2020 Land Rover Vary Rover Evoque Evaluate, Rankings, Specs, Costs, and Images
With the 2020 Evoque, Land Rover revamps the best-selling car that wears the Vary Rover badge. Higher in nearly each approach, the 2020 Evoque’s formed extra softly, rolls down the street extra quietly, and navigates on and off-road extra confidently, generally by a see-through set of camera-fied goggles.
It’s a 6.Four out of 10 to us, with no security information to report. (Learn extra about how we charge vehicles.)
We likened the primary Vary Rover Evoque’s fairly, trendy form to a stiletto heel. This time, it’s extra of a chunky low heel. The sheet metallic sides have grown taller, the glass slimmer, the wheels greater; it’s extra a tactical weekend shoe than a slinky Louboutin, although LED highlights telegraph some robust graphic particulars. The cabin’s far richer than earlier than, with obtainable woven-cloth seats and stitched-leather sprint. It’s awash in digital shows simply massive sufficient to encourage an knowledgeable society, not drown the driving force out with an excessive amount of data.
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Land Rover faucets a brand new turbo-Four engine for all Evoques. The bottom 246-horsepower model of the two.0-liter turbo-Four hits 60 mph in 7.Zero seconds and a 143-mph prime pace, based on Land Rover, and it does it in significantly extra hushed tones than the grouchy engine in final yr’s mannequin. A brand new 9-speed automated handles shifts higher, too, and the brand new all-wheel-drive system can disconnect its rear axle to preserve gas.
Flip up the identical engine’s turbo wick and the 2020 Evoque presses out 296 hp, drops 0-60 mph instances to six.three seconds, reaches 150 mph, and earns a extra sporting suspension with adaptive dampers and adjustable steering weight. The high-output engine additionally will get a 48-volt mild-hybrid system that may run equipment, clean the cease/begin operate, and let the automotive “sail” beneath no engine energy at speeds under 11 mph; oddly, the mild-hybrid earns the identical 23 mpg mixed because the non-mild-hybrid Evoque.
The usual strut and multi-link rear suspension doles out extra snug experience motions than the stiff-kneed first-generation Evoque, and adaptive dampers may assist its experience much more—a very good factor, given a variety of wheels and tires that begin at 18-inchers and end at huge 21-inchers. The steering’s gentle and with out a lot really feel, however pointing and squirting is simple.
Passenger house hasn’t improved a lot, and neither has the Evoque’s footprint. The entrance seats could be nice for slimmer builds, however greater passengers may experience atop its narrowly bolstered backside cushions. The again bench can tote two bigger adults, however head room slights the talls once more, and knee room is slim. The 2020 Evoque has 21.5 cubic toes of house behind the second row, effective for a few roll-aboards.
No crash-test information exists, however each Evoque now has automated emergency braking. Spendy fashions get a rear digicam mirror—and a few sport a digicam view that “disappears” the automotive’s entrance finish, and exhibits street obstacles on the automotive’s central show.
All 2020 Evoque crossover SUVs now have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, a 10.0-inch touchscreen, and LED headlights. The R-Dynamic fashions spool up extra turbo energy and may be fitted with adaptive dampers to go together with their mild-hybrid drivetrain. Spec up a base $43,645 Evoque into R-Dynamic HSE trim with a sliding panoramic roof, Kvadrat wool seats, touchscreen local weather controls and 21-inch wheels, and the Evoque slides into the storage sporting practically $55,000 price of glitz. Trend has its worth—and we’re certain the Evoque’s tag gained’t cease there.