Mindanao Times

Ford expands SUV lineup


MANILA – Ford Philippine­s is boosting its SUV lineup with the addition of a new Ford Everest variant, the new Ford Everest Trend, offering customers a new mid-size SUV variant that offers great value with enhancemen­ts in its smart and safe features.

The new Ford Everest Trend has a new front grille design, rear view camera, power liftgate, LED projector headlamps with daytime running lamps, and additional driver knee airbag,

bringing total number of airbags to seven.

“We are expanding our SUV lineup to provide customers with another reliable Ford Everest variant that suits their diverse needs and lifestyles. The new Everest Trend comes with features such as seven airbags, LED headlamps, power liftgate, and leather seats that make it one of the most competitiv­e and feature-packed mid-size SUVs for its pricing,” said PK Umashankar, managing director, Ford Philippine­s. Proven performanc­e The new Everest Trend is powered by Ford’s proven 2.2L TDCi diesel engine which delivers up to 160PS and 385NM of torque. Coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmissi­on, it offers power and smooth accelerati­on while staying fuel-efficient.

Bold exterior, refined interior

Aside from the new front grille design and smart and safety feature enhancemen­ts, the new Everest Trend comes in 18-inch alloy wheels, rain sensing wipers, power folding and power adjustable mirrors with side turn indicators, side steps, roof rails, and front and rear splash guards. The Everest Trend also comes with leather seats, giving customers a more refined seating experience.

Smart and safe technology

As a highly advanced technology-led SUV, the new Everest Trend is equipped with several driver-assist technologi­es (DATs) that make it a perfect match for driving in

the city while remaining a formidable force in off-road environmen­ts.

For driver comfort, the new Everest Trend comes with an 8-inch color touchscree­n, USB ports, as well as SYNC 3 with Apple

CarPlay and Android compatibil­ity. SYNC is Ford’s proprietar­y voice-activated system that allows ease of access to the vehicle’s entertainm­ent system and connected devices while driving on the road.

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