such as 20in alloy wheels, sport seats with Windsor leather, a fantastic 400W Meridian Sound System and adaptive cruise control with steering assist.

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, (0-62mph taking just 7.2 seconds in the BMW opposed to 7.6 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 (more on that below), we wouldn’t bother unless you live in a particularly weather beaten part of the country.


Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.6 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

52.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

745

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

140

g/km

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