2016 Jaguar XQ is basically the result of new direction that is taken by British multinational car company and they planned to start off with the launch. This completely new car will be designed as SUV and it is basically based on the concept of Jaguar C-X17 that will be presented since two years ago at Frankfurt Auto Show 2013. This new 2016 Jaguar XQ is reported to go with some similarity as the new edition of XE Sports Saloon.
2016 Jaguar XQ Exterior and Interior
2016 Jaguar XQ is designed with no much information left to give us more hints to know more about this upcoming model. We only could find out some facts from some reliable sites that this car will go with aluminum to complete its architecture. As the result, it is expected that this SUV will go with a very light bodyweight because the aluminum materials so that the car could go with high agility and even low fuel consumption. It is also reported that the car is coming up with low intakes and it is taken from the concept of C-X17. Around the front grille, it is featured with recognizable Jag style and it is categorized as the small SUV because the dimension is correspond with the Q-type sedan which is known well as the smallest model for Jag’s range.
When it comes out around the cabin, some features are unveiled and it seems the company will make this 2016 Jaguar XQ with high-level luxury. This new SUV will be available with sporty and aggressive look and the interior trim is adjusted to overall picture.
2016 Jaguar XQ Engine Specs
Speaking about the performance, there will be two engines to offer. The base engine is inline-four turbocharged engine 2.0 liter in order to generate the output for about 240 horsepower and also 240 lb-ft of torque while the second engine is V6 3.0 liter to generate 330 horsepower and also 305 lb-ft of torque. About the drivetrains, it goes with rear-wheel drive system and it is available as standard while the optional is all-wheel drive. It is paired to nine-speed auto transmission. For the base engine, it needs 7.2 seconds to accelerate and the top speed could reach for about 130 mph for 2016 Jaguar XQ. Moreover, it is also has rated fuel efficiency. It is mentioned that this upcoming version could deliver for about 24/22/33mpg combined/city/highway through inline-four engine. For V6 engine, it has 21/18/25mpg combined/city/highway.
2016 Jaguar XQ Price and Release Date
2016 Jaguar XQ will be released sometime in the late of this year or at least in the beginning of 2016. The price is assumed for about $45,000 for the starting price and it is quite high because the high production costs.