Top marks for the New Range Rover Evoque

Land Rover’s new baby is stealing the show in the compact SUV arcade. Velar-inspired design philosophy has put the Range Rover Evoque years ahead of the competition. This, not just a good-looking SUV inherits the legendary Land Rover DNA and it shows when it comes to refinement, capability, and safety. Recently, the new Evoque scored top marks in the Euro NCAP safety test. This feat puts the Evoque alongside Land Rover’s five-star SUVs – Velar and Discovery.

*Euro NCAP provides consumer information on the safety of new cars. Euro NCAP is the European New Car Assessment Programme making your cars safer.

Range Rover Evoque

The luxury compact SUV scored a total of 94 % for adult occupant protection. This happens to be the highest score of any Jaguar or Land Rover product to date. It also received 87 % for child occupant safety.

The new Evoque is built on a Transverse Architecture that takes the safety score to a new high. Driver assistance features include – Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist, Front and Rear Parking Aids, and a Rear Camera as standard. Over and above these standard features owners also get to choose from two optional packs – Park pack and Drive pack.

The Park Pack

  • Park Assist
  • 360-degree Parking Aid
  • Rear Traffic Monitor
  • Clear Exit Monitor

The Drive Pack

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Assist
  • High-Speed Emergency Braking

In addition, a comprehensive system of airbags and restraints throughout the cabin – including a pedestrian airbag – mean owners can rest assured the luxury compact SUV will protect those inside and outside the vehicle.

Global Product Marketing Director JLR, Finbar McFall expressed that the Range Rover Evoque features the latest technologies aimed at preventing accidents and a new vehicle architecture to protect occupants in the event of an incident. The result is another five-star performer from Land Rover.

Land Rover’s ClearSight Ground View technology

Land Rover’s ClearSight Rear View Mirror – Transforming into an HD video screen, offering a wider 50-degree field of vision and superior low light visibility by displaying a rear-facing camera feed from the top of the car.

ClearSight Ground View technology is also available, effectively making the bonnet invisible by projecting camera imagery onto the upper touchscreen to show the driver a 180-degree view under the front of the vehicle. This is useful when negotiating difficult parking spaces, navigating high city center kerbs or tackling rough terrain.

The booking of the New Range Rover Evoque is live. It is priced from £ 31,600 (On-Road) in the UK.