Jaguar will update its smallest SUV just two years after launch, bringing it into line with the latest XE saloon.

Autocar UK, By Matt Prior

© Image credited by Haymarket Media Group | Jaguar E-Pace to follow XF and F-Pace with 2020 overhaul

Jaguar is planning a batch of updates for its E-Pace SUV, joining the upcoming 2020 XF and F-Pace in a brand-wide range overhaul.
First prototypes have been spotted undergoing road testing in disguise outside the maker’s development facilities in Gaydon, Warwickshire. The images don’t reveal much, but given what's covered up, we can expect a slightly reshaped grille and new lights at both the front and rear.
The grille-mounted front sensors appear to have been modified, too, suggesting Jaguar will introduce a more advanced array of driver assistance technology in the new model.
The interior is likely to be upgraded as well, but don’t expect the same significant overhaul as the 2019 XE saloon. For starters, the E-Pace already has Jaguar's latest gear selector design and rotary dial climate controls, but we could still see material upgrades and a new generation of entertainment systems introduced.
Don’t expect significant changes to the engine range, either. The current crop of two types of diesel (available in front or four-wheel drive and with a manual or automatic gearbox) and two four-wheel-drive petrols aren’t exactly old hat, but the range could be slimmed down in order to reduce complexity, as with the XE.
A Jaguar spokesman told Autocar that the facelifted E-Pace would be launched next year. We expect the older XE and F-Pace to be updated first, as the E-Pace only launched in 2018, so the latter will likely arrive near the end of the year. 
This article was originally published in Autocar UK.
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