2017 Jaguar XF vs. Its Competition

2017 Jaguar XF S
Martin Padgett Martin Padgett Editorial Director

A wave of new Jaguars continues with the new mid-size XF, a car that was new in 2008 and hamstrung by the company's split from former parent Ford.

This time around, it's not letting any technical shortcomings keep it from taking on some of the most accomplished rivals in the car world.

The Audi A6 is one of the older cars in its class, but you'd never know it from its capable chassis, updated drivetrains, excellent safety scores, and command of tasteful design language.

The BMW 5-Series is new this year, with a long roll-out planned for its wide range of drivetrains and body styles.

The new Benz E-Class has a trio of powertrains now, capped by the hulking E63 AMG.

Finally, there's an exceptional car from America on this list, too—the Cadillac CTS, blessed with excellent design and handling, with a storming CTS-V variant.

2017 Jaguar XF S2017 Jaguar XF
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2017 Audi A6 (European spec)2017 Audi A6
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2017 Cadillac CTS-V2017 Cadillac CTS
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2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (E300)2017 Mercedes-Benz E Class
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Quick Specs
The aluminum-bodied 2017 Jaguar XF is no lightweight when it comes to nimble handling or rear-seat space.
The 2017 Audi A6 is a stellar mid-size luxury sedan; it's a bit sedate, but still good enough to compete with some flagship vehicles from other brands.
The 2017 BMW 5-Series may do for tech sedans what turn-of-the-century 5-Series did for sport sedans.
The 2017 Cadillac CTS-V impresses on all fronts, unseating BMW and Mercedes-Benz by offering the best combination of performance and day-to-day livability in the large luxury/sport sedan segment.
With the 2017 E-Class, Mercedes-Benz is pushing the boundaries of its autonomous driving technology, and backing it up with S-Class style.
MSRP From    
Gas Mileage    
20 MPG City / 42 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy15 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 30 MPG Hwy
Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Turbocharged Gas I4Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class    
Midsize CarsMidsize CarsMidsize CarsMid-SizeMidsize Cars
Style Name    
20d RWD2.0 TFSI Premium FWD530i Sedan4-Door Sedan 2.0L Turbo RWDE 300 Luxury RWD Sedan
Rear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity    
Passenger Doors    
Body Style    
SedanSedanSedan4 Door SedanSedan
Automatic w/ODAuto-Shift Manual w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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