Toyota Fortuner is the first choice for most when it comes to full-size SUV. Fortuner dominates this segment in India. Ford Endeavour is the only capable rival to Fortuner and together these two are the most aspired SUVs of the Indian market. This year Ford upgraded Endeavour to match the BS6 emission norms. 2020 Ford Endeavour is available in four variants Titanium 4×2, Titanium+ 4×2, Titanium+ 4×4 and the recently launched Sports 4×4. All Four variants come with 10-speed automatic transmission.
2020 Ford Endeavour Design and Features
2020 Ford Endeavour looks almost similar to earlier version except for the all-new full-LED headlamp cluster. The new headlamp cluster brightens road more fairly. The SUV has a good amount of chrome finish all over the exteriors – The front grill, ORVMS, handlebars, louvres on the side and the tailgate.
Ford has replaced both 2.2 L and 3.2 L engine with a 2.0 L engine. Now the engine displacement badging has been removed and it now displays only Endeavour badging. 2020 Endeavour now uses revised skid plates on the front and rear bumper. The full-size body-on-frame SUV still runs on 18-inch alloy wheels which appears smaller on this massive car.
Key dimensions of Ford Endeavour
- Length 4903 mm
- Width 1869 mm
- Height 1837 mm
- Wheelbase 2850 mm
- Fuel Tank 80 l
What does it feel while driving 2020 Endeavour?
Ford Endeavour is a massive SUV with three rows. It must have the power of a mammoth to feel driven in this SUV. Ford has replaced 2.2 L and 3.2 L engine. Now you can have this American hunk with 2.0 L diesel engine only. 2020 Ford Endeavour derives its power from 2.0 L EcoBlue diesel engine with 10-speed Automatic Transmission and 4×2 and 4×4 driveline options. The 2.0 L diesel engine produces 170 PS of power and 420 Nm of torque.
The new engine is now coupled with 10-speed torque converter automatic. Ford developed this unit with GM. Ford used this torque converter on F-150 pick up in 2017. Since then it has been used on many RWD platforms by both carmakers. This 10-speed AT is the biggest step up from its earlier 6-speed AT. With this new gearbox, now Ford Endeavour offer better fuel economy of 13.9kmpl on 4×2 and 12.4 kmpl on 4×4 drivetrain.
Key specs of Ford Endeavour
- Engine 2.0 L diesel EcoBlue
- Transmission 10-speed torque convertor automatic
- Driveline 4×2 & 4×4
- Max Power 170 PS @3500 rpm
- Max torque 420 Nm @2500-2500
- Brakes All Wheels Disc Brakes
- Wheel 18-Inch
Safety and comfort
Ford did a good job of providing comfort to passengers. Seven leather upholstered seats, premium door inserts fabric and a bold crafted gear knob design make Endeavour a first-class premium SUV. There are no changes in the dashboard design. The 8.0-inch infotainment system comes embedded with Android Auto and Apple car play and you also get 10 speaker audio system with Sub-woofer power amplifier for better entertainment on the go. The panoramic sunroof enhances your driving experience.
The steering wheel is multifunctional with Audio and voice control. The only missing point about the cabin is that there are no paddle shifts on the steering wheel. Although the gear knob contains the switches for shifting gears manually.
2020 Ford Endeavour is fully packed with safety features. It has seven airbags including one for driver’s knees.
Key safety features
- seven airbags
- Rear View camera
- Rear and front Parking Sensor
- ABS with EBD
- Electronic stability control with Rollover stability and Traction control
- Hill Launch Assist
- Cruise control with Adjustable speed limiter
- Tyre pressure monitoring system
- High speed alert system
- Hill descent control
- Electrochromic inner rear view mirror
2020 Ford Endeavour colour and price
All four variants of 2020 Ford Endeavour comes in three colors – Absolute black, Diamond white and Diffused Silver. The base model of Endeavour starts at a price of INR 29.99 Lakh and the top variant is priced at INR 35.10 lakh.
- Titanium 4×2 – INR 29.99 Lakh
- Titanium+ 4×2 – INR 32.75 Lakh
- Titanium+ 4×4 – INR 34.45 Lakh
- Sport 4×4 – INR 35.10 Lakh