2018 Jaguar E-Pace

The 2018 Jaguar E-Pace is a compact luxury SUV with a starting MSRP of $38,600. The E-Pace joins the midsize F-Type in Jaguar’s SUV lineup. With the E-Type the brand seeks to attract young first-time shoppers with competitive pricing, expressive styling and available sporty trim and options. The E-Pace rides on the same platform as the Range Rover Evoque, however it has been designed for sportier and more lively driving experience. Traditionalists looking for a prototypical Jaguar with classical styling should check out Jaguar’s very cool wagon, the XF Sportbrake. Being a compact luxury SUV, the Jaguar E-Pace faces very stiff competition from the top luxury brands. Does it have what it takes to stand out?

Luxury Brand Sales in October 2017

Wow, Lexus and BMW were neck and neck in October sales! Even closer were Audi and Buick, just a few hundred units difference. Mercedes-Benz numbers includes 2,446 van sales, when we remove those the monthly tall comes out to 29,623, still well ahead of second place BMW. So, what is Mercedes-Benz doing so right to be this far ahead? A combination of a robust SUV lineup and its push downmarket with the CLA and GLA have postured the brand to…