2022 Ford Everest launchedPosted On: March 4, 2022 By : Shuva Raj Khatri
Ford Motors has unveiled the 2022 version of the Everest. The new-generation premium SUV, based on Ford Ranger’s body-on-frame, gets a longer wheelbase and wider tracks than its predecessors’, along with a new 3L turbocharged V6 diesel engine option.
In addition to the three regular variants (the Ambiente, the Sport, and the Trend), the new Everest offers another flagship option: the Platinum.
In Nepal, Ford Motors is all set to launch the older version of the Everest–powered by a 2.0L bi-turbo engine and mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission.
Let’s get to know more about the vehicle:
The new Everest gets a stronger and more rugged design than its predecessor, comes with a 50mm longer wheelbase, 50mm wider tracks, updated chassis, and refined suspension tuning. The SUV’s front fascia features an updated grille, new matrix LED headlamps (with glare-free high beam), and C-clamp DRLs. The SUV’s rear gets full-width LED tail lights.
The vehicle stands on 17-, 18-, 20-, or 21-inch alloy wheels, depending on the variant.
The SUV comes with a more spacious and advanced interior, offering either an 8-inch or a 12.4-inch digital instrument cluster. As for infotainment, the SUV comes equipped with either a 10.1-inch or a 12-inch touchscreen infotainment system–compatible with both Android Auto and Apple Carplay.
Powertrain and performance
The 2022 Everest has added a 3.0 turbo-charged v6 diesel engine option to its 2.0L single-turbo or bi-turbo diesel engine and 2.3L ecoboost petrol engine options on outgoing models. The engine comes mated to a six-speed automatic transmission as standard, and only the 4×4 models will get a 10-speed SelectShift automatic transmission via e-Shifter.
The SUV comes with five driving modes: Normal, Eco, Slippery, Tow/Haul, Sand and Mud.
The Tow/Haul mode holds the gear for longer when climbing, and an integrated trailer brake controller comes as optional.
|Engine||3.0L turbo v6 / 2.0L single-turbo / 2.0L bi-turbo / 2.3L ecoboost (petrol)|
|Fuel type||Diesel / petrol|
|Displacement (cc)||2996 / 1996 / 2296|
|Transmission||6-speed automatic or 10-speed SelectShift|
|Drive system||2 WD / 4 WD|
|Fuel tank capacity (L)||80|
|Maximum towing capacity-braked (kg)||3100|
|Water-wading ability (mm)||800|
The seven-seater SUV comes with a plethora of convenience features such as dual-zone AC, heated and vented front-seats with driver memory, front camera and dedicated off-road infotainment system, 360-degree camera with split-view screen, zonal lighting, wireless charging, USB ports,and hands-free power tailgate.
For safety, the new Everest comes with nine airbags, Adaptive Cruise Control (iACC) with lane centering, pre-collision assist with intersection assist, lane-keeping system with road-edge detection, active parking assist, reverse brake assist, and Blind-Spot Information System (BLIS) with trailer coverage.
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