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X3 F25 (2011 - current)
The latest X3 brings some added style and some new features to the BMW SUV family. Talk about the new F25 now!

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Old 04-17-2012, 07:15 PM
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I spent a large amount of time in the Evoque this weekend at the New York Auto Show. It's tiny, cramped, and priced almost on par with a base X5. It is overpriced and too small. Sure, it looks great and the interior is of high quality. Land Rover has worst in class reliability and resale, therefore no thanks. These two things are way more important to me than looks. Gimme the Audi/BMW/Mercedes

I love the Evoque, but no way in hell am I buying it. It's funny because my Land Rover dealer is a 2 minute drive from my house and the BMW one is 10 minutes. I'd take the BMW every time. X3 is a fantastic car
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The Evoque is a gorgeous design, but REALLY small feeling inside. And that's to say nothing of the potential for reliability issues.
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Let's just say that for some the looks of rear and side are an acquired taste......which I've yet to acquire. What I really struggle with is why people, journalists in particular, place the Evoque in the same category as the X3. Just because the pricing is similar? The X3 size-wise is perfect for me. The Evoque would be totally impractical. They are not comparable - if you need the rear seats and luggage space - which surely most X3 potential purchasers will.
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i just placed my order for the Evoque today, mid June delivery.

the bmw sales guy failed to get back to me on time and i had already placed my order.
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Size-wise, wouldn't the X1 be closer to an Evoque?
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i just placed my order for the Evoque today, mid June delivery.

the bmw sales guy failed to get back to me on time and i had already placed my order.
As long as you got the car you really want and didn't let the individual sales guys drive your choice. Enjoy the RR.
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Size-wise, wouldn't the X1 be closer to an Evoque?
In terms of size then yes. Even I would have to admit the X1 is not the most exciting looking car around but it's very capable and far cheaper than the RR.
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Im looking for a replacement for my Mercedes ML, i need a smaller suv, so far, looking at the RR Evoque vs an X3.

Looks wise, evoque wins but im having doubts about ownership experience and quality since i never had a Range rover before, always been a Benz/Bmw customer...any inputs as to why i should go for the X3?
-The X3 is quicker, handles better and has a more practical interior layout. The Evoque is better off road.
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[QUOTE=The other thing I am waiting on is to hear if they will actually deliver a Dinan chip for the X3 N55 engine.[/QUOTE]


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35i 4500 rpm break-in recommendation is brutal - although not as bad as the "///M cars"

this is my first N55 not a bad engine - comparing to the N63 and S65 I likey
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