Ford Endeavour Facelift To Be Launching Soon in India

In 2016, the current-generation Ford Endeavour made its debut and as a part of a mid-cycle upgradation, Ford will update the Endeavour with more features. The renewed Ford Endeavour will be launched in India by Ford later this month. On February 22, 2019, the price of the facelift will be announced.

The upgraded SUV will come with a new front bumper, headlamp and grille inserts and with a diamond cut finish, larger 20-inch alloy wheels. In the cabin, the dashboard gets narrow changes, soft-touch materials, narrow chrome bits and backlit buttons. The screen of the infotainment remains the same size but will now get Synch 3 interface of Ford loaded with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The SUV will also provide a hands-free tailgate open and close feature. In terms of safety, the upgraded Ford Endeavour gets an autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection in foreign markets and let us see whether it will be offered in India or not.

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In the starting, the SUV in India will mostly continue the same 2.2-litre and 3.2-litre diesel powertrain options. At the later stage, Ford will introduce its new 2.0-litre diesel engine to meet up the BS-VI compliant norms which will come into effect from April 2020. In foreign markets, this new powertrain gets the option of two power outputs- a 180 hp of maximum power and 420 Nm of maximum torque single turbo powertrain and a more powerful 213 hp maximum power and 500 Nm twin-turbo powertrain. Both the new powertrains will be mated to a 10-speed automatic gearbox.

The updated Endeavour SUV will compete with the rivals Mahindra Alturas, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Toyota Fortuner and facelifted Isuzu MU-X.