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Ford Everest (2004 - 2006)
We say:
Fear no ditch or pothole as the Everest is one robust people carrier. It uses the same 2.5-liter diesel in the Ranger--detuned but with a better power band. The chassis has been softened up too. Three rows of seats is mighty practical, but overall the Everest lacks refinement. Stay away from prehistoric auto which robs a lot of power.

Comfortable but robust.
Refinement isn't its strong suit.

Ownership 4x2 XLT4x4 XLT
Price DiscontinuedDiscontinued
Classification Entry-Level SUVEntry-Level SUV
Warranty Phased OutPhased Out
Under the Hood
Engine 2.5 SOHC 12V I42.5 SOHC 12V I4
Maximum Output (bhp @ rpm) 110 @ 3500110 @ 3500
Maximun Torque (Nm @ rpm) 268 @ 2000268 @ 2000
Fuel Type / Recom. Octane DieselDiesel
Fuel System / Aspiration MFI / TMFI / T
Fuel Mileage (km/L) Not Avail.7.28 (AT, test)
Transmission 5 MT 4 AT5 MT 4 AT
Cruise Control NoNo
Dimensions and Weights
Length (mm) 49584958
Width (mm) 18051805
Height (mm) 18351835
Wheelbase (mm) 28602860
Curb Weight (kg) 1800 (MT) 1840 (AT)1850 (MT) 1880 (AT)
Body Type 5-door SUV5-door SUV
Engine / Drive F/RF/4WD, manual, low, locking
Seating 77
Suspension and Tires
Front Suspension Independent, Double WishboneIndependent, Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension Rigid Axle, Semi-Elliptic Leaf SpringsRigid Axle, Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs
Front Brakes Vented DiscVented Disc
Rear Brakes DrumDrum
Tires 265/70 R 15 (f & r)265/70 R 15 (f & r)
Wheels Alloy 15 x 7.5 (f & r)Alloy 15 x 7.5 (f & r)
Safety Features
Airbags 22
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) NoneYes
Traction / Stability Control NoneNone
Other Safety Features NoneRear parking sensors
Exterior Features
Fog Lamps NoneFront
Other Exterior Features Rear spoiler; side step board; rear wiper and washer system4x2 XLT Plus: rear spoiler with 3rd brake light; two-tone paint; body cladding; overrider; chrome si
Interior Features
Steering Wheel Adjustment Tilt, manualTilt, manual
Steering Wheel Material UrethaneLeather
Seating Adjustment ManualManual
Seating Surface FabricFabric
Other Interior Features Quick-release 60/40 split-fold-tumble 2nd row; foldable-removable 3rd row4x2 XLT Plus: none
Convenience Features
Power Amenities Steering, door locks, windows and mirrorsSteering, door locks, windows and mirrors
Climate Control Manual, dualManual, dual
Audio System Stereo/CDStereo/CD
No. of Speakers 46
Hands-Free Phone NoNo
On-Board Computer NoNo
Keyless Entry YesYes
Alarm and Immobilizer YesYes
Our Take
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