2018 Jaguar E-PACE

2018 Jaguar E-PACE
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2018 Jaguar E-PACE
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Pros

  • Ample power from turbocharged four-cylinder engines
  • Relatively spacious accommodations
  • Appealing mix of standard and optional luxury features
  • Striking design from the inside out

Cons

  • Ride quality can be harsh in some configurations with bigger wheels
  • It's the heavyweight of the class at more than 4,000 pounds
  • Highest cost of entry in the luxury compact segment


Which E-PACE does Edmunds recommend?

We recommend the P250 E-Pace SE for its balance between cost and features. This model comes with the base engine, which puts out a respectable 246 horsepower, has standard all-wheel drive, and is packed full of features such as a power tailgate, 14-way power leather seats with memory function, an 11-speaker premium audio system, and a suite of advanced driving and parking aids. Due to the larger 19-inch wheels though, we'd also recommend getting the Adaptive Dynamics option, which can vary the suspension damping and improve ride quality (available in April 2018).

Edmunds' Expert Review

Overall rating

Jaguar's first crossover SUV, the F-Pace, has been a big success for the company thanks to its sharp-looking style and athletic performance. Now the company is doubling down on its success with the new 2018 Jaguar E-Pace.

The E-Pace's name could be confusing since a lot of automakers use an "E" to refer to electric power. But the E-Pace is just a smaller SUV, similar to how the Jaguar XE sedan is smaller compared to the XF sedan. In terms of size and price, the E-Pace is a bit bigger and more expensive than established subcompact SUVs such as the Audi Q3 and BMW X1.

Power comes from one of two available turbocharged four-cylinder engines: one that makes 246 horsepower and another that puts out 296 hp. All E-Paces are equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. The higher-output engine's all-wheel-drive system is more advanced and helps improve the E-Pace's handling when going around turns.

Overall, we're excited about the 2018 E-Pace. It's more expensive than some rival SUVs you might compare it to, but in return it delivers plenty of style, performance and features. It's quite possibly the best-equipped subcompact SUV available this year.

Trim levels & features

The 2018 Jaguar E-Pace is offered in two main trims primarily distinguished by engine output: the base P250 and the P300 R-Dynamic. Additional features are broken out into four subtrims: Standard, S, SE and HSE. The base E-Pace P250 is powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (246 horsepower, 269 pound-feet of torque) while the E-Pace R-Dynamic gets a similar but more powerful version (296 hp, 295 lb-ft). A nine-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are standard across the board.

The P250 Standard comes with 17-inch wheels, LED headlights, selectable drive modes, heated mirrors, automatic wipers, front and rear parking sensors, push-button start, dual-zone automatic climate control, 60/40-split folding rear seats, a 10-inch touchscreen, a rearview camera, and a six-speaker sound system. Lane keeping assist and forward collision warning and mitigation with low-speed automatic braking are also included.

The S upgrade adds 18-inch wheels, LED running lights, leather upholstery, 10-way power-adjustable front seats, a navigation system, a Wi-Fi hotspot, additional smartphone integration, an automated parking system and a surround-view camera system.

The SE trim equips the E-Pace with 19-inch wheels, automatic high beams, a power liftgate, 14-way power-adjustable front seats, an 11-speaker premium audio system, a blind-spot monitoring system and adaptive cruise control.

The top HSE is only offered with the higher-output R-Dynamic P300 models and adds 20-inch wheels, a hands-free liftgate, keyless entry, 18-way power seats with memory settings, premium leather upholstery and a full-digital instrument panel.

In addition to the power increase, E-Pace R-Dynamic P300 models (beginning with S trims and up) are also equipped with a performance-enhancing rear differential, special exterior and interior styling details, front foglights, and sport front seats with contrast stitching.

Most of the extra features from the higher trim levels are available as options on the S and SE. Other notable upgrades include a Climate Control package (adds heating for the front seats, steering wheel and windshield), a Drive package (additional safety features including adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, and upgraded forward collision mitigation), a Meridian surround-sound system, a surround-view parking camera system, and adaptive suspension dampers.

A limited run of First Edition models will also be available. In addition to much of the R-Dynamic content (except the more powerful engine), it comes with exclusive red paint, a black leather interior with red contrast stitching, and special 20-inch wheels. And just about all of the E-Pace's optional features are included as standard.

Trim tested

Each vehicle typically comes in multiple versions that are fundamentally similar. The ratings in this review are based on our First Drive of the 2018 Jaguar E-Pace R-Dynamic HSE (turbo 2.0L inline-4 | 9-speed automatic | AWD).

Driving

The Jaguar E-Pace R-Dynamic impresses with speedy performance from its turbocharged 296-hp four-cylinder. Paired with a responsive, quick-shifting nine-speed transmission and accurate steering, the R-Dynamic delivers on its promise of a rewarding driving experience.

Comfort

The E-Pace's ergonomics are preferable to those of the larger F-Pace, striking a more natural balance between carlike familiarity and SUV utility. The upgraded 20-inch wheels are good for cornering but deliver a relatively harsh ride quality. But overall, the E-Pace feels unquestionably luxurious.

Interior

Despite its small SUV proportions, the E-Pace is surprisingly roomy on the inside. The back seat provides enough legroom for adults, even if the headroom may be tight for taller passengers. We can't comment on lower-trim versions, but the upgraded leather upholstery is a pleasant treat.

Utility

A lot of thought has been put toward utility. Jaguar managed to squeeze in quite a bit of small-item storage, with generous door pockets and cubbies. There's also a good amount of usable cargo space: 52.7 cubic feet with the second-row seat folded flat and 24.2 cubic feet with it in place.

Technology

For higher trims like the one we drove, you'll find a full digital display screen, a color head-up display, and a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with smartphone connectivity, app integration and Wi-Fi. There's also a comprehensive suite of driver aids and active safety features.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE.

Overall Consumer Rating
3.86 reviews
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Hk_650,08/01/2018
Bought this car because the Volvo XC40 I wanted to order was so far out on production. I thought this would be a good alternative despite being almost $10,000 more. However, the tech is extremely lacking, the interior is simple but my Chevy Cruze rs is just as nice. So no big points there. Also, the car has less then 2,000mi and been in the shop twice with transmission issues kicking it out of gear while driving down the road and not allowing you to select a gear, Essentially leaving you straded. Oh, and when I was asked to review from Jaguar they took down my review. So be quite weary if you decide to purchase this car.
Best Compact SUV by a mile; simply outstanding
Lance Bowling,08/10/2018
Pros: Best looking, best handling in class and fun to drive. Stunning looks & style for a SUV, well laid out & comfortable sporty cockpit (F Type copy), good driver visibility, brilliant performance technology, great features, smooth quick-shifting nine-speed transmission, quite nimble, precise steering, super stable braking, great cornering & windy conditions stability, excellent surround camera system, brilliant adaptive cruise control, unbelievable self parking, very good sound system, good interior fit and finish, and great storage capability considering vehicle size. Cons: Little expensive, feathery overly sensitive accelerator pedal (spurts), washed out touchscreen display, windshield blocks radio frequencies, and a few other minor issues listed under, “Details of Issues”. Overall: A vehicle well suited to city driving and equally at home in the country; but not my first choice for long distance trips (full-size SUV time). The vehicle is best suited to a family of four or less (children and smaller bodies in the rear). The 21 inch wheels provide a great ride in “Comfort” & “Dynamic” modes, better than the smaller offerings. Brakes are excellent and feel stable under hard braking. Has “ECO” mode to improve fuel consumption. 6 -different models and a plethora of options to suit most needs. Has all the latest safety features and collision avoidance. Top model could do with a more powerful motor. It is miles better than the competition. 5 out of 5 if it wasn’t for the touchscreen display washout and the feathery throttle pedal. Bottom Line: If you want the best looking, best handling compact SUV in the world, your search stops here. Details of Issues (nothing major) Expensive Has better performance technology than the competition which costs a little more; but even so, still seems a bit pricey. Windshield Blocks Radio Frequencies The windshield is metalized resulting in the blocking of radio frequencies. There is a small clear patch to place your Toll Tag. So the range of wireless devices will be reduced (up to 95%), including; door and gate openers, phones, RFID, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and medical alert. Feather Light and Overly Sensitive Throttle Pedal Almost no foot feel and too sensitive. A bumpy road, a sharp corner or just acceleration forces can cause unwanted acceleration spurts (jerking). Also, you have to hold your foot up all the time when just cruising. It feels unnatural and a little uncomfortable. Thank goodness for the excellent adaptive cruise control. Touchscreen Washout The touchscreen difficult to see in bright daylight and is barely visible in bright sunny conditions. The problem is that the display sits angled almost flat well ahead of the roofline and there is no sunshade, so the sun shines right on it. Accentuated by no high contrast color scheme option, just “Light” (light pastel) or “Dark”. It’s fine at night or on dreary days. Windshield Reduces Night Vision The windshield is metalized to block UV rays which it does well. It also cuts down visible light reducing normal vision just like sunglasses or regular window tint does. The problem is that it also reduces vision at night too when you need maximum clarity. Road Noise Road (tire) noise is noticeable and could benefit from improved floor and wheel arch insulation. Automatic Relocking & Arming Only the dealership can turn it on or off. I can see the reason for automatic locking and arming in high crime areas. In the country, the automatic system is annoying and inconvenient. There should be an easy way to turn the feature on and off. Door Locked Condition Indicator No visible external indicator that the doors are locked (except the folding door mirrors). In a noisy bright light situation, it’s difficult to see (light flash) or hear the doors lock. Automatic Power Fold Door Mirrors Useful option, but it can only be turned on and off by the dealership? Keyless Door Locking Keyless locking is overly complicated and imprecise (Unlocking is great). The manual goes into detail not to grab the door handle while touching the lock sensor. In reality, it is only necessary to be lightly touching the handle for the sensor not to work; or if your finger touches a little outside of the sensor area. One could turn on the auto locking full time, but that causes other irritating convenience issues. Restricted Driver’s Foot Well No good place to put your left foot if you have long legs. Wheel well intrudes into this space. I guess people with long legs shouldn’t drive compact SUVs on long trips. Reflections from Bright Shiny Bezels Reflection in driver’s side mirror from bright shiny driver’s side air vent bezel. Can be a distraction. Reflections from bright shiny bezels (air vents and display) on front windshield. Driver’s Maximum Seat Height The front dash and side windows sills are quite high. I found that with the seat all the way up, I still felt like I was sitting a bit too low (1 inch).
amazing experience
leroy,06/01/2018
if you are looking for a cool sporty suv this is it equipped with great handling and a comfartable front seats
Love this Jaguar!
MinnesotaNiceMom,07/09/2018
Very sharp looking - I get compliments all of the time on my car. (My Husband’s BMW X5 doesn’t ever get any!) I love the way it drives. Only complaint is the subwoofer shakes my car and makes the doors rattle. 😢 And the back seat is very small!
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2018 Jaguar E-PACE videos

[MUSIC PLAYING] SPEAKER 1: 2018 Jaguar E-Pace R-Dynamic HSE. It's a long name, and it sounds like some sort of race car that's meant to smash top speed records. But actually, it's Jaguar's entry in the subcompact SUV segment. It may not be a race car, but that leaping cat badge promises a certain amount of sophistication and performance. It also comes with a hefty price tag. Does the E-Pace deliver? Let's find out. The E-Pace is very stylish. It stands out in this class. It's got really nice design. I would say that Jaguar has some of the best exterior design going right now. They have some very talented people on their team. One of the challenges for Jaguar-- or "Jag-you-ar," if you prefer it that way-- is to bring these SUVs into market and keep what makes a Jaguar special. If you think about Jaguar's history, it's been in handling, it's been in performance, it's been in sports cars. And you can make an SUV sporty, but you also need to keep it attractive for the reasons that people buy SUVs. Those are not always exactly the same as a sports car. If I had to use one word to describe the E-Pace's driving experience, it would be neutral, which I understand is not a very exciting word. But you just want to be able to trust that it's going to do anything that you ask it to do. And then know that maybe when you come out to the parking lot and you see it there, you're going to be like, oh, it's cute. The E-Pace engine is the 2 liter, and you got two versions of that. At the base model I think it's about 250 horsepower, and this one, the dynamic has almost 300 horsepower-- I think it's 296. And that's pretty impressive for a four-cylinder turbo, although it is not the highest-rated engine in this class of car. In sort of city driving, it feels really quick because it gives you a lot immediately with a small throttle input. It doesn't have a whole lot after that, which is pretty typical with a small engine. They kind of tune it so that it gives you the most in the place where you need it the most, which is initially and in under small inputs. What that means for you in terms of actually driving is that in city traffic, and you want to change lanes, and you need to speed up a little bit because you can see someone's coming, you will not have any problem doing that. You also won't have any problem merging into traffic off of an on-ramp. However, if you, say, are in a right lane on the freeway and you get stuck, like a backup on an off-ramp, and you would like to get over a lane but that lane is going freeway speeds, and you're stopped, you're going to be a little disappointed in this. You're going to need to leave some space. The 2 liter's backed by a 9-speed transmission, which I think is really nicely matched to this car. It doesn't search for gears. You don't really notice it at all which is exactly how a transmission should be. It's not super tunable. I mean, some of the other Jaguars have different settings that you can use to change the shifts in. I'm in the sport transmission mode right now and I don't really notice any difference from just the regular driving mode. Speaking of driving modes, the E-Pace has a snow-ice mode, which drops all the power down. And it has a normal driving mode, which is very comfortable. And it has a dynamic driving mode. As far as I can tell, all that does is change the throttle response, and honestly it makes it really jumpy. It's not something that you would want to drive around in the city in. I mean, it would actually be difficult to parallel park this car in dynamic mode because you'd just be like uh, uh, uh. So don't do that. Steering in the E-Pace is extremely neutral. Much like the transmission, I barely notice it at all. And really for a daily driver, that's kind of what you want. One thing I think is really nice on this car is the brakes. They're very linear and very smooth. When the team was out the test track, they put down a note that said that the brakes were a little bit grabby initially. I haven't noticed that at all. I have no problem with the ride. I think it's very smooth. I think it gives you just the right amount of feel from the road from the bumps. I have no complaints about it. I don't think it's uncomfortable at all. And that's actually pretty impressive because 20-inch wheels generally give you a lot of road feel, both good and bad. Because Jaguar is not just a performance brand but a luxury brand, you would expect the car to be quiet, to be civilized, and it is all of those things. There's almost no road noise in the car, just a little bit of tire sound. There's no whistles from the windows. There's no rattles. Everything is very smooth, very calm. When you explore the cabin and the exterior, you'll see this reoccurring little theme, and it's super cute. It's like a mama jaguar and a little cub. It's on the windshield and it's in the pedal lamps. And I think that that actually really sums up what Jag is hoping this car does, which is they are hoping that it's an entry-level family vehicle for a very stylish kind of family. And because of that, they have a lot of safety options on it. I mean, all of the stuff that you would expect. But the lane keep assist, if you have it turned all the way on, it will actually sort of pull the wheel away from the center line for you, which is great, I guess, if it's really consistent. But it's not, and it's not something that I would trust to make the right decisions. And because it comes on a lot, it's actually very annoying. But there's a sort of middle ground where it just sort of flashes a little light at you if you're crossing the lines, and that's actually pretty useful, especially if you are somebody who tends to drive with a lot of distractions. Say, kids in the car. Or if this is a car where you're going to let a younger driver drive it, because it is kind of shocking to realize how often you just make a lane change without using your turn signal. If you use your turn signal, that stuff doesn't even come on. So I think that it is a good training tool and a good safety tool. But just be aware that you can turn it off. And for me it's a much more pleasurable driving experience to not have the car yanking the steering wheel for me. [MUSIC PLAYING] When I first heard I was going to be reviewing the E-Pace, I was like, oh, cool. Electric car. But it turns out that in Jaguar language, that's I-Pace. The I-Pace is the electric car. The E-Pace, just the small, traditional gas engine. So to make up for my carbon footprint, I decided to plant some greenery. Plus, it gives me a chance to show you what 24 cubic feet of cargo space looks like. It's pretty good. You can fit a lot. And that's with the seats up. OK. For real, this is one of the nicest backseats that I have sat in any of these small SUVs. There's so much room. Like, a tall person could sit here. I have a ton of room. There is a ton of light. All of the design cues that are in the front follow into the m and it's just really pretty back here. It's nice. you know. It's not all plain. The way that the speakers and the leather and the color goes through is very attractive. So it's a nice spot to be. Plus, I actually think the back seats are more comfortable than the front seats. They're really nicely padded. And you know, you got your standard little cup holders, and an armrest, and plugs, and heated seats. So this is a good place to be. However, I think they achieve that by kind of moving everybody in the front part of the cabin forward. And while that's OK in the driver's position, the passengers are really cramped. I had a couple of different tall, broad passengers, and they looked uncomfortable. They looked kind of "bear in a clown car." The interior isn't overwhelming. And it isn't, oh, my god, it's incredible. But it's just nice. Everywhere where you can see or touch the car, the materials are pretty pleasant and soft. And in the areas where they didn't use the best materials, where they used kind of hard plastics, that's sort of out of your field of view as the driver anyway, so it really doesn't matter. It's just a clever use of materials, and theoretically that should help keep the costs down for an entry-level car. This particular model has eight million options, so the cost is not kept down. Let me have a little rant at Jaguar for that. Jag is like that friend who Venmos you for every cup of coffee that you drink when you guys go out together. It's like, oh, this is a totally reasonable price for a luxury SUV, like $38,000. That sounds great. And then it's like, oh, do you want a heads-up display? That's $1,000. Do you like this window? That's $1,200. Ooh, red interior. It really looks awesome. No, no, no. That's $1,300. It just keeps going. There are a lot of great interior color options for the E-Pace. I think there's like six different options, including this absolutely fantastic bright red. However, on the E-Pace, you can't really get that many colors for the exterior paint, which I think is kind of weird. I mean there's some different grays, and black, and one red, and one blue. But considering that this is a sort of entry to the brand, hopefully directing younger buyers to kind of get into the Jaguar lifestyle, at the very least they ought to offer British racing green with a caramel interior. Jaguar cannot catch a break on their shifters. I don't like the little round dial shifter and I don't like this shifter, which looks fine. I like the way it looks. But it's got this button here, and so it's like reverse is button in and forward. Drive is button in and back. If you don't, you just end up in neutral. You can move it-- does nothing. Park is a button. If you own the car and you drive the car, it will not bother you. You will get used to it. But the second that you let someone else drive the car, they will go insane, and you will have to lock them up, because they will not be able to figure it out. You just want certain things to be the same no matter what car you're in. I think that Jaguar's screen display is very pretty. It's full color. I like the sort of long, landscape view. It makes a lot of sense. Both passenger and driver can see what's on the screen. There's not a whole lot to do in it, even though it looks like there is. It doesn't have Apple CarPlay. You can't hook an Android to it. It'll read through a cable or Bluetooth, but it's a little on and off. I mean, every once in a while when I had my phone playing music, it would just be like, nope. No more Lana Del Ray for you. We're just not going to connect. OK, fine. You're the boss, Jag. For such a small car, the E-Pace has a lot of storage space. This little phone pad here, which also has a cool little Jaguar print on it, is really nicely placed. My phone did not slide out of it. Sometimes they're kind of too flat, and your phone slides away. And different-sized cup holders-- you can put a coffee cup with a handle in. While it isn't very big, the console is pretty deep so you can really fit stuff in there. And it has a whole bunch of different USBs-- micro, 12-volt-- and stuff in the back, which I believe is also an option. I think you get one standard, or two standard, but if you want all of the different plugs for everybody, then you've got to pay more money again. One thing that I always look for when I get in a car is, where can I put my purse if someone's sitting in the passenger seat. And this car has plenty of space on the side of the seat here, so I can put it here. I could put it here. And obviously I can put it in the back seat. But I think that that's nice, because that isn't always the case. And those of you who carry a purse know what I'm talking about. The Jag is very distinctive. Somebody would recognize it. You would be able to find it in the parking lot immediately. You wouldn't sort of walk up to the wrong car. Where the Jaguar has a little bit of an issue is it is very expensive. It doesn't start that high, but it ramps up like crazy. Like this car is $62,000. If you were comparing it only to its sibling the F-Pace, the F-Pace has a little bit more space, but I think that actually the E-Pace is more stylish. So there isn't an exact match-up with other cars that are compact SUVs, so I think this is a little bit bigger than, say, the Q3. It's a little bit smaller than the Q5. It's a little bit smaller than the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, which I think is a very pretty car and might sort of be considered a competitor to this in terms of being a standout, stylish SUV. I did some playing around on the Jaguar site and the configurator. And you can definitely start dropping options and get a very nicely optioned version of this car-- but not with all the bells and whistles-- for in the mid-$50s, which I think is slightly more reasonable. In the end, I really liked driving the Jaguar E-Pace. I thought it was a very well-balanced car. It was just quick enough. I think the styling's fantastic, and the interior was both comfortable and it looked good. From a financial viewpoint, the Jaguar is not the most sensible choice. It already starts at a high price, and it just goes up, up, up the more options that you add. However, if you want to stand out in a parking lot full of Volvos, Audis, and BMWs, the Jaguar is the way to do it. If you want to learn more about the Jaguar E-Pace and its competitors, check out our review at Edmunds. And make sure you hit subscribe for more videos like this.

2018 Jaguar E-PACE | Review

Edmunds special correspondent Elana Scherr paints her nails a fierce fashion red and climbs into the equally fiery cockpit of the 2018 Jaguar E-Pace R-Dynamic HSE. The E-Pace is Jaguar's entry-level SUV, but it doesn't have an entry-level price. Does its stylish exterior, responsive performance, comfortable rear seating and useful cargo space make up for a hefty price tag?

Features & Specs

MSRP
$41,500
MPG
21 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
9-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
246 hp @ 5500 rpm
MSRP
$44,300
MPG
21 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
9-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
246 hp @ 5500 rpm
MSRP
$53,550
MPG
21 city / 28 hwy
Seats 5
9-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
246 hp @ 5500 rpm
MSRP
$53,100
MPG
21 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
9-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
296 hp @ 5500 rpm
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Safety

Our experts’ favorite E-PACE safety features:

Driver Condition Monitor
Monitors various driving inputs to detect driver fatigue and uses audible and visual alerts to tell the driver to take a break from the road.
Traffic Sign Recognition
Detects traffic signs using a forward-facing camera, and displays symbols in the message center and head-up display for driver awareness.
Surround Camera System
Displays images on the central touchscreen from four cameras positioned around the car, creating a 360-degree view.

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The 2018 Jaguar E-Pace is an all-new player in the luxury crossover SUV segment. And it's available in various combinations depending on your powertrain selection.

The 2018 E-Pace is offered in two main trims that are primarily distinguished by engine output: the base E-Pace P250 and the E-Pace R-Dynamic P300. The four subtrims available are Standard, S, SE and HSE, with a limited run of First Edition models this year. The base E-Pace P250 is powered by a 246-horsepower four-cylinder engine, while the E-Pace R-Dynamic uses a more powerful version with 296 hp. A nine-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are standard across the board, though R-Dynamic models get a more sophisticated AWD system.
The Standard subtrim, which is only available on the base E-Pace P250, comes better equipped than your average subcompact SUV, though to be fair it is also priced accordingly. Some highlights include 17-inch wheels, LED headlights, a drowsy driver warning system, selectable drive modes, heated mirrors, front and rear parking sensors, dual-zone automatic climate control, 60/40-split folding rear seats, Bluetooth, a 10-inch touchscreen, a rearview camera, forward collision warning and mitigation, and lane keeping assist.

Stepping up to the S trim gets you 18-inch wheels, LED running lights, leather upholstery, 10-way power-adjustable front seats, navigation, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a suite of nice advanced parking aids. The SE trim takes it a step further to what we see as the E-Pace sweet spot. You get 19-inch wheels, automatic high beams, a power liftgate, 14-way power-adjustable front seats, an 11-speaker premium audio system, and dynamic driving assist aids such as blind-spot monitoring system and adaptive cruise control.

The top HSE trim is where things begin to get pricey: It's only offered with the high-output R-Dynamic models. It adds 20-inch wheels, a gesture-controlled power liftgate, keyless entry, 18-way power-adjustable seats with memory function, premium leather upholstery and a full-digital instrument panel. In addition to the power increase, E-Pace R-Dynamic P300 models exclusive exterior styling, black steering-wheel paddles, and sport seats with contrast stitching.

Luckily many of the features, such as keyless entry, can be added to certain lower trim models, so you don't have to start at the HSE level if keyless entry is a must-have. We also like a few other stand-alone options, including the adaptive suspension system (especially for cars with 19-inch or larger wheels) and heated and cooled 18-way-adjustable leather seats with heated rear seats.

The 2018 Jaguar E-Pace no doubt has a lot to offer, and we suspect it will become a segment favorite no matter what you're cross-shopping it against. And if you are considering the E-Pace, you can do your research and run your comparisons right here on Edmunds.

2018 Jaguar E-PACE Overview

The 2018 Jaguar E-PACE is offered in the following submodels: E-PACE SUV. Available styles include P250 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), P250 SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), P250 First Edition 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), P300 R-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), P300 R-Dynamic S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), P300 R-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A), and P250 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A).

What do people think of the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2018 E-PACE 3.5 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2018 E-PACE.

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What's a good price for a New 2018 Jaguar E-PACE?
2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)

The 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $51,225. The average price paid for a new 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is trending $6,956 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,956 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$44,269.

The average savings for the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is13.6% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 9 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)

The 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $47,000. The average price paid for a new 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is trending $6,947 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,947 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$40,053.

The average savings for the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is14.8% below the MSRP.

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2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)

The 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $41,125. The average price paid for a new 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is trending $6,445 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,445 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$34,680.

The average savings for the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is15.7% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 1 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)

The 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $54,515. The average price paid for a new 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is trending $7,142 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,142 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$47,373.

The average savings for the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is13.1% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 7 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic S 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)

The 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $60,515. The average price paid for a new 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is trending $6,891 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,891 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$53,624.

The average savings for the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is11.4% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 2 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic HSE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)

The 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $59,015. The average price paid for a new 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is trending $7,379 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,379 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$51,636.

The average savings for the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is12.5% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 2 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P300 R-Dynamic SE 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 First Edition 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A)

The 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 First Edition 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $55,135. The average price paid for a new 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 First Edition 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is trending $6,716 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,716 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$48,420.

The average savings for the 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 First Edition 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) is12.2% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 2 2018 Jaguar E-PACE P250 First Edition 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 9A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburnarea.

Which 2018 Jaguar E-PACES are available in my area?

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Should I lease or buy a 2018 Jaguar E-PACE?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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