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

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

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Jaguar XF front cornering
  • Jaguar XF front cornering
  • Jaguar XF interior dashboard
  • Jaguar XF boot open
  • Jaguar XF infotainment touchscreen
  • Jaguar XF front right driving
  • Jaguar XF front driving
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  • Jaguar XF front left static
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  • Jaguar XF grille detail
  • Jaguar XF alloy wheel detail
  • Jaguar XF rear lights detail
  • Jaguar XF interior front seats
  • Jaguar XF interior back seats
  • Jaguar XF ClearSight rear-view mirror
  • Jaguar XF interior front seats detail
  • Jaguar XF front cornering
  • Jaguar XF interior dashboard
  • Jaguar XF boot open
  • Jaguar XF infotainment touchscreen
  • Jaguar XF front right driving
  • Jaguar XF front driving
  • Jaguar XF rear right driving
  • Jaguar XF front left static
  • Jaguar XF rear right static
  • Jaguar XF grille detail
  • Jaguar XF alloy wheel detail
  • Jaguar XF rear lights detail
  • Jaguar XF interior front seats
  • Jaguar XF interior back seats
  • Jaguar XF ClearSight rear-view mirror
  • Jaguar XF interior front seats detail
RRP£41,115
Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
4 doors

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 or tech-laden 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 R-Dynamic S trim for the best value for money.

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.


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Key information

Doors4
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.6 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

52.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

337

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

140

g/km