At first glance, such a price tag may seem completely unreasonable, since the presence of almost the same characteristics of the diesel engine, Jaguar XE is worth 29,775 pounds, which is a thousand more. But, in fact, although Jaguar XE and the BMW 3-series is worth 2-liter engine with an output of 170 hp in the area, the motor of the Jaguar is still better. The difference is different in normal exhaust emissions. If Jaguar engine complies with Euro-6, then the standard BMW engine fulfills the Euro 5 norm. And it’s not just the words that can boast. In Britain, the government passed a law requiring cars that emit into the environment is less than 100 g / km of CO2, are entitled to certain benefits. The engine Jaguar XE this rate is just 99 g / km, whereas the BMW – 109 g / km.
At BMW also have the option to install the engine with Euro-6, but then the car will cost more. On the BMW 3-Series will set the engines with Euro-5 before September 2015.
Also, do not fit the benefits and rival Jaguar – Mercedes C220 Bluetec SE, which produces 104 g / km. However, its cost is also lower – 29,365 pounds.
In addition to the diesel engine Jaguar XE will install a 2-liter petrol engine with manual gearbox, and a 3-liter V6 turbocharged. The cost of petrol version with 2.0 – 26 995 pounds, and with a V6 – 44,870 pounds.
Sales begin in Europe since the beginning of 2015. In America, the new Jaguar XE will appear only after a year.