What do you think of the Evoque Cross-Coupe Range Rover? Is it worth the money?

I was just wondering what your thoughts are on the Evoque Cross-Coupe Range Rover five-door version. Also at £35,000, and being slightly smaller than the Freelander, is it worth the money? Or is there something similar you would recommend for 2012?

Asked on 24 December 2010 by John Pawson.

Answered by Honest John
I’ve yet to drive an Evoque, and I’d be wary of any description of it as a ‘fuel-efficient 4x4’. The most fuel efficient version is 2x4. Meanwhile, my money's on the new F25 BMW X3 4WD. It's excellent. Decent economy, decent performance, decent handling and decent size. Definitely top of the class. Test and video here: www.honestjohn.co.uk/road-tests/bmw/bmw-x3-f25

And don’t forget the Mitsubishi Outlander/Citroen C Crosser/ Peugeot 4007, all of which share the Evoque’s engine and can give 45mpg.
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