- Comes in 248hp petrol engine
- Clearsight Ground View
- Starts at INR 64.12 Lakh
2021 Range Rover Evoque looks from the outside is almost similar to Range Rover Velar. Overall, the Range Rover Evoque looks more sporty than the other models of the Range Rover series from the outside. Even more sporty than the Range Rover Sport itself.
2021 Range Rover Evoque power and performance
Range Rover Evoque comes in two models – Evoque S and Evoque R Dynamic SE. Evoque S draws its power from a 2.0L (1998cc) diesel engine. It can provide max power of 150kW (204bhp) @3750rpm and a peak torque of 430Nm @1750-2500rpm. The engine is capable of running the vehicle at a top speed of 213kmph with an acceleration of 0-100kmph in just 8.5secods.
The other model Evoque R Dynamic SE has a 2.0L petrol engine. The petrol engine on the R Dynamic SE is much more powerful than the diesel engine on Evoque S. The engine supplies a max power of 183kW (248bhp) @5500rpm. However, it provides less torque of 365Nm @1500-4500rpm. The petrol engine variant provides a higher top speed of 221kmph and can reach 0-100kmph in just 7.6seconds.
|Model||Evoque S||Evoque R Dynamic SE|
|Engine Type||D200 AWD Automatic||P250 AWD Automatic|
|Transmission||9-speed Automatic||9-speed Automatic|
|Max Power||204BHP @3750 rpm||248BHP @5500rpm|
Both the engines or the variants of the 2021 Range Rover Evoque comes mated to a 9-speed automatic transmission. They have a Drive select option with paddle shifts and sports mode. Land Rover is well known for its driving dynamics on all terrains and the same goes for this SUV also. Land Rover has equipped this SUV with a lot of driving features that improve its dynamics and performance as well. Range Rover Evoque has a full-time four-wheel-drive system with an efficient driveline. It also features torque vectoring by braking that improves Evoque’s turning capability and allows you to make sharper turns at higher speeds. Here is a list of driving features of the 2021 Range Rover Evoque that comes standard in both variants.
- 9-speed Automatic Transmission including Drive Select with Paddle Shift, Sport Mode
- Roll Stability Control (RSC), Hill Launch Assist, Low Traction Launch and Electronic Traction Control (ETC)
- Hill Descent Control (HDC), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC)
- All-Terrain Progress Control (ATPC)
- Four Wheel Drive with Efficient Driveline (4WD)
- Torque Vectoring by Braking
- Electronic Power Assisted Steering (EPAS), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
- Terrain Response 2
- Cruise Control and Speed Limiter
2021 Range Rover Evoque – Design and appearance
The front of the Range Rover Evoque is almost similar to other Rang Rover series models. It features the same hexagonal patterned signature grille, LED Headlamps, and DRLs as the other Range Rovers. The only difference comes on the front bumper where it houses a bigger skid plate and thus reduces the size of the engine cooling vents. Overall the Evoque looks similar to all other Range Rover SUVs.
The SUV runs on 5 split-spoke, 18-inch wheels and has tyre pressure monitoring system as standard. The tailgate or boot lid is powered. All gates feature flush door handles. The exterior mirrors are electrically adjustable, heated, and have puddle lamps that project Evoque on the grounds. The external mirrors also house turn indicators.
The panoramic roof provided here is a fixed one. It illuminates the cabin with natural light when required but you cannot open it to let fresh air in. The windshield of the Evoque is made of solar attenuating glass which means it will block UV and IR lights from getting inside the passenger cabin and it also helps in reducing the heating of the vehicle.
The other external features of Evoque include headlight powerwash, automatic headlight leveling, and auto high beam assist (AHBA). Choosing the R Dynamic SE model will give Burnished copper insert Bonner Louvers, front bumper aperture with burnished copper and Narvik black blades, nameplate badging in shadow atlas on front and rear.
External features highlights
- Rainsensing windscreen wipers
- powered tailgate
- Solar attenuating windscreeen
- Headlight powerwash
- Automatic Headlight leveling
- Auto High Beam Assist (AHBA)
- 18-inch 5 Split-Spoke, Gloss Sparkle Silver wheels
Interior features – Comfort and luxury
The dashboard at the front is well equipped with high-tech features helping in enjoying both infotainment and driving experiences. The central console is a 10-inch touchscreen that is powered by PIVI PRO. The interface is completely newly designed and supports both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Other control buttons like AC and sunroof controls are completely replaced by touch buttons. In car-artificial intelligence is capable of self-learning navigation.
The digital instrument cluster facing the driver is a high-resolution 12.3-inch interactive Driver display. It has a head-up display also. It also includes full-screen 3D navigation, driving information, and much more. 2021 Evoque features Meridian 400W, 12 speakers, and a dual-channel subwoofer to provide a truly engaging and authentic concert hall experience.
The compact SUV has a lot of charging and power outlets both at the front and rear. The Cubby box at the front has a 12V socket and 2 USB data outlets and the rear row also has a 12 V power socket and 2 USB charging outlets. A 12 V power outlet is also present in the loadspace.
The luxury features
2021 Range Rover Evoque done reasonably well in the area of luxury. The panoramic roof extends well up to the rear of the SUV that gives a luxurious feel to the passengers of the 2nd row. It has two cup holders with covers at the front and an armrest with cup holders at the rear.
- Two Zone Climate Control
- Air Quality Sensor
- Cabin Air Purification System with PM2.5 Filter
- Climate Control – Rear Vents
- Configurable Ambient Interior Lighting
- Auto-dimming Interior Rear View Mirror (Evoque S)
- ClearSight Interior Rear View Mirror (R Dynamic SE)
2021 Range Rover Evoque safety features
Range Rover Evoque features two ISOFIX points on the rear seat to provide safety to the child or baby. It also has 6 airbags including side curtain airbags and a driver knee airbag. Land Rover offers Clearsight Ground View in Evoque. Using this feature, the driver can effectively see under the bonnet, vehicle’s underside, and wheels while driving. This feature is very much helpful while driving through muddy or rocky terrain.
- Intrusion Sensor (Perimetric & Volumetric Protection)
- Airbags – Front (Driver and Front Passenger), Knee (Driver), Side Curtain, Driver and Front Passenger and Row 2
- Driver Condition Monitor
- Child Seat ISOFIX Anchor Points
2021 Range Rover Evoque – should you buy it?
Range Rover is a very famous SUV series from British Manufacturers and is now owned by Indian car makers TATA. The Land Rover is well known for making SUVs that can run effectively on all terrains. It provides sheer driving pleasure and comfort to the passengers without compromising on the driving dynamics. However, when it comes to buying a vehicle comparing it with other options is always beneficial. The same goes with the 2021 Range Rover Evoque.
2021 Evoque S is available at a showroom price of INR 64.12 lakh while Evoque R Dynamic SE is priced at INR 66.60 Lakh. The 2021 Range Rover Evoque starts at $43,300 in America. At this price range, one should also take a look at other SUVs of the same range. The Range Rover Evoque competes with New Land Rover Discovery, Mercedes Benz GLC, Volvo XC60, and BMW X5.