Ford Endeavour gets several mild cosmetic updates along with equipment addition; gains new twin-turbo 2.0-litre diesel engine as well
The updated version of Ford Endeavour or Everest in many global markets has been revealed in Australia. The American auto major has added new equipment along with minor revisions in the new versions. As the Ranger Raptor, the Endeavour gains a new 2.0-litre four-cylinder twin-turbo diesel engine.
The EcoBlue motor develops 213 PS of maximum power and 500 Nm of peak torque as low as 1,750 rpm. The powertrain is connected to a ten-speed automatic transmission with improved refinement and use of active noise cancellation technology increasingly being employed lately. The suspension geometry is revised for improved handling characteristics as well.
The engine is available on the top-spec Titanium variant while it can be picked from the options list in the Trend model. The Ambiente and Trend grades offer 3.2-litre TDCi turbocharged five-cylinder diesel engine as standard with a six-speed automatic gearbox. The 2.2-litre four-cylinder engine could also be present in some markets.
The towing capacity of the new Endeavour has gone up by 100 kilograms as well. As for the exterior, there is a new triple slat front grille, Xenon headlamps with LED Daytime Running Lights, 20-inch multi-spoke alloy wheels, updated skid plates and so on. The interior is treated with soft-touch plastics for improved plushness.
The cabin is adorned with ebony colour theme complementing the contrast stitching in certain areas. The brimmed features list sees the introduction of keyless entry, push-button start, hands-free powered tailgate in Trend and Titanium variants and Ford’s SYNC3 infotainment system available in the eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
As for connectivity, it comes with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and navigation with breadcrumbs. Some of the key safety features in the updated Ford Endeavour are reverse parking camera and sensors, optional Active Park Assist, standard Inter-Urban Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) system with Pedestrian and Vehicle Detection among others.