2016 Ford Everest Release Date
The 2016 Ford Everest will go on sale during 2015. The Everest has already been presented in Thailand where this seven-seater SUV has been produced since 2003. The third-generation Everest, as all of its predecessors, is primarily intended to be sold throughout the Asia-Pacific region. According to Ford, the all-new 2016 Ford Everest will come as a technologically advanced and sophisticated vehicle. Apart from being suitable for everyday activities, it should also provide excellent off-road abilities even in the toughest conditions.
The 2016 Ford Everest in its third iteration will be available from 2015. Ever since its inception, the model has been based on the Ford Ranger pickup truck. As for the 2016 Everest, it will be based on the Ford Ranger T6. It actually comes as a five-door wagon version of the Ford Ranger four-door pickup truck.
2016 Ford Everest Specification
Due to its rugged design, the Everest is considered the ’’toughest’’ SUV in the segment. It owes its exceptional off-road capabilities mostly to the T6 Ranger pickup’s platform. The platform itself allows 225 mm of ground clearance as well as a considerable torsion force needed in rough terrain conditions. The clearance also allows the Everest to drive through water as deep as 800 mm.
The 2016 Ford Everest will be offered in both RWD and AWD configurations. As far as AWD is concerned, it comes with Torque On Demand system and Terrain Management system. This version of the 2017 Everest SUV offers several driving modes. Those include the normal mode, snow mode, gravel mode, sand mode, grass mode as well as the rocks mode.
The 2016 Ford Everest is fitted with the latest and most advanced technological systems. Among other amenities, it includes Ford Sync system equipped with and 8-inch touchscreen and voice command. The audio system comprises ten speakers and an integrated subwoofer.
The vehicle’s engine lineup consists of two diesel and one gasoline powertrain. Those who opt for the gasoline version of the 2016 Ford Everest can pick a 2.0-liter twin-scroll EcoBoost engine. This unit features exceptional torque figures, class-leading fuel efficiency as well as low CO2 emissions. The less powerful diesel engine is a four-cylinder 2.2-liter Duratorq TDCi making 158 hp and 385 Nm of torque, while the bigger option comes as a five-cylinder 3.2-liter Duratorq TDCi churning out 197 hp and 385 Nm of torque. All of the engines will be paired with a six-speed transmission, both automatic and manual.
The 2.2-liter diesel unit represents the best choice for those who seek great fuel efficiency combined with excellent performance. However, the most capable version of the 2016 Ford Everest with most horsepower and torque is the one fitted with a 3.2-liter TDCi engine.