ALL ABOUT THE 2017 LAND ROVER RANGE ROVER EVOQUE IS HERE


The Land Rover Range Rover Evoque lineup expands for the 2017 model year with the addition of the all-new Evoque Convertible and new driver assistance features including All-Terrain Progress Control and All Terrain Info Center.
Vehicle Summary
The Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is the smallest SUV offered by the automaker but in price, it slots above the Land Rover Discovery Sport and below the Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, and the new Discovery.
Overview



The 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque comes with a choice of a four-door, two-door, and two-door convertible body styles. Power is derived from a sole powertrain, a 240-hp, 250-lb-ft of torque 2.0-liter I-4 engine that sends power to an all-wheel-drive system through a nine-speed automatic transmission. The two- and four-door Evoque achieves an EPA-rated 21/29 mpg city/highway while the two-door convertible achieves a slightly less 20/28 mpg city/highway due to the added weight. Length and wheelbase are the same regardless of the body style and cargo capacity shrinks to a mere 8.9 cubic feet of space in the convertible body style.
The Evoque infotainment features Land Rover’s available InControl Touch Pro that features a 10-inch touchscreen that supports swipe and pinch gestures, a 16-speaker Meridian Digital surround sound system, InControl Apps and Wi-Fi, and InControl Remote and Protect vehicle assistance program. Off-road capability is enhanced by Land Rover’s All-Terrain Progress Control, All-Terrain Info Center, Terrain Response, Hill Descent Control, and Gradient Release Control.
Safety
Land Rover packed the Range Rover Evoque with a host of high-tech driver aids. The Surround Camera System provides a nearly 360-degree view around the vehicle and can be used to assist the Full Park Assist system that is capable of steering the stylish SUV into a parallel or perpendicular parking space. Blind Spot Monitor, Lane Keep Assist with Driver Condition Monitor, adaptive cruise control, and Traffic Sign Recognition are additional driver aids that can help keep your driving experience safe. Standard safety features include front, knee, side, and curtain airbags, Dynamic Stability Control, traction control, Roll Stability Control, Emergency Brake Assist, and Trailer Stability Assist. Neither the IIHS nor the NHTSA have ever crash tested the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque.
What We Think
Our 2012 SUV of the Year winner did not fare as well in our 2015 Big Test luxury crossover comparison and placed third behind the Lexus NX 200t F-Sport and the BMW X3 XDrive28i, but ahead of the Lincoln MKC 2.0 and the Volvo XC60 T6. “We preferred the Evoque’s refinement a smidge more than the MKC’s, but the CUVs behind the BMW and Lexus were several steps behind.” In a 2015 First Test review, we did not like the jolty automatic transmission, vague steering, and noisy cabin, but appreciated the sporty handling and luxurious interior and said, “Sharp corners can be conquered with unparalleled poise, which, along with the supportive seats in the cabin, made us feel safe and secure.”
In a First Drive review of the 2017 Range Rover Evoque, we said, “The good news is that it’s an honest pitch. On-road and off, the Evoque Convertible drives no differently than the hardtop,” and “As much as it’s a surprisingly good convertible, the Evoque Convertible is also a surprisingly good Evoque.”
Cool Fact
With Land Rover’s InControl Remote and Protect, you can check your fuel levels remotely, find your vehicle in a busy parking lot, record your journeys, and even check that you haven’t left a window open – all through a handy smartphone app.
Key Competitors:
  • BMW X3
  • Lexus NX 200t
  • Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class
  • Audi Q5
  • Land Rover Discovery Sport

    2017 LAND ROVER RANGE ROVER EVOQUE PRICINGFair Market Price - New Car what is this?
    $43,671
    Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price
    $41,800
    Estimated Monthly Payment to Own New
    $786 /month

It doesn’t take much to explain the appeal of the Range Rover Evoque. Just look at it. Nearly 10 years after the LRX concept that inspired it arrived on the scene, the Evoque still turns heads. Its proportions and detailing make it arguably the most avant-garde member of Land Rover’s stylish Range Rover lineup.


High-riding automotive style statements are in vogue right now, and the Evoque is selling well despite its age. The addition of a bizarre convertible variant has helped; the two- and four-door hatchback models also received an exterior update and some new tech features for 2016, and a transmission transplant for 2014 brought a new nine-speed automatic.



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