Ford Endeavour is without any doubt one of the most popular full size SUV sold in India. It has been present in the Indian market for quite some time and is now a very common sight on our roads. The Ford Endeavour competes with the likes of Toyota Fortuner and MG Gloster in the segment. It is a very capable SUV and is loved by those who go for off-road explorations. last year, Ford updated the Endeavour with a new engine and transmission to make it BS6 compliant. The BS4 version was powered by a 2.2 litre and 3.2 litre engine whereas the BS6 engine is powered by a 2.0 litre engine. In comparison to the 3.2 litre Ford Endeavour, the new 2.0 litre Endeavour is less powerful. Here we have a video that shows a Ford Endeavour 3.2 and and a BS6 2.0 Sport edition competing with each other in a tug of war.
The video has been uploaded by Drive and Discover on their youtube channel. The video shows a tug of war between both versions of the Endeavour. Like in the case of any other test, the motive is to find out which among two is more powerful. The vloggers choose an empty plot for this experiment. Both vehicles and tied to each other using a tow rope and at the count of three both SUVs started pulling each other.
The Endeavour 3.2 did not move from its place and the 2.0 version started spinning the wheel and dug itself inside the mud. Both SUVs did not move from the place and the first round was considered a tie. Next they took both SUVs to a different location where the ground was a bit more solid and had less sand in it. They followed the same things and tied both SUVs from the rear. In this round however, the Endeavour 2.0 pulled the 3.2 and won the round.
The same test was conducted multiple times and they even changed the drivers in the last round but, on all the rounds, Endeavour 2.0 pulled the old BS4 3.2 litre version and won the war. The result of this competition is actually surprising as the Endeavour 3.2 is far more powerful and has more torquey engine than that of the 2.0 version. The 3.2 litre turbocharged diesel engine in Endeavour generates 197 Bhp and 470 Nm of torque. The BS6 version of Endeavour is powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged diesel engine that generates 167 Bhp and 420 Nm of peak torque mated to a 10-speed automatic gearbox.
The reason why 3.2 litre version did not win this race may be because of its age. In comparison to the 2.0 version, the 3.2 version is older and there is a possibility that the clutch might have worn out. Both SUVs had engaged 4H during the tug of war. Other thing that might have worked against the 3.2 could be the tyres, there is a possibility that the tyres do not provide much grip to the Endeavour and that is why it could not hold on when the 2.0 version started pulling. One of the thing that should be noted in this video is that the throttle response on the 2.0 version was much more quicker than the 3.2 version and this might have also helped it win the competition.