Everyone knows the Ford Everest as the 7-seater SUV companion to the Ford Ranger, being based on the same ladder frame chassis and TDCi engines, so when the Ranger gets a facelift it’s not surprising that the Everest follows suit in keeping the same family look at the new Ranger.
This facelifted 2009 edition of the Ford Everest continues to be available with either a 2.5 litre turbodiesel with 143 PS, or a 3.0 litre turbodiesel with 156 PS. Both engines are available with 5-speed automatics while the 2.5 litre engine also has the option for a 5-speed manual. All variants feature a shift-on-the-fly 4WD-2WD selection system.
The retail prices for the new facelifted Ford Everest (imported from Ford’s Rayong plant in Thailand) in Peninsular Malaysia are RM145,888 for the 2.5L XLT (Manual), RM156,888 for the 2.5L XLT (Automatic) and RM169,888 for the 3.0L XLT (Automatic). The 4X2 version seems to be missing from the new line-up.
The prices for Sabah and Sarawak are RM149,388, RM160,388 and RM173,388 for the 2.5 M, 2.5 A and 3.0 A respectively. All prices quoted exclude road tax, insurance and registration.