The long-awaited facelifted Endeavour is going to be launched by Ford India by 2019 with some updates in terms of exterior and interior features as well as mechanical specifications.
Ford India will update some well-known models including the Ford Aspire sedan, the Figo hatchback and the Endeavour SUV. While a lot has been told about the first two vehicles, little has been known about the last one. Therefore, today, we have decided to inform you with some of the most important information about the 2019 Ford Endeaour facelift, which has been recently launched in Thailand and projected to go on sale in India next year. The full review will be provided as soon as the car is launched here. Read on to discover 6 important things that are worth knowing about the 2019 Indian-bound Ford Endeavour facelift.
The 2019 Ford Endeavour facelift will be launched in India in 2019
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1. 2019 Ford Endeavour has got refreshed styling and design
The 2019 Ford Endeavour will come with some exterior tweaks. To be more specific, the front comes with a brand-new radiator grille with three single slats in a horizontal format, HID headlamps, automatic rain wiper and a lower air intake frame. The side profile of the new SUV is likely to remain unchanged with the 20-inch spoke alloy wheels. The rear of the car will be equipped with an updated tail lamp enclosure and a redesigned bumper.
The 2019 Ford Endeavour will remain the dimensions of the current model with a 4,892mm length; 1,860mm width and 1,837mm height.
2019 Ford Endeavour will come with some minor tweaks in terms of exterior
2. 2019 Ford Endeavour interior will be updated
While most of the interior styling and features of the current model will be maintained in the facelifted Endeavour, some minor updates will be added to make it more premium. These expected updated features include
Dual interior paint schemes
8.0-inch touchscreen SYNC3 infotainment system which supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity
Softer material for seat coverings
Passive keyless entry
Front parking sensors
Start bush button
The cabin of the 2019 Ford Endeavour is expected to be made more premium
3. 2019 Ford Endeavour engine will be refreshed
In the international market, the 2019 Ford Endeavour is powered by a 2.0L turbocharged and a 2.0L twin twin-turbo diesel engine. While the former produce a max power of 180bhp and a peak torque of 420Nm, the latter can generate up to 215bhp and 500Nm. Instead of the 6-speed automatic gearbox on the outgoing model, the new-gen Endeavour will get the power via a 10-speed AT unit and an optional 4X4 drivetrain system.
In India, the current engine system: a 2.2L TDCi diesel motor which can produce 160bhp/38Nm and a 3.2L TDCi diesel unit which can deliver up to 200bhp/470Nm will be discontinued. The new Ford Endeavour will receive the power from a more advanced 2.0L diesel motor, which is not only more powerful but also much more fuel-efficient as well. With the launch of the car in 2019, the American car maker is expected to make the engines to comply with the BSVI emission standards.
The 2019 Ford Endeavour engine is anticipated to be adjusted to conform to the BSVI emission standards
4. 2019 Ford Endeavour will preserve its mechanism
Ford is planning to make no alterations to the braking and suspension system of the 2019 Endeavour SUV. The SUV will continue to use the old free-standing coil spring with anti-roll bar suspension unit in the front and another coil spring, watts linkage type with anti-roll bar one in the rear. The braking system of the vehicle will preserve the four disc brakes with the anti-lock braking system and electronic brakeforce limitation (EBL) as in the outgoing model. Although the autonomous emergency braking system is equipped on the global model, this feature will be absent on the Indian-bound one.
2019 Ford Endeavour will keep the same mechanism as the outgoing model
5. 2019 Ford Endeavour has been spotted testing in India for the first time recently
Ford has recently tested the 2019 Ford Endeavour facelift on Indian public road for the first time under no disguise. Undoubtedly, the amazing SUV will certainly soon appear in the Indian auto market.
The 2019 Ford Endeavour has been spotted testing for the first time recently
6. There will be almost no changes in the 2019 Ford Endeavour price
The current Ford Endeavour facelift has a price range of Rs 26.32 lakh for the base variant to Rs 32.81 lakh for the top-spec variant. Interestingly, with all the updates in features and performance, Ford India will not change the price the 2019 Ford Endeavour facelift for the purpose of maintaining competitiveness. Once launched, it will be the formidable competitor of the Mahndra Alturas G4, Toyota Fortuner and Honda CR-V.
With the launch of next-generation Ford Endeavour which has already been so well-known with Indian car buyers, Ford expects to strengthen its position and increase its competitiveness in the Indian SUV segment in particular and the Indian auto market in general. Hope that the new SUV of Ford will be a success in this teeming segment. What do you think about the 2019 Ford Endeavour and its prospect in India? Share with us in the comment box below.