Production of the Ford Everest SUV in China will start in May 2015 with a launch on the Chinese auto market in October 2015. The Ford Everest will be manufactured in China by the Jiangling-Ford joint venture. Price will start around 250.000 yuan and end around 400.000 yuan ($40.000 – 64.000).
The China-made Ford Everest will be powered by a four-cylinder 2.0 turbo petrol, a 2.5 liter four-cylinder petrol, and a 2.4 liter four-cylinder turbo diesel.
The new Ford Everest was revealed as a concept in August last year in Australia, the first test cars were spotted in October last year. The current Ford Everest SUV is based on the Ford Ranger pickup truck and manufactured in Thailand. It is sold in Asia, Australia, and South Africa.
The Jiangling-Ford joint venture makes the Ford Transit and Ford Transit Classic. The Ford Explorer and the Ford Transit Connect will be added to the line-up in the near future.