2017 Jaguar XE vs 2017 BMW 3 Series

2017 Jaguar XE

2017 Jaguar XE

2017 BMW 3 Series

2017 BMW 3 Series

A Jaguar is for people who love driving. And that’s no less true with the 2017 Jaguar XE. While the BMW 3 Series is known for having a stranglehold on the compact luxury sport sedan segment, Jaguar has done ample work in working for  the crown.

What you get is an incredibly fun car to drive, with a move powerful engine, better chassis and suspension, and the looks and sounds to back it up. What else would you want out of any sports car? And Jaguar Gulf Coast has one waiting for you to try.

Engine and Performance

The BMW 3 series is king no more, and we can see it just by looking at what powers it compared to the 2017 Jaguar XE. Part of what makes the Jaguar XE so fun to drive is what lies beneath the hood, and it includes more horsepower and more torque. Let’s take a look:

  • Jaguar XE – 16v I4 Turbocharged, 240hp, 251lb-ft of torque
  • BMW 3 Series – I4 TwinPower Turbo, 180 hp, 200 lb-ft of torque

It’s pretty clear who our winner is here, but depending on your needs either SUV will do a great job.

Chassis and Suspension

One of the things drivers love the most about Jaguar cars, and the 2017 XE specifically, is the incredible engineering that went into the aluminum alloy chassis. Coupled with the suspension system, the handling is simply incredible.

  • Jaguar XE – Lightweight Aluminum Alloy Architecture, Torque Vectoring
  • BMW 3 Series – xDrive, Dynamic Stability Control

Combined with the Torque vectoring and Intelligent Driveline Dynamics, the handling and responsiveness of the Jaguar XE are tough completion against the 3 Series.

Looks and Sounds

Sometimes things aren’t so objective, but rather a matter of beauty and experience. And that’s where a driver will love the 2017 Jaguar XE. While the BMW 3 Series is a good looking car, the aesthetics are a little long in the tooth. With the sleek lines and modern styling, the Jaguar XE is just something totally unique. Add to that the vibrations and sounds of the engine, and it delivers a true sports car experience.

Drive the XE

There you have it. The 2017 Jaguar XE is our winner. What will you choose?

Sure, the BMW 3 Series has held the crown for some time, but every dog has its day, and maybe that day has passed. Step into the Jaguar XE today and see for yourself how incredible it is to drive around Mobile, Alabama, Biloxi, Mississippi, and Destin, Florida. We’re waiting for you at Jaguar Gulf Coast and can’t wait to see the look on your face once you take it for a spin.