The Ford Everest range is being joined by a rugged BaseCamp special edition for 2021, plus drive-away pricing across the range and some minor tweaks.
Using a name applied to an accessories package last year, the BaseCamp is based on the Trend.
Just 450 vehicles will be available, using either the 3.2-litre turbo-diesel five-cylinder or 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel engine. All will be four-wheel drive.
Costing an additional $2000, the BaseCamp adds off-road accessories like a snorkel, LED light bar, and a 76mm diameter black nudge bar.
There’s also a Sunseeker awning and a Pioneer roof platform, with aesthetic changes including decals and a grey-finish grille and skid plates.
Ford’s added a rear-wheel drive version of the existing Sport trim level, available exclusively with the more powerful 2.0-litre engine.
The Everest range is otherwise carried over from 2020, though Trend and Titanium models add a new chrome grille with grey mesh. Titanium models feature Everest lettering on the grille.
- 2021 Ford Everest Ambiente 3.2 RWD: $50,990
- 2021 Ford Everest Trend 2.0 RWD: $56,990
- 2021 Ford Everest Ambiente 3.2 4WD: $57,490
- 2021 Ford Everest Sport 2.0 RWD: $59,990
- 2021 Ford Everest Trend 3.2 4WD: $62,990
- 2021 Ford Everest Trend 2.0 4WD: $64,490
- 2021 Ford Everest BaseCamp 3.2 4WD: $64,990
- 2021 Ford Everest Sport 3.2 4WD: $65,990
- 2021 Ford Everest BaseCamp 2.0 4WD: $66,490
- 2021 Ford Everest Sport 2.0 4WD: $67,490
- 2021 Ford Everest Titanium 2.0 4WD: $72,990
All prices are drive-away.
The 2021 Ford Everest comes with a choice of two turbo-diesel engines, both of which are available with either rear- or four-wheel drive.
There’s a 3.2-litre turbo-diesel five-cylinder engine producing 143kW of power and 470Nm of torque. It’s mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.
The Everest also offers a 2.0-litre twin-turbo diesel four-cylinder engine producing 157kW of power and 500Nm of torque, mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission.
When equipped with the 3.2-litre five-cylinder turbo-diesel, the 2021 Ford Everest consumes 8.4L/100km on the combined cycle with rear-wheel drive and 8.5L/100km with four-wheel drive.
The 2021 Ford Everest 2.0-litre turbo-diesel consumes 6.9L/100km on the combined cycle with rear-wheel drive and 7.0L/100km with four-wheel drive.
All models have an 80L fuel tank.
The 2021 Ford Everest measures 4903mm long, 1837mm tall and 1869mm wide.
Cargo volume behind the third row is 249L. With the third row folded, it expands to 876L and then expands to 1796L with the second row folded.
Braked towing capacity is 3000kg in the 3.2-litre and 3100kg with the 2.0-litre.
All 2021 Ford Everest models require servicing every 12 months or 15,000km, whichever comes first.
In addition to its five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty, Ford offers capped-price servicing for the Everest.
The first four services will cost no more than $299 while the fifth service will cost $405 for 3.2-litre models and $365 for 2.0-litre models.
When the Ford Everest was tested by ANCAP in 2015, it received a rating of five stars.
That rating was based on a frontal offset score of 15.38 out of 16 and a side impact score of 16 out of 16. Whiplash and pedestrian protection were rated Good and Acceptable, respectively.
All 2021 Ford Everest models come standard with:
- Autonomous emergency braking with forward-collision warning and pedestrian detection
- Lane-departure warning
- Lane-keeping assist
- Front and front-side airbags
- Driver’s knee airbag
- Curtain airbags for all three rows
The Titanium adds blind-spot monitoring.
The base Everest Ambiente comes with the following standard features:
- 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and satellite navigation
- DAB+ digital radio
- Reversing camera and rear parking sensors
- 17-inch alloy wheels
- Dual-zone climate control
- Keyless entry and start
- Traffic sign recognition
- Windscreen-mounted USB port for dash cams
- FordPass connectivity
The Everest Trend adds the following standard features:
- Third row seating
- 18-inch alloy wheels
- LED headlights and daytime running lights
- Leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter
- Rain-sensing wipers
- Power tailgate
- Adaptive cruise control
- Front parking sensors
- Leather seats (excluding third row)
- Eight-way power driver’s seat
The BaseCamp adds the following features that are unique to it.
- LED light bar
- 76mm diameter nudge bar
- Sunseeker awning
- Pioneer roof platform
The Everest Sport adds the following standard features over the Trend:
- 20-inch alloy wheels
- Black grille
- Blue interior accent trim
The Everest Titanium drops the Sport’s unique exterior and interior trim but adds:
- Blind-spot monitoring
- Ambient lighting
- Heated front seats
- Eight-way power passenger’s seat
- Illuminated front scuff plates
- Panoramic sunroof
- Leather-wrapped handbrake
- Chrome door handles and running boards
- Semi-automatic parallel parking assist
An option package is available on the Trend, Sport and Titanium which adds a power-folding third row and a full-size spare.