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The F-Pace gets a 5-star safety rating

Safety and After Sales Service – There is nothing like an ‘unsafe car’ when you are shopping for a car from this segment. Like all its rivals, the F-Pace scores a full five-star Euro NCAP safety rating. Jaguar offers all the bells and whistles like ESP, Traction Control, pre-tensioner seat belts and 6 airbags. Jaguar is not offering radar-based safety with the F-Pace as of now. Factor in the superb build quality and amazing dynamics, you have a very safe car indeed.

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The F-Pace is a gorgeous luxury SUV with punchy performance

Verdict – The Jaguar F-Pace still remains one of the better looking, better equipped, better handling and more desirable SUVs in our market. So regardless of which engine you pick, the F-Pace still comes across as a very well rounded and refreshingly different alternative to the regular German brigade. However, the 2.0-litre engine with its smooth powertrain and good exhaust note comes across as the more entertaining engine in the line-up. But we miss the effortless torque of the V6 diesel and the superb efficiency of the 2.0-litre diesel. That said if you are after something that is refined and reasonably quick and is a low-mileage driver, the petrol 25T makes a strong case for itself.

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The F-Pace is more expensive than its German rivals

What’s Cool

* Looks gorgeous, smart and intimidating
* Luxurious and well-loaded interior
* Good ride quality along with high-speed stability
* Excellent dynamics and safety rating
What’s Not So Cool

* More expensive than its German rivals
* The engine lacks mid-range punch

Alternatives: – BMW X3, Audi Q5, Mercedes-Benz GLE, Volvo XC60, Porsche Macan, Range Rover Evoque

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The cabin feels rich and fit-finish is also good

Jaguar F-Pace 25t Specifications

* Engine: 1997cc, 4-Cyl, Petrol
* Power: 247 HP @ 5500 RPM
* Torque: 365 Nm @ 1300-4500 RPM
* Transmission: 8-Speed AT
* Top Speed: 216 km/hr
* 0-100 km/hr: 6.8 seconds
* Fuel Type: Petrol
* Tyre Size: 255/55/20 (Front), 255/50/20 (Rear)
* Suspension: Double-Wishbone (Front), Multi-Link (Rear)
* Brakes: Disc (Front), Disc (Rear), ABS
* Safety: 6 Airbags, Traction Control, EBD, ESP

Jaguar F-Pace 25t Dimensions

* Overall length x width x height: 4737 mm X 2175 mm X 1651 mm
* Wheelbase: 2874 mm
* Turning Radius: 5.9-metres
* Fuel Tank Capacity: 60-litres
* Kerb Weight: 2460 kgs

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This Ingenium engine is assembled locally now

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