Jaguar’s inaugural SUV, 2017 F-Pace definitely deserves a warm welcome as it brings the Jaguar DNA of legendary performance and adds practicality with it. 2017 Jaguar F-Pace SUV wears a Mazda-like styling which makes it a standout; add that to a beautifully outlined crossover SUV body. In total, 2017 F-Pace comes with 10 different trim levels and the options go as:
- First Edition
- 35t R-Sport
- 35t Prestige
- 35t Premium
- 20d R-Sport
- 20d Premium
- 20d Prestige
2017 Jaguar F-Pace SUV comes with a pair of powertrain choices which includes a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbo-diesel and a 3.0-liter supercharged V6. According to the company officials, the 2.0-liter variant is derived from Ingenium range which makes it technologically advanced.
- This 2.0-liter inline produces 180 HP at 4,000 RPM and 318 lb-ft of torque at 1,750 RPM. With the assistance of an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission, 0 to 60 mph sprint can be achieved in 8.2 seconds. This engine limits top speed at 129 mph and delivers mileage numbers as – 26 mpg city, 33 mpg highway and 29 mpg combined.
- The 3.0-liter supercharged V6 comes in 2 versions with different outputs. The 1st variant produces 340 HP and 332 lb-ft of torque while the 2nd variant produces 380 HP and 332 lb-ft of torque. Both variants use the same ZF automatic transmission and maintain fuel economy as 18 mpg city, 23 mpg highway and 20 mpg combined.
2017 Jaguar F-Pace SUV Exterior
Despite being a family hauler, this new F-Pace wears the modern Jaguar design language which makes its front and end look like that of XE. Its vogue styling is also complemented by the rear fascia styling which seems to borrow design cues from the F-Type.
From the side body view, this crossover SUV has a steeply slanted windshield and rear glass hatch. There’s a coupe-like bulge in the 1st row which gently slope downwards towards the rear portion.
Jaguar’s “F-Things” styling come to life in the rear fascia as the taillight’s styling is pretty close to F-Type. Lastly, there’s a rugged trailer hitch receiver which creates a true crossover impression.
2017 F-Pace’s interior cabin is a typical Jaguar with a dashboard and controls similar to XE sedan. The only thing that’s different is an all-new digital gauge cluster and door panels. This entire cabin is a mix of glossy plastic and metal accents.
Upholstery in seats and central cabin has French stitching which adds a premium feel. All control features have an ergonomic layout and the driver’s seat has 14-way power adjustment.
Technology and safety go hand in hand with 2017 Jaguar F-Pace SUV. Even the most discriminating connoisseur would consider this new model as one safe vehicle. Some of the safety technologies include:
- Park Assist
- Autonomous Emergency Braking
- Driver Condition Monitoring
- Lane Keep Assist
- Activity Key
- Traction Control
- Stability Control
Rivals and Price
BMW X3 and Audi Q5 are its main competitors. The base model of 2017 Jaguar F-Pace SUV starts from $40,990. Pricing goes up to $42,390 for AWD 35t and reaches as much as $69,700 for AWD 2017 Jaguar F-Pace First Edition.