Jaguar XE Reliability

The Jaguar XE is a 4-door compact executive car that started its production in 2015. Jaguar’s smallest saloon is packed with fuel-efficient engines as well as comfort and refinement. With its sharp appearance and even sharper handling, the XE has won three consecutive New Car Awards (2015-17) and has been crowned Best Compact Executive Car in three consecutive years.


Jaguar Land Rover’s new turbocharged Ingenium turbocharged four-cylinder engine appeared first in the Jaguar XE. An all-new turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine produces 247 horsepower as standard. The engine is quite powerful, which helps to speed up the Jaguar XE from 0 to 60mph in just 5.4 seconds. The top speed of XE is around 120mph, which isn’t too bad as it is a saloon, not a sports car.


In terms of reliability scores, the XE performed well in its starting years. However, electrical faults and build problems have plagued the early reliability of this product. PDF regeneration issues and running issues plague the Ingenium engine as well. According to our 2019 Driver Power survey, the Jaguar XE ranked 71 out of 100 cars, with a relatively poor reliability rating, and failed to cut our 2020 survey.

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Despite being a failure in overall reliability score and sales, the XE, however, offers good safety protection to its owners. The Jaguar XE score the full five-star rating by Euro NCAP, with an impressive 92% adult occupant protection and 81% for pedestrian protection. Automatic emergency braking is also a plus point to add to its safety features.

Resale Value

Jaguars consistently rank among the best-handling cars in their sector and this year’s Jaguar is an excellent car that’s hard to beat. Jaguar XE will have a resale value of $17,735 after 5 years of depreciation and a 61% depreciation after 5 years.

Maintenance and Repair

Over its first ten years of use, a Jaguar XE will incur maintenance and repair costs of about $11,824 per year. These costs exceed the average maintenance and repair costs for luxury sedans by $120. The chances of a major repair being needed during that time are also 35.67%.  


Is Jaguar XE a Front-Wheel-Drive, Rear-Wheel-Drive or All-Wheel-Drive car?    

The Jaguar XE is a All Wheel Drive car.    

How many seats are in the Jaguar XE?    

The Jaguar XE is a car with 5 seats. The EPA Classification for this car is: Compact Cars    

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What is the horsepower in a Jaguar XE and does it have a turbo?    

The Jaguar XE has 247 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The engine is a Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 with a displacement of 2.0 L The fuel system is: Gasoline Direct Injection.    

How big is the trunk in the Jaguar XE?    

12.1 Cubic Feet ( 0,343 m3 )    

What type of wheels does it have?    

Jaguar XE has 18 X 7.5 inch Aluminum Front Wheels and 18 X 7.5 inch Aluminum Rear Wheels.

What goes wrong with Jaguar XE?

A few recalls have been made regarding fuel leaks. The second recall is for petrol models built between 1 September 2016 & 17 August 2017, where a fuel rail leak could cause damage. The third and final recall concerns fuel cooler leakage in early diesel XEs manufactured up to 30 June 2016.

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