Pros: "Interior,lavish, smooth ride, great for off-road"
Cons: "NOT spacious."
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"Before purchasing this vehicle I test-drove it's competitors, and spoke to friends who owned them. As far as saving money, if you can't afford this car, then definitely don't get this car... Maintenance is expensive, and the competing cars will give you the same functionality for less.
HOWEVER, if you're like me: Then you scoffed while driving the other cars. There is no comparison...! The Evoque feels like a smooth airplane. Going over bumps, or sewer holes (avoid these!) feels like...nothing.
The interior is superior in every aspect to it's competitors. Honestly, that alone; in my humble opinion is worth the extra money, but to each their own.
The driver and passenger seats are extremely comfortable. You are able to inflate, or deflate the sides of the seat. This is super comfortable if you are bigger or a smaller person. You're able to choose where you want support on your back. This is huge for me, because I have a bigger chest than most, helps my back out a lot. I can't say enough about the seats.
The sound on this puppy, let's not even compare.
The exterior obviously looks precious, the interior is even nicer.
I rated 9/10 for Comfort and Convenience only because IT IS a little cramped. However, if you need space don't buy this car in the first place (no, seriously.)"
"Long turbo lag from a complete stop so it's slow to start out but then has nice pickup,especially given the 4 cylinder. Beautifully styled inside and out and with no reliability issues. No squeaks or wear after 42000 miles."
"Bought car January 2. Towed after 1 week. All warning lights came on no power steering, car would not shift to another gear. Everything. Took one week to repair. Module replaced. Smart keys stopped working this week. Called everyone to complain. Called first time and this time also. Said I have warranty and they stand behind. No help. Poor service to make sure car one month old repaired. I have owned 20 cars from for focus to Infiniti and this is the worst. Car towed again today."
Pros: "Feature packed, great looks, off road capable"
Cons: "New model bugs, could use more storage"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 7
"You definitely get what you pay for. Camparable crossovers (VW Toureg, BMW X3/X5, Audi Q5, etc.) may start off less, but once you add the options to match the pure plus w/premium package, the others end up being way more than the evoque.
Value 8/10: For the amount of features you get and the luxury brand name, it's a decent price.
Reliability 6/10: While I've had no safety issues, I've still had to bring the vehicle in for minor things here and there. It's a real pain in the rear when you live about 100 miles from the nearest dealership, not to the mention the unnecessary miles you have to put on your car. From reading other owner reviews, it seems this is a mixed bag and some have problems while others have seen nothing. Too early to tell though.
Quality 8/10: excellent materials and well assembled, but I do have to ding a couple points since things are already "breaking" so soon.
Driving Dynamics 9/10: Solid performance, great feel, good fuel economy. -1 point as there is noticeable turbo lag and if you don't feather the throttle properly, the sudden turbo kick can be quite unexpected.
Design 10/10: There's no denying it. This thing looks amazing. From the head turning headlights and body lines, to the luxurious interior, the Evoque definitely has the "wow" factor.
Comfort & Convenience 8/10: While it fits 4-5 adults quite comfortably, the storage is lacking. Not that big of a deal as a city cruiser/commuter. This can be remedied by laying down the rear seats, but you give up the rear seating. It can also be offset by having roof rails, but they aren't standard like a lot of other crossovers in this price range and cost quite a bit as a separate accessory.
Overall 8/10: This thing is awesome given that you can accept the drawbacks here and there, but hey what relationship doesn't have its flaws? The things that I've had issues with so far aren't bad considering that you keep in mind that this is a first year model. Overall, I love my Evoque!"
"This SUV is so comfortable it unbelievable and the seats are the best I've ever sat in. The steering is so responsive and turns on a dime. I hope you like attention because that what you'll get driving one. Gas mileage is good. The engine is fast and willing. It's works well off road. Love the 825 watt stereo."