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10th August, 2015

Ford has confirmed the key features, model line-up and recommended pricing for the Australian designed and developed Everest SUV range.

Ford Australia took the lead in the design and engineering development of the all-new Everest, which will be sold in several markets around the world.

The Everest range is a 7-seat SUV that has a rugged, sculptural design.

The newest Ford SUV delivers the latest Ford in-car technology and advanced driver assist features like the standard four-mode Terrain Management System and a suite of new safety features to deliver a typical SUV driving experience.

With a Manufacturer’s List Price* starting at $54,990* for the Everest, $60,990* for the Everest Trend and $76,990* for the range-topping Everest Titanium, the Everest range will fit into Ford’s SUV portfolio with the EcoSport, Kuga and Territory.

Power and capability

Ford will offer three Everest models – Everest, Everest Trend and Everest Titanium – all available with turbo-diesel power matched to a six-speed automatic transmission with sports shift mode.

Powering the Everest SUV range is Ford’s 3.2-litre TDCi engine, delivering a robust 143 kW and 470 Nm while returning a combined fuel efficiency rating of 8.5 litres/100km.

The 3.2-litre TDCi will also be matched to a four-wheel drive system via a four-mode Terrain Management System with the ability to tackle conditions as varied as the snowy highlands of South-East Australia to the rugged, dusty tracks of the Australian Outback.

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The Everest four-wheel drive is a suitable companion to many outdoor adventures. The advanced four-mode Terrain Management System delivers a balance of off-road capability with refined on-road driving characteristics. The TMS settings are: Normal; Snow/Mud/Grass; Sand; and Rock. Each setting provides the optimum traction for the road conditions. Combined with an electronic locking rear differential and torque-on-demand via an active transfer case that detects wheel speeds with clutches controlling torque split front to rear, the Everest is suitable for tackling the Australian outback.

This new TMS technology, partnered with Dynamic Stability Control, Traction Control and Roll Stability Control systems, will provide a reassuring ride across a wide range of Australian roads.

Everest SUV range will also be equipped with Curve Control Technology, designed to maximise security on winding roads. Curve Control senses when a vehicle is entering a curve too quickly, and can apply four-wheel smart braking to reduce vehicle speed.

As well, the Everest range has Hill Descent Control (HDC) for those tricky off-road trails. The HDC system automatically applies the brakes to hold a controlled and steadied pace down a steep descent, allowing the driver to focus on steering and assessing the terrain ahead.

Everest has a towing capacity of up to 3,000 kg and water wading depth of up to 800 mm. Complementing this wading ability is a ground clearance of 225 mm, approach angle of 29-degrees, ramp-over angle of 21-degrees and departure angle of 25 degrees.

Apart from its off-road features the Everest SUV range is also city friendly. The Ford Everest Titanium model features Active Park Assist to help guide the car into tight car parks as well as Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) to aid in lane changing and blind spots.

To make highway driving easier, the Everest Trend and Titanium models add Adaptive Cruise Control with Collision Warning. This system senses traffic moving slower and slows down with it, after the traffic clears the vehicle will work its way back up the preset speed.

The Everest range has a spacious interior with seating for 7 people, as well as 30 interior storage areas with a total storage volume of 48 litres. The glovebox is capable of holding a 16-inch laptop.

The exterior has robust front end styling and LED daytime running lights on the Titanium that helps accentuate the wide stance to make for a powerful road presence.

The Everest Titanium model boasts a panoramic sunroof that covers more than 50 per cent of the roof.

To ensure cabin quietness, Ford equipped the new Ford Everest with Active Noise Cancellation technology in addition to optimising cabin sealing and sound-absorbing materials throughout the vehicle.

Similar to the systems used in noise-cancelling headphones, Active Noise Cancellation uses three strategically placed microphones inside the cabin to detect and measure sounds. A smart control module instantaneously generates opposing sound waves, which are then fed through the Everest’s audio system to cancel out unpleasant noises. The result is a quiet interior that lets the driver comfortably speak with third row passengers without shouting.

Flexibility is provided with a 50:50 split-fold 3rd row seat.

Everest Trend and Titanium models feature a powered lift-gate for convenient loading and unloading.

Infotainment remains a highlight of the Ford Everest range, with Ford’s SYNC connectivity system available as standard across the range. Ford’s SYNC system is voice controlled so that the driver remains in control of the car and can use the Bluetooth-capable infotainment with ease.

Another feature is the Ford MyKey system, available on Everest Trend and Titanium models. MyKey is an industry-first technology that allows parents to programme a key that limits top speed, reduce maximum radio volume, disables the radio until the seatbelts are fastened and prevents deactivation of the driver assistance and safety technologies. It works by recognising different keys for the same car and adjusting the vehicle settings according to the owner's requirements.

The all-new Ford Everest range goes on sale locally during October 2015.

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  • 3.2-litre turbo diesel engine standard across the range and delivering:
    • Power:                         143 kW @ 3,000 rpm
    • Torque:                        470 Nm @ 1,750-2,500 rpm
    • Fuel economy rating:      8.5 litres/100km1 (combined)
  • 6-speed automatic transmission with sports shift mode standard
  • 3,000kg towing capacity


  • Full-time 4WD
  • Terrain Management System (TMS) with four modes:
    • Normal – tuned for the best on-road driving experience
    • Snow/Mud/Grass – helps to maintain traction in slippery or loose road surfaces
    • Sand – delivers higher torque transfer and throttle sensitivity for sand driving sand
    • Rock - works in conjunction with low-range 4WD to provide maximum traction and precise low speed control to help the driver navigate extreme off-road terrain.
  • Electronic locking rear differential
  • Torque on demand via active transfer case
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Water wading depth of 800 mm


  • Bold front end with 'muscular' bonnet and grille
  • Alloy road wheels with matching full size spare wheel and tyre
  • Chrome front grille (Trend and Titanium) and chrome door handles and side mirrors (Titanium)
  • Powered lift-gate on Trend and Titanium
  • Running boards (Trend and Titanium)


  • 7 seats standard with 50:50 split-fold 3rd row seat (with powerfold function on Titanium)
  • 8-way powered and heated front seats on Titanium
  • Dual zone climate control (Trend and Titanium)
  • Active Noise Cancellation technology for quieter cabin
  • Powered panoramic glass sunroof (Titanium)
  • More than 30 stowage spaces (total 48 litres)


  • Modern instrumentation cluster design including dual 4-inch colour screens on Trend and Titanium
  • High resolution 8-inch colour touchscreen in the Interior Command Centre (Trend & Titanium)
  • Satellite navigation with traffic management channel (Titanium)
  • AM/FM/CD audio system (with DAB+ and 10 speakers on Trend and Titanium)
  • SYNC and Emergency Assistance
  • AUX/iPod/ USB/SD card input ports


  • 7 airbags including driver’s knee airbag
  • Rear view camera
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Front parking sensors (Trend and Titanium)
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Roll Stability Control
  • ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, Traction Control and Emergency Brake Assist


  • Adaptive cruise control with forward alert collision mitigation (Trend and Titanium)
  • Lane Keeping System (Trend and Titanium)
  • Blind Spot Monitoring System with cross-traffic alert (Titanium)
  • Semi-auto parallel park assist (Titanium)
  • Tyre-pressure monitoring system


The all-new Everest SUV range will be available in three models:


A rugged, comprehensively packaged 4x4 with standard features that customers value and want, including the innovative four-mode Terrain Management System. The Everest is complemented by an excellent safety suite that includes driver’s knee airbag and full-length side curtain airbags as standard.

Everest Trend

The Trend 4x4 adds more refinement and driver assist technologies such as Adaptive Cruise Control with forward alert collision mitigation and Lane Keeping System. Includes exterior features such as 18-inch alloy wheels, running boards and rear power lift-gate.

Everest Titanium

The flagship model of the Everest SUV range. Among the premium features on the Everest Titanium are leather seat trim, panoramic power sunroof, semi-auto parallel park assist and satellite navigation.  Exterior enhancements include 20-inch alloy wheels, high intensity discharge (HID) headlamps and chrome finish on door handles, side mirrors and running boards.


The Everest range will be available in the following colours: Sunset, Black Mica, Metropolitan Grey, Blue Reflect, Sparkling Gold, Aluminium, True Red and Cool White.

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Everest – standard features include:

Engine & Drivetrain

  • 3.2-litre turbo diesel engine
  • 6-speed automatic transmission with sequential sports shift
  • Full time 4WD
  • Terrain Management System
  • Electronic locking rear differential
  • Independent front suspension and solid rear axle suspension with Watt’s Linkage
  • Electric power-assisted steering (EPAS)
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Trailer Sway Control


  • 17" x 8" alloy road wheels with matching full size spare alloy wheel and tyre
  • Manual rear lift-gate
  • Body coloured bumpers, black door handles and exterior mirrors
  • Reflector headlamps with manual headlamp levelling
  • Power side mirrors with turn indicators
  • Automatic on/off headlamp
  • Follow-me-home lighting
  • Front fog lamps
  • LED tail lamps
  • Black roof rails
  • Front and rear mud flaps


  • 7 seats with fabric trim
  • 3rd row seat with 50:50 split-fold seat back
  • Single zone air conditioning with rear auxiliary controls behind the centre console
  • Overhead console with map lights and sunglass holder
  • Cruise control with adjustable speed limiter
  • Power windows with one touch up/down and global open/close
  • Active noise control system
  • 30 stowage areas

Infotainment & Connectivity

  • SYNCTM1 with Voice Control and Emergency Assistance
  • 8-speaker single CD, AM/FM audio system
  • Interior Command Centre with 4.2-inch colour TFT screen
  • Bluetooth®5 mobile phone integration
  • AUX/iPod/ USB input ports
  • Audio controls on steering wheel
  • 4 x 12V and 1 x 230V power sockets

Safety & Driver Assist

  • Rear view camera
  • Rear parking sensors
  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Roll Stability Control
  • ABS with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Traction Control
  • Emergency Brake Assist
  • Driver and front passenger airbags
  • Side front airbags
  • Side curtain airbags (to 3rd row)
  • Driver’s knee airbag
  • Beltminder™ system (for 1st and 2nd row occupants)
  • Perimeter and volumetric alarm with battery backup system
  • Remote keyless entry with 2 stage unlocking and flip key

Everest Trend – adds the following additional features over Everest:


  • 18" x 8" alloy wheels
  • Power rear lift-gate
  • Chrome front radiator grille
  • Running boards
  • Body coloured door handles and exterior mirrors
  • Halogen projector headlamps
  • Auto high beam control
  • Bulb daytime running lights
  • Power side mirrors with powerfold, heater and puddle lamps
  • Painted roof rails


  • Dual zone climate control
  • High level instrumentation cluster with dual 4-inch display screens
  • Leather trimmed steering wheel
  • Electrochromatic rear view mirror
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Rain sensing wipers
  • Front sun visors with illuminated vanity mirror
  • Front and rear floor mats

Infotainment & Connectivity

  • 10-speaker audio system with DAB+ and subwoofer
  • Interior Command Centre with high resolution 8-inch colour touch screen
  • 2 x USB ports and SD card slot  
  • MyKey (allows programming of restricted driving modes)

Safety & Driver Assist

  • Adaptive cruise control with forward alert collision mitigation and heads-up display
  • Lane Keeping System and lane departure warning
  • Front parking sensors
  • Driver alert system

Everest Titanium - adds the following additional features over Everest Trend:


  • 20" x 8.5" alloy wheels
  • Running boards with metallic finish
  • Chrome door handles and exterior mirrors
  • HID headlamps with washer and auto headlamp levelling
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Exterior scuff plates with ‘Everest’ graphic


  • Semi-auto parallel Active Park Assist
  • Panoramic power sunroof
  • 8-way power front seats with manual lumbar support and heater function
  • Leather trimmed seats
  • Powerfold 3rd row seat with 50:50 split-fold seat back
  • Leather gear shifter
  • Ambient lighting
  • Illuminated front scuff plates

Infotainment & Connectivity

  • Satellite navigation with traffic management channel

Safety & Security

  • Blind Spot Monitoring System (BLIS) with cross-traffic alert
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system

Factory Options

The following options are available on Ford Everest range:

  • Tow bar (3,000kg capacity) – all models
  • Prestige paint –  all models
  • Satellite navigation –  Trend only

Retail Prices*


Recommended MLP*



Everest Trend


Everest Titanium



Recommended MLP*

Tow bar (3,000kg capacity)


Satellite navigation (Trend only)


Prestige paint



* Manufacturer's List Price (MLP) excludes dealer delivery fees and the numerous statutory charges (commonly known as on-road costs). Additionally, please note that all prices, fees and charges are subject to change without notice, as are the specifications.



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