Jump to content
Forums Gone... but not forgotten!

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!

  • Welcome to Forever Pontiac

    Welcome to Forever Pontiac, full of great ideas for Pontiac performance, maintenance, or for peer-to-peer assistance from Professional and DIY mechanics. Also, compete in our Pontiac monthly competitions. Please register if you'd like to take part.

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

FeedBot

Car & Driver: 2017 Jaguar XE EPA Fuel Economy: When Six Is Good as Four?

Recommended Posts

2017-Jaguar-XE-PLACEMENT

-

A funny thing happened to Jaguar on the way to EPA certification. Its all-new 2017 XE sedan posted identical fuel-economy estimates with its four- and six-cylinder engines.

-

In the rear-wheel-drive models, both the 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four and the 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 deliver 21 mpg city and 30 mpg highway, according to Jaguar and the EPA. At least until we can run run our own fuel economy on U.S.-spec cars, this suggests there is no penalty for grabbing an extra 100 horsepower and 81 lb-ft of torque.

-

2017-Jaguar-XE-INLINE

-

Adding all-wheel drive to the V-6, which isn’t available with the gasoline four, nets a slightly lower figure of 20 mpg city and 29 mpg highway. The 2.0-liter turbo-diesel inline-four, as expected, plays in another league efficiency-wise. Rear-wheel-drive diesel models achieve 32 mpg city and 42 mpg highway according to the EPA; all-wheel-drive cars lose 2 mpg in both tests. That matches the 2016 BMW 328d xDrive’s 30/40 rating, the only competitor to currently offer a diesel.

-
--
-

All XE models come with an eight-speed automatic and auto stop-start. Later, a six-speed manual will be available with the gasoline four. When the XE SVR arrives, expect city fuel economy to dip down into the teens—as if anyone choosing that high-performance model will care.

-

2017-Jaguar-XE-REEL

-mzu_uWKbNDk

View the full article

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tired of these Ads? Register Today!


Tired of these Ads? Purchase Enhanced Membership today to remove them!
×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.