Upscale your adventure with the new Ford Endura

by Metro / 01 May, 2018
Ford Endura

The new Ford Endura.

The ultimate companion for weekend road trips and everyday missions, the new Ford Endura offers an exhilarating drive — along with a raft of premium features and advanced safety.

Whether you’re heading out to Piha for a surf, Muriwai for golf or Coatesville for a weekend, the new Ford Endura ST-Line makes getting there part of the thrill. The capability and technology of this new medium-size SUV gives it a real edge. Thanks to the Ford Endura’s performance-oriented powertrain, it always brings the power — and the fun.

With distinctive alloys, body-styling kit and unique badging, the exterior of this SUV commands attention. Under the hood there’s plenty to play with — upgraded sports suspension and a twin-turbo performance diesel engine. And the technology? Ford Endura ST-Line has a load of premium features including Active Noise Control and a heap of smart safety features.

For that superb growl and enhanced performance on city streets and the open road, the Endura’s engine features two turbochargers. The advanced 2.0 TDCi bi-turbo engine is an awesome 154kW to maximise performance, torque and economy — all while lowering emissions.

At modest speeds, the primary turbo gives the extra boost when needed — like that quick right turn into busy West Auckland traffic. Once you’re out on the motorway or open road, the secondary turbo gives you the power to shoot past that truck or slow-moving backpacker van in the blink of an eye.

Ford Endura

The Endura’s cabin is your spacious control centre, designed for comfort and capability. Road trips always need a good soundtrack, so crank up the Endura’s 12-speaker sound system for epic bass and impressive treble. But sometimes it’s peace and quiet you want while out on a drive.

Ford’s Active Noise Control tech silences extra cabin noise: microphones detect and measure specific sound waves, and an ingenious control unit can separate sounds you want to hear — like conversation and music. The system also creates inaudible “white noise” to cancel out any unwelcome racket. It doesn’t end there. When you’re bowling down the highway, the acoustic windscreen glass and laminated glass for both front door windows further reduce wind noise, while underbody panels and wheel-arch liners further minimise road noise for the ultimate easy ride.

For your second-row passengers, the two rear outer seats are fitted with rear inflatable seat belts. These reduce pressure on the chest and control head and neck movement in the event of impact, with innovative technology that can help reduce the likelihood of injury.

Taking on those wet winter roads is made safer by Ford’s Intelligent All-Wheel Drive technology. The seamless transition between front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive performance gives you a more secure footing on the road, especially in slippery conditions. And after a chilly winter surf, just flick on the heated seats (front and back) and relax on the drive home.

Now released in New Zealand, the Ford Endura ST-Line is available to test drive today. Set to be your ultimate companion that’s always geared for adventure, the Endura is the new SUV that will seriously upscale your drive.

For more information, visit


A Southern man goes for gold in Garston growing hops
95518 2018-09-24 00:00:00Z Small business

A Southern man goes for gold in Garston growing ho…

by Mike White

Nelson and Motueka are well known for their hops but Garston hops are starting to be noticed by brewers.

Read more
The unrest in Chemnitz is a sign that Germany has a populist problem too
96655 2018-09-23 00:00:00Z World

The unrest in Chemnitz is a sign that Germany has …

by Cathrin Schaer

The populist contagion sweeping Europe spreads to Germany, Cathrin Schaer writes from Berlin.

Read more
The alarming new evidence about chemicals and plastics we use at home
96233 2018-09-23 00:00:00Z Science

The alarming new evidence about chemicals and plas…

by Nicky Pellegrino

From sperm counts to obesity, scientists are only beginning to understand the long-term health effects of many chemicals in everyday use.

Read more
Why preservative-free cosmetics are a tough commercial product
96522 2018-09-23 00:00:00Z Health

Why preservative-free cosmetics are a tough commer…

by Nicky Pellegrino

Preservative-free cosmetics that survive in your bathroom cupboard are a challenge, says Evolu founder Kati Kasza.

Read more
The arguments for and against allowing medicinal use of cannabis
96641 2018-09-23 00:00:00Z Psychology

The arguments for and against allowing medicinal u…

by Marc Wilson

There’s an increasing amount of evidence on cannabis effects, but it's far from straightforward.

Read more
The enduring sandwich: What's not to like about bread and fillings?
94342 2018-09-23 00:00:00Z Food

The enduring sandwich: What's not to like about br…

by Margo White

Despite an apparent backlash against bread – against carbohydrates and gluten – the sandwich endures.

Read more
Humanity is on 'the highway to digital dictatorship', says Yuval Noah Harari
96527 2018-09-22 00:00:00Z Social issues

Humanity is on 'the highway to digital dictatorshi…

by Andrew Anthony

The author of worldwide bestsellers Sapiens and Homo Deus says our free will is at stake. We talk to Yuval Noah Harari about his new book.

Read more
Why there's no 'clash of civilisations' between Islam and the West
96558 2018-09-22 00:00:00Z Social issues

Why there's no 'clash of civilisations' between Is…

by Yuval Noah Harari

There is just one civilisation in the world, writes Yuval Noah Harari, and the West and Islam are joint participants in it.

Read more