2016 Range Rover Evoque Review, Price

2016 Range Rover Evoque is compact-luxury SUV which will appear on the market redesigned and mark the new generation. 2016 model year will bring some other news, regarding Evoque model, which are more than interesting. Popular British producer will include Grand Evoque into the line-up, which will be placed between Sport and regular Rang Rover Evoque. Since regular Evoque is a five seater, Land Rover decided to incorporate its elongated version and release Grand Evoque with three rows of seat and enough space for 7 passengers.

2016 Range Rover Evoque Front

2016 Range Rover Evoque changes

There is very little info about the upcoming 2016 Range Rover Evoque SUV. What is known is that new model year and new generation that starts with it will bring some extensive changes. This makeover will start with a new platform, which will bring some massive weight reduction. Grand Evoque, however will use Jaguar’s platform made of aluminum which we already saw on the C-X17 crossover concept.

Exterior changes are not known yet, since it is still early for Land Rover to reveal any details regarding this redesign. We can expect, though, some front end refreshments, such as new grill and headlights, which are usually changed during major redesigns.

Inside 2016 Range Rover Evoque will enable full area of luxury components. It will be armed with premium luxury materials and highest safety features. Entertainment and high-tech features will also be latest generation, and new updates will provide better performance and easier ride for the driver.

2016 Range Rover Evoque Interior

2016 Range Rover Evoque engine

The engine that will empower the 2016 Evoque is a2.0-liter direct-injection turbocharged 4-cylinder. It is capable to deliver up to 240 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. This power will be transferred to all wheels via recently introduced 9-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifters for manual gearing mounted around the steering wheel.

 New Evoque could also include another, optional engine into its offer. Currently in development, new 4-cylinder units will be available really soon, and Evoque may be one of the firsts SUVs with this engine. Unfortunately it is still early to prognosticate any specs of the potential engines, but we will inform you about it as soon as info becomes available.

2016 Range Rover Evoque Rear

2016 Range Rover Evoque price, release, rivals

The arrivals of both new-gen Evoque and its larger sibling Grand Evoque is not expected before late 2015, or even early on 2016. The exact date is still unknown. Price of the model will be formed based on several parameters, including rivals and production costs. Some of the closest rivals for 2016 Range Rover Evoque are Volvo XC60, Audi Q5 and BMW X3. Price for the previous model started around $41,000, and new generation will bring an increase of, at least $1,000, which means that new Evoque could start around $42,000-$43,000.

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