Jaguar F-Pace Road Test

Jaguar F-Pace (Rear / Side View)

Jaguar F-Pace Review

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certainly on the receiving end of lots of admiring glances ...


To date, the Jaguar F-PACE has not been tested by Euro NCAP which is a little disappointing if you prioritise safety in your purchasing decision.

The F-PACE model we were testing was equipped with Autonomous Emergency Braking, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Dynamic Stability Control and Traction Control, Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Traffic Sign Recognition with Intelligent Speed Limiter, Emergency Brake Assist - 6 airbags (driver and front passenger) with side curtain airbags and front side airbags.


All models come with an 8-inch touch screen infotainment system entitled InControl touch – it comprises Satellite Navigation, DAB radio tuner, with Bluetooth/2xUSB connectivity. It will work in conjunction with smartphones so you can run in car apps, like Spotify and internet radio apps. You can also use the system as a 4G Wi-Fi hotspot so that other passengers can utilise the car’s data connection.

Navigation directions are also displayed between the speedo and rev counter.

It is ok but is nowhere near the experience of the system in the Audi Q5.

  • Audi Q5
  • BMW X3/X4
  • Mercedes Benz GLC
  • Porsche Macan
  • Range Rover Discovery
What we liked
  • Pretty much everything, especially the looks and it is easy to live with.
What we disliked
  • The 2.0-litre engine can leave you wanting more

Jaguar have made a brave entry into a crowded market but the F-PACE is rather striking and we think that you should test the 2.0-litre engine, it probably won’t suit the most enthusiastic of drivers, and it can leave you thinking I should have gone for the 3.0-litre engine but it is more frugal. Whatever your decision the automatic transmission is a must; it complements the F-PACE perfectly.

In summary, the Jaguar F-PACE comes highly recommended it is one of our favourite test cars and was certainly on the receiving end of lots of admiring glances.

24 November 2016 Melanie Carter
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Jaguar F-Pace Road Test Data
Model ReviewedJaguar F-Pace – Portfolio 2.0d 180PS AWD
Body Type5-door SUV
ColourDark Sapphire Blue
Performance (manufacturers data) 
0 - 62 mph8.7 Seconds
Top Speed 129 mph
Transmission8-Speed Automatic
Fuel TypeDiesel
CO2 Emissions (NEDC Figures)138 g/km
Economy (NEDC Figures) 
Urban45.6 mpg
Extra Urban60.1 mpg
Combined53.3 mpg
Insurance GroupTBC
Euro NCAP Rating
Warranty3 Years / Unlimited Miles
Price (when tested on the 24/11/16)£45,985

The information contained within this Jaguar F-Pace review may have changed since publication on the 24 November 2016. The actual model road tested may feature options and functionality specific to that model, which may not be available as on option or be fitted to other models in the range. Options may not be available on UK specification cars. You may wish to check with your local Jaguar dealer, before making a purchasing decision. E.&.O.E. You may NOT reproduce this car review in full or part, in any format without our written permission. © 2019