2016 Ford Endeavour outsells segment king Toyota Fortuner in April


Anjan Ravi, I'm a true-blooded petrolhead. Hope you enjoy our news stories, launch coverages, motorshow coverages and test drive reports.

Second generation Fortuner is due in India this year.

The continuous dominance of the Toyota Fortuner in the large SUV segment seems to have come to an end. The 2016 Ford Endeavour sold 560 units in April 2016 as compared to the 509 units of the Fortuner.

2016 Ford Endeavour 2.2 AT Titanium side Review
The 2016 Ford Endeavour is available with 2.2- and 3.2-liter diesel engines in India.

It is to be noted that sales of the Fortuner have slowed down considerably this year owing to the ban on large diesel engines in NCR. The NCR accounts for 15 percent of sales. Other products in this segment too have not done too well in sales: Chevrolet Trailblazer (13 units), Mitsubishi Pajero Sport (60 units), Hyundai Santa Fe (26 units), Ssangyong Rexton (1 unit).

The 2016 Ford Endeavour is available with 2.2-liter four-cylinder TDCi diesel engine and 3.2-liter five-cylinder TDCi diesel engine, the latter is offered exclusively with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2.2-liter diesel engine makes 160 PS at 3,200 rpm and 385 Nm of torque at 1,600-2,500 rpm and the more powerful 3.2-liter develops 200 PS at 3,000 rpm and 470 Nm of torque at 1,750-2,500 rpm.

2016 Toyota Fortuner White at 2016 BIMS
The 2016 Fortuner is powered by the modern GD range of diesel engines.

Also read: Ford EcoSport Black Edition launched

While the new Endeavour may have outsold the Fortuner by a small margin, it is to be noted that Toyota will launch a significantly updated second generation Fortuner in the Diwali period this year, reportedly. The 2016 Fortuner, apart from featuring massive exterior and interior upgrades, comes powered by the GD diesel engine family.

Ford Endeavour – Image Gallery

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Toyota Fortuner News & Updates

Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo front view

More images of Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo surface online

2017 Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo front at the 2017 GIIAS Live

Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo India launch by month-end

Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo front

Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo spotted at a dealer in India

2017 Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo front three quarter at the 2017 GIIAS Live

Toyota Fortuner TRD Sportivo to be launched in India – Report

2016 Toyota Fortuner white front three quarter launch live

Toyota Fortuner updated price list following additional cess

Toyota Innova Crysta 2.4 Z front three quarter images

Toyota updates Innova Crysta and Fortuner