Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
6 minute read
14 Jul 2021
8:37 am

Sport suited Ford Everest hits top

Charl Bosch

Sport attire a tasteful cosmetic upgrade on the XLT.

Everest Sport climbing while looking good.

The body-on-frame or bakkie-based SUV segment arguably represents the last bastion for the traditional multi-seat off-roader in lieu of the ongoing rise in popularity and importance of  crossovers and more on-road focused model. Mount Fortune(r) As has been the case for over a decade now, the segment has been the stronghold of the Toyota Fortuner with the only real opposition coming from the also locally built Ford Everest, albeit with a considerable gap in-between, with even less being provided by the Isuzu MU-X and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. Unlike its Toyota Hilux sibling though, which occasionally has come under fire from...