Customers are being contacted, and in a statement today a JLR spokesperson said: "Jaguar Land Rover is conducting a voluntary recall following the identification of Carbon dioxide performance variability with certain Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles fitted with 2.0L diesel or petrol engines".
Jaguar E-Pace, F-Pace, F-Type, XE and XF cars.
Affected models were all built between 2016 and 2019 and fitted with the firm's 2.0-litre petrol or 2.0-litre diesel engines.More news: ‘Islamopobic’ attack in Whitechapel after New Zealand mosque massacre
The carmaker says it will contact owners to arrange repairs.
The recall comes at a challenging time for the company.
The company aims to achieve £2.5 billion in cost reductions and cashflow improvements over 18 months as well as long-term strategic operating efficiencies.More news: Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced to '38 Years in Prison, 148 Lashes'
The company said in a statement affected vehicles are being "rectified" to "ensure the correct Carbon dioxide performance is dependably achieved". The conclusion by regulators is another blow the British vehicle manufacturer which is dealing with a slump in diesel sales in Europe and sluggish sales in China.
In November 2018, JLR sales in China were down 50.7% when compared to the previous year as market conditions remained hard with continuing consumer uncertainty following tariff changes and trade concerns.
In the United Kingdom, after concerns first emerged, JLR worked with Britain's Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA), the country's type approval authority, to identify the scale of the problem and the actions needed.More news: Pompeo: Israel Has Right to Defend Itself If Attacked