Ford Everest set to launch in Nepal in 2022 | Bookings open at Rs 1.99 crore

Ford Nepal (Go Automobiles Pvt. Ltd) has officially announced the arrival of the Ford Everest in Nepal. The vehicle is set to launch in 2022. Having won over auto enthusiasts in the ASEAN region, the second-generation premium SUV is set to make waves here. It will be offered at an introductory price of Rs 1.99 crore (for Titanium variant).

Aakash Golchha, MD of GO Automobiles, says: “With the introduction of the Ford Everest, we are offering a product that combines the best of both worlds–outstanding capabilities and class-leading features–and thereby delivering more than what SUV customers expect. With its enhanced value proposition, we are confident that the Everest will become the SUV of choice for new customers.”

Design

The SUV’s exterior features a grille finish at front along with Bi-LED headlamps (with automatic headlamp levelling) and DRLs. The side of the SUV has a chrome-finish side-mirror with power-fold, heater and puddle lamps, and running boards. On the rear is a hands-free power tailgate.

The seven-seater SUV has a leather-accented interior that features a six-way power-adjustable driver seat, four-way manual-adjustable front passenger seat, and five child-seat anchor points. Furthermore, it comes with an eight-inch capacitive-touchscreen infotainment system (compatible with Apple Carplay and Android Auto). Other connectivity features include USB Integration ports, dual 4.2-inch colour-instrumentation screens, dual antenna system, embedded modem (Fordpass), satellite navigation with voice control and traffic message channel, and windscreen-mounted USB port.

Performance

The Ford Everest is powered by a 2.0L bi-turbo diesel engine–mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission–that generates 157 kW at 3500 rpm of power and a torque of 500 Nm at 1750-2000 rpm. 


Specifications

Engine2.0L bi-turbo, 4-cylinder
Fuel typeDiesel
Displacement (cc)1996
Transmission10-speed automatic
Drive system4 WD
Fuel tank capacity (L)80
Seating capacity7
Boot space (L)249 (extendable to 1796)
Ground clearance (mm)227
Maximum towing capacity-braked (kg)3100
Water wading ability (mm)800 

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Features

For convenience, the vehicle offers features such as smart keyless entry, push start/stop button, heated front seats, adaptive cruise control, dual-zone climate control, overhead console with map lights and sunglass holder, electrochromatic rearview mirror, pollen filter, and 30 stowage areas (total 48L).

The SUV comes with a plethora of safety features such as seven airbags, terrain management system,  adjustable speed limiter, auto on/off headlamps, auto high-beam control, driver alert system, autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian protection, electronic power-assisted steering, blind-spot monitoring system, tyre-pressure monitoring system, emergency brake assist, hill-launch assist, lane-departure warning, rearview camera, traffic-sign recognition, ABS, rollover-mitigation mechanism, traction control, and parking-assist sensors.


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