2019 Land Rover Vary Rover Evoque Assessment, Rankings, Specs, Costs, and Images
The Vary Rover Evoque enters its eighth and closing mannequin 12 months in its debut physique, and it’s a glance that stays on pattern whereas different luxurious crossover SUVs refuse to age properly.
The Evoque story begins and ends with its pointed, wedge-tastic form, and will finish there, for all we care. It’s basically Land Rover’s fastback sedan, low to the bottom, all-wheel-drive enabled however that expertise set on a again burner. It’s concerning the look, in case you hadn’t seen.
We additionally like a few of its options and its two-person weekender utility, but it surely’s compromised in some ways in which render it ineffective for greater than three large individuals.
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It’s a 6.Four out of 10 to us, with no security knowledge to report. (Learn extra about how we price vehicles.)
Up to date and funky, the 2019 Evoque hasn’t aged a bit, no less than from the surface. The crisply pressed panels that appeared so transcendent nonetheless might stroll a runway in 2019, elevating the query of how Land Rover will exchange or replace the form when the subsequent Evoque comes within the 2020 mannequin 12 months. There’s a bit Vary Rover in its traces, a way more trendy hatchback than we’re supposed to acknowledge. Contained in the wooden or metallic themes cool it down or heat it up, however the hotter highlighter greens and yellows from its launch section are lengthy gone.
A 2.0-liter turbo-Four powers all Evoques, however some churn out 237 horsepower, and a few spin out 286 hp. With 0-60 mph instances within the six-second vary for all, no Evoque is gradual, and all include a well-tuned 9-speed computerized and all-wheel drive. Greater wheels and tires mar the Evoque’s experience, even with adaptive dampers—however it could actually decide its means by way of delicate obstacles off-road due to a handful of drive modes, regardless of its standard road tires. It’s extra composed on the highway, and much better within the mud, than most of its drivers ever will expertise.
4 adults can match within the Evoque, however the two entrance passengers get shapely seats with a lot of adjustment. These in again get a cramped area that’s higher fitted to individuals beneath 5 ft tall—or for extra baggage, which the Evoque gladly accepts when the rear seatbacks fold down.
Bought in SE, SE Premium, Landmark Version, HSE, HSE Dynamic, and Autobiography trim ranges, the 2019 Evoque comes normal with leather-based upholstery, an 8.0-inch touchscreen for infotainment, and navigation. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto price $300; computerized emergency braking solely is obtainable on SE Premium and above, and it’s solely full-speed on the HSE stage and above. Prime fashions have larger touchscreens, extra audio system, massaging seats, a panoramic roof, and a surround-view digicam system—and a sticker worth of greater than $73,000, which warps motive to its shatter level. No, wait, we’re flawed: The Evoque Convertible does that, and it does it hilariously properly.