2016 Ford Endeavour Launched at Rs. 23.64 Lakh

  • Jan 20, 2016
2016 Ford Endeavour Front Right Quarter Dynamic

American car maker Ford is all set to launch the next-generation of the Endeavour SUV in the country today. For a start, the new Endeavour is nothing like its outgoing version and the design silhouette is more attractive as well as futuristic when compared to its competition. The all-new Endeavour will be taking on the league of premium SUVs such as the Toyota Fortuner, Chevrolet Trailblazer, and the likes.

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What is it? All-new Ford Endeavour
How much will it cost? Priced between Rs. 23.64 Lakh to Rs. 28.15 Lakh, ex-showroom Delhi
Highlights? New 2.2 litre and 3.2 litre diesel engine options, loads of equipment, comfortable second and third row bench, segment first electronically operable tail gate, third row seats, terrain response system and semi-auto parking assist.
Competition? Toyota Fortuner, Chevrolet Trailblazer, SsangYong Rexton W, Hyundai SantaFe, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, etc.

Read our Road Test Review of the New Ford Endeavour here

2016 Ford Endeavour Interior Dashboard

The Endeavour has a number of segment leading features like the electronically powered tail gate. That's right! Now you won't have to do the effort of pushing up or pulling down the tailgate as a motor will do the job for you. The third row will also be electronically operable and will fold at the push of a button. Coming to the dimensions – The new Endeavour is a massive 4892mm long, 1860mm wide and 1837mm tall. Having said that, the new design reduces the bulky proportions.

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The segment first for the SUV are a host of many features that are only available in luxury segments, namely, electronically operated tailgate and third-row bench, semi-auto parking assist and a terrain response system. The semi-auto parking assist will be able to park the behemoth in tight spots. The driver has to control the speed of the vehicle and the steering wheel will turn by itself to park the car. The terrain response system is also a first of its kind in the segment wherein with the twist of a knob, the driver can change the response of the suspension, torque, etc., to behave accordingly.

On the inside, Ford will equip the new Endeavour with SYNC infotainment system, seven airbags, rear-view camera, configurable LCD colour displays, an electronic panoramic sunroof, et al.

The Ford Endeavour receives the following features as standard on the exterior - front fog lamps, rear roof-mounted spoiler, silver-finish skid plates, roof-rails, chrome grille and turn-indicator integrated ORVM. The Titanium variant gets additional features such as LED tail-lamps and LED DRLs.

2016 Ford Endeavour Interior Rear Seat Folded Flat

The following features are standard on the inside of the new Endeavour - front armrest, rear armrest with cup-holder, LED 2nd row and 3rd row lamps, reclining and sliding adjust rear seats with 60:40 split, flat-folding 3rd row seats with 50:50 split, 4 power outlets, illuminated lockable glovebox, power adjustable driver seat and leather upholstery. Additional features on the Titanium variant include ambient lighting and door-sill plates.

Convenience features available as standard on the new Endeavour include - remote keyless entry, one touch up/down and anti-pinch driver-side window, tilt-adjustable steering wheel, electrically adjustable and foldable ORVMs, rear parking sensors, dual-zone climate control system, roof-vents for the 2nd and 3rd rows, rear windshield washer/wiper with defogger, multifunction buttons on the steering wheel, rear-view camera, rain sensing wipers, cruise control etc. Additional features for the 2.2l Titanium 4x2 AT variant include - auto-dimming mirrors, tyre-pressure monitoring system. The 3.2l Titanium 4x4 AT variant gets the following additional features - semi-automatic parallel park assist, power folding 3rd row-seats, panoramic sun-roof and an all-new terrain management system.

All the variants of the new Endeavour are offered with an advanced SYNC 2 infotainment system which includes an 8-inch colour touch-screen, with AM/FM Radio/Aux-In/dual USB-ports/CD/MP3 and Bluetooth connectivity. The system plays through 10 speakers.

An integrated Active Noise Cancellation system makes the cabin a quiet place to be in. This is thanks to the system emitting a counter-noise which cancels out any unwanted sound.

On the safety front - the new Endeavour is offered with dual front airbags, ABS with EBD, ESP, TCS, Hill-launch assist, driver AND passenger seatbelt reminder etc. The 2.2l Titanium 4x2 AT variant gets side and curtain airbags as additional features, while the 3.2l Titanium 4x4 AT is also offered with a segment first driver knee airbag.

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Under the hood, the Endeavour gets a 2.2-litre and a 3.2-litre diesel motor. The 2.2-litre motor generates 160PS of maximum power and 385Nm of maximum torque - it is offered with either a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2.2-litre coupled to the manual transmission is offered in both 4x2 and 4x4 guises while the motor mated the automatic transmission is only available in the 4x2 guise.

The 3.2-litre diesel motor generates 200PS of maximum power and a jaw dropping 470Nm of torque - it is only available with an automatic transmission with power sent to all four wheels via an intelligent 4x4 system.

2016 Ford Endeavour Rear Right Quarter Dirt

The SUV will be available in six colour options – Sunset Red, Golden Bronze, Moondust Silver, Panther Black, Diamond White and Smoke Grey.

The new Ford Endeavour will be offered in the following variants -

2.2l Trend MT 4x2 - 23.64 Lakh
2.2l Trend MT 4x4 - 25.49 Lakh
2.2l Trend AT 4x2 - 24.39 Lakh
2.2l Titanium AT 4x2 - 26.14 Lakh

3.2l Trend AT 4x4 - 26.54 Lakh
3.2l Titanium AT 4x4 - 28.15 Lakh

All prices are ex-showroom, Delhi.

To know our first drive experience of the Ford Endeavour in Thailand, view the video below


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