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Ford Everest Sport revealed for 2020

Ford’s Ranger-based, seven-seat Everest SUV gets a few tweaks for 2020 and sees the introduction of an all-new model.

FORD IS INTRODUCING a new Sport grade into the 2020 Everest lineup which brings a blacked-out trim package and unique equipment.

The new model is part of an MY20 model upgrade across the Everest range that sees all models now come with a windscreen-mounted USB port for dashcams.

Standing out in the range for looks, the Everest Sport model fits in between the mid-spec Trend and top-tier Titanium at $62,290 plus on-road costs.

The Ranger ute-based SUV comes equipped with unique 20-inch black alloys, 17 percent brighter bi-LED headlights with automatic highbeam (itself 20 percent brighter), blue interior trims, Sport and Everest lettering above the grille, and black roof rails, window surrounds, side mirrors and rear bumper.

Colour options for the Sport are a new Black Deep Crystal blue paint and white, black, grey and silver shades.

Engine options are the established 3.2-litre five-cylinder turbo diesel producing 143kW and 470Nm through a six-speed auto, or the new 2.0-litre four-cylinder twin-turbo diesel that develops 157kW and 500Nm through a ten-speed auto. Towing is 3000kg for the 3.2L and 3100kg for the 2.0L.

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Other gear include the ubiquitous Ford Sync3 8.0-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay. Android Auto and offroad maps, AEB eith pedestrian detection, lane keep assist, traffic sign recognition and a reversing camera.

2020 Ford Everest price (plus on-road costs):

Everest Ambiente RWD (3.2L) – $49,490

Everest Ambiente 4WD (3.2L) – $54,490

Everest Trend RWD (2.0L) – $56,490

Everest Trend 4WD (3.2L) – $60,290

Everest Trend 4WD (2.0L) – $61,790

Everest Sport 4WD (3.2L) – $62,290

Everest Sport 4WD (2.0L) – $63,790

Everest Titanium 4WD (2.0L) – $72,590

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Alex Rae

Alex Rae