Do newer 2016/17 XF-S Diesel models have DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) issues?
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  1. #1
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    Jul 2017

    Do newer 2016/17 XF-S Diesel models have DPF (Diesel Particulate Filter) issues?

    Just wanted to know before I pull the plug on one.

    I tend to do roughly 10k-12k miles a year, and do a fair few longer journeys (eg 100+ miles at a time), at least four times a month. However, the majority of the time I'm doing shorter journeys to and from work. In-case I go a month or more without doing my normal longer journeys (which has happened in the past when things have been really busy locally at work), I just wanted to be sure I wasn't going to have any DPF issues. Only reason I'm sticking to diesel at all is that I still find them to be more fuel economic, especially for the longer trips.

    Appreciate the help.

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  3. #2
    Join Date
    May 2008
    The latest XF cars haven’t been troubled with the same DPF issues of the early cars.
    Given that you undertake longish journeys I would expect your ownership to be trouble free.

    I think that the economic benefit of diesel fuel,given your mileage, is marginal and may not be positive.
    Also consider the inevitable adverse depreciation of a diesel in today’s market.

  4. #3
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    Jan 2015
    I never did long trips in my XFS and only did about 8 to 10 thousand a year and never had a DPF problem in the 2 years I had the car, about every 3rd or 4th fill up I used premium deisel, whether this made any difference I don't know.
    If your buying a second hand car you should get it at a very good price because of all the bad publicity around diesel cars at the moment and the fact that there's a lot of them on the dealer forcourt's at the moment.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Jaguar XF, 3 litre diesel S, 2012, Portfolio, stratus grey with 20" silver Dracos with barley interior.




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