Jaguar’s mid-size luxury sedan, the XF, made its market debut in 2009 as a replacement for the aging S-Type sedan. The XF updated Jaguar’s product catalog and brought with it a new degree of style, sophistication and performance.
In the luxury car segment, however, three years is about as long as a manufacturer wants to go between mid-cycle refreshes, and the 2012 Jaguar XF now benefits from a few key changes
. On the outside, the car’s front end has been restyled to look even more like the new XJ, with slimmer headlights, a lower hood line and a wider power bulge in the hood. Daytime running lights and taillights now incorporate LEDs, and the tail lights stretch into the trunk for a more dramatic rear style.
Inside, the biggest changes are a new steering wheel, revised seats and an updated navigation and infotainment screen. We think the redesign kept true to the Hippocratic oath of, “first do no harm,” since there wasn’t much that needed fixing...