World’s renowned monster car makers, Landrover and Toyota have entertained the country with their mesmerizing cars. If any other car is put in comparison with any one of them, these crossovers easily triumph them but what about when these two automobile major go head on. The recently unleashed Landrover Range Rover Evoque and the tried & tested Toyota Land Cruiser Prado face off each other in a survival battle.
Terrific and thought provoking design of Evoque has gathered attention from all over the globe. The hood end is exceptional and alluring with being artistically crafted to excellence. The compact SUV comes with trademark grill of Range Rover and beautiful xenon headlamps are hard to take your eyes off. The trendy coupe has a large sloping roofline, astonishing fog lamps and two exhaust pipes exuding the throttling power that Evoque carries.
Bold, aggressive and alluring Land Cruiser Prado is blessed with stalwart exteriors. Projector type clear headlamps with sharp designing and striking fog lamps add zing to the distinct body of Toyota Land Cruiser Prado. The broad bold chromed vertical slats on the radiator grille look dynamic and with the glitter on the gold being the Toyota’s emblem which is spot on. The ruggedness is added to the gigantic Prado with front bumper spoiler, rear spoiler with integrated high mount stop lamp and roof rails.
With more pleasing style Landrover Range Rover Evoque outclasses Toyota Land Cruiser Prado.
The brawny machine carries the exhilarating looks inside as well with opulent cabin. Carved for a special class of audience, Evoque is equally appealing on inside with top class of fit and finish. Equipments inside are borrowed from other high end Range Rover vehicles and one touch interior mood lighting, steering wheel paddle shifters, brushed aluminium finishes, full grained leather interiors and a full-size panoramic glass sunroof are some of the key features of the Evoque.
The electrifying Land Cruiser Prado’s interiors complement its proud exteriors. The interiors are comfortable enough to make you feel relaxed even after a long adventurous journey. The leather trimmed inside with steering wheel finished in leather and wood shows the class of Toyota. The cabin seems to be fully covered with features like Illuminated entry system on door, side steps and cabin along with console box cooling and auto-change inside rear view mirror are simply jaw dropping and leaves you surprised.
On the interior part, Land Cruiser Prado cruises ahead of Range Rover Evoque.
Engine, Specifications & Performance:-
The five door Evoque is fitted with 2.2 L 16-valve turbo diesel engine generating 190 PS of top power along with 420 Nm of peak torque. The compact SUV has a top speed of 200 kmph and races from 0 to 100 kmph in mere 7.6 seconds. The car is mated with responsive six-speed automatic transmission.
Under the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado’s hood is the powerful 3,956cc V6, 24-valve, Double Overhead Camshaft (DOHC) which delivers an impressive power of 232 bhp at 5200 rpm and ultimate torque of 36.9 kgm at 3800 rpm. The Toyota’s Variable Valve Timing Intelligence technology (VVT-i) controls the time interval of valve opening and closing at higher rpm’s for better fuel efficiency. The monster sprints from 0 to 100 kmph in just 9.5 seconds with a top speed of 188 kmph. The full time four wheel drive (4WD) Prado is mated with 5 Speed Automatic transmission.
In this section, Land Cruiser Prado is way ahead of Range Rover Evoque.
The features in Range Rover Evoque comprise of Terrain Response, brushed aluminium finishes, an 8 inch high resolution Touch Screen, Bluetooth connectivity with audio streaming, full-size panoramic glass sunroof, 11 speaker Meridian Audio Sound system, interior mood lighting, steering wheel paddle shifters, Full grained Leather interiors and Cruise control. Also, Power and Heated Mirrors, Heated Rear Screen, Roof Spoiler, Automatic High Beam Assist Headlamps, Rear Centre Head Restraint, Sun visors, etc
The Land Cruiser Prado has exceptionally fabulous features loaded in it. This super – power churner comes installed with features like Air Conditioner with automatic climate control, Multi-functioning steering wheel, Power Windows, Power door locks, Remote Key Entry, Parking Assist System with rear view camera, Cruise Control, Downhill assist control, Hill start assist control, Vehicle stability control etc.
Features wise also, Prado is the winner.
The compact Range Rover Evoque delivers a decent mileage of 10 kmpl on city roads and 14 kmpl on highways.
The 3.0 liter diesel engine of Toyota Land Cruiser Prado returns with a mileage of 6 kmpl in city conditions and 10 kmpl on highways
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