New Ford Everest with Bi-Turbo Diesel Engine and 10-speed Automatic Transmission Offers Greater Capability, Safety, and Efficiency

Ford Philippines today launches a new version of its popular Everest mid-size SUV, taking its capability, safety, and efficiency to the stratosphere with impressive improvements to its engine, transmission, and driver-assist technologies.

“The Ford Everest was launched in the Philippine market in 2003, at a time when the demand for SUVs was still on the rise. The Everest redefined the SUV segment with its bold design, advanced technology, and stunning off-road and on-road capabilities,” said PK “Uma” Umashankar, managing director, Ford Philippines.

The ultimate powertrain

The new Ford Everest is powered by the new-generation 2.0L Bi-Turbo diesel, and 2.0L Turbo diesel engines. With the advanced 10-speed automatic transmission that offers improved fuel efficiency and better acceleration, the 2.0L Bi-Turbo diesel engine delivers 213PS and 500Nm of torque, while the 2.0L Turbo engine delivers 180PS and 420 Nm of torque. The new 2.0L diesel engines and 10-speed automatic raise the bar when it comes to vehicle refinement. The competition will have fits with this combo, and they haven’t really recovered yet from the Raptor’s success.

New features

Ford added new smart features on an already impressive line of amenities. Smart keyless entry and push-button start are now standard across the new Everest range, offering customers quicker and convenient engine starts, and ease of entry and exit from the vehicle. No more grappling for the keys from your bag or pocket!

Arms full with with groceries or cargo? the Everest provides more convenience with the hands-free liftgate, a feature that automatically opens and closes the liftgate. Imagine, a simple kicking motion of the foot under the rear bumper will open and close the liftgate. Impress your peers!

For those burdened with parallel parking, the new Everest with the Active Park Assist feature, helps drivers find parallel parking spaces and steers the vehicle to a parking slot. With the driver’s hands off the steering wheel. The driver just needs to control the gears, accelerator, and brake. Easy, right?

New 4WD Technology

With the new Everest’s 4WD Terrain Management System, maximum traction and stability enables drivers to stay in control whether driving on sand, mud, grass, or rock, ensuring full capability both on and off-road.

The new Everest also features Ford’s Pre-Collision Assist which uses Inter-Urban Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian and Vehicle Detection, a first-in-class feature that detects pedestrians and vehicles and alerts you with an audible and visual warning to bring the Everest to a complete stop to help mitigate rear-end collisions and road-traffic collisions with pedestrians.

The new Everest also retains segment-leading advanced driver assistance technologies that help provide a more convenient and safer driving experience, including:

•          Adaptive Cruise Control

•          Lane Keeping System

•          Forward Collision Warning System

•          Driver Alert System

•          Auto High Beam Control

•          BLIS – Blind Spot Information System comes equipped with Cross Traffic Alert

•          Rear View Camera and Parking Sensors

SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility now powers the new Everest, an 8.0-inch full color touchscreen and reversing camera. On top of standard built-in navigation, SYNC 3 is compatible with the use of Waze and Google Maps, proving useful when venturing beyond mobile coverage areas.

And how much?

The new Everest is available in two variants at launch and comes in six colors, including the new Diffused Silver, as well as Absolute Black, Aluminum Metallic, Arctic White, Meteor Gray, and Sunset Red.

The Everest 2.0L Bi-Turbo Titanium+ 4×4 AT retails at PHP 2,299,000

The Everest 2.0L Turbo Titanium 4×2 AT retails at PHP 1,995,000.

The new Everest is available in Ford dealerships in Metro Manila starting August 10, 2019 and within the month in Ford dealerships in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

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