Jaguar India will soon add a diesel engine to its entry-level sedan – the Jaguar XE. This sedan is currently available only with a petrol engine. The company is yet to announce an official launch date for the XE diesel in India. However, bookings for the diesel models have already begun. Now, Jaguar has also added the diesel models to its India website, in order to provide comprehensive information about the diesel variants to customers.
The XE sedan was unveiled and launched in India during the 2016 Auto Expo. It is available in three variants – Pure, Prestige and Portfolio. However, all these variants get only a petrol engine option. This petrol engine is a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder unit. Output figures are rated at 177 hp @ 4,000 rpm and 430 Nm @ 1,750-2,500 rpm. The petrol engine is mated to
Jaguar is now adding a new diesel engine to the XE sedan’s specification sheet. This is also a 2.0-litre four cylinder engine. Output figures are rated at 177 hp @ 4,000 rpm and 430 Nm @ 1,750-2,500 rpm. The petrol engine is mated to a 8-speed auto gearbox.
With this engine, the Jaguar XE diesel in India can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 7.8 seconds. Its top speed is 228 km/h. Weight of the diesel models is 2,135 kg, which is around 15 kg more than that of the petrol variants. Other dimensions have remained the same.
Following are the main details about the Jaguar XE diesel:
Jaguar XE Diesel launch date in India
Jaguar is expected to launch the XE diesel variants in India around the festive season this year. Hence, an official launch will likely take place in September or October 2017.
We will update this section when Jaguar announced the launch date of XE diesel.
Jaguar XE Diesel Specifications
The XE diesel will get a new 2.0-litre, four-cylinder diesel engine. This will put out 177 hp and 430 Nm of torque and will come with a 8-speed auto gearbox. The diesel engine will come with a single state of tune, unlike the petrol variants that offer higher output figures in the Portfolio variant. Mileage figures of the Jaguar XE diesel have not been mentioned on the official website as of now.
|Engine||2.0-litre, 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel|
|Maximum Power||177 hp @ 4,000 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||430 Nm @1,750-2,500 rpm|
|Acceleration (0-100 km/h)||7.8 Seconds|
|Top Speed||228 km/h|
Jaguar XE Diesel Variants
The new XE diesel sedan will be available in three variants. This arrangement will be similar to the petrol lineup. The three variants on offer with the Jaguar XE Diesel are:
Jaguar XE Diesel more details on official website
All details about the Jaguar XE Diesel are also mentioned on the company’s official website. You can visit it by clicking on this link. Prices and mileage of the diesel model is yet to be announced.