Edmunds Senior Writer Carlos Lago drives and reviews the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace. Jaguar's first all-electric vehicle eschews traditional vehicle classifications. Is it a hatchback? Is it an SUV? We doubt most shoppers will spend much time wondering. Here are better questions: How does it drive? Does it still feel like a Jaguar? Join us in Portugal for a day behind the wheel of the I-Pace to find out.
Q: What kind of engine and transmission does the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace have?
A: The I-Pace is an electric vehicle, so it doesn't have a traditional engine or transmission. Instead, it has a 90-kWh battery pack that feeds two electric motors, one driving the front wheels and the other powering the rear wheels. Combined, the electric motors make 394 horsepower and 512 pound-feet of torque.
Q: How much does the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace cost?
A: The I-Pace starts at $70,495, including destination but not federal and state rebates. The vehicle in this video is the First Edition model that starts at $86,895 and includes most of the I-Pace's available features.
Q: How much range does the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace have, and how long does it take to charge?
A: With a full charge, the I-Pace has a 240-mile range. It takes just under 13 hours to charge with 240-volt power, though you can reach an 80 percent charge — around 190 miles — in 10 hours. If you use a DC fast charger, an 80 percent charge takes between 40 minutes to an hour and a half, depending on output.
Q: How fast is the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace?
A: While we haven't tested an I-Pace yet, Jaguar says it will do 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds and has a top speed of 124 mph.
Q: What are the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace's main competitors?
A: The I-Pace's price lines up closest to the Tesla Model X, though the two share few similarities beyond being electric vehicles that blend hatchback and SUV design cues. The smaller I-Pace only comes with one seating and battery configuration, though it is available with a wider range of features and interior customization options.
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