It’s reliable: Ford Endura is the name you’ll see on native variations of the imported Edge SUV, due right here in 2018 as a successor to the massive Australian-made Territory that retired in October.
When the Endura is going on sale, it’s anticipated to release from $49,990 with a 2.Zero-litre four-cylinder diesel engine. Read extra on that right here.
Although pricing continues to be to be made reliable, Ford has a minimum of confirmed the diesel-only providing.
It used to be no secret that Ford can be not able to make use of the Edge name in Australia, with Toyota already proudly owning that trademark right here – and it confirmed prior to now that the name can be staying put on the giant T.
Ford may be recognized to have secured the name Equator previous this 12 months, resulting in hypothesis it had in any case settled on a neighborhood name for the Edge. Just a couple of months later, alternatively, it locked down another choice: Endura, reported via CarAdvice in May.
Ford confirmed the Endura name these days, proceeding the E-themed naming that includes throughout maximum of its international SUV line-up. The name is obtainable as a catchier and in all probability extra simply trademarked shortening of ‘endurance’, “representing strength, durability, reliability and sportiness”.
“Market research conducted resulted in ‘Endura’ resonating most, relative to the features and capability of the vehicle, as well as being unique and contemporary,” the corporate says.
The Endura will sign up for the burly off-roading Everest, the mid-sized Escape (prior to now Kuga) and the compact EcoSport, which might be up to date within the coming months. Updates to the Escape and Everest also are each confirmed for 2018, despite the fact that particular main points on the ones are nonetheless to return.
The corporate says the Endura will input as a “highly-equipped” five-seater, once more leaving a query mark over whether or not we’ll see a model of the seven-seat Edge this is these days solely presented in in another country markets.
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Ford Endura name confirmed for Territory replacement