Driving a Photon Red 2019 Jaguar I-Pace for a week will have you fielding all sorts of questions. What is that thing? How much does it cost? What's it like to drive?
Yet the question that comes up more than any other is the one you're probably wondering, yourself: Is it better than a Tesla?
The I-Pace is Jaguar's first fully electric production vehicle, a crossover that boasts usable interior space and more than 200 miles of driving range. It's a key rival to Tesla's family of electric vehicles, but it's also the first of many new EVs to launch from European automakers over the next few years.
The Good Jaguar's first electric car is attractively styled and boasts the company's hallmark handling capabilities that go together well with a potent electric powertrain.
The Bad Real-world driving range seems to fall short of EPA estimates. Touch Pro Duo infotainment system is slow to respond to commands and switch between menu screens.
The Bottom Line Luxury electric vehicle shoppers now have an enticing alternative to Tesla.
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