The diesel engine and 3.0-liter V6 have been axed. The 247-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged Ingenium inline-four is the base engine. It is an eight-speed automatic transmission with a rear wheel drive or all-wheel drive. This new engine model is P250, versus 25t earlier.
The step-up engine is the 296-hp version of the 2.0-liter Ingenium. Cars so equipped wear a new P300 badge, in place of the previous 30t. All-wheel drive is now standard with the 296-hp engine, and Jaguar claims a zero-to-60-mph time of 5.4 seconds for this powertrain
The exterior design tweaks include new front and rear bumpers, a reshaped rear valence, as well as new LED headlights and taillights. A wider grille with lattice mesh is supposed to draw the XE closer visually to the I-Pace EV
The previous thicket of trim levels ̵
Jaguar also has a rotary shifter in favor of a pistol-type shifter found in the F-Type and elsewhere, while surrounding it with a variety of controls, including a flipper switch toggle between the different drive modes. A beefier steering wheel with capacitive-touch switches. Newly designed seats, with standard leather, are claimed to be more comfortable, while redesigned door panels incorporate wider, softer armrests as well as increased storage capability.
Base pricing climbs from $ 37,990 for the old rear-wheel drive 20t to $ 40,895 (including destination) for the new P250. The AWD P250 is $ 42,894, while the P300 is $ 47,290.