Jaguar XE vs Audi A4 Richmond VA


Compare 2017 Jaguar XE vs 2017 Audi A4: British Poise and Performance vs German Engineering

Both redesigned for 2017, the new Audi A4 and the Jaguar XE sports sedan are understandable top choices in Richmond, Hanover, Mechanicsville, Petersburg, and Charlottesville. These premium vehicles offer new technology, fast engines, beautiful interiors, and a variety of financing possibilities like lease deals and special loan options.

In terms of owner benefits, the Jaguar XE seems like the easy choice: Jaguar's owner satisfaction scores (both in initial quality and in the longer term) tend to be higher than Audi's, while the Jaguar brand's best-in-class five-year new-vehicle warranty is paramount among luxury cars in Virginia. You won't find more confidence or protection when it comes to your investment.

But the choice to buy a luxury sports sedan certainly extends far beyond warranties and reliability: it's as emotional as it is cold and calculated. Compare the 2017 Audi A4 vs 2017 Jaguar XE here to determine which model may be better for you.

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Technology and Features: Audi A4 vs Jaguar XE

When you pit compact luxury sedans against one another, the interior tends to be the first place you look. And while many rivals can boast similarities (seating for five, four doors, appropriate trunk space, and smartphone streaming connectivity) the natural elegance of the Jaguar XE allows it to stand out decidedly in comparison to the Audi A4.

  • Jaguar's range of intuitive InControl Touch touchscreen infotainment features--including InControl Touch Pro--is easier to use (and larger) than Audi's MMI interface
  • Looking at MSRP, the Jaguar XE offers a lot more premium features for the price
  • If you travel a lot, the Jaguar's larger trunk space will be more convenient than the Audi's comparatively tight rear boot

Engine Options and All-Wheel Drive: Audi A4 vs Jaguar XE

While interior features are a major selling factor for today's modern luxury cars, Richmond drivers know the value of breathtaking power, responsive acceleration, and comfortable cruising speeds. If performance is your prerogative, you'll enjoy more the selection of available powertrain options in the Jaguar XE--while the Audi A4 is limited to only two versions of the same turbocharged 2.0-liter engine.

  • Jaguar's 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine offers exceptional diesel fuel economy among luxury cars; the Audi A4 currently doesn't offer a diesel option in its 2017 model
  • Jaguar XE offers a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, a 2.0-liter diesel engine, and a 3.0-liter V6 engine (to Audi's two 2.0-liter four-cylinder options) with more standard and available horsepower
  • The Audi A4 offers available quattro all-wheel drive; the Jaguar XE offers Instinctive All-Wheel Drive


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If you're having second thoughts about the Audi in your driveway, or the Audi A4 model research that you'd been doing, don't worry--the team at Brown's Richmond Jaguar is here to help.

With an impressive selection of  new Jaguar models for sale, a multitude of options to research, compare, and finance your new luxury car, and the most competitive trade-in value for your Audi model, we make it easy to get into a new Jaguar SE sedan.