In the world of automobiles, the Jaguar brand invokes an image of a vehicle that is luxurious, powerful, and well-mannered. The F-Pace, Jaguar’s entrance into the world of SUVs, continues the style of the legendary cars that have come before.
All with different power trains, available in three trim levels, offer an F-Pace equipped for a leisurely drive about town or a powerful highway eater. First, however, you have a Jaguar F-Pace configured; it will give you luxurious comfort and SUV versatility.
Jaguar F-Pace Trim Levels
The Jaguar F-Pace and F-Pace S have MSRPs of $50,900 and $54,000, respectively. The difference between the two is the addition of all-wheel drive to the S model. These trim levels get their power from a turbocharged 2.0L 4cylinder that produces 246 horsepower and 269-pound feet of torque.
Fuel mileage for the 2.0 Liter F-Pace is 19 city/26 highway and 22 combined miles per gallon. The F-Pace will run from 0-60 mph in 6.9 seconds with this configuration. The maximum towing weight is 1653 pounds for an un-braked trailer and 5291 maximum towing pounds for a trailer with brakes. All Jaguar F-Pace trim levels seat five passengers, with no option for expanded seating.
The next model, the F-Pace R-Dynamic, gets its power from a 3.0L V-6 that produces 395 horsepower and 405.7 pound-feet of torque. Again, all-wheel drive is standard, and its speed is from 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds. This level of performance will set you back a minimum of $65,500.
If you want Jaguar to drop a 5.0 L V8 into your F-Pace, it will set you back a minimum of $86,600 and is badged the F-Pace SVR. Developing 542 horsepower and 516-pound feet of torque, an F-Pace SVR can race from 0 to 60 in 3.8 seconds. Towing capacity is the same as other trims, and the EPA mileage is 15 city/21 highway and 17 combined miles per gallon.
Biggest Contenders of the Jaguar F-PACE
The first three cars on this list are luxury marques with the same European flair as the Jaguar F-Pace. They are similar in power, size, price, seating, and towing capacity.
1. Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Like Jaguars F-PACE, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is their addition to the lineup of luxury SUVs. Holding the title of quickest in its class, the Stelvio Quadrifoglio can race from 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds. Available in four trim levels, all but the Quadrifoglio are powered by a 2.0 L 4-cylinder with an intercooled turbocharger that produces 280 horsepower and 306 pound-feet of torque.
Fuel mileage with the four-cylinder engine is 22 city/29 highway and 25 combined miles per gallon. Seating for all Stelvio models is for five, and the towing capacity is 3000 pounds.
The price of the Stelvio starts at $45,550 for the Sprint and reaches $86,850 in Quadrifoglio trim. However, the 3.0 L V6 that powers the Stelvio Quadrifoglio produces an impressive 505 horsepower that puts its power to all four wheels and can run from 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds. Unfortunately, fuel mileage is lower than the four-cylinder and comes in at 17 city/23 highway and 23 combined miles per gallon.
2. Audi Q5 Line
The Audi Q5 is similar to the Jaguar F-PACE. However, the MSRP for the base model is $42000, placing its price a bit lower than the Jag, and all-wheel-drive is standard. The Q5s standard power comes from a turbocharged 2.0 L four-cylinder engine that produces 261 horsepower and 273-pound feet of torque. Its run from 0-60 mph takes 6.8 seconds, beating the Jaguar by a nose.
However, the 4-cylinder power is not the only engine Audi offers for the Q5. The next gas-powered engine is a turbocharged 3.0L V6 that powers the Audi SQ5 and produces 349 horsepower and 369-pound feet of torque. All-wheel drive is standard on every Audi.
Audi’s entry into the hybrid market uses a turbocharged 2.0 L 4-cylinder combined with electric motors to power the Q5. This hybrid system produces 362 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque.
Seating capacity for the Audi is five, which is the same as the F-Pace, and fuel mileage is 23 city/29 highway and 25 combined miles per gallon. The towing capacity of the Audi Q5 is 4400 pounds when properly equipped.
3. BMW X3 sDrive30i
BMW ventured into the luxury SUV market earlier than other brands, and the BMW X3 sDrive30i has withstood the test of time. The base MSRP is $43,700 for the rear-wheel-drive model and $45,700 when equipped with all-wheel drive.
The standard power of the X3 is from a 2.0 L TwinPower Turbo inline 4-cylinder engine. Producing 248 horsepower and 258-pound feet of torque, the X3 can make it from 0-60 miles per hour in 6.0 seconds.
The BMW X3 is similar in luxury features with seating for five, and fuel mileage is 23 city/29 highway and 25 combined miles per gallon. The towing capacity is 4,400 pounds.
In the X3M40i livery, BMW gets its power from the legendary 3.0 liter inline six-cylinder twin-turbo engine that produces 382 horsepower and 369-pound feet of torque. Fuel mileage for the M40i is 21 city/26 highway and 23 combined miles per gallon. Zero to 60 in the X3M40i is a scant 4.4 seconds.
Then there is the X3M, which is the sportiest of all of the X3 trims. With a starting price of $70,100, you get a factory tweaked 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder that produces 473 horsepower and 457-pound feet of torque. This power will take you from 0-60 miles per hour in a head-snapping of 3.9 seconds. The fuel mileage of the X3M is 15 city/20 highway and 17 combined miles per hour.
Other contenders that are similar to the Jaguar F-PACE
Other SUVs are similar to the Jag, other than those detailed above. However, they have similar prices and features and are all possible options for the F-PACE.
4. Cadillac XT6
Like other SUVs on this list, the Cadillac XT6 is available in three trim levels. Similar to the F-Pace, the base model of the XT6 Luxury has an MSRP of $49,900. This model gets its power from a turbocharged 2.0 L 4cylinder that produces 237 horsepower and 258-pound feet of torque.
This configuration will return 21 city and 27 highway miles per gallon. The 0-60 mile power time for the XT6 Luxury is 7.6.
The XT6 Premium Luxury and Sport models are $54,390 and $59,690. They are powered by a 3.6 L V6 that produces 310 horsepower and 271-pound feet of torque, giving you a 0-60 time of 6.4 seconds.
Fuel mileage for the Cadillac XT6 with V6 power is 19 city and 26 highway miles per gallon. The all-wheel-drive XT6 Sport mileage is lower at 18 city and 25 highway miles per gallon. In addition, all models of the Cadillac XT6 have a towing capacity of 4,000 pounds.
5. Genesis GV80
Similar in price, features, and power to the Jaguar F-Pace, the Genesis GV80 is also comparably luxurious. The base model Genesis GV80 2.5T AT RWD has an MSRP of $50,200. However, when you add all-wheel drive, the price rises to $56,100, and the entry-level V6 3.5T AWD model starts at $60,600.
The next level, the GV80 3.5T AWD Advanced+ MSRP, starts at $68,000 and adds third-row seating. Finally, the most expensive in this lineup, the 3.5T AWD Prestige Signature, has an MSRP of $77,200. The towing capacity of the Genesis GV80 is 5,000 pounds.
The difference between the 2.5T and 3.5T models is the 2.5T is powered by a 2.5 L four-cylinder, and the 3.5T gets six cylinders. However, both power plants are turbocharged, and the 2.5T produces 300 horsepower and 311-pound feet of torque. Fuel mileage with this power is 20 combined and 25 highway miles per gallon.
The twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 produces 375 horsepower and 391-pound feet of torque and can push the GV80 from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 5.7 seconds. Fuel mileage for this model is 23 highway and 23 combined miles per gallon.
6. Infiniti QX60
The Infiniti QX60 has been on the road for almost a decade. However, it has been kept fresh by updates that keep it competitive with similar vehicles. The base MSRP of the QX60 PURE is $47,350. Throw in all-wheel-drive, and the price increases to $49350. The premium trim level of the QX60 Autograph AWD is $63,750.
Power for all Infiniti QX60 trim levels comes from a 3.5 L V6 that produces 295 horsepower. Fuel mileage for the QX60 is 21 city and 26 highway miles per gallon. The 0-60 time of the QX60 is 8.3 seconds. However, the towing capacity of the QX60 has a range between 3,000 and 6,000 pounds when properly equipped.
7. Lincoln Aviator
What if you could buy a full-size, seven-passenger SUV for almost the same price as the F-Pace, with nearly identical fuel mileage? That is what you get with the Lincoln Aviator. The Aviator luxury SUV’s power comes from a twin-turbo 3.0 liter V6 that produces 400 horsepower and 415-pound feet of torque and puts the power to all four wheels.
There are four trim levels, and prices for the Aviator range from $51,780 for the Aviator Standard to $79,675 for the top-of-the-line Aviator Black Label.
Fuel mileage for the Aviator is 18 city/26 highway and 21 combined miles per gallon. The Aviator seats seven passengers with the ability to run from zero to 60 in 5.4 seconds. In addition, the towing power of 5600 pounds gives you more options for take-along toys than with many other SUVs.
If that mileage does not suit you, the Aviator is available with a hybrid power plant that combines the same V6 with a Nano motor. The combination ups power output to 494 horsepower and 630-pound feet of torque. Fuel mileage for the Aviator with this power option is 54 city/58 highway and 56 combined miles per gallon.
8. Mercedes GLC 300
Similar in seating capacity, size, and power to the Jaguar, the Mercedes GLC300 base has an MSRP of $43,850 in rear-wheel drive and $45,850 when equipped with all-wheel drive.
Both models of the GLC300 are powered by a turbocharged 2.0 L 4-cylinder that produces 255 horsepower and 273-pound feet of torque. It can make zero-60 in 6.1 seconds yet will get 22 city and 27 highway miles per gallon. Towing capacity is 3,500 pounds, which is lower than other cars on this list.
Mercedes personifies Luxury; however, they have a performance side that takes their standard vehicles and tunes them to the edges of their abilities. For example, the AMG GLC 300 43 SUV is a GLC300 that AMG has shoehorned a 3.0-liter bi-turbo V6 into the engine bay instead of the four-cylinder.
The result is an engine that develops 385 horsepower and 384-pound feet of torque. This combination will take the GLC from 0-60 miles per hour in 4.7 seconds and has an MSRP of $59,900.
9. Nissan Pathfinder
The entry price for a Pathfinder is almost 15,000 less than the price of a Jaguar F-PACE. Is it as sexy? No, not really, but it has power the Jaguar cannot match. With eight trim levels with a base MSRP of $34,640, the highest price, Pathfinder Platinum 4WD, has a starting MSRP of $49,040, making it similar to the Jaguar F-Pace, price-wise.
All models get their power from a 3.5 L V6 that produces 284 horsepower. Although not the most powerful on the list, it gives the Pathfinder the guts to pull up to 6000 pounds when properly equipped. Fuel mileage for the Pathfinder is 21 city/27 highway miles per gallon, and it can run from zero to 60 in 6.7 seconds.
10. Porsche Macan
The Macan should be in the top three cars, similar to the F-Pace in size and price, and Porsche has a reputation as one of the most dependable cars in the world. However, its base price is over the top of the other cars here, including the Jaguar.
The base MSRP of the Macan is $57,500, the Macan T starts at $63,100, the S model has a base price of $68,400, and the top-of-the-line GTS has a starting price of $82,900. What you get for that price, however, is a legendary Porsche.
The base Macan is powered by a turbocharged 2.0 L 4-cylinder engine that produces 261 horsepower and 295-pound feet of torque; the Macan will run from 0-60 in 5.0 seconds.
11. Range Rover Evoque
The Evoque is available in five trim levels, beginning with the Evoque S and SE, then moving to the Evoque R-Dynamic. These models are powered by a 2.0 L 4-cylinder that produces 246 horsepower and propels the Evoque from 0-60 miles per hour in seven seconds. In addition, these five-passenger SUVs return 21 city and 26 highway miles per gallon.
The base MSRP of the Evoque S is $46,400, the R-Dynamic S starts at $48,000, and the SE is $51,000. The ‘Edition’ model of the Evoque, the HST, is the most expensive, at $57,000, and it is the most powerful. With a few tweaks here and there, the horsepower for the standard Evoque 2.0 L 4 rises from 246 to 296 horsepower. This boost of power shaves the 0-60 time to 6.5 seconds.
12. Toyota Highlander
Like Porsche, Toyotas have a reputation for reliability. The Highlander is no exception and is similar to the F-Pace in size and price. The base price of this L trim level is $35,855, and the LE is $38,055. The eleven trim levels include a mix of gas and gas/electric hybrid models.
The highest price model, the Highlander Hybrid Platinum, has an MSRP of $49,510 and 36 highway and 35 combined miles per gallon.
All gas-powered models use the same 3.5 L V6 that produces 295 horsepower and 263 pound-feet of torque. All models seat five and are available with all-wheel-drive as an option. The hybrid power plant is a 2.5 L four-cylinder engine and produces 243 combined net horsepower and 175-pound feet of torque.
FAQs about cars similar to the Jaguar F-Pace
Is the Jaguar F-Pace reliable?
Yes, it is. However, some owners have had problems with the electrical systems.
Does the F-Pace have good resale value?
According to car edge, a Jaguar F-Pace will lose 43 percent of its value in the first five years.
How long has Jaguar been making SUVs?
Jaguar entered the SUV market, with the F-Pace, in 2016.