BMW X3 vs Jaguar F-Pace vs Land Rover Discovery Sport
Will Jaguar's first SUV sink or swim against the practical Land Rover Discovery Sport and sporty BMW X3?...
BMW's brilliant iDrive infotainment system is standard, although our test car had the optional (£900) wide-screen Professional version pictured above. Either way, you get sat-nav and A DAB radio, as well as an intuitive rotary dial between the front seats that you twist to scroll through the on-screen menus and press down to make a selection. The Professional version adds live traffic information.
The standard InControl Touch system (pictured) is easy enough to use and provides an 8.0in touchscreen, plus sat-nav and a DAB radio. However, if you can afford it, we'd recommend upgrading to InControl Touch Pro. It costs £1710, but it adds a larger and quicker-responding screen, as well as heaps more features, including a more sophisticated sat-nav, a more powerful stereo and a hard drive to store your music on.
Land Rover Discovery Sport
This gets the same basic InControl Touch system as the F-Pace, but it's mounted farther away from the driver so anyone with short arms will have to stretch to reach it. The screen is also sometimes a bit slow to react when you touch it. You can upgrade to the quicker-responding InControl Touch Pro system for a hefty £2280, although that price does also bring a much more powerful sound system.