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Range Rover Evoque MY16 arrives

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2nd November, 2015

  • Priced from $51,995* for the eD4 Pure 5-Door manual
  • Ground-breaking exterior design refined to give even more distinctive appeal
  • The most efficient Land Rover ever: New Ingenium diesel engine deliver fuel consumption rating of 4.3 l/100km
  • First Land Rover to feature full-LED adaptive headlamp technology
  • Four trim levels and 10 option packs allow customers even greater indidivualisation of their Evoque

Land Rover Australia has announced that pricing* for the 16MY Range Rover Evoque will start at $51,995* for the eD4 Pure 5-Door manual. The luxury compact SUV features an extensive range of new design features and technologies to reassert its status as the market leader.

The 2016 model year Evoque’s trim levels have been ammended to match those of the Range Rover Sport so customers have the choice of four highly-desirable models: Pure, SE, HSE and  HSE Dynamic; and a suite of 10 desirable option packs.

Range Rover Evoque’s cutting-edge exterior design has been further enhanced with a selection of carefully chosen revisions. These updates include a new front bumper, new grille designs, optional all-LED headlamps and four all-new alloy wheel designs. These changes will enhance Evoque’s unique design to a broad range of customers.

Interior changes include new seats and door casings, new infotainment system, accessed via an eight-inch touchscreen, and the introduction of new colour and materials such as Lunar Ice and Vintage Tan complementing Evoque’s bold architectural forms.

Land Rover’s advanced new diesel engine also debuts. The new EU6-compliant four-cylinder Ingenium unit brings a class-leading combination of performance, refinement and efficiency. The cutting-edge engine, which is designed, engineered and manufactured in the UK, provides up to 132kW, fuel economy rating as low as 4.4l/100km and CO2 emissions as low as 114g/km. That makes the class-leading Evoque the most efficient Land Rover ever made.

Gerry McGovern, Land Rover Design Director and Chief Creative Officer said: “The Range Rover Evoque first established and then dominated the luxury compact SUV sector generating worldwide acclaim and sales success. Our challenge has been to evolve the Evoque design without diluting its distinctive character.”

Enhanced Specification for 2016 model

The Pure trim level for 16MY now includes the following enhanced specification -

  • Torque vectoring (not on eD4)
  • Rain sensing wipers & Auto Headlamps
  • Auto dimming interior mirror
  • Rear air vents
  • Front & rear parking aid
  • Lane departure warning
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • InControl Touch infotainment w/- 8” High resolution touchscreen
  • InControl Touch navigation

The SE trim level (similar to 15MY Pure Tech) will now include the following specification (over and above Pure) -

  • 9 speed automatic transmission
  • Active driveline (not on Td4 150)
  • Power fold Heated Exterior Mirrors
  • 8/8 Way electric seats
  • Carpet mats
  • Keyless entry
  • Interior mood lighting
  • Gesture powered tailgate

The HSE trim level (similar to 15MY Prestige specification) will now include the following - (over and above SE) -

  • 12/12 Way Electric memory seats
  • Automatic Recirculation Climate Control
  • Configurable interior mood lighting
  • Head up display

The HSE Dynamic specification will include the following specification (over and above HSE) -

  • Bonnet vents
  • 19” 7 split spoke – Style 707 Alloy Wheels
  • Oxford leather with perforated and ribbed mid-section
  • Steering wheel perforated section in Oxford leather
  • Tread plates illuminated with Range Rover lettering
  • Ebony headliner (no cost option)

Exterior design

Evoque’s highly desirable design is a hallmark of this luxurious compact SUV. The introduction of the slim line LED fog lamps and a noticeably wider tow-eye cover enhance the new front bumper design. The enlarged air intakes allude to its sporting character and provide a more planted stance and further emphasise Evoque’s dominating road presence.

Two new grille designs are available in a range of premium finishes. Evoque’s standard grille is distinguished by two bold horizontal bars and a new fine-mesh grille pattern. Dynamic derivatives feature a hexagonal design, and its more prominent mesh area lends a suitably performance-oriented character to these sporting derivatives.

The 2016 model year Evoque is the first Land Rover to be offered with optional full-LED adaptive headlamps, providing superior visibility at night. This advanced technology has been pivotal in providing a signature headlamp and tail lamp design, working in harmony with Evoque’s dramatic exterior. Enhancing safety and making an even more striking visual statement, the indicator function is now integrated into Evoque’s distinctive LED daytime-running lights (DRLs), sweeping across the full width of the light clusters. As an additional benefit, energy-efficient LED technology reduces the demands placed on Evoque’s electrical systems.

Elsewhere, the distinctive bonnet vents previously fitted only to coupé models are introduced on five-door HSE Dynamic bringing the sporting character of coupé to the most versatile derivative. A new tailgate spoiler includes a wider, slimmer high-level LED rear brake light that cleanly integrates within the spoiler.

With four all-new alloy wheel designs with two finishes, a choice of Dynamic or standard body kit, and an extensive palette of exterior colours with available contrast roof designs, the possibilities for making an Evoque to a customer’s bespoke requirements are now almost endless.

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Interior design

New seats and door casings combined with a redesigned instrument binnacle promote a sophisticated ambiance to the overall interior. New premium soft-touch materials provide improved levels of quality with a broader specification range than ever before.

Standard models feature textile-woven Ebony fabric and six-way adjustment while flagship models feature new unique-in-class front massage seats (optional) with 14-way electric adjustment. Owners can choose from 13 colourways – two of which are new (Lunar Ice and Vintage Tan) – while customer configurable ambient interior lighting provides additional visual drama on the inside.

New engines

The new aluminium Ingenium diesel engine brings class-leading efficiency to the 2016 model year Range Rover Evoque, making it the most efficient Land Rover ever. The new engines are manufactured at the company’s advanced new £500m Engine Manufacturing Centre in the West Midlands, UK.

The all-aluminium Ingenium TD4 engine, 20-30kg lighter than its predecessor with stiff cylinder blocks and decoupled injectors ensuring low levels of vibration and noise intrusion, is available in two power outputs: 110kW offering fuel economy rating as low as 4.4 l/100km and class-leading CO2 emissions of 109g/km, while the potent 132kW unit offers  a 4.8 l/100km rating and CO2 emissions from 133g/km*.

A range of advanced features have been applied to the Ingenium engines to ensure outstanding environmental performance, including variable valve timing and a series of low friction technologies. Selective catalytic reduction and a new low-pressure exhaust gas recirculation system significantly reduce NOx emissions.

The 2016 model year Evoque is also offered with Land Rover’s advanced 177kW Si4 petrol engine. Delivering strong performance, Si4 derivatives can accelerate from 0-100km/h in just 7.6 seconds and achieve a top speed of 217km/h, and return a fuel economy rating of 7.8 l/100km and CO2 emissions of 181g/km*.

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Efficient Capability

The 2016 model year Range Rover Evoque will be the first Land Rover vehicle to be designated as an ‘E-Capability’ variant. The most efficient models will wear a blue ‘Evoque’ badge, applied to the eD4 114g/km front-wheel drive  models, as well as the 125g/km all-wheel drive derivative, highlighting the status of Land Rover’s most efficient vehicles.

Advanced consumer-centric technology

The range of improvements engineered into the 2016 model year Range Rover Evoque includes a series of new convenience features, with an all-new eight-inch InControlTM Touch touchscreen infotainment system providing a more intuitive experience.

InControlTM Touch is fitted as standard equipment on the Pure and SE Evoque models, featuring easy-to-navigate menus and allowing users to swipe between screens just like a smartphone. Optional InControlTM Apps allows owners to access many popular smartphone apps using the centrally-mounted touchscreen on the central console.

Additionally, the six-speaker stereo system can be upgraded to include SD-card based satellite navigation and DAB+.

InControlTM Touch Plus, standard on HSE and HSE Dynamic, is specified, comprising HDD-based navigation†. Back-seat entertainment system is optional complete with a pair of eight-inch video screens and wireless digital headphones, and an 11- or 17-speaker Meridian audio system.

An innovative hands-free tailgate function standard from SE upwards, also adds a new dimension to the convenience of Evoque ownership. It allows owners to automatically open and close the tailgate by waving a foot beneath the rear bumper, whilst not compromising security. The handy feature is even compatible with a tow bar and greatly improves access to the luggage space when returning to the vehicle with your arms full of shopping.

Class-leading capability

The 2016 model year Range Rover Evoque’s class-leading capability has been enhanced by the introduction of Land Rover’s innovative All-Terrain Progress Control (ATPC) on SE models and above, first seen on the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport.

The stress-reducing technology maintains a pre-determined speed (selected using the cruise control function) in forward or reverse gears between 1.8km/h to 30km/h, allowing the driver to concentrate on negotiating tricky terrain. ATPC makes Evoque’s class-leading off-road capability more accessible and enjoyable than ever.

Safety features

A range of innovative new features enhance 2016 model year Evoque’s comprehensive array of safety features. Lane-Keeping Assist (optional) uses the stereo digital camera to prevent unintended lane changes by monitoring road markings. If the vehicle begins to drift into an adjacent lane without the driver signalling beforehand, Lane-Keeping Assist applies a gentle steering correction to maintain its lane position.

Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) fitted as standard across the range prevents or greatly reduces the severity of accidents in the event of the driver failing to take preventative action.

Using an advanced forward-facing stereo digital camera, the system can identify potential hazards ahead. If a collision risk is detected, the driver is alerted by visual and audible prompts and, if the driver fails to take evasive action, the system helps to avoid collisions below 50km/h, and reduces the severity of an impact at speeds below 80km/h.

Attention Assist Estimation (optional) completes the trio of advanced new safety systems available with the 2016 model year Evoque. It monitors steering inputs to detect when a driver is at risk of falling asleep at the wheel. Audible alarms and visual warnings signal when drowsiness is detected.

Evoque: the most desirable luxury compact SUV

More than 400,000 units of Evoque have been made since its release in 2011 making the premium compact SUV the fastest-selling Land Rover of all time. Last year, 2014, marked the Evoque’s most successful year to date, with 125,364 global sales.

2016 Range Rover Evoque Price* (MLP*)







eD4 PURE 6 Speed Man - 2WD



Td4 150 PURE 6 Spd Man - 4WD



Td4 150 PURE 9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD



Td4 150 SE  9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD



Td4 180 SE 9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD



Si4 SE 9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD



Td4 180 HSE  9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD



Si4 HSE  9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD



Td4 180 HSE Dynamic  9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD



Si4 HSE Dynamic  9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD





Td4 180 HSE  9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD



Si4 HSE  9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD



Td4 180 HSE Dynamic  9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD



Si4 HSE Dynamic  9 Spd Aut, w/- paddle shift & sports mode  - 4WD



* Manufacturer's List Price (MLP) excludes dealer delivery fees and the numerous statutory charges (commonly known as on-road costs). Additionally, please note that all prices, fees and charges are subject to change without notice, as are the specifications.



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