The XE is an athletic compact luxury sports sedan.
Base models get a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo.
A more potent 340-hp, 3.0-liter supercharged V6 is the uplevel offering, and a diesel engine is also available.
All engine are coupled to a smooth eight-speed automatic.
Rear- and all-wheel-drive versions are available.
Our brief experience indicates that the XE is agile and fun to drive, with a comfortable ride.
But the interior ambience is not as opulent as one might expect from a Jaguar.
The rear seat is extremely tight and the infotainment system is not up to snuff.
A host of advanced active safety and driver assistance features are available.