SUV Comparison - Ford Everest Vs Tata Safari Storme Explorer

Tuesday 08 April 2014, 10:52 AM by

American car-maker Ford is expected to join the bandwagon with the Everest SUV for the Indian market. The Everest Concept SUV was recently showcased at the Bangkok Motor Show. The SUV shall be manufactured in Thailand and shall be sold in India through the CKD route. The Tata Safari SUV has undergone many technical changes since its inception in the country sometime in mid 90's. The SUV from Tata is tuned to tackle unexpected road blocks in your off roading journey.

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SUV Comparison - Ford Everest Vs Tata Safari Storme Explorer

The yet to be launched Everest SUV from Ford is expected to be powered with two engine variants – The 2.5 Litre engine is mated to a five speed manual transmission engine and generates about 145 Ps of power. The other variant is available in 3.0 Liter engine that is mated to five speed automatic engine that generates about 155 Ps of power. As per sources, the Everest SUV was developed and designed by Ford Australia, the vehicle made its debut at the ‘Go Further’ event in Sydney last year. Moreover, the seven seater Everest is stated to be conceived on Ranger SUV platform with certain structural differences like enhanced wheelbase and a spring rear coil. On the exterior front the SUV sports trapezoidal chrome grille that is well complimented with a neat set of horizontal headlights. The bumpers are adorned with matte silver skid plate. Smooth flowing horizontal lamps add a distinctive style to the tall bodied structure. The Everest SUV is available in 4 x 2 and 4 x 4 variant. Ford India has not revealed details on the exact launch date or price for the Everest SUV, but it is anticipated that the car may be launched with an attractive price tag to compete against its long list of competitors. The SUV is expected to be launched sometime in early 2015.

SUV Comparison - Ford Everest Vs Tata Safari Storme Explorer

The freshest and the most loaded SUV from the Safari production line is the Safari Storme Explorer edition. The SUV is powered by 2.2 litre that generates an impressive power of about 140 bhp and 320 Nm of torque. Moreover, the Tata Safari Storme Explorer edition has shed the previously used DICOR technology and has received a VariCOR (Variable Turbine Technology) engine. This car has been launched to appease its off-roading fans. The newer version comes with bolder front nudge guard, 'Explorer Edition' decals on the sides and bonnet of the car. Moreover, the car also sports a door visor, which is helpful during monsoon or while driving at high speeds. The roof-mounted Canopy feature is ideal when you head out into the unknown and need to spend the night outside your homely comfort.

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