2017 Jaguar F-Pace Long-Term Road Test - New Updates

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Monthly Update for August 2017

by Kurt Niebuhr, Photo Editor

2017 Jaguar F-Pace

Where Did We Drive It?

Our 2017 Jaguar F-Pace has been in the fleet for about five months now, and as a result our attentions are turning more toward the details of our Burgundy Brit. While the driving dynamics continue to impress, as does some of the functionality, a few other notable bits are coming to the fore. After all, just because something looks cool doesn't mean it isn't irritating.

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Monthly Update for July 2017

by Dan Edmunds, Director of Vehicle Testing

2017 Jaguar F-Pace

Where Did We Drive It?

Our 2017 Jaguar F-Pace saw only about 900 miles of driving this July, the fewest since its arrival in March. The bulk of those miles came courtesy of a Fourth of July holiday weekend road trip to Palm Springs in the eastern desert of California. It proved to be very comfortable despite the triple-digit heat. The rest of the month, our F-Pace stayed close to home, which is probably why the average mileage was so low. City traffic doesn't make for great mileage numbers.

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Monthly Update for June 2017

by Mark Takahashi, Senior Writer

2017 Jaguar F-Pace

Where Did We Drive It?
Our long-term 2017 Jaguar F-Pace got to stretch its legs on a trip from L.A. to Sacramento and back at the hands of editor Travis Langness. Outside of that, it was business as usual among the Southland's commuters, but at least it looks great doing it.

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Performance Tested

by Mike Schmidt, Senior Manager, Vehicle Testing

2017 Jaguar F-Pace

SUVs have outsold sedans for long enough now to consider it a trend that's not going away. So it's no surprise that the all-new 2017 Jaguar F-Pace has joined the party. After all, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Porsche and Audi are already in attendance, so in order to compete Jaguar needed an SUV of its own. It was a smart move since the F-Pace is already the brand's best-selling vehicle in its first year on the market. That earned it a spot in our long-term fleet, so after it had an appropriate number of break-in miles, we took it to the test track to see what it could do. Here's what we found.

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Monthly Update for May 2017

by Ed Hellwig, Senior Editor

2017 Jaguar F-Pace

Where Did We Drive It?
There were no road trips on the schedule for our 2017 Jaguar F-Pace in May, but it still logged plenty of additional miles. Almost all of them were either in stop-and-go city traffic or the occasional late-night open freeway jaunt that makes leaving the office late worth it.

Regardless of the circumstances, the F-Pace made an impression on several of our drivers who got behind the wheel. Senior Consumer Advice EditorMatt Jones liked the feel of the F-Pace but couldn't get over the fact that he couldn't find the button to close the sunroof. I'm pretty sure he'll get over it.

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Monthly Update for April 2017

by Carlos Lago, Senior Writer

2017 Jaguar F-Pace

Where Did We Drive It?
Our 2017 Jaguar F-Pace arrived to our office late March, and we've already logged 2,585 miles on the odometer. Early consensus? We like driving this thing.

I took the F-Pace up to Santa Barbara for a weekend family get-together. We had our 50-pound dog in the backseat, and the rear cargo area filled with all kinds of baked goods, clothes and dog accessories. Jaguar says there's 33.5 cubic feet of storage back there, and we used every last piece of real estate.

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Exploring InControl Touch Pro, A Pricy Entertainment and Nav System

by Carlos Lago, Senior Writer

2017 Jaguar F-Pace

Two years ago one of the guys responsible for Jaguar's new entertainment system, dubbed InControl Touch Pro, was giving me a demonstration of the system's broad array of features. It looked slick, and the pretty 10.2-inch display reacted quickly to inputs. Still, I use my phone more than my car, so I asked about Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. To my surprise, he brushed off the idea.

After logging a bunch of miles in our 2017 Jaguar F-Pace, I wish I could ask that question again. InControl Touch Pro is a $3,265 option, adding a 10.2-inch center display, navigation, on-board Wi-Fi, and a surround-sound system. It also replaces the gauge cluster with a 12.3-inch digital display. Both displays are attractive and switch between menus quickly.

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace: Introduction

by Mark Takahashi, Senior Writer

2017 Jaguar F-Pace

For the last couple of years, SUVs have outsold sedans, and the trend shows no signs of slowing. Mercedes-Benz entered the SUV market in 1997, followed by BMW in 1999, Porsche in 2002 and Audi in 2005. Here we are in 2017 and finally Jaguar enters the ring with the F-Pace.

We've evaluated the F-Pace on a short-term basis and it received favorable scores in a number of categories. It proved it was more than just a pretty face thanks to its impressive performance, general interior comfort and surprising amount of cargo space.

Since it went on sale in September of 2016, the F-Pace has become the best-selling Jaguar in the company's 72-year history. Our recent track record with long-term Jags has also been favorable, with no mechanical issues to report with our 2012 XF or 2015 F-Type Coupe. We'll be interested to see if this 2017 Jaguar F-Pace will continue that trajectory and confirm our positive initial impressions.

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