|Engine||3.0 Litre TDCi with Variable Geometry Turbocharger||Power Window|
|Max Torque||380 Nm (38.7 kgm) @ 2500 rpm||Power Steering|
|Max. Power||156 PS (115Kw) @ 3200 rpm||Air Conditioner|
|Transmission||5-Speed Manual||CD Player|
Ford Endeavour India
Ford Endeavour is one of the most popular SUV in the Indian market. The Endeavour has a raw appeal to it and comes across as a complete SUV. In spite of the Endeavour being an old school SUV that has an imposing street presence it has become the ultimate SUV to own below the Rs. 20 Lakh price bracket. This car is a true off roader and sails smoothly on the mud tracks adjacent to highways where other cars will fear to even park. Ford Endeavour was available in 3 variants namely, Ford Endeavour 4x2 XLT and Ford Endeavour 4x4 Thunder Plus. Ford India introduced the new 4x4 Hurricane Limited Edition of its premium SUV Endeavour.
Ford Endeavour Engine
Ford Endeavour engine is available in three variants. The base such as 4x2 XLT model is equipped with a 2.5-litre TDCi with Variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT) that generates a power of 141 bhp and renders 330 Nm worth of torque, whereas the Thunder+ and 4X2 AT are powered by a 3.0-litre TDCi with Variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT) diesel engine that churns out 154 bhp.
The limited Hurricane edition is 3.0 L with a 2953 cc that powers up to 156 PS at 3200 rpm with a torque of 380 Nm at 2500 rpm with five speed auto gear.
Ford Endeavour Exteriors
Ford Endeavour is a 7 seater car that has space for everything. Diamond White color and the hugeness of the car is quite a head turner. The latest version of the Ford Endeavour SUV gets revamped side mirrors housed in matte black lowers with chrome uppers with turn indicator repeater lamps and a puddle lamp feature. Ford Endeavour has strong appearance like its muscular front and tough look body. The muscular body and bold design look ready for any obstacle that comes its way. The car has this huge structure that makes its body very tough and durable. Besides, the stylish side cladding with two tone painting, sporty roof rails and alloy wheels also grab the attention of car enthusiasts.
Ford Endeavour Interiors
The quality of it being an SUV doesn't come in the way of its interior comfort. The interiors have a two tone finish complemented by a spacious passenger cabin. This interior combination goes well with red, black or white exterior. The interiors of the Ford Endeavour provide an elegant luxurious feel. It seats 7 passengers comfortably with easy in-and-out access to the third row seats. The plastic and the leather used for the dashboard and other parts of the interior are of great quality. With its high tech features like theft protection system and advanced active and passive features, Ford Endeavour proves to be a safe haven for the people riding in it.
Ford Endeavour Safety Features
No vehicle is complete without safety features and in Ford Endeavour you can find loads of them. the safety features of this vehicle includes seat belts for all seating positions, front and side dual air bags, anti lock braking system (ABS), collapsible steering column, anti theft system, fuel tank shields, child locks, side door intrusion beams and strong outer body. The anti theft system used in the design of this vehicle is passive type that stops the starting of engine and cuts off the fuel supply to fuel injection system when started using a wrong key. So you don’t have to worry about your Ford Endeavour parked in the parking area and feel free to move around.
Ford Endeavour Colors
The Ford Endeavour is available in four different shades and these include Diamond white, moon dust silver, panther black and sea grey.
Ford Endeavour Ride and Handling
The Ford Endeavour is inspired from the ladder chassis design, with independent double wishbones, torsion and stabilizer bar at the front and at the rear you get leaf springs. The high end variant gets four- wheel drive, a low range gearbox, Limited Slip Differential at the rear axle and a lockable central differential. This means the car can withstand that comes in its way. With its 210mm of ground clearance, handling is a bit of let down and also the large size means you have to be careful while cutting the corners. The amount of body roll and ride quality is a bit harsh. However this comes as no surprise because of its pickup truck size proportion. The 2.5 liter engine serves well and the diesel power also makes it one hell of a ride.
Ford Endeavour Specifications
The 4WD transmission is also equipped with electronic active shift on fly feature which means the driver can change the mode from 2WD to 4WD at high speeds of around 100 km/hr. The length of the car is around 5060 mm while its width is 1788 mm and its height is 1826 mm. The Ford New Endeavour has 5 automatic gears and a ground clearance of around 210 mm. The kerb weight of the car is around 2014 kgs and its fuel tank capacity is 71 litres. The car also has front disk and rear drum braking system. Ford Endeavour offers headroom of 1010mm (Front) and 935mm (Rear) with the generous front legroom of 1970mm (max.) and 950mm (min) with the rear knee room of 960mm (max.) and 750mm (min.) and with the shoulder room of 1470mm which is enough even for a six feet tall person. The boot capacity of this SUV is 2055 liters.
Ford Endeavour Ex-Showroom Price
The Ford Endeavour price is around Rs 17.32 lakhs to Rs 20.12 lakhs
Ford Endeavour price for 3.0L 4×4 AT variant is Rs. 2,012,236 lakhs
Ford Endeavour price for 3.0L 4×2 AT variant is 1,857,230 lakhs
Ford Endeavour price for the 2.5L 4×2 MT variant is 17,32,382 lakhs
Ford Endeavour price for Hurricane Limited Edition is 2,013,307 lakhs
Ford Endeavour Models
Ford Endeavour 2.5 L 4×2 MT (diesel): It comes with Bold full chrome radiator grille with embossing, plush leather upholstery, independent control for rear AC, dual stage driver and front passenger airbags, all new wrap around head lamps, two tone ebony & camel interior environment, personalized AC vents for 2nd & 3rd row seats, In dash 6 CD changer and MP3 player, Aux in port, tilt adjustable steering, silver roof rail, ABS with EBD, brake assist, electronic stability control, central locking, power door locks, child safety locks, anti theft alarm, antiglare rear view mirror, front seat belts, rear seat belts, seat belt warning, door ajar warning, side impact beams, front impact beams, keyless entry, engine immobilizer, parking sensors, front fog lamps, seat belt pretensioners & load limiter, adjustable head lamps, halogen head lamps, power adjustable outside rear view mirror, internally adjustable outside rear view mirror, body coloured bumpers, aluminum side stepper, new lockable spare wheel cover, power foldable outside mirrors with electric adjust, grab type chrome door handles, turn indicators and puddle lamp on ORVM, moulded door trims, fabric door trim, front door pockets, tachometer, electronic multi trip meter, digital odometer, accessory power outlet, low fuel warning light, digital clock, outside temperature display, vanity mirror, leather seats, leather steering wheel, leather gear knob, glove compartment, cigarette lighter, titanium finish on IP, 2nd row seat – 50:50 split, reclining and double folding, dual sunglass holders, 3 Nos 12V power sockets, 3rd row seat – folding and removable, automatic climate control, power steering, power windows (one touchdown for driver), adjustable seats, rear seat head rest, front and rear cup holders, large glove box with illumination, remote trunk / boot opener, luggage compartment lamp, rear reading lamp, height adjustable driver & co driver seat belts, rear wash / wipe & defogger, front centre arm rest with storage bin, 6 speakers, body coloured door handles and tailgate handle, body coloured outside rear view mirrors, alloy wheels, tinted glass, power antenna, audio system remote control, rear and front speakers, remote fuel lid opener.
Ford Endeavour 3.0 L 4×2 AT (diesel): It comes with illuminated scuff plates, DVD player with roof display, sleek and stylish side body cladding, sporty pedals and rest all the features are same as the Ford Endeavour 2.5 L 4×2 MT.
Ford Endeavour 3.0 L 4×4 AT (diesel): This version features a Limited slip differential, touch screen LCD audio unit, blue tooth connectivity, satellite navigation, front driver and passenger side airbags, reverse parking camera with LCD display and rest all the features are same as the Ford Endeavour 3.0 L 4×2 AT.
Ford Endeavour Competitors
The competitors of this ford car are Toyota Innova and Fortuner, Tata Safari and Sumo, Mitsubishi Pajero. These cars are giving challenge to the Ford Endeavour.
Compare Ford Endeavour with other Models
Mahindra XUV500 vs Ford Endeavour: The exteriors of Mahindra XUV500 are inspired from Cheetah. The styling of this car is much better than Ford Endeavour, but not as sturdy as the Endeavour. Mahindra XUV500 is quite cheaper compared to Ford Endeavour.
Ford Endeavour vs Toyota Fortuner: The Fortuner like the Innova is like a car to drive and it has also got the more powerful engine. The Ford Endeavour has more space, but the Fortuner is more comfortable. In terms of the price, the Fortuner may lose out, but it is the worth the extra money.
Ford Endeavour vs Tata Safari: The Tata Safari is cheaper compared to the Ford Endeavour, but Ford Endeavour is more powerful along with a good fuel economy as well.
Ford Endeavour vs Mitsubishi Pajero: Mitsubishi Pajero does not have much option to choose from whereas the Ford Endeavour is available in 3 models in the Indian market. Ford Endeavour is also smaller and cheaper compared to Mitsubishi Pajero but it churns a better mileage. The Pajero is however the robust of the two.
Ford Endeavour vs Skoda Yeti: Ford Endeavour offers more kick and bit than the cross over Skoda Yeti. However both have the same price tagstands in same price range. Skoda Yeti ride and handling is better than the Ford Endeavour.
Ford Endeavour Awards
Ford Endeavour awards are as follows
CNBC Autocar Auto Awards news (2003)
TNS TCS study (2004)
Ford Endeavour Mileage
The Ford Endeavour 2.5L 4x2 gives a mileage of 9.7 -12.8 Kmpl (City-Highway).
The Ford Endeavour 3.0L 4x2 AT delivers a road run of 7-11 Kmpl (City-Highway).
The Ford Endeavour 3.0L 4x4 AT gives a mileage of 9.7 Kmpl in the city and 12.4 in highways.
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Published on: October 23, 2011 9:04 am
Ford Endeavour 4x4 Hurricane Limited Edition Launched