First appearance of Jaguar XE model was back in 2015. Time has come for Jaguar to release facelifted version which will be sold as 2020 Jaguar XE. Speaking of XE exterior design, it was mainly inspired by F-Type sports car, which makes it far more aggressive than before. Future 2020 XE comes with narrower and slimmer front grille, larger side vents, sharper and slimmer LED headlights and J-shaped daytime running lights. Side view reveals that profile has not change drastically. 18-inch wheels are still standard, but new wheel designs were added. Around back, XE Jag has small trunk lid spoiler, new bumper, big exhaust and slimmer taillights. Speaking of dimensions, new 2020 Jag XE is 184,17-inches long, 55,75-inches high and 81,69-inches wide, while wheelbase is 111,61-inches long. 2020 Jaguar XE interior comes with bigger infotainment system, digital air condition, new steering wheel borrowed from I-Pace model and revised door panels. It also has redesigned shifter console, which now has Jaguar Drive Control switch and Sport Shift Gear selector. Also coming from I-Pace model is Touch Pro Duo infotainment system. This includes Smart Setting technology and wireless charging. Various equipment packs are available. For example, Cold Climate Pack has heated steering wheel and windscreen. Then we have Premium Interior Upgrade Pack with Illuminated tread plates and bright pedals. Technology Pack adds solar windscreen, head-up display, interactive driver display, Touch Pro Duo and Clear Sight interior rear-view mirror. Convenience Pack comes with electric steering column adjustment, additional power sockets and keyless entry.
2020 Jaguar XE engine performance specs
2020 Jaguar XE engine range includes various diesel and petrol units. All lineup has not been revealed, but some powertrains are almost certain. This includes 2.0-liter Ingenium petrol engine producing either 246 horsepower or 296 horsepower. It is also expected for XE to have the same engine lineup as on previous model. Fist we have 2.0- liter 4-cylinder unit generating either 197hp or 237hp. Second choice could be 3.0-liter V6 engine with 335 and 375 horsepower. 2.0-liter 4-cylinder diesel engine can deliver 178 horsepower and 318 lb-ft of torque. Standard transmission is 8-speed automatic, along with rear-wheel drive. Optional all-wheel drive is available. Jaguar XE for 2020 will be equipped with adaptive dynamics system and intelligent drive line dynamics technology.
2020 Jaguar XE release date and price
2020 Jaguar XE price range will start at $39,900 for the base model and go all the way up to $46,295 for R-Dynamic S model. Main competitors on the market are Audi A4, BMW 3 and Mercedes C-Class. 2020 Jaguar XE release date is expected by the end of this year.