Luxury drivers delighted by speed and performance may be interested in the two elegant sport sedans in our 2017 Jaguar XE vs 2017 Audi A4 comparison. Both of these models offer responsive power with premium handling, interior comfort and features. Each of them is new to the field. The 2017 Jaguar XE is a completely new model and its Audi competitor has been fully redesigned for the 2017 model year. Either of these sedans offers top performance and premium standard features like dual zone front automatic climate control.
The base engine on the 2017 Jaguar XE is a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that delivers 240 horsepower and 251 pound-feet of torque, and the single engine option on the 2017 Audi A4 offers more. However, that is where the Audi options end, and the Jaguar is free to race to the front in this comparison. The 2017 Jaguar XE is available not only with a highly fuel-efficient diesel engine with powerful torque output, but it can also be equipped with a blistering V6 engine that can deliver up to 340 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. Luxury drivers with a craving for speed and power will fall in love as the XE delivers amply on both.
We see plenty of similarities when comparing the 2017 Jaguar XE vs the 2017 Audi A4. Both are four-door sedans that comfortably seat five passengers. They have similar drag coefficients (though the XE holds a very slight lead) and each one is loaded with advanced safety features like blind spot monitoring, parking assist, lane-keeping assistance, adaptive cruise control and forward collision warnings with autonomous braking. This means that while these sedans are responsive and fast, they can also work to keep their drivers and passengers safe. All 2017 Jaguar XE models are also protected by Jaguar EliteCare, which includes best-in-class five-year or 60,000 mile warranty coverage.
The 2017 Audi A4 is a fine vehicle, but shoppers truly in the market for the most elite and luxurious sport sedan will be lured by the features available on the 2017 Jaguar XE's top trims. Some of these top-of-the-line features include 12-way power adjustable seating for both drivers and passengers, a 17-speaker sound system, and a 10.2 inch infotainment screen. To learn more about the 2017 Jaguar XE, contact a member of the Aristocrat Jaguar team today.