2019 Ford Everest may get a Raptor version

The upcoming 2019 Ford Everest is an SUV that offers seats for seven and is perfect for bigger families. The new Everest enters its third generation and plenty of changes are on the cards from exterior design to interior shape.

Furthermore, the new features are included as well, and Everest comes with three engine options, including diesel. Ford Everest will continue with its production in Thailand, and Ford is declaring it as one of its the most capable SUVs ever. However, there are also rumors that this year model will get Raptor version.

2019 Ford Everest side

2019 Ford Everest is made of lightweight materials

The 2019 Ford Everest is ready to hit the markets with its muscular body that combines aluminum and steel chassis. Everest is easy to spot thanks to its large dimensions, however, slight dimensional decrease and use of lightweight materials will make this SUV a better performer. The next-generation Everest is also slightly raised off the ground, so off-roading shouldn’t be a problem at all. Up front, new chrome grille looks wider than on its predecessor and LED headlights and daytime running lights are included too. However, for the color options, the new model will like predecessor keep same paints. It comes with seven color options Blue, Aluminium Metallic, Metropolitan Gray, True Red, Sunset Red, Cool White and Jet Black. Furthermore, we expect few new colors in the final version of SUV.

The bumper looks massive and it adds wide air intake. At the rear, taillights are also equipped with LED technology and there is a mounted spoiler above. Standard wheels are 18-inch alloy but 20-inch wheels are an option. Not major changes, but this innovation will make upcoming Everest a better performer as a result.

2019 Ford Everest seats

2019 Ford Everest Interior will get an 8.0-inch touchscreen display

Once you enter new 2019 Ford Everest you’ll find yourself in a very modern and spacious cabin. The cabin offers two or three rows of seats for five or seven passengers. Both headroom and legroom are generous and the seats are covered in leather. Furthermore, seats are power-adjustable and are offering heating and ventilating options at higher trim levels. Life inside the Everest is easier thanks to a new SYNC3 infotainment system that adds 8.0-inch touchscreen display. This system is only available in higher trims, the standard one is a 4.0-inch touchscreen display.

This display will provide all of the important information like navigation. Features like dual-zone climate control, satellite radio, Bluetooth, and USB ports are all included. On top of that, new Everest will feature Apple CarPlay and Android Auto phone connectivity. Not only the interior offers high-tech features, it also offers driver assistance amenities like adaptive cruise control, a rearview camera, and lane-keeping assist.

2019 Ford Everest Raptor Rumors

Recently, there is a rumor that Ford Company will also bring Raptor version in this year Everest model. However, some of the rendered images of the new model appear on the web and this model looks more stylish than the standard one. Like the models Ranger Raptor and Ford F-150 Raptor, the new Everest will get same attractive front fascia with big Ford letters on the grill painted in black.

From the image that we got, the 2019 Ford Everest Raptor will sit on the same platform like Ford Ranger model. The only difference between this two models is that the new one will get shorter wheelbase. We also expect attractive interior with many great features that are also present in all Raptor models. Safety of this SUV will be high and the latest features on the market will be in it.

2019 Ford Everest Raptor

As for the engine, there is no information at this moment what will be used under the hood of 2019 Ford Everest. However, some speculations are circulating that this model might get the same engine that powers the Ranger Raptor model. This model has a 2.0-litre twin-turbocharged diesel that delivers 157kW of power and 500Nm of torque through a strengthened 10-speed automatic transmission.

Trim Options

The best part of this 2019 Ford Everest SUV is its trims. It comes with three trims Ambiente, Trend and Titanium. The Ambiente trim that is also the standard one will make this SUV very attractive. I consist of base features like Audio System AM/FM Radio (Dual Tuner), USB, iPOD, CD, MP3, Remote Keyless Entry, Touchscreen of 4 inch and wheels of 17 inch.

The next one Trend that is also recommended by Ford Company will offer all features of Ambiente trim plus will add Rear Park Assist system, SYNC 3 with Navigation and 8.0-inch touch screen, seats that are wrapped in leather and driver seat 8-way power adjust. Also, one will have in this trim options to go with bigger wheels of 18 inches.

Furthermore, the last and the most priced and equipped is the Titanium trim. This one will be available with many great features like Blind Spot Information System (BLIS), Front Park Assist, Rear-View Camera, Panoramic Moonroof and much more bigger wheels of 20 inch. In this trim, there will be also a Premium Package that will bring HID Projector and auto-leveling headlamps, head-up display, cruise control, lane-keeping system, collision mitigation system.

 

2019 Ford Everest seats

2019 Ford Everest Powertrain Options

The forthcoming 2019 Ford Everest will arrive with three powertrain options. The base engine under the Everest’s hood is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost that is capable of producing 240 HP and 270 lb-ft of torque. The more fuel-efficient engine is a 3.2-liter five-cylinder drivetrain that returns 200 HP and 340 lb-ft of torque.

As many of the fans anticipated, especially in the US, new Everest offers a diesel engine as well. It is a 2.2-liter four-cylinder that bursts 150 HP and 275 lb-ft of torque. All three drivetrain options are using six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.

2019 Ford Everest rear

2019 Ford Everest Price, Release Date and Rivals

Blue Oval carmaker still didn’t make any official announcement about either price or release date. However, new 2019 Ford Everest will cost around $45,000. However, Ambiente trim with 4WD will cost $53,000 price and $59,000 if one goes with Trend 4WD. The newest 2019 Ford Everest SUV will hit the markets by the end of 2018. It will rival models like Toyota Fortuner, Honda CR-V and Mitsubishi Pajero.

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