Jaguar E-Pace vs Jaguar F-Pace: verdict

How much difference is there between Jaguar’s SUVs? Time to see whether you should go large with the F-Pace or save some money with the smaller E-Pace...

Jaguar F-Pace front

Our verdict

Although the F-Pace is more expensive to buy and run, it wins this test. For a start, it’s more practical, thanks to its more generous rear leg room and much larger boot. And then there’s the driving experience. The F-Pace is considerably more comfortable and handles well for a big SUV.

The E-Pace isn’t bad on a twisty road, but its jiggly ride counts against it, as does its cheaper-feeling interior. While we can certainly see the appeal of the F-Pace, you’d have to be a diehard Jaguar fan to look past the E-Pace’s numerousflaws.

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1st – Jaguar F-Pace

Jaguar F-Pace rear

For Better to drive; larger boot; more economical; better interior quality
Against Fiddly climate control switches; rivals are quicker and more refined

What Car? rating 3 stars out of 5

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2nd – Jaguar E-Pace

Jaguar E-Pace

For Cheaper to buy and run; lofty driving position; well equipped
Against Uncomfortable ride; tight for rear leg room; hesitant gearbox

What Car? rating 2 stars out of 5

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Specifications: Jaguar E-Pace 2.0 D180 AWD S auto

Jaguar E-Pace side studio - boot open

Engine 4cyl, 1999cc, diesel
Peak power 178bhp @ 4000rpm
Peak torque 317Ib ft @ 1750rpm
Gearbox 9-spd automatic
0-60mph 9.2sec
30-70mph 9.9sec
Top speed 127mph
30-0mph 11.6m
70-0mph 62.1m
Official fuel economy 39.5mpg
CO2 emissions 188g/km

Specifications: Jaguar F-Pace 2.0 D180 AWD R-Sport

Jaguar F-Pace side studio - boot open

Engine 4cyl, 1999cc, diesel
Peak power 178bhp @ 4000rpm
Peak torque 317Ib ft @ 1750-2500rpm
Gearbox 8-spd automatic
0-60mph 9.2sec
30-70mph 9.7sec
Top speed 129mph
30-0mph 8.3m
70-0mph 44.1m
Official fuel economy 41.9mpg
CO2 emissions 177g/km

Car pictured

Jaguar E-Pace D180 AWD SE auto with Caesium Blue metallic paint (£670), Windsor leather seats (£1770), panoramic roof (£990), suedecloth headlining (£855), 19in wheels (£325) and interactive driver display (£520)

Jaguar F-Pace P300 R-Sport with Caesium Blue metallic paint (£740), 22in alloy wheels (£2200) and R-Sport Black Pack (£725)

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