Upcoming Family SUV ‘Ford Equator’ Set To Launch Soon, Check Specifications Here

The SUV market in India as well as in Asia has significantly risen in the recent times. The need of comfort while travelling with family can be considered as one of the major reason for the increasing sale of SUVs. Speaking about affordable SUV manufactures on the global level will make us think about few names like Ford, Toyota, and Volkswagen etc.

Ford has recently announced Equator SUV in China, which will go on sale later this month. The Ford Equator will be bigger than the Endeavour in terms of size. The new SUV will be almost five meters in length and will be a near competitor of Volkswagen Tiguan AllSpace and Jeep Commander. Ford has partnered with Jangling in order to make the SUV.

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Speaking about the dimensions, the Ford Equator will be 4905mm in length, 1930mm in width and 1755mm in height. The wheel-base of the SUV will have 2865mm. On the front the vehicle will have a split headlamp cluster, a huge grille with chrome finishing. The front bumper also gets a touch of chrome. The large alloy wheels of the SUV provide a rugged look to the vehicle.

The engine of the vehicle is expected to be a 2.0-litre Eco Boost petrol engine and is expected to bring a power of 225 horsepower. The vehicle will have a front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive configurations in the Chinese market.

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On the interior, the new SUV will have a 6 or 7 seat arrangement. The dashboard of the vehicle will have minimal use of hard buttons and will feature a twin 12.3-inch displays. The cabin will have seats with contrasting colours while the steering wheel will be a three spoked.

After the initial launch of the Ford Equator in the markets of China, it is expected that it will hit the other Asian markets soon.

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