Facelifted Ford Endeavour is reported launching by February next year. The facelifted model is already on sale in the global markets since the past couple of months.
Ford Endeavour is a well built mean machine that tackles the might of Toyota Fortuner. Both the SUVs are maintaing their age-old rivalry till now, but Fortuner has a hand here.
Ford India revealed its plans for the existing models in future. The lineup included facelifts of Aspire, Figo, Endeavour and Mustang GT. All these launches are scheduled to happen before 2020.
Aspire facelift has been launched in the market already. Just recently, we spotted facelifted Figo testing on the Indian roads. We speculate it to launch here by mid-2019. So, which brings Ford Endeavour in the pipeline too.
The facelifted model entered the global markets in May 2018. In India, Endeavour received a facelift back in 2016. Globally sold as Ford Everest, will make its way as the facelift with the Endeavour badging.
The facelifted Endeavour will got get any major changes. Subtle changes to the front grille and front and rear bumpers will be seen. The top-end variant will get new 20-inch alloy wheels.
Inside the cabin, Ford Endeavour facelift would not get any major changes. Alongside, there would be minor additions to the features onboard. The current Endeavour is much feature laden and offers more than Fortuner.
Another significant change will be seen in the engine. Endeavour facelift will get a new 2.0 Litre diesel engine. It replaces the 2.2 Litre diesel engine that comes in the current one. However, the powerful 3.2 Litre diesel engine will still continue with the high-end variants.
The new engine produces 180 BHP and 420 Nm of peak torque. The 3.2 Litre engine produces 215 BHP and 500 Nm of peak torque. Only Automatic Unit is offered on the SUV.
Along with the new engine, it might also get a new 10-speed Automatic gearbox. Ford states that the new engine and gearbox will help in better fuel efficiency.
Features onboard include HID headlamps, Power-adjustable driver seat, Remote Keyless entry, Dual-zone Climate control, Power Tailgate, Rain-Sensing Wipers, Cruise Control, Auto-Headlamps, Electric Panoramic Sunroof and SYNC3 Infotainment with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Safety features onboard include 7 airbags, ABS with EBD, Front and Rear Parking Sensors, Rear View camera, ESP, Traction Control, Hill Launch Assist and Hill Descent Control.
Current prices of Endeavour start off at Rs 26.82 Lakhs going up to Rs 33.31 Lakhs. It takes on the likes of Toyota Fortuner, Mahindra Alturas, Honda CR-V and Volkswagen Tiguan.