2016 Ford Everest Review

The 2016 Ford Everest is a 7-passenger SUV, inspired by the
Ford Ranger model. According to the manufacturer, it’s the most
capable, fuel efficient and safest SUV.

Exterior

The 2016 Ford Everest has a boxy design, however it is said to
have the best drag coefficient of 0,389, which is due to the
underbody shield which directs and helps air pass under the
vehicle.

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The well-known inverted trapezoidal grille is retained, and the
integrated LED headlights with LED daytime running lights have
been added to it. Fog lights have been installed into the front
bumper, positively influencing the look and attitude of the
entire vehicle. The rear is square-shaped with angular LED tail
lamps.

The torsional strength is said to resist the most demanding
terrains. The vehicle comes with the advanced Terrain
Management System which offers 4 different settings – normal,
snow/gravel/grass, sand and rock.

The TM System is accompanied by a 4-wheel drive system, an
active transfer case with Torque on Demand and water-wading
capability of 31”.

Interior

The 2016 Ford Everest interior design sticks to the traditional
horizontal lines, influencing the dashboard and instrument
panel.

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The new interior offers much more comfort and space, but also
some handy and convenient stuff. It comes with an 8-way
adjustable powered and heated front seats, 8” touchscreen,
multi-functional 4-spoke steering wheel, SYNC 2 infotainment
system with voice command system, climate control functions,
satellite navigation, Bluetooth phone connectivity and Wi-Fi
hotspot technology.

As for the safety part, it offers some Driver-Assist features
such as Curve Control, Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping
Aid, and Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic
Alert.

Some other advanced functions are also available: Forward Alert
with Collision Mitigation, Roll Stability Control as well as
the Active Park Assist.

Engine and performance

The customers will be offered a choice of three engines – two
diesel and one petrol.

The base engine is a 2.0-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder petrol
engine paired up with a 6-speed automatic transmission. It
should produce 250 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque
(183kw/366Nm). 2016 Ford Everest with this engine
accelerates from 0 – 60 mph in 8.4 sec and a top speed of 155
mph.

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One of the two diesel engines is a 2.2-liter Duratorq
4-cylinder TDCi engine offering the best fuel economy. It’s
expected to produce 150 horsepower and 277 lb-ft of torque (110
kW/375 Nm). Average consumption should not exceed 33.6 mpg
(7 l / 100 km), although the factory’s measurements somewhat
less.

Another diesel engine is a 3.2-liter Duratorq 5-cylinder TDCi
engine, which will produce 200 horsepower and 347 lb-ft of
torque (147 kW/470 Nm).

Those who pick a diesel engine will choose between 2 gearboxes:
6-speed manual and 6R80 6-speed automatic transmission with
SelectShift manual mode.

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Price and release date

The Ford company has unveiled the 2016 Ford Everest that will
be launched some time this year.  The official price
remains unknown, but it is speculated that it will cost no less
than $45,000.