2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

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14 reviews
Available Price Range $23,839-$36,827 Trims2 Combined MPG 23 Seats 4-5

Our Take on the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

Our Take

The all-new Range Rover Evoque marks a shift of sorts for Land Rover. The automaker is known primarily in the U.S. for building boxy, capable SUVs, but the Evoque is a decidedly sportier and sleek... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Narrow cargo area
  • Sleek styling may limit visibility
  • High starting price

Notable Features

  • New compact luxury crossover for 2012
  • Two- and four-door versions
  • Turbo four-cylinder power
  • Six-speed automatic
  • Permanent all-wheel drive


Our Expert Reviews

I'm normally composed when it comes to test-driving cars, but I couldn't contain my giddiness when the 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque popped up on my list of cars to review. Its sleek design and small size could make it the perfect mom- or dad-mobile.After zipping around in the turbocharged 2012 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, I was sold on this mini-crossover, but when I added my ... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.5 out of 5

Based on 14 reviews

Best car I've owned (so far)

by eastrnma from Boston, MA on January 13, 2012

The Evoque is a great drive with high-end features and finish make it a great value. The car is full of contradictions... its' small package handles and drives like a full size, and although there's l... Read Full Review

2 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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Roadside Assistance Coverage


Free Scheduled Maintenance


What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

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Warranties Explained


Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.


Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

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