The 2021 model year of the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque offers a longer feature list and updated powertrain. The diesel model with an addition of a mild-hybrid system sees a hike in power.
Land Rover updated its Range Rover Velar last month. The British SUV maker has extended similar updates to its Range Rover Evoque. For the model year 2021 (MY21), the Range Rover Evoque gets a longer feature list and updated interiors. The mechanical update such as the air suspension we saw on the 2021 Velar has not trickled down to the Evoque, yet. The new Range Rover Evoque gets mild updates in the powertrain with a bump in power figures.
Pre-update, both the – diesel and petrol – variants of the Range Rover Evoque were available with the S and the R-Dynamic SE trim. Now, The petrol variant is available with the R-Dynamic SE trim, whereas the diesel variant of the 2021 Evoque is available with the S trim. The prices for the new updated Land Rover Range Rover Evoque start at Rs 64.12 lakh (ex-showroom).
New features include 3D Surround Camera Cabin, Air Ionisation with PM2.5 filter, Wireless Device Charging with Phone Signal Booster and, JLR’s Pivi Pro infotainment system. Land Rover now offers a dual-tone interior which is a combination of Deep Garnet and Ebony.
The diesel variant of the 2021 Evoque gets a few updates in its powertrain. The engine is the same 2.0-litre inline-four unit mated to a nine-speed automatic gearbox. The diesel variant now comes with a mild hybrid system, and as a result, the overall power figures see a hike. The power has been tuned up from 177bhp to 201bhp, while the torque figure of 430Nm remains the same.
The R-Dynamic SE variant of the 2021 Evoque is powered by a 2.0-litre petrol motor that pushes out 1bhp more, over the pre-updated model. The power is now rated at 247bhp and 365Nm. The petrol variant gets the same nine-speed automatic gearbox as before. The diesel and petrol power units are mated to an all-wheel-drive drivetrain.
The bookings for the new SUV have commenced on the company’s online portal and the Land Rover confirms that the deliveries have commenced already. The updated Range Rover Evoque rivals the likes of the Volvo XC60, Lexus NX, BMW X3 and the Mercedes-Benz GLC.