New Range Rover Evoque 2019: prices and specifications
All-new Range Rover Evoque takes on BMW X2 with fresh styling and mechanicals; on sale now with first deliveries in spring 2019
This is the new 2019 Range Rover Evoque, the latest version of the smallest luxury SUV in Land Rover’s range. The new Evoque is available to order now, with a price of £31,600; deliveries start in spring 2019.
The new Range Rover Evoque gets a fresh look that’s more in keeping with other models in the Range Rover family – especially the stylish Range Rover Velar. A large clamshell bonnet and small windows are carried over from the old car, but are integrated into a modern and more minimalist design than the original. The new Range Rover Evoque is available as a five-door only, with a larger boot (now measuring in at 591 litres, or 1,383 with seats folded) and more interior space than before.
Inside, the new Evoque features modern Range Rover touches. There’s a 12.3-inch infotainment screen as standard, along with the option of a pair of 10-inch screens and a head-up display on top-spec models. The interior’s design also receives a clean, modern overhaul.
Underneath, the car is based on new mechanical underpinnings. Land Rover says that more than 90% of its components are new, while all automatic models will be 48-volt mild-hybrids.
The new Evoque also lives up to its Range Rover name by offering genuine off-road ability, with Land Rover’s Terrain Response 2 drive mode selection system fitted. The car is also available with a new ‘Clearsight’ camera system that can help improve visibility during tricky off-roading – or simply tackling a tight parking maneuver.
New Range Rover Evoque prices
The new Range Rover Evoque is available to order now. Prices start at £31,600 for the front-wheel drive, manual model with the lowest-powered, 148bhp diesel. Step up to the same trim and engine but with an automatic gearbox and four-wheel drive, and you’ll pay £35,100; the cheapest petrol option is the four-wheel drive, automatic 197bhp model, priced at £35,950.
Engines and gearboxes
The new Range Rover Evoque will be available with three petrol engines and three diesel engines, all with four cylinders. The petrol engines produce 197bhp, 247bhp and 296bhp respectively, while the diesels have 148bhp, 178bhp and 237bhp.
Full economy and emissions figures are yet to be announced; the entry-level manual diesel model emits 143g/km of CO2, while the most efficient automatic mild-hybrid diesel manages 149g/km and 50.4mpg.
All but the least powerful, front-wheel drive, manual diesel model will come with a new nine-speed automatic gearbox and the aforementioned mild-hybrid system, which helps boost power, minimise turbo lag and can also cut off the engine at speeds under 11mph to help save fuel. Land Rover says that this system returns a fuel consumption reduction of up to 6%, as well as cutting up to 8g/km of CO2 emissions. Most models also feature four-wheel drive, which can revert to front-wheel drive when not in use.
Trim levels and equipment
There are four trim levels to choose from. The entry-level Evoque comes as standard with automatic LED headlights, automatic wipers, 17 or 18-inch wheels depending on engine choice, ambient interior lighting, a heated windscreen and dual-zone climate control.
Evoque S models add standard 18-inch alloys, an upgraded infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android Auto, leather upholstery, electric front seats, plus auto-dimming mirrors all round, and an adaptive speed limiter with traffic sign recognition.
Step up to SE trim and you’ll add upgraded LED headlights with high-beam assist and animated indicators, plus 20-inch alloys, extended adjustment for the front seats, a new interactive driver’s display, powered tailgate and a parking pack with rear-traffic cross monitoring.
HSE trim returns as the top-spec choice, adding higher-quality leather, a 380-watt Meridian stereo, Land Rover’s Clearsight rear-view camera, gesture control for tailgate operation, adaptive cruise control and model-specific 20-inch alloys.
A launch special called the ‘First Edition’ costs £5,500 more than the HSE and adds matrix LED headlights with washers, rear privacy windows, a contrasting black panoramic roof, a heated steering wheel with electrically adjustable steering column, customisable interior lighting and a head-up display.
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