The 2017 Jaguar F-PACE has been named Best Luxury Utility vehicle by the nationally broadcast television series MotorWeek as part of its annual Drivers’ Choice Awards. Presented during the 2017 Chicago Auto Show, these awards recognize the best new cars and trucks throughout the industry.
Designed and engineered to offer the agility, responsiveness, and refinement that all Jaguar models are renowned for, the F-PACE has taken Jaguar DNA and added enhanced practicality and space. The Drivers’ Choice Award is the latest in an ever-growing list of industry honors that the F-PACE has received since its 2016 introduction, and acknowledges the brand’s successful delivery of a performance SUV that truly resonates with consumers.
We are honored to have the F-PACE recognized by MotorWeek for Best Luxury Utility vehicle,” said Kim McCullough, Vice President, Marketing, Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC. As the Jaguar brand’s first-ever SUV, the F-PACE stands out among an impressive field of competition for its sleek design and unparalleled driving dynamics.
— Kim McCullough, Vice President, Marketing, Jaguar Land Rover North America LLC
The annual MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Awards are selected based on criteria that matter most to consumers – driving performance, technology, practicality, fuel efficiency and value. Awards are given in a variety of lifestyle categories including Best Small Car, Best Family Sedan, Best Convertible, Best Luxury Sedan and Best Luxury Utility. This year’s awards are based on 2017 model year vehicles.
The Jaguar F-PACE simply wowed us. For their first attempt at a luxury SUV, Jaguar could have played it safe. Clearly, they did not. The F-PACE checks all the typical luxury boxes, and then tops rivals with benchmark performance. So, not only is the F-PACE a great luxury SUV, it’s a great Jaguar!
— John Davis, MotorWeek host
The F-PACE redefines the performance luxury SUV, offering the handling and performance of a sports sedan coupled with the versatility and all-terrain capability of an SUV. The F-PACE is currently available in the U.S. with prices starting from $41,990. All-wheel drive and a panoramic sunroof are standard, while owners have their choice of two supercharged gas V6 engines (340- and 380-hp, respectively), or a fuel efficient diesel four-cylinder which produces 318-lb.ft. of torque and carries an EPA highway fuel economy rating of 33 miles per gallon.
All 2017 Jaguar models come standard with a best-in-class ownership package– Jaguar EliteCare – which includes a new vehicle limited warranty, roadside assistance, complimentary scheduled maintenance and a suite of connectivity services for five years or 60,000 miles.
Note: Press release courtesy of Jaguar USA.