One of the most and best popular SUVs full-sized in India is the Ford Endeavour. Since 2013, the sales for Ford Endeavour have achieved the most SUVs tech-loaded with a pure utility vehicle in the same price bracket, where it compares with the other SUVs like Honda CR-V, Skoda Kodiaq, Isuzu MU-X, Mahindra Alturas, and Toyota Fortuner.
In 2016, the Ford Endeavour new generation was introduced. After a few years, the SUV had received minor updates and improved well to form a rounded package model in 2019.
The new Ford Endeavour has not made any visual changes to the interior, it has the same interior with dual-tone black & beige, premium leather with wrapped upholstery. The new Endeavour version includes gear lever with chrome finishing, push button for start and stop, and 8-way seats electrically adjustable for front seat passenger, those features are available only for Titanium Plus variant.
A panoramic sunroof was added to the Titanium Plus variant, while other SUV variants offer climate control with dual-zone and the 2nd row consists of adding air vents, and the 3rd row as a standard cup holder, rear center armrest.
The new Endeavour’s safety package is very extensive. The standard features include front and the rear fog lamps, wipers and auto headlamps, hill-start assist, ESP, traction control, ABD with EBD, and six airbags. It also has rear parking sensors, a rear camera, TMPS (tire pressure monitoring system) and volumetric burglar alarm system to track any movement within the car. The Titanium Plus variant features rearview mirror with the auto-dimming interior, hill descent control, front parking sensors, and additional airbag for driver’s knee.
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The new SUV Ford Endeavour is available with two options for diesel engine, 3.2-liter diesel engine, and 2.2-liter diesel engine. The 3.2-liter diesel engine offers the 4×4 setup and produces top torque of 470 Nm and best power of 197 bhp. The 2.2-liter diesel engine offers the manual gearbox with 6-speed and produces a peak torque of 385 Nm and power at 158 bhp. It also has an automatic transmission with 6-speed for Titanium Plus trim.
Apart from that, the smaller diesel engine 2.2-liter offers 4×2 setup alone. According to ARAI Certification, bigger 3.2-liter diesel motor provides a mileage of 12.62 kmpl and Ford Endeavour’s 2.2-liter diesel motor offers 14.2 kmpl.
Ride & Handling
As earlier, Ford Endeavour’s steering is truly praiseworthy. Some hatchbacks will be very light during the city speeds and some may weight as the speed increases. Ford Endeavor behaves like the same and it is a tall SUV model. You will have evident body roll, during fun activities through the corners. You can inspire confidence with the steering movement and allows you to ride Endeavour even at the sharp turns.
This SUV is like a body-on-frame model and does not need to deal with punishing terrain or bad roads like Sedan. The new Endeavor is ready to take-off on poorly paved sections, through potholes, and even on the worst roads. You can have a comfortable ride over the smooth roads, but still, it is designed to handle heavy passenger loads with seven-seat and full-sized SUV. You may notice vertical movement or a bit bouncy when you have fewer people on board.
The Ford Endeavour mileage is 11.9 to 12.62 kmpl. The Manual Diesel variant has a mileage of 12.62 kmpl. The Automatic Diesel variant has a mileage of 12.62 kmpl.