|The new Ford Everest Sport is the latest addition to Ford’s growing SUV lineup, supporting the Everest’s position as one of the safest and most capable SUVs in the segment|
Ford Philippines unveils the new Ford Everest Sport during its first-ever virtual media launch as it continues to expand its SUV portfolio with the addition of a new variant in its Ford Everest line-up.
The new Everest Sport features an enhanced design and a host of driver-assist technologies that will help widen the appeal of the Ford Everest among customers who appreciate the vehicle’s versatility, safety, and capability.
|PK Umashankar, managing director, Ford Philippines during the first-ever Virtual media launch via Zoom|
“The new Everest Sport supports the Everest’s position as one of the safest and most capable SUVs in the market today,” shares PK Umashankar, managing director, Ford Philippines. “We are confident that the new Ford Everest Sport will set another standard for mid-size SUVs in the market with its design and technology that match various needs and lifestyles.”
The new Everest Sport is powered by a 2.0L Turbo Diesel Engine which offers 180PS of power and 420Nm of torque and is matched with Ford’s latest 10-speed automatic transmission with SelectShift™ – helping to deliver better acceleration, fuel efficiency, and smoothness across on-road and off-road environments.
The latest Everest variant is a standout on the road with unique black body exterior accents such as a new mesh grille design, an embossed EVEREST hood badge at the front, gloss black painted wheels and exterior mirrors on the side, black tailgate applique in the rear and a ‘SPORT’ decal on the liftgate. LED projector headlamps, daytime running lights and 20-inch alloy wheels also come standard in the new Everest Sport.
Inside its spacious cabin, the new Everest Sport features a unique blue stitching accent around the steering wheel, dashboard, seats, center, console, and door trims delivering a sporty premium feel. Adding value to the Sport is a standard leather seat with 8-way power driver seat function, smart keyless entry with push-button start, and a power liftgate with hands-free function.
For entertainment and connectivity, it is equipped with an 8-inch LCD Touchscreen, Sync® 3 with Apple Carplay and Android Auto Connectivity, two USB ports, and 10 speakers.
The new Everest Sport also boasts of segment-leading features for optimal driver comfort, convenience, and safety which include Cruise Control, Electronic Power-Assist Steering (EPAS), Rear View Camera, Rear Parking Sensors, and Electronic Stability Control with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), and Roll Stability Control. Adding to all these are seven (7) airbags including side, curtain, and driver knee airbags.
It comes in four (4) colors: Absolute Black, Aluminum Metallic, Arctic White, and Deep Crystal Blue, a new color variant available to the Ford Everest and is exclusive to the new Everest Sport.
The new Everest Sport is available at a starting retail price of P1,868,000 and will be available in all Ford dealerships nationwide starting May 22, 2020. Customers who will reserve the new Everest Sport on or before May 31, 2020 will get a free 3-year scheduled service plan.
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|The new Everest Sport features a bold look and design, refined interiors, and driver-assist smart and safe features, making it the perfect SUV for the family|
Enhanced Everest Titanium Line-up
Ford also introduced new feature upgrades to its Everest Titanium series to make the driving experience safer and more convenient for its customers. The Everest 2.0L Bi-Turbo Titanium+ 4x4 AT and Everest 2.0L Turbo Titanium 4x2 AT now come with LED projector headlamps, with the addition of high-mount USB feature for the 4x4 variant with no price increase.
To know more about the new Ford Everest Sport, visit www.ford.com.ph/suvs/everest/, call your preferred Ford dealer, or visit a Ford dealer nearest you.
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Monch "Monchster" Henares is an award-winning automotive journalist and feature writer for the Philippine Daily Inquirer's Road Talk, a media blogger @MonchsterChronicles.com, co-founder of Motourismo.ph and a co-anchor in the program 'Kaya Mo Yan' on DZRH News Teleradio. He is also a tech and motoring specialist, inventor, and automotive engineer.
He managed the motor pool for a limousine company in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. He is now based in Manila, Philippines, and is the President of BuildMeUp Corp.
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