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TEST DRIVE: 2012 Range Rover Evoque

Posted July 23, 2012 by in Family Friendly
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Rating

First Impressions
90%


Drive
85%


The Green Factor
75%


The Family Factor
70%


Techie Stuff
90%


Value
75%


Total Score
81%

81/ 100

The Essentials

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MSRP (as tested): $48,695
 
Fuel Efficiency (City): 10.9 L/100 KM or 26 MPG
 
Fuel Efficiency (Hwy): 6.9 L/100 KM or 41 MPG
 
Average Fuel Cost: $2,093 Estimated Annually
 
Carbon Emissions: 4,186 KG Annually (Estimate)
 

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Attractive Styling; 4 cylinder engine
 

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$48K with no GPS system?!
 
by Eric Novak
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While it may seem like a stretch for an environmental car reviewer to accept the task of reviewing a Land Rover, it’s not a stretch when they design an all-new vehicle with environmentalism in mind.

To meet the needs of customers who appreciate the quality of Land Rover, yet want a more ubran and eco-friendly design that what has typically been available, the decision was made to design and launch an all-new compact SUV with a 4 cylinder engine with the end result being the all new 2012 Range Rover Evoque.  With good weather available during the week of my Dadditudes TEST DRIVE, I decided to conduct a video review instead:

 

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About the Author

Eric Novak
Eric Novak

Eric Novak is the Creator and Editor in Chief of EnviroDad.com. He is a father of 4 who thinks that environmental stewardship is a requisite of parenting. He's not a professional Dad nor is he an environmental scientist, but he's someone who gives a damn and is trying to make the right decisions as he lives his life as a father, environmentalist and business owner. He is a nationally recognized Keynote speaker who speaks about issues such as Climate Change, Sustainability and the media's role in our environmental crisis. In addition to automotive reviews, Eric writes reviews on a variety of environmental products, services and destinations as well as opinion and advice pieces throughout several different websites and publications.