Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
  • Acceptable space for two
  • Practicality is not its forte
  • Pack lightly for best results

Sports car aren’t supposed to be paragons of practicality, but the two-seater Jaguar F-Type’s cabin is fine for most people, but a touch snug if you’re taller than average. Larger occupants will struggle to slide the seats far enough back to liberate sufficient leg- and headroom.

Accessing the F-Type can also be tricky in tight confines, thanks to a combination of the wide doors and very low seating position.

Once you’re in, the majority will find it comfortable – it feels particularly airy with the optional glass roof – but will soon discover there’s not a huge amount of space for odds and ends. Stick to a coffee cup and you’ll be fine.

It’s compact enough to not be posed too many issues in urban areas or car parks, with parking sensors and a reversing camera on hand to give you further assistance.

Open the F-Type Coupe’s long-but-slender tailgate – electrical assistance is optional – and you’re greeted with a similarly narrow-and-shallow boot. Jaguar claims it’ll swallow 310 litres of luggage, but you’re going to have to pack the squashiest of bags to comply with the dimensions available.

Of course, with no rear seats to fold over, the only way it can be increased is to remove the parcel shelf and fill the additional wedge-shaped triangular space up to the glass, bringing capacity up to 408 litres.

Two obvious downsides here: firstly you’ve then got no rearward visibility save for the door mirrors and secondly everything in the boot is potentially visible. The solution? Pack light.

Safety

  • Unlikely to be tested by Euro NCAP
  • Should be a safe choice based on other Jaguars’ scores
  • AWD models have additional traction

Although the F-Type hasn’t been specifically crash-tested by the experts at Euro NCAP – nor is it likely to be – Jaguar’s saloon offerings of the XE and XF, which also use similar aluminium construction were both rated as five-star cars by the organisation.

In terms of safety equipment, the F-Type’s well kitted-out with the following as standard:

  • Six airbags
  • Sensors for pedestrian contact
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Reversing camera
  • Blindspot warning
  • Lane-keeping assist
  • Self-parking system
  • Driver drowsiness monitor
  • AWD on P380 and V8 models

In fact, the only significant piece of optional safety equipment is the Rear Traffic Monitor, useful if you regularly reverse out of driveways or parking bays.

Basic equipment

The basic equipment list includes equipment that is standard across all versions of the Jaguar F-Type Coupe.

  • ABS
  • Alloy wheels
  • Climate control
  • Driver`s airbag
  • Electric driver`s seat
  • Electric passenger`s seat
  • Heated mirrors
  • Height adjustable drivers seat
  • Parking sensors
  • PAS
  • Passenger`s airbag
  • Sat Nav
  • Side airbags
  • Steering wheel rake adjustment
  • Steering wheel reach adjustment
  • Traction control

Equipment by trim level

To view equipment options for a specific trim level, please select from the following list:

Equipment included on some trim levels
  • Alarm
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Remote locking
  • Sports seats

Standard Trim equipment

Standard Trim standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Audio remote
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Lumbar support
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Remote locking
  • Sports seats
Standard Trim optional equipment
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Leather seat trim

400 Sport equipment

400 Sport standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Remote locking
400 Sport optional equipment
None available

British Design Edition equipment

British Design Edition standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Remote locking
  • Sports seats
British Design Edition optional equipment
  • CD
  • DVD

Chequered Flag equipment

Chequered Flag standard equipment
  • Cruise control
  • Leather seat trim
  • Metallic Paint
Chequered Flag optional equipment
  • Alarm
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Lumbar support
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Remote locking
  • Sports seats

First Edition equipment

First Edition standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Audio remote
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Remote locking
First Edition optional equipment
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Sports seats

R equipment

R standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Audio remote
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Remote locking
  • Sports seats
R optional equipment
  • Body coloured bumpers

R-Dynamic equipment

R-Dynamic standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Audio remote
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Partial leather seat trim
  • Remote locking
  • Sports seats
R-Dynamic optional equipment
  • Body coloured bumpers

S equipment

S standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • CD
  • Cruise control
  • DVD
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Remote locking
  • Sports seats
S optional equipment
None available

SVR equipment

SVR standard equipment
  • Alarm
  • Audio remote
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Cruise control
  • Electric mirrors
  • Front electric windows
  • Headlight washers
  • Leather seat trim
  • Lumbar support
  • Metallic Paint
  • Remote locking
SVR optional equipment
None available