2015 Jaguar XF | new car review

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 by
2015 Jaguar XF
  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 4 stars
  • Excellent
AEDAED 169,000 - 239,000
  • 5/5 Avg. User Rating

  • Rated 5 stars
  • 1 Review

  • XF
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  • Last modified: December 22, 2014
  • Exterior
    Editor: 90%
    User: 87%
  • Interior
    Editor: 85%
    User: 86%
  • Quality
    Editor: 85%
    User: 94%
  • Features
    Editor: 80%
    User: 94%
  • Performance
    Editor: 85%
    User: 95%
  • Value for money
    Editor: 80%
    User: 91%

Review Summary:

Jaguar’s entry level model, the XF, is a sleek executive car that a lot of people generally overlook.


* Compared to the slightly prosaic Germans, the XF is a breath of fresh air as far as designs are concerned.


* Interior isn't up to par of those found in its rivals.


The 2015 sits alongside its two fiercest rivals, the Mercedes-Benz E Class and BMW 5 Series, with one string to its bow: it’s the only non-German one. These executive class cars are all sophisticated and subtle, but when they’re lined up alongside each other, which do you pick? It has to be the XF, because it’s so darn pretty if nothing else. Everything about it from its angry face to its neatly arrange rear-end just looks excellent.

2015 Jaguar XF side


Jaguar’s new futuristic image is certainly a winner, and inside the XF the occupants are treated to all sorts of features. There are hints of walnut, and they do look a tad out of place, but should you (yes, you should) opt to not have them, then the unencumbered styling will make you feel a part of the future.

2015 Jaguar XF interior


The 2015 Jaguar XF comes with “Hold and Control”, which is a ridiculously clever system. The steering wheel remembers your preferred seating position and adjusts it for you automatically each time you get in, and moves back when you exit so that you can dismount with ease.

2015 Jaguar XF side

What’s on offer?

The XF is, surprisingly, Jaguar’s entry model. The cheapest XF, and cheapest Jag overall, starts at AED 169,000, and for this money you get a respectable 2.0 litre set-up that will get you along nicely. If you want to turn it up a notch, there’s a 3.0 litre supercharged variant as well, and a mighty powerful one, churning out 340 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque.

2015 Jaguar XF rear

Summing it…

The XF may not be the most obvious choice between the lot, but if you’re smart enough, you know it’s the best. Wearing a price tag that ranges from AED 169,000 to AED 239,000 it really is quite difficult to fault.

2015 Jaguar XF front


Specifications2015 Jaguar XF 2.0L2015 Jaguar XF 3.0L
Engine/ Cylinders2.0 litre turbocharged / 4 cyl3.0 litre supercharged / V6
Max Power
240 hp @ 5,500 RPM340 hp @ 6,500 RPM
Max Torque
340 Nm @ 4,000 RPM450 Nm @ 5,000 RPM
Tranmission8 speed automatic8 speed automatic
DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
0-100 km/h7.9 secs5.9 secs
Top speed241 km/h250 km/h
PriceAED 169,000 - 209,000AED 219,000 - 239,000

4 Responses to 2015 Jaguar XF | new car review

  1. Terry Brooks Reply

    February 23, 2015 at 6:18 pm

    • Exterior
    • Interior
    • Quality
    • Features
    • Performance
    • Value for money
    • Rated 5 stars

    I own a 2015 Jaguar XF AWD. I purchased your Jaguar in July 2014. I I have owned a Porsche , Mercedes and Audi cars. I fine this is the best car I have ever owned. The car looks good, performs well, and the quality of the fit and finish is excellent . I enjoy the exclusivity the car provides by not being so common on the streets. Well done Jaguar!

    • Zaran Tarapore

      Zaran Tarapore Reply

      February 24, 2015 at 10:08 am

      Hi Terry,

      Glad to hear you’re enjoying the Jag experience. Standing out from the crowd is something that little Briton does quite well.



  2. Terry Brooks Reply

    January 31, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    I own a 2015 Jaguar XF AWD model. I throughly enjoy the design and performance of this car. It is both exciting and a thrilling to drive and I get compliments about the beauty of the car almost daily!

    • Pankaj Dev

      Pankaj Dev Reply

      February 2, 2015 at 10:25 am

      & it is good value for money…

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