The Australian branch of the Ford company, is testing new models, which will soon be on the market. What attracts a lot of attention, is the fact that during the testing of the new Ranger pickup model. Along with him, the company developed and tested the new 2018 Ford Everest SUV. These two models, receive the same changes and improvements for 2018. According to some reports, the renewed Everest SUV and Ranger pickup, will be available for 2018.
What attracts a lot of attention, is the fact that the Australian team is developing a brand new 2019 Ford Ranger. This model will be available for customers in the US market, and will appear in 2019. As for the aforementioned Ranger and Everest models, these are versions for the Australian market and the Asian Pacific market.
The 2018 Ford Everest is not receiving design changes. And will continue to be based on the same T6 platform, currently used on Ranger. The same is the case with the new Ranger model for this market. Visual changes, which bring the two models are related to the appearance of the front of the vehicle. The new front-end design with a grille inspired by the Ford F-150. Also, there are extra safety features and technology.
The list of standard equipment should expect a new radar/LIDAR module on the lower third of the front-end, which is expected to bring enhanced radar cruise control with AEB. In addition, Ford Everest 2018 will offer keyless entry which is likely to include push-button start, LED daytime running lights, as well as a corner-mounted sonar sensor on the front bumper.
2018 Ford Everest Power Specs
Under the hood of 2018 Ford Everest sits a 3.2-liter 5-cylinder diesel unit. This engine coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission to deliver 143 kW (191 HP) and 470 Nm (346 lb-ft) of torque. Moreover, this engine is also rated to tow around 3,000 kg (6,613 lbs.).
The offer will include a version with RWD and AWD drive system. Also, different versions, with different levels of equipment, will be offered through the Ambiente, Trend and Titanium trim levels. Trend and Ambiente versions are available in versions with RWD and AWD, while the Titanium version is available only in AWD edition. For all versions of the charge is the same powertrain.
This powerful 3.2-liter Duratorq TDCi diesel engine allows EPA rating of 8.5 l/100 km.
We have already mentioned that the new model comes with improved performance, new technologies and security systems. Among other things, the list of equipment will be found Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control. Also, Tire Pressure Monitoring, Rear Park Assist and Forward Collision Alert.
How much will cost 2018 Everest?
So far no information on the price for the 2018 Ford Everest will be different from the price at which the current sales. This means that the new model will have a price of around $ 55,000.