Ford has introduced a facelift of its popular Endeavour SUV in India at a starting price of Rs 19.83 lakh ex-Delhi. Changes in the facelifted model include reworked headlamps, grille, fog lamp bezels as also bumper skid plate. Ford says that the passenger side mirror now has blind spot detection and gives a higher visibility to the driver. The 16-inch alloy wheels also have a new design. Inside the cabin there is an updated SATNAV entertainment system with Bluetooth audio control. To make parking the big SUV easy, Ford have also added a reverse camera.
Powering the Endeavour is the tried and tested 156PS 3.0-litre diesel engine which makes 380Nm of torque. The company claims a fuel efficiency of 10.68kmpl from this engine. Ford also sells the Endeavour with a 2.5-litre 143PS/330Nm engine which has a claimed fuel efficiency of 12.67kmpl. The company is offering the new Endeavour in three variants- the 2.5l engine SUV is available only with a manual box and two-wheel drive while the 3.0l comes with an autobox and in 4×2 (Rs 21.28 lakh) and 4×4 (Rs 23.06 lakh) configurations. Both the auto variants also get cruise control.
‚ÄúThe 2014 Ford Endeavour is for enthusiasts who are outgoing, adventurous and believe in exiting their comfort zones to take the road less travelled, yet never compromise on their comfort. This is an extremely capable machine, and we are confident it‚Äôll add to the appeal of our trusted nameplate,‚ÄĚ Nigel Harris, president of Ford India said.
2014 Ford Endeavour launch press release
|Ford India Launches 2014 Ford Endeavour with Bolder, Muscular Looks
‚ÄĘ The 2014 Ford Endeavour sports enhanced, tough, attractive looks with a new stylish front grill, bumper and sleek headlamps
‚ÄĘ The true-blue SUV retains its proven off-roading capabilities while the dynamic new interior and exterior styling accentuates its premium appeal
‚ÄĘ India‚Äôs favourite SUV, capable of conquering toughest of terrains, starts at Rs. 19,83,898*
New Delhi, April 29, 2014: Ford India today introduced the 2014 Ford Endeavour, the latest edition of its true-blue, all-terrain SUV, featuring dynamic new styling and adrenaline pumping features. The 2014 Ford Endeavour, an SUV built to empower customers with unmatched road presence and proven off-roading capabilities, will sport a fresh new look, with a bold grille and headlamps, and refreshed interiors.
India‚Äôs favourite terrain conquering machine is known for its tough build quality and is available in three variants. The 2014 Ford Endeavour will be sold at an attractive price starting from Rs. 19,83,898* for the base variant, offering buyers great value for money and smart features.
The 2014 Ford Endeavour was launched today in Chandigarh by Nigel Harris, President Ford India.
‚ÄúAt Ford, we are committed to delighting customers through continuous improvements in our products. Endeavour is a trusted nameplate and holds a special place in Ford India‚Äôs product portfolio. It has remained a vehicle of choice for customers who desire a dependable, muscular, rugged yet comfortable and safe SUV. The 2014 Ford Endeavour has been made more stylish, dynamic and comfortable while retaining its core DNA of an all-terrain vehicle,‚ÄĚ said Harris.
Distinctly characterized by its dynamic new styling, the exterior of the 2014 Ford Endeavour has been enhanced to accentuate the vehicle‚Äôs overall appeal, making it tough and rugged while stylish and premium at the same time. The sleek headlamps and newly designed fog lamp bezel add a dash of sophistication to the overall styling of the vehicle while the all-new bold front grill and bumper with skid plate enhances its premium appeal. The specially designed blind spot passenger-side mirror maximizes driver visibility and enhances road safety. The stylish 16-inch alloy wheels are designed to deliver mighty performance on the road while enhancing its aspirational value.
Step inside and the 2014 Endeavour welcomes you with abundant space -- three rows of seats and ample legroom. The interiors of 2014 edition have been refreshed with trim updates and sport comfortable new leather seats to make the longest of journeys comfortable. The high-end touch enabled SATNAV entertainment system with Navigation Bluetooth audio control and reverse parking camera adds to the fun of exploring new roads in this premium SUV.
The 2014 Ford Endeavour continues to be powered by a highly responsive and refined 16-valve Duratorq TDCi powertrain which features outstanding torque output. The 3.0-liter Duratorq TDCi common-rail powertrain peaks at 380 Nm of torque at 2500 rpm with 156PS of power, delivering thrilling performance. The trusted SUV will also be sold with a 2.5-liter Duratorq TDCi with a 4X2 manual transmission.
The 2014 Endeavour is available in three variants: 2.5 Liter Duratorq TDCi 4x2 Manual Transmission, a 3.0-Liter Duratorq TDCi 4x2 Automatic Transmission and a 3.0-liter Duratorq TDCi 4x4 Automatic Transmission, that will be available at Rs. 19,83,898*, Rs. 21,28,119* and Rs. 23,06,302* respectively.
The electric shift-on-fly system gives enthusiasts the flexibility to switch to 4X4 mode and conquer the toughest terrains while a 5-speed automatic transmission helps gobble up those miles with ease. The 4X4 and 4x2 automatic variant will also sport cruise control to add to the superior driving experience and enhance Endeavour‚Äôs credentials.
‚ÄúThe 2014 Ford Endeavour is for enthusiasts who are outgoing, adventurous and believe in exiting their comfort zones to take the road less travelled, yet never compromise on their comfort. This is an extremely capable machine, and we are confident it‚Äôll add to the appeal of our trusted nameplate,‚ÄĚ Nigel Harris said.
The Ford Endeavour has also been adjudged the most dependable vehicle in its segment by JD Power Asia for three consecutive years and underpins Ford‚Äôs philosophy to ‚ÄėGo Further‚Äô in delivering more for the India consumers.
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* All prices are Ex Showroom New Delhi.