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Mike Stevens | Jun, 15 2015 | 27 Comments

Ford’s big new off-roading Everest SUV has come a step closer to its local launch, with a $54,990 starting price and key equipment details revealed today.

Designed and developed in principle by Ford Australia, the new Ranger-based Everest was first revealed as a concept nearly two years ago, before making its official production-ready debut in China last year.

TMR will have its first drive of the new Everest in Thailand late next month, ahead of an Australian market launch scheduled for October.

The new seven-seat Everest SUV will launch from $54,990 for the entry model, topping out at $76,990 (plus on-roads) for the Titanium model.

All models in the range will be driven by a 3.2 litre turbodiesel engine taken from the Ranger, offering 143kW at 3000rpm and 470Nm between 1750-2500rpm.

Matched to a six-speed auto, fuel consumption is rated at 8.5 l/100km on the combined cycle.

And, in line with its “challenger” campaign that calls for just about every relevant Toyota model to be singled out, the blue-oval brand has highlighted the virtues of the Everest’s engine over the 3.0 litre four-cylinder diesel offered with the Prado.

Those include 16kW more power and 60Nm more torque, along with a maximum 3000kg braked towing capacity (2500kg for the Prado diesel).

The Everest also bests the Prado for wading depth, offering 800mm against the Toyota’s 700mm.

Ford also highlights a number of other Prado-beating features which, depending on the model, include Emergency Assistance, Active Noise Cancellation, Sync infotainment system with voice control, wi-fi connectivity hotspot, Auto High Beam, Lane Keeping System, Active Park Assist, Tyre Pressure Monitoring and a powered liftgate at the rear.

The park assist and tyre pressure monitoring systems are available with the Titanium only, while the lane-keeping system and powered liftgate are featured on both the Trend and Titanium models.

It should also be noted that, like the newly updated Ranger, the Everest will offer two versions of the Sync system. The entry-level model gets Sync 1, with a small mono-colour screen and switch/voice controls, while the Trend and Titanium get the new Sync 2 with a full-colour eight-inch touchscreen display and voice control.

Other auto-equipped rivals to the Everest include the $47,490 147kW/500Nm Colorado 7, the $40,500 130kW/380Nm Isuzu MU-X and the $44,490 131kW/350Nm Mitsubishi Challenger.

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  • Full-time 4WD
  • Terrain Management System (TMS) with four modes: Normal, Snow/Mud/Grass, Sand, Rock
  • Electronic locking rear differential
  • Torque on demand via active transfer case
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Water wading depth of 800 mm

Everest - standard features include:

  • 3.2 litre turbo diesel engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential sports shift
  • Full time 4WD
  • Terrain Management System
  • Electronic locking rear differential
  • Independent front suspension and solid rear axle suspension with Watt’s Linkage
  • Electric power-assisted steering (EPAS)
  • Hill Start Assist, Hill Descent Control, Trailer Sway Control
  • 17x8-inch alloy road wheels with matching full size spare alloy wheel and tyre
  • Manual rear lift-gate
  • Body coloured bumpers, black door handles and exterior mirrors
  • Reflector headlamps with manual headlamp levelling
  • Power side mirrors with turn indicators
  • Automatic on/off headlamp
  • Follow-me-home lighting
  • Front fog lamps
  • LED tail lamps
  • Black roof rails
  • Front and rear mudflaps
  • 7 seats with fabric trim
  • 3rd row seat with 50:50 split-fold seat back
  • Single zone air conditioning with rear auxiliary controls behind the centre console
  • Overhead console with map lights and sunglass holder
  • Cruise control with adjustable speed limiter
  • Power windows with one touch up/down and global open/close
  • Active noise control system
  • 30 stowage areas
  • SYNC1 with Voice Control and Emergency Assistance
  • 8-speaker single CD, AM/FM audio system
  • Interior Command Centre with 4.2-inch colour TFT screen
  • Bluetooth mobile phone integration, AUX/iPod/USB input ports
  • Audio controls on steering wheel
  • 4 x 12V and 1 x 230V power sockets
  • Rear view camera, Rear parking sensors
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Roll Stability Control
  • ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Traction Control
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • Driver and front passenger airbags, side front airbags, side curtain airbags (to 3rd row), driver’s knee airbag
  • Beltminder system (for 1st and 2nd row occupants)
  • Perimeter and volumetric alarm with battery backup system
  • Remote keyless entry with 2 stage unlocking and flip key

Everest Trend (in addition to Everest)

  • 18x8-inch alloy wheels
  • Power rear lift-gate
  • Chrome front radiator grille
  • Running boards
  • Body coloured door handles and exterior mirrors
  • Halogen projector headlamps
  • Auto high beam control
  • Bulb daytime running lights
  • Power side mirrors with powerfold, heater and puddle lamps
  • Painted roof rails
  • Dual zone climate control
  • High level instrumentation cluster with dual 4-inch display screens
  • Leather trimmed steering wheel
  • Electrochromatic rear view mirror
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Front sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirror
  • Front and rear floor mats
  • SYNC2
  • 10-speaker audio system with DAB+ and subwoofer
  • Interior Command Centre with high resolution 8-inch colour touch screen
  • 2 x USB ports and SD card slot
  • MyKey (allows programming of restricted driving modes)
  • Adaptive cruise control with forward alert collision mitigation and heads-up display
  • Lane Keeping System and lane departure warning
  • Front parking sensors
  • Driver alert system

Everest Titanium (in addition to Trend)

  • 20x8.5-inch alloy wheels
  • Running boards with metallic finish
  • Chrome door handles and exterior mirrors
  • HID headlamps with washer and auto headlamp levelling
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Exterior scuff plates with ‘Everest’ graphic
  • Semi-auto parallel Active Park Assist
  • Panoramic power sunroof
  • 8-way power front seats with manual lumbar support and heater function
  • Leather trimmed seats
  • Powerfold 3rd row seat with 50:50 split-fold seat back
  • Leather gear shifter
  • Ambient lighting
  • Illuminated front scuff plates
  • Satellite navigation with traffic management channel
  • Blind Spot Monitoring System (BLIS) with cross-traffic alert
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system

PRICING (excludes on-road costs)

  • Everest - $54,990
  • Everest Trend - $60,990
  • Everest Titanium - $76,990


Tow bar (3000kg capacity) - $1000
Satellite navigation (Trend) - $600
Prestige paint - $500

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RIVALS: Prado | Colorado 7 | MU-X | Challenger

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