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New Jaguar XF Has Best in Class Residuals

Published 18 August 2015

As well as being best in class to drive, the new Jaguar XF (road tested here) offers best in class residuals lowest insurance rates and low overall cost of ownership.

Industry valuation specialists Kwik Car predict the all-new XF will hold on to 41% per cent of its value over three years and 60,000 miles. This is four per cent better than the current Mercedes E-Class (37%) and  six per cent better than the current Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series (35%).

The new Jaguar XF, arriving in showrooms at the end of August, also offers lower ABI insurance groupings than any of its rivals. These start from Group 25E (five groups better than the equivalent BMW 520d), seven better than the Audi A6 and eight better than the Mercedes E-Class.  

Additionally, Jaguar has introduced low cost service plans. Buyers opting for the 2.0-litre Ingenium diesel engine (163PS or 180PS) will be able to choose between a Standard Mileage and High Mileage package.

The Standard Mileage Plan costs £525 and covers the car for up to five years or 50,000 miles. It includes two services (following the standard two year/21,000 mile servicing intervals), one brake fluid change, and unlimited AdBlue top-ups over the lifetime of the plan. It also includes MOT Protect – an MOT Test warranty that covers your vehicle for up to £750 (inc VAT) for repairs. 

The High Mileage Plan covers customers for five years or 75,000 miles and costs £675. It includes up to three services, as well as a brake fluid change, unlimited AdBlue top-ups over the duration of the plan and MOT Protect. 

The all-new Jaguar XF is lighter and more efficient than the model it replaces, and comes packed with technology. As well as offering unrivalled refinement, dynamics and design, it features Jaguar’s new aluminium-intensive lightweight architecture which, along with Jaguar’s efficient new Ingenium diesel engines, helps the XF to achieve ECDC fuel economy as high as 70.6mpg and ECDC CO2 emissions as low as 104g/km.

According to Kwik Car the XF also has the lowest total cost of ownership of any comparable premium executive saloon.  Over 3 years 60,000 miles XF’s total cost of ownership is £3,073 better than a Audi A6, £4,033 better than a BMW 5 Series and £5,191 better than a Mercedes Benz E Class.

Residual values


RVs 30,000 miles/3 years July 2015

XF Diesel Saloon 2.0d [163] Prestige 4dr Auto


Mercedes E220 BlueTEC SE Auto


Audi A6 2.0 TDI Ultra S-Line Auto


BMW 520d SE


Residual values taken from July data produced by Cap Automotive Ltd.

Insurance group ratings


Residual Values July 2015

XF Diesel Saloon 2.0d [163] Prestige 4dr manual


Mercedes E220 CDI SE 177PS


Audi A6 2.0 TDI SE 190PS


BMW 518d SE 150PS manual


Insurance Group Rating data supplied by Thatcham

Service Plans

MOT Test Warranty covers vehicles for up £750 (Inc VAT) for certain repairs that may arise during the vehicle’s MOT, subject to terms and conditions.

Plans for cars with 3.0L diesel and 3.0L V6 petrol engines also available:

3.0L Diesel 5 Year Plan

5 years/50,000 miles (whichever comes first)
Customer price: £699
Up to 5 Services following standard 1 year/16,000 mile servicing intervals

Includes 1 brake fluid change

Includes unlimited AdBlue top-ups over the liftetime of the plan

Includes MOT Protect

3.0L V6 Petrol 5 Year Plan

5 Years/50,000 miles (whichever comes first)
Customer Price: £899
Up to 5 Services following standard 1 year/16,000 mile servicing intervals
Includes 1 brake fluid change

Includes MOT Protect


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