2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque vs 2017 BMW X3
The growing popularity of the crossover class has had a measurable impact on the automotive market. Just about every manufacturer is trying to get into the crossover game. Some, like Land Rover, have been occupants of this class for a while. So how do these new entries stack up against the established players in the crossover class? Looking at the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque vs the 2017 BMW X3 will help determine the answer to this question.
Both the Range Rover Evoque and the X3 are powered by 2.0-liter four-cylinder engines. The engines produce similar performance ratings, both checking in at 240 horsepower, while the Land Rover engine takes a slight edge in the fuel economy department, offering an estimated 21 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highways.
|2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque||VS||2017 BMW X3|
|2.0-liter four-cylinder||Base Engine||2.0-liter four-cylinder|
|21 city/29 hwy mpg||Fuel Economy||21 city/28 hwy mpg|
2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque All-Wheel Drive System
The versatility of a crossover is what has drawn so many people to this class. Land Rover has earned a reputation for producing vehicles that are ready to conquer any terrain. This reputation extends to the 2017 Range Rover Evoque. This crossover comes equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD) as standard equipment. AWD is available, but not standard on the 2017 BMW X3.
The Range Rover Evoque’s all-wheel drive system includes Land Rover’s Terrain Response system. Terrain Response offers different settings for specific terrain and road conditions that help to maximize the vehicle’s performance.The Range Rover Evoque also comes equipped with hill start assist and hill descent control.
The standard all-wheel drive along with the Terrain Response system help the Range Rover deliver impressive performance when taken off of the roads or in driving situations where inclimate weather affects traction. The system can be set to optimize traction for conditions that include mud, grass, gravel or snow.
Land Rover offers the 2017 Range Rover Evoque in five total trim levels, while the 2017 BMW X3 is available in four models. The extra trim levels allow the 2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque to offer an extra degree of variety for car shoppers to choose from.