Jaguar refreshed the XE sedan. Now, two priorities are facelifts of the 2020 Jaguar F-Pace and XF. The F-Pace is becoming a flagship model thanks to the rise of SUV class. Introduced in 2016, this vehicle is ready for a big redesign. A high-output SVR version is already confirmed. Now, we are waiting for future updates on the rumors we can hear every day. According to these speculations, the F-Pace will introduce an all-new interior. Exterior will suffer changes, but not as big as the cockpit.
Another topic is the engine range. Current edition offers five different configurations. However, a supercharged V6 is questionable for the new season. The 2020 Jaguar F-Pace could borrow the engine JLR introduced for the Range Rover Sport. It is a V6 unit with special tuning that will perfectly fit this compact luxury SUV.
Engines and Specs
The base unit for the 2020 Jaguar F-Pace remains a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. It produces 250 hp and 270 pound-feet of torque. This turbo mill is sending power to all wheels through an eight-speed automatic transmission. Smooth and quiet, the gearbox is making difference between F-Pace and its rivals. Of course, this SUV will gain extra mileage, since the base model returns 24 mpg combined. You can purchase the vehicle with the same engine but different tuning. In need more power, a turbo-four engine can burst 295 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The SUV also offers a diesel engine. A 2.0-liter turbodiesel unit can provide 180 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of twist. Fuel economy is getting a boost to 29 mpg, as well as the towing capacity.
New Drivetrain (Hybrid)
We can hear rumors about the JLR replacing a supercharged V6 engine. A 3.0-liter mill was capable to produce 380 hp and 330 lb-ft of torque. This was an engine for high-end models. Now, the 2020 Jaguar F-Pace could get a new version developed for the Range Rover Sport. It is a 3.0-l turbo-six unit which gets an electric treatment for the next season. The base setup for Range Rover Sport could make either 340 or 380 hp. Now, with an electric motor attached to it, the drivetrain is good for 400 ponies and 406 pound-feet of torque.
2020 Jaguar F-Pace SVR Treatment and V8 Specs
The compact crossover is one of the most versatile models in the world. How many vehicles of its breed you can find with a V8 engine? Special, 2020 Jaguar F-Pace SVR version, is the most exciting SUV in the class. Its 5.0-liter V8 engine is capable to deliver 550 hp and 500 pound-feet. This model is already spied testing, showing the first details of the upcoming facelift.
Engineers had a lot of work upgrading this model. The SUV is getting adaptive dampers and stiffer springs (up to 30 percent). Also, the Special Vehicle Operation division in Jaguar Land Rover revisited an AWD system to provide a better torque split and vectoring. The new electronically controlled limited-slip rear differential will smoothen the drive. Dynamic mode enhances the overall impression of driving a sports car.
2020 Jaguar F-Pace Facelift
The new 2020 Jaguar F-Pace will come with a number of changes that will return its appearance. The most notable modifications of the exterior are happening on the front and rear fascia. The SUV will become more aesthetic, and upgrades make it look wider. Of course, the interior is also under reconstruction. Hybrid models will get special upgrades and options that will monitor battery status.
Each of the abovementioned engines is bringing its own trim level package. So, there will be five versions of the 2020 Jaguar F-Pace to start a build. Base units with a 2.0-liter engine (petrol and diesel) will offer three trims above standard package – Premium, Prestige, and R-Sport. The first one adds a Homelink app and 19-inch wheels. Prestige SUV comes with grained leather seats and heating for the front row, navigation, and many other apps. The F-Pace R-Sport installs fog lights, larger wheels, chrome details, and multi-function steering wheel.
Portfolio package is available with a 295-hp rated four-cylinder engine. This is not the only unique upgrade. This suite also brings signature DRLs and silver roof rails. The SUV with a V6 engine will arrive as 2020 F-Pace S. Besides the cosmetic updates, there are also mechanical works that will enhance the driving impression.
2020 Jaguar F-Pace Price and Release Date
The new 2020 Jaguar F-Pace will appear early next year. Then, we will get an official pricing list. At the moment, we believe the cost of the luxury compact SUV is not taking big increases. So, the base model should start around $45,000. Premium trim adds $2,500, Prestige crossover costs $52,000, while the R-Sport will be close to $60k. Diesel is slightly expensive, and it starts with a Premium package. Models with the V6 engine will cost above $60,000, while the SVR is a high-end version that you have to pay at least $81,000.