Ford Endeavour facelift SUV launched in India, prices start at Rs 28.19 lakh

    Published On Feb 22, 2019 12:03:00 PM

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    Updates on the 7-seat SUV will help it take on the likes of the Toyota Fortuner, Mahindra Alturas G4 and the Skoda Kodiaq.

    The 2019 Ford Endeavour facelift has launched in India. Prices for the seven-seat Ford SUV start at Rs 28.19 lakh. The Ford Endeavour is available with two engine options – a 2.2-litre, prices for which range between Rs 28.19-30.60 lakh and a 3.2-litre, which is priced at Rs 32.97 lakh. Competition for the Ford Endeavour facelift in India ranges from the likes of the recently launched Mahindra Alturas G4 to the extremely popular Toyota Fortuner, and even the Skoda Kodiaq. The Ford Endeavour is only available with diesel engine options as mentioned above, and there is no petrol motor on offer.

    2019 Ford Endeavour facelift rear static

    2019 Ford Endeavour technical specifications
    Endeavour 2.2Endeavour 3.2
    LxWxH4903x1869x1837mm4903x1869x1837mm
    Wheelbase2850mm2850mm
    Engine2.2-litre, 4-cyl, turbo-diesel3.2-litre, 5-cyl, turbo-diesel
    Power160hp at 3200rpm200hp at 3000rpm
    Torque385Nm at 1750-2500rpm470Nm at 1750-2500rpm
    Gearbox6-speed MT/AT6-speed AT
    All-wheel-driveNoYes
    Tyres265/60 R18265/60 R18
    Kerb weight2204kg (MT)/2238kg (AT)2394kg

    The updated Ford Endeavour gets a new triple-slat grille with new styling bits and a new black painted bezel around the fog lamps. The new Endeavour also gets blacked out headlamps with LED daytime running lights and HID headlamps. Other changes on the exterior include a new set of 18-inch wheels in a two-tone black and diamond-cut finish. Around the rear, there are no changes in terms of design, however, Ford has added a virtual pedal to open the boot with a swipe of the foot below the rear bumper, which is quite a handy feature. There is also a new colour on offer – as seen in the images above – called ‘Diffused Silver’, which replaces the older shade of grey.

    2019 Ford Endeavour facelift dashboard

    On the inside, the Endeavour now gets a black and beige, two-tone dashboard as compared to the older version that got a brown-black-beige combination. The gear lever has also received an update with a chrome bezel and the SUV now get keyless entry and a start-stop button. Other features include a touchscreen infotainment system with Ford’s excellent Sync3 user interface along with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

    2019 Ford Endeavour variant-wise prices (ex-showroom, pan-India)
    VariantNew EndeavourOld Endeavour
    Endeavour 2.2 Trend AT 4x2-26.83 lakh
    Endeavour 2.2 Titanium MT 4x228.19 lakh-
    Endeavour 2.2 Titanium+ AT 4x230.60 lakh31.07 lakh
    Endeavour 3.2 Titanium+ AT 4x432.97 lakh33.31 lakh

    While the Toyota Fortuner has always been the crowd favourite in this segment, these smaller updates to the Ford Endeavour might help swing buyers back towards this big and brutish ladder frame SUV. The return of the manual gearbox with the 2.2-litre engine will also help the Ford Endeavour get an entry level customer that now has the option of the Mahindra Alturas G4 too. While the Ford SUV has maintained an average of about 500 units a month over the last year and a half or so, expect this update to up the sales figures marginally too.

    2019 Ford Endeavour vs rivals: Price (ex-showroom, pan-India)
    Ford EndeavourToyota Fortuner*Mahindra Alturas G4Skoda Kodiaq
    Petrol variants-Rs 27.58-29.17 lakh--
    Diesel variantsRs 28.19-32.97 lakhRs 29.59-33.28 lakhRs 26.95-29.95 lakhRs 34.49-35.99 lakh

    *Toyota Fortuner prices are ex-showroom, Delhi

    Also see:

    FordEndeavourfacelift image gallery

    2019 Ford Endeavour facelift review, test drive

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