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Not Ford Endeavour, Ford Everest will be launched in India, will this SUV end the dominance of Fortuner?

Ford Everest SUV: Ford Motor can import Everest SUV in limited numbers in India. At the same time, its production can also start in the plant located in Chennai from next year. If this happens, then like the international market, the SUV will be sold in India under the name of Ford Everest. Its direct competition is with Toyota Fortuner.

American car company Ford Motor is preparing to return to India. Ford’s Endeavor has been dominating the country. In such a situation, there were speculations that Ford would make a comeback in India with the popular Endeavor SUV. However, it is now believed that the company may launch a 7 seater SUV with another name instead of Endeavour. Its name could be Ford Everest which is sold under this name in the international market. Initially the company can bring it to India through import.

Ford Motor can launch Endeavor in India as Everest. According to media reports, after initial import, its production can also start at the Ford plant in Chennai by 2025. There is an interesting story behind the name of Ford Everest . After the arrival of Ford’s new SUV, it may become difficult for Toyota Fortuner.

Hence the name ‘Ford Endeavor’

Ford Endeavor is known as Ford Everest in the global market. When the company launched the SUV in India in 2003, it did not get a trademark for the name Everest. Under compulsion, the company had to sell SUV in India under the name of Ford Endeavor instead of Ford Everest. The company had acquired the trademark of Endeavor.

According to reports, recently Ford has acquired the trademark of ‘Everest’. At present, the company will import Everest SUV in India in small numbers. Using the name Everest instead of Endeavor will reduce the branding cost of the company. This will reduce the expenditure on advertising.

Ford has not yet told when production will start at the Chennai plant. Local production of Everest in India may also get delayed till 2026. However, the company can try to meet the demand through imports.

Expected features of Ford Everest

Recently a glimpse of Ford Everest has been seen. The new SUV can enter with a boxy front and a large grille. Apart from this, there is also a possibility of getting new matrix style LED headlights. Compared to Endeavour, the shape of Everest will be more square looking.

Talking about Fort Everest Global model, it gets a 12-inch vertical, or 10.1-inch infotainment system with Ford SYNC. Ford’s new SUV is expected to have advanced features like ADAS, 9 airbags and other safety features.

engine and combat

At present, Ford has not revealed which variant of Everest SUV will be launched in India. The company sells SUVs with many diesel engine options. Everest is powered by 2.0 liter single turbo, 2.0 liter twin turbo and 3.0 liter V6 diesel engines.

For transmission, Ford Everest can be equipped with 6 speed manual or 10 speed automatic gearbox. According to the engine option, Ford Everest can be purchased with 2 wheel or 4 wheel drive option. In India, it will compete with luxurious 7 seater SUVs like Skoda Kodiaq, MG Gloster and Toyota Fortuner.

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