So many powertrains to choose from, but you only have two hands to drive with. The XF's engines range from a thrifty 2.0-liter diesel that delivers up to 35 miles per gallon combined to a potent V6 with 380 horsepower.
While the diesel engine is the fuel-economy leader at up to 42 mpg highway, the 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine is no slouch at up to 34 mpg highway. On top of that, this engine delivers 247 ponies that sprint this cat to 60 mph in just 5.4 seconds. If you followed our advice and snagged the 30t variant, the same 2.0-liter gas engine pumps out 296 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. It's not as potent as the XF's old 340-hp supercharged V6, which the uprated 2.0-liter effectively replaces, but it still provides ample acceleration.
On the downside, none of these amazing engines have a manual transmission available, leaving the driver to depend on the still very good eight-speed automatic transmission to shift for them. The XF also incorporates a llghter steering feel and a bit more suspension lean, which some buyers may not appreciate.