Is the all-new Ford Everest worth all the hype? We tried to find out and took this much-awaited SUV for a drive through the Subic Bay wilderness. All we can say is that we couldn’t be happier with the outcome. The Everest was definitely well worth the wait.
At first glance, you can immediately tell that Ford decided to rebuild the Everest from the ground up. To say that the new model surpasses its predecessor design-wise is a great understatement. No longer will people gripe about how this SUV looks like a Ranger with a roof and extra seats in the rear. Everything is different, inside and out. This Everest feels like an entirely new vehicle.
Though the new design is so much better than the old model, the Everest is still as tough and rugged as ever. Packing a 3.2-liter diesel engine to go along with a 225mm ground clearance and an impressive 800mm wading depth, this SUV certainly looks like it was designed to handle anything. The multimode terrain management system and the electronic-locking differential give the Everest extra off-roading capabilities, too.
We think you’ll be getting what you pay for with this midsize SUV. To know more about the all-new Everest, grab a copy of our July 2015 issue, which features cars that are not afraid to get dirty. For now, watch our Everest video below. Enjoy!
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