The Ford Edge is the product of one of the oldest automotive manufacturers on the globe. The Ford name has been a byword for performance and reliability and is the first car manufacturer to implement an automated assembly line for its vehicle. Ford Auto Company was founded on June 16, 1903, and has been manufacturing vehicles for more than 115 years. Since then, Ford has left an enduring legacy from the humble beginnings of the Model T. The countless numbers of classic Ford automobiles that is prominently on display in museums around the world is a testament to the brand’s long-standing endurance and relationship with the people.
The Ford Edge is one of the newest models to roll-out from the design department. The Ford Edge is the brand’s offering for the already crowded midsized crossover market. The Ford Edge goes against models like the Chevrolet Blazer, Honda CR-V, Toyota Rav4, or Nissan Murano. Despite being a relatively new nameplate, the Ford Edge is able to stand out from the rest of the competition because of superior performance, sleek design, and high-end trims
Ford Edge Overview
The lines of the Ford Edge mimic that of its bigger cousin the Ford Explorer, and its smaller version the Ford Ecosport. The Ford Edge is midsized and has two rows of seats that seats comfortably four adults. The spacious interior is well appointed with high-quality trims and classy lines.
The styling of the Ford Edge is similar to the Ford Escape albeit smaller. The side of the Ford Edge makes it perfect for the daily commute in busy streets. Its size makes it easy to navigate tight corners. The Ford Edge also has a strong responsive engine that also makes it perfect for weekend road trips with the family.
The Ford Edge has 4 trims and has 3 available engines coupled with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The Ford Edge is also available in front wheel drive and all-wheel drive configuration. The trim lines of the Ford Edge is the SE, SEL, Titanium, and Sport.
Ford Edge Exterior
The distinctive styling of the Ford Edge makes it stand out from the rest of the mid-sized crossovers with its strong aggressive stance and balanced lines. The large trapezoidal grille and a bold bumper pronounce the presence of the vehicle. The Ford signature styling is evident in the side profile of the vehicle with its strong edges and aggressive lines. The design cues of the Ford Edge evokes performance, power, and grace.
The Ford Edge also incorporates modern design styling in aerodynamics decreasing drag and air resistance and improving fuel efficiency. The design of the Ford Edge is aesthetically balanced with strong aggressive lines from the front that gracefully merges into the rear of the vehicle.
Additional exterior styling is available for the Ford Edge SEL Appearance Package like 19’ premium metallic painted aluminum rims. The Appearance Package also adds color schemed trims to the bumper, front and read skid plates and a rear spoiler for a more aggressive stance.
Ford Edge Interior
The interior of the Ford Edge is generously spaced to accommodate four adults. The materials inside the cabin have been meticulously designed to improve comfort and dampen external noise. The exterior design of the Ford Edge is echoed in its interior design styling with graceful lines that travel across the cabin that flows from the center console. The Ford Edge has a simple yet elegant design with intuitive button and control placement to decrease distraction and improve safety.
The Ford Edge is equipped with sophisticated gadgets and functionality that improve comfort during daily commutes or a long drive. Standard across the trims is the state of the art climate control system with second-row floor vents and adjustable rear console vents. Also standard is the high tech instrument panel cluster with 4.2’ productivity screen that is equipped with a message center, outside temp display, and trip computer.
Also standard is the steering wheel that is equipped with the latest tech in the automotive industry. The steering wheel has audio and cruise control as well as a five-way control pad, and paddle shifters.
Ford Edge SE and SEL
The Ford Edge SE and SEL variants are equipped with front row bucket seats. The driver seat is 6-way manual adjustable and the passenger is 4-way manual adjustable. The second row has 60:40 splot-fold-flat reclining bench. The Entertainment system of the Ford Edge SE and SEL is equipped with SYNC that has enhanced voice recognition communication. The entertainment system has a 4.2 LCD screen center stack with applink, and a smart-charging USB port.
Ford Edge Titanium and Sport
The Ford Edge Titanium and Sport variants are equipped with front row bucket seats with 10-way power adjustable driver seat and 6-way adjustable passenger seat. The second row is equipped with Ford EasyFold functionality.
The entertainment system is equipped with SYNC 3 that has enhanced voice recognition with 8’ LCD capacitive touch screen in center stack with swipe capability. The entertainment system has 2 USB charging ports. The Titanium and Sport is also equipped with a 12-speaker Sony audio system.
Engine and Transmission Performance
The Ford Edge is designed with performance and dynamics in mind. The Ford Edge is equipped with Ford’s latest ecoboost technology that improves performance and efficiency that makes the car perfect for city driving and long weekend drives.
The 4 cylinder twin-scroll turbocharged direct injection engine is capable of producing 245 horsepower at 5500rpm and a torque of 275 lb-ft at 3000 rpm. The engine is coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission. The engine is available for front wheel drive and all wheel drive variants.
The 2.7 liter V-6 engine with dynamic twin turbo and direct injection engine is capable of delivering 315 horsepower at 4700 rpm and 350 lb-ft of torque at 2750 rpm. The engine is coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission and is available to all-wheel driver versions.
3.5 TI-VCT V6
The 3.5 liter engine with twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) is capable of delivering 280 Horsepower at 6500 rpm and 250 lb-ft of torque at 2750 rpm. The engine is coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission and is available for all wheel drive variants.
The Ford Edge delivers class, efficiency, and performance. The wide selection of engine makes it a perfect fit for every driving scenario from daily driving, city commute, and long distance driving. The Ford Edge is equipped with latest automotive tech that makes it easy and safe to drive.
The strong name brand Ford makes it an attractive choice for families visiting from overseas and is one of the top choice vehicles from Ezhire.
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