Ford Endeavour full-size SUV cuts down on features in India
American automaker Ford has removed certain features from its Endeavour full-size SUV in India. The car now loses out on active noise cancellation, front door chrome scuff plate, and aux heater functionality (for Titanium+ and Sport variants). Also, there is now an 8-speaker audio system instead of the 10-speaker unit. However, it is still powered by a BS6-compliant 2.0-liter turbo-diesel engine. Here's our roundup.
Ford Endeavour: At a glance
The Ford Endeavour sports a muscular look, featuring a chrome-finished horizontal slat grille, a muscular bonnet, a wide air dam, adjustable headlights, and wrap-around taillamps. The SUV is flanked on the sides by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, side-steppers, and designer alloy wheels. As for the dimensions, it has a wheelbase of 2,850mm and a length of 4,903mm.
Power and performance
The Ford Endeavour is powered by a BS6-compliant 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder, turbo-diesel engine that generates 167.67hp of maximum power and 420Nm of peak torque. The mill is mated to a 10-speed automatic gearbox. It also comes with two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive systems.
A peek inside the cabin
The Ford Endeavour has a spacious 7-seater cabin with leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, ambient lighting, and a multifunctional power steering wheel. The car houses an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment console with support for Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and FordPass connected car technology. For passengers' safety, there are seven airbags, electronic stability control, a tire pressure monitoring system, and ABS with EBD.
What about the pricing?
In India, the Ford Endeavour starts at Rs. 29.99 lakh and goes up to Rs. 35.10 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom Delhi). At this price-point, it takes on rivals like MG Gloster, Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, Toyota Fortuner, and Mahindra Alturas G4.