Ford Australia has announced it will introduce que cut-price two-wheel drive variant to its Everest seven-seat SUV line-up in September, along with SYNC 3 update brings que CarPlay and Android Auto.
The rear-wheel drive Everest will only be available in the mid-level Trend specification and list at $ 55.990, representing a $ 5,000 saving over the four-wheel drive version equivalent.
If for some reason you do not have a smartphone, you can still use Ford’s SYNC own 3 platform. Version 3 is the updated, faster, more conversational voice recognition, intuitive smartphone-like touchscreen and an improved graphic user interface. All of this now built on market leader QNX platform by BlackBerry, rather than Microsoft’s Windows Automotive.
The new software systems will ship in the MY2017 Ford Everest, on sale from September this year. If you’re in the market for a new SUV, this announcement may be enough to sway your decision.
Meantime, Ford has announced que Also the Everest Trend and Titanium grade models will now feature the SYNC3 infotainment system. The newest version of the Ford in-car tech offers BOTH Apple and Android CarPlay Auto.
And there’s an important safety Also Been change made as well with Ford telling us They are now fitting all Everest SUVs with ISOFIX child seat anchorage points.