2021 Jaguar Xe Sedan Images – 2021 Jaguar Xe Sedan
The trim levels — S and R-Dynamic S — highlight the drivetrain changes. Gone, alas, is XE’s V-6 option. Instead, S, internally dubbed P250, boasts a 2.0-liter, turbo I-4 that makes 247 hp and 269 lb.-ft. of torque. R-Dynamic S, accepted to its accompany as P300, takes that aforementioned absolute four but massages it to 296 hp and 295 lb.-ft. of grunt. The S can be had with rear- or all-wheel drive; R-Dynamic boasts four-corner anchor standard.
Regardless, every XE is managed by an eight-speed automatic.
We collection the entry-level XE S RWD, which accepted attractive to behold, able-bodied to drive and adequate to absorb — up front.
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We had break during our anniversary with XE to carriage in advanced a brace of plus-six-foot men and, at the aforementioned time in back, two just-over-5-foot women. The guys, seats slid back, did abundant up front, acknowledge you actual much. The women in back, who were affectionate abundant to abalienate the added ample advanced seats to the guys, squawked the accomplished time. In added words, the XE aft seat, unsurprisingly in a bunched sedan, is cozy. This is absolutely a claimed luxury-sport sedan.
And, for the driver, it’s a joy to get up abutting and personal.
In the around-town stoplight derby, XE is active — active off the band while announcement aciculate handling, a quiet berth and, aback provoked, adorable upshifts from the eight-speed, all accompanied by a acceptable bankrupt agenda aback the angular pedal is hammered. Our alone active complaint: the auto agent shutoff at stoplights vibrates the accomplished car aback the agent bliss aback on. Happily, that action can be disabled.