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I'm hoping to buy an F-Pace in the Spring - UK market - and have started giving some thought to the options list! I'd like to ask for thoughts, please: which options you think are essential, which you think were a waste of time/money. You know the kind thing! So hit reply and add your words of wisdom to this thread.
 
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Hi, no-one else is biting so I'll have a crack based on our ownership of an XE and F Type.

I'd go for the upgraded media but traditionally there have been compatability and functionality issues especially with iPhones, I could get more out of my icontrol or whatever it is called with a Samsung than my wife could out of the same system with an iPhone, especially with the text functions. Check that out before you choose.

Depending on the car you are ordering (we always like the R Sport) you get different grades of leather. Windsor is nicer than Taurus. I would also opt for the extended leather package, interior and exterior black pack if an R Sport, and the HUD which is nowhere near as annoying as you think it will be, and actually becomes pretty useful. For wheels I'd spec the cheapest I could then repace them with some aftermarket forged wheels. Jag wheels are tremendously heavy and you can get some pretty reasonably priced flow forged wheels that are bigger but ride better with decent tyres.

Sunroof or Pano roof is nice but not essential. I like the pano in the F Type, my missus doesnt use the sunroof in the XE and it looks pretty silly opened.

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Originally Posted by andyXJR View Post
I'm hoping to buy an F-Pace in the Spring - UK market - and have started giving some thought to the options list! I'd like to ask for thoughts, please: which options you think are essential, which you think were a waste of time/money. You know the kind thing! So hit reply and add your words of wisdom to this thread.
Seeing that you are in the UK, I would advise to get the heated package - windshield, seats.....
I enjoy the tech and safety packages as they provide very useful options when driving. Some people hate the large wheels but I really like how they look. You will most likely need the all season tires if you are in cold weather settings.

Cheers
 
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