The turbo-four is less exciting than rival six-cylinders, German competitors are more polished, and there is no hi-po model.
Top Gear (30-50 mph): 4.0 seconds Top Gear (50-70 mph): 4.6 seconds
The rear-drive XF is rated at up to 25 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.
The rotary shifter in the centre console and the outboard air vents that spun open in the dashboard are no longer available.
The XF, Jaguar's sole sedan, is enjoyable to drive and luxuriously appointed.