2017 Jaguar XE vs 2017 BMW 3 Series: Two Top Richmond Sports Sedans Spar Off in VA

The Jaguar XE sports sedan and the BMW 3 Series luxury compact car are undoubtedly two of the most popular options for luxury sports cars in the greater Richmond, Hanover, Mechanicsville, Petersburg, and Charlottesville areas. But if you can choose only one of these exceptional vehicles? You'll want to gather as much information as possible to be able to make a clear and concise decision.

Fortunately, we've gotten it started for you.

Compare 2017 Jaguar XE vs 2017 BMW 3 Series below to learn more about these sporty, luxurious options, or visit Brown's Richmond Jaguar to take a test drive.

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Comfort, Convenience, and Cargo: BMW 3 Series vs 2017 Jaguar XE

While starting prices for the Jaguar XE and BMW 3 Series are very similar, Jaguar's chosen compact car may give you more of the features and options that you want. Compare interior features and technology here.

  • Built for drivers, the Jaguar XE trunk offers 15.9 cubic feet of space without compromising on interior comfort; the BMW 3 Series sedan maxes out at just 13 cubic feet
  • Jaguar InControl infotainment system offers easy-to-use functionality and service that the BMW iDrive system can't match
  • Upgrade to Jaguar InControl Touch Pro on the Jaguar XE For a 10.2" touchscreen, compared to the 6.5" display screen in the BMW 3 Series
  • Though the Jaguar XE is an entry-level option in the lineup, it doesn't take comfort lightly, and you'll enjoy a driver-centric interior lush with standard features and lots of elbow room; in comparison, the BMW 3 Series feels cramped and offers design cues that are interesting to say the least

Performance and Powertrain: BMW 3 Series vs 2017 Jaguar XE

While amenities are nice, and technology is thrilling, what you really come to a luxury sedan for is power--and both the Jaguar XE and the BMW 3 Series have plenty of it. Compare powertrain and capability options in these two cars.

  • Both sports sedans offer a base four-cylinder engine, an optional four-cylinder diesel engine, and an available six-cylinder engineThanks to a more powerful supercharged V-6 engine option, the Jaguar XE boasts more available horsepower than the BMW 3 Series
  • Jaguar XE offers more standard torque then the BMW 3 Series; maximum available torque is nearly identical, with the Jaguar XE leading
  • The Jaguar XE offers available Instinctive All-Wheel Drive; the BMW 3 Series offers available xDrive AWD

Currently in a BMW 3 Series in Richmond? We Can Help You Upgrade to the Jaguar XE

Whether you were thinking about buying a new BMW 3 Series in VA, or you're currently driving one, Brown's Richmond Jaguar has a solution to help you get into a new Jaguar XE sedan.

With new lease deals, a large selection of new Jaguar models for sale, and fair prices for BME vehicle trade-ins, we can help you out by getting you in behind the wheel of the spectacular Jaguar XE.