The arriving 2020 Jaguar F-Pace is a premium compact-crossover SUV, by a company famous for its luxury sedans and graceful sports cars. With the new F-Pace model, the company will stay on that familiar road, only the class is different. The new model is a legitimate Jaguar, with an exquisite design, great combination of comfort and control, and powerful engines.
Moreover, this 5-passenger is very practical, with a lot of space in both rows and handsome cargo area. Of course, the finest driver-assistance are here, and the awesome audio system as well. The 2020 F-Pace engirdles the extravagant to the sporty to the fuel-efficient vehicle, making it one of the top candidates for the title among the rivals like Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class.
2020 Jaguar F-Pace Facelift
The upcoming 2020 Jaguar F-Pace will bring numerous changes and improvements. The most noticeable improvement of the exterior will occur in the front of the vehicle and on the rear fascia. The new F-Pace will deliver a more aesthetic look, and the visual improvement will make it look wider. Also, the cabin will get treatment as well. You should expect five versions of 2020 Jaguar F-Pace. On top of that, every powertrain option will add its own trim level package as well. For the basic model with 2.0-petrol and diesel engine, there will be three trims above the standard package – Premium, Prestige, and R-Sport.
The Premium adds a Homelink app and 19-inch wheels. The Prestige model offers grained leather seats and heating in the front row, navigation and much more. The R-Sports will come with redesigned fog lights, bigger wheels, chrome details for the fascia, and multi-function steering wheel. Furthermore, with a four-cylinder 295 hp rated engine you’ll get a Portfolio package as well. Still, this is not the only update. This package also offers signature DRLs and silver roof rails. The V6 engine model will be presented as 2020 F-Pace S. Not only that the exterior look will be improved, the mechanical works will boost the driving impression as well.
The interior of 2020 Jaguar F-Pace is carefully planned and designed. The result is a cabin with remarkable comfort, far better than you’ll find in the similar compact-crossover SUVs. The new model can accommodate up to five passengers, with the folks in the back enjoying the “stadium” seat. This seat is set a little higher than those seats in the front. The panoramic moonroof is massive, probably the biggest in this class. It will greatly add to the overall sense of space and comfort. But, the driver’s vision is still restricted by wide B-pillars and a narrow rear window. However, the use of plastic and similar materials can seem unfit a bit to the overall feel that the cabin give.
The standard power tailgate is included, which leads to the fantastic 33.5 cubic feet of trunk space. This amount can be increased to 63.5 cubic feet when the rear seats are folded. As for the standard equipment, the 2020 Jaguar F-Pace offers sliding panoramic roof, rain-sensing wipers, and dual-zone climate control. Moreover, a 380-watt/11-speaker Meridian audio setup, parking sensors on both ends, lane-keep assistance and rear-view camera are included as well. With this model, the company will introduce the Jaguar EliteCare package. This package includes a warranty, 24/7 roadside assistance for five years or 60,000 miles, free scheduled maintenance, and 5-year/unlimited mileage subscription to Jaguar InControl Remote & Protect service.
2020 Jaguar F-Pace SVR
The compact crossover segment is known as one of the most flexible vehicles in the automotive world. Surely, the 2020 Jaguar F-
Pace SVR is the most exciting vehicle in the class. Under the hood of this model will be a 5.0-liter V8 powertrain that is capable t deliver 550 hp and 502 lb-ft of torque. Also, there will be a lot of important upgrades for this model. The SVR will get adaptive dampers and stiffer springs (up to 30 percent). Moreover, the Special Vehicle Operation division in Jaguar Land Rover brings back an AWD system, to provide a better torque split and vectoring.
One of the new features will be the electronically controlled limited-slip rear differential. This feature will smooth the drive and provide the necessary comfort. On top of that, the Dynamic mode will boost the overall impression of driving a sports car rather than the SUV. As for the equipment, the SVR will add heated steering wheel/seats/windshield-washer jets, Wi-Fi, and a 360-degree camera system. The list continues with automatic parking assistance, adaptive suspension, configurable driving modes, and 22-inch alloy wheels.
The new 2020 Jaguar F-Pace will have a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder powertrain as the default unit for all models, except the S and SVR. The 2.0-liter engine can produce 247 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque. The EPA city/highway fuel economy for this unit is 22/27 mpg. Furthermore, the Premium, Prestige, and R-Sport trims will use more efficient 2.0-liter 4-cylinder diesel drivetrain. This unit can develop 180 hp but the torque is 318 lb-ft, and the fuel economy 26/33 mpg. If you choose the Portfolio version of these model, you can opt for a 296 hp gasoline turbo-4 engine.
The S model will use the supercharged 3.0-liter V6, that produces 380 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. The EPA city/highway fuel economy for S models is 18/23 mph. The new thing is the supercharged 5.0-liter V8 with a 550 hp and 502 lb-ft of torque. This unit will be under the hood of the SVR models. The supercharged V8 is without a doubt the most powerful engine in the class. Only the Mercedes-AMG GLC63 comes close with 469 hp. The transmission will be a fantastic 8-speed automatic, and the all-wheel drive is a standard setup.
Release Date and Price
The 2020 Jaguar F-Pace will come with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $45,000, and all versions will have a destination charge of $1,100. The Premium trim level starts around $47,300. However, the diesel or the more powerful 4-cylinder gasoline version cost a little bit more, $48,800 and $50,300 respectively.
The Jaguar F-Pace S starts at $61,900. The most expensive model will be the F-Pace SVR. Fully loaded it can easily go over the $80,000 mark. With the prices, the main rival to the F-Pace will be the Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class. The release date of the new model is set for the first few months of 2020. The North American International Auto Show will be a perfect place for it.