Ford India launched the BS6 compliant 2020 Ford Endeavour at an introductory price of INR 29.55 lakh ex-showroom. At the time of its launch, the brand also announced that the prices will be valid on bookings made until April 30, 2020, and the prices will be increased from May 1, 2020.
Ford has now updated its official website in India which shows that the price on the Ford Endeavour has been hiked by INR 44,000 on the base model while the top of the line variant which was priced earlier at INR 33.25 lakhs is now priced at INR 34.45 lakhs. The mid-spec variant was earlier priced at 31.55 lakh and is now priced at 32.75 lakh.
The 2020 Ford Endeavour is powered by a BS6 emission compliant engine which is a new 2.0-litre EcoBlue turbocharged diesel unit that produces 170 PS of power and 420 Nm of torque matched to the world’s first 10-speed automatic SelectShift transmission. The SelectShift transmission can skip gears during upshifts to help run the vehicle in the highest gearing possible, improving fuel efficiency and reduces the flat spots in acceleration.
The brand claims a 14% improvement in fuel efficiency that the new engine and transmission have together achieved when compared to the 2.2-litre TDCi engine. The new EcoBlue engine has been built grounds up and features multiple new design innovations that help it make efficient as well as reduce the NVH levels.
For example, the rubbing forces on the cylinder walls have been reduced by 10 mm offset crank design that minimizes piston side-load, a new a belt-in-oil design for the camshaft and oil pump drive belts, an optimized valve-train and an all-new single-piece camshaft module, new mirror-image porting design for the integrated inlet manifold that swirls the air clockwise in cylinders 1 & 2 and counterclockwise in cylinders 3 & 4 and new optimised crankshaft and turbocharger bearings.
The 2020 Ford Endeavour also features highlights such as LED headlamps with automatic function, first-in-class Active Noise Cancellation technology to keep the cabin quieter, 8-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, dual-zone automatic climate control, a large panoramic sunroof that covers 50% of the roof and 8-way power-adjustable driver & front passenger seat.
The 2020 Ford Endeavour BS6 is offered in three trim variants – Titanium 4X2 AT, Titanium+ 4X2 AT and Titanium+ 4X4 AT.
*All prices mentioned above are ex-showroom, Delhi.