The Malaysian versions of Ford’s latest large SUV, the Everest, is currently on display at the Ford Going Further Roadshow happening at 1 Utama shopping centre in Petaling Jaya from today until next Monday, 2 May.
Based on the Ranger T6’s sophisticated running gear, the all-new Everest is a multi-fold advancement over its rugged but crude predecessor. Power comes from the same 2.2-litre four-cylinder and 3.2-litre five-cylinder engines as featured in the Ranger.
Two trim levels are offered for the Malaysian market as follows:
Official prices have yet to be announced, but a salesperson we spoke to at the roadshow gave us indicated prices of RM200k and RM280k for the 2.2- and 3.2-litre variants respectively.
The 3.2-litre model’s 4WD system features electronically switchable drive modes – 2H, 4H, 4L – and is complemented by a Terrain Management System that allows the driver optimize the driveline settings for Road, Sand, Snow, and Extreme Rocky conditions.
The Everest Trend 2.2-litre comes standard with the following features:
Opting for the 3.2-litre Titanium model adds the following:
We have yet to been officially informed of a launch date by Ford representatives. To know more about the Everest, read our regional media drive review of it from Chiang Rai last year.