2016 Jaguar F-Type R All-Wheel-Drive Official Fuel Economy Numbers Announced| Edmunds

2016 Jaguar F-Type R All-Wheel-Drive Official Fuel Economy Numbers Announced


WASHINGTON — The EPA has released official fuel economy numbers on the 2016 Jaguar F-Type coupe and convertible, including the R models, which get several upgrades for the new model year, including the addition of all-wheel drive as standard equipment.

The 2016 F-Type is available now at Jaguar dealerships.

The 2016 F-Type R AWD coupe and convertible with a 5.0-liter V8 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission return 15 mpg in city driving and 23 mpg on the highway for a combined rating of 18 mpg.

In comparison, the rear-wheel-drive 2016 F-Type coupe and convertible with a 3.0-liter V6 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission returns 19 mpg in city driving and 28 mpg on the highway for a combined rating of 22 mpg, according to the EPA.

The rear-wheel-drive 2016 F-Type R convertible with a 5.0-liter V8 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission returns 16 mpg in city driving and 23 mpg on the highway for a combined rating of 18 mpg.

The EPA has not yet posted fuel economy numbers on the rear-wheel-drive 2016 F-Type R coupe.

All-wheel drive is also optional on F-Type S models.

The 2016 F-Type S with all-wheel drive, a 3.0-liter V6 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission returns 18 mpg in city driving and 26 mpg on the highway for a combined rating of 21 mpg.

The 2016 F-Type also features a new optional six-speed manual transmission. No official fuel economy numbers were posted on cars with that feature.

Key competitors to the F-Type include the Chevrolet Corvette, Porsche 911 and Porsche Boxster.

The AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report pegged the average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in the U.S. on Friday at $2.42 versus $3.65 a year ago.

Edmunds says: Some important information for car shoppers considering the new all-wheel-drive versions of the 2016 Jaguar F-Type.

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