New Ford Endeavour to launch on January 20 in India – Report
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Autocar India reports that the new Ford Endeavour will go on sale in the Indian market on January 20. Bookings are currently being accepted and few units have started arriving at dealerships for training purposes as well as exclusive customer previews, sources confirmed to Indian Autos Blog.
The new Endeavour measures 4,892 mm in length, 1,860 mm in width, 1,837 mm in height, has a 2,850 mm in wheelbase and a ground clearance of 225 mm, Ford claims the Endeavour has a water wading capacity of 800 mm and a fuel tank capacity of 80 liters.
It will be available in two trim levels: Trend and Titanium. Few of the features standard in the Titanium trim are reclining, sliding and 60:40 split for second row seats, third row seats with 50:50 fold flat, 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, leather upholstery, interior ambient lighting, Ford MyKey with remote keyless entry.
Other features include power retractable wing mirrors, rear AC with ceiling vents for second- and third-row, steering-mounted audio controls, dual-zone HVAC, powered tailgate, cruise control, electrochromatic rear view mirror, power folding third row seat, SYNC with voice control, TFT touchscreen with Bluetooth/CD/AUX-in/USB ports and a 10-speaker audio system.
The top-end Titanium is available with a 3.2-liter five-cylinder TDCi diesel engine developing 200 PS at 3,000 rpm and 470 Nm of torque at 1,750-2,500 rpm. It comes paired to a 6-speed AT as standard as well as a 4WD system with Terrain Management.
A smaller 2.2-liter four-cylinder TDCi diesel engine is also available in Trend and Titanium, which is capable of 160 PS at 3,200 rpm and 385 Nm of torque at 1,600-2,500 rpm. A 6-speed MT with RWD is standard in the base Trend model, while a 6-speed AT or 4WD is optional.
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[Source: Autocar India]