Not simply one other cute ‘ute
The brand new 2020 Vary Rover Evoque might be greater than only a fairly face when it arrives within the U.S. subsequent 12 months.
The up to date crossover SUV revealed Thursday sports activities a number of the most superior off-road methods discovered on a Vary Rover, and can provide the most recent tech inside from the automaker.
So go forward and ogle the outside for some time longer. We’ll wait right here.
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The 2020 Evoque borrows unapologetically from the larger Velar’s closet and raids its flush door handles, “copper” trim accents, honeycomb grille, and designer roofline. The brand new Evoque sports activities the identical broad shoulders, rising window line, and small dimensions, however will (at the least initially) skip convertible and three-door “coupe” codecs for simply the five-door Velar lookalike above. The familial resemblance is ok, particularly if that household may very well be known as “Crawford.”
2020 Land Rover Vary Rover Evoque
Regardless of its new appears to be like, the Evoque is not a wholesale seasonal shakeup for Vary Rover. The crossover nonetheless seats 5 with roughly 21 cubic ft of cargo room, similar as final time. Underneath the hood might be two variations of turbo-Four energy mated to a normal 9-speed automated that powers all 4 wheels—similar once more there, too.
The variations are within the particulars. The bottom engine is a 246-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo-4—up 9 hp from 2019 variations—that may be upgraded to a 296-hp mild-hybrid turbo-4, which is a primary for Vary Rover. The automaker hasn’t but divulged particulars on the hybrid system past its 48-volt framework and “coast” characteristic that shuts off the engine at speeds 11 mph or slower to avoid wasting gas in stop-and-go site visitors. The 2019 Vary Rover Evoque is rated as much as 25 mpg mixed and it is doubtless a hybrid model meets or exceeds that determine.
The Vary Rover rides on a normal suspension that makes use of MacPherson entrance struts and an integral rear hyperlink, or optionally, an adaptive setup that may change dampers to mood fussy roads. The latter system will practically be required for the tall 21-inch wheels that rode stiffly within the final model.
The Vary Rover Evoque’s dimensions are practically similar to the outgoing model, though the 2020 Evoque guarantees scant extra knee room for rear-seat passengers—lower than inch extra in comparison with the previous Evoque. Land Rover guarantees fab inside fittings together with leather-based hides, or optionally accessible, premium material seats created from recycled material. (Eds observe: They’re higher than you possibly can think about.)
2020 Land Rover Vary Rover Evoque
The Evoque additionally will get a dual-touchscreen infotainment system borrowed from the Velar, known as Contact Professional Duo, that stacks two 10-inch touchscreens on prime of one another for leisure and navigation on prime; automobile features corresponding to local weather management on backside. The Evoque will provide Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility as a spend-up additional, which was new on different Vary Rover fashions this 12 months.
Land Rover hasn’t but introduced how a lot the 2020 Evoque will value when it goes on sale, nevertheless it’s a protected guess that it needs to be greater than the $43,795 beginning worth of the present model.
The Vary Rover Evoque will make its first U.S. look subsequent 12 months on the 2019 Chicago Auto Present.