The history of the Ford Edge spans back to the year 2007, where the first lot of midsize crossover SUVs began gracing the dealerships. They became resoundingly admired, owing to their adaptability brought about by the mixture of wagon and sedan features with the height of a sports utility vehicle. The new and modernized 2017 Ford Edge is anticipated to return with its inspiring carlike road etiquette, the abundance of standard features, roomy interior and cargo capacity, and a plethora of latest technology features. For the year 2017, countless rumors have been surrounding the new Edge that it will definitely be completely redesigned. The 2017 model Edge will be introduced in four variants, such as Titanium, SE, Sport, and SEL.
2017 Ford Edge Redesign, Exterior
Ford designs the external elements consistent with the flavor of American buyers. This is time-honored by a daringly sized chrome grille and exclusively wrought LED headlights. Moreover, the existing Edge has been sold in the United States since 2007 and it is the most victorious model in its group in a commercial way. From the commencement, the essential outside design of the 2017 model Edge is intended to meet the varied homologation guidelines on either side of the Atlantic. When examined, the new vehicle will only somewhat fluctuate, owing to the varied look of bumpers, headlights and air-freshening holes in the bow.
The SE model is expected to come with 19-inch alloy wheels, side exterior mirror, automatic headlights, back bumper protector, hands-free lift gate, and a common garage opener. On the other hand, the SEL model gets 19-inch alloy wheels, LED taillights and a hands-free tailgate through the Equipment Package 201A.
2017 Ford Edge Interior
The cabin will be designed to offer a comfortable ride to a maximum of five people.
The SE model comes with standard features, such as:
Pandora internet radio.
Tilt and telescopic steering wheel.
4.2-inch touchscreen exhibit.
Premium audio system.
60: 40-split folding back seats.
Numerous packages would be impending for the SEL model, and one among them is the Equipment Package 201A that includes:
MyFord infotainment system.
Supplementary USB port.
Two configurable monitors.
Eight-inch touchscreen display.
new Ford Edge 2017 interior
Others packages comprise:
Premium audio system.
Power anterior seat.
The new Ford Edge 2017 Titanium model would get the above package in addition to other features, such as:
Heated front seats.
Premium auditory system.
Reclining front passenger seat.
Improved interior trim.
Driver memory settings.
The SE model of the new vehicle comes equipped with features, such as:
Back DVD amusement system.
Panoramic sunroof or moon roof.
Additionally, the Technology package would be provided with features, such as:
110-Volt power outlet.
Auto-dimming driver mirror.
It is expected that the new Edge will come outfitted with a maximum of three engines.
Buyers can anticipate the base model to be powered by a four-cylinder turbocharged engine with the capacity of 2.0 liters. This engine is capable of cranking 245 HP power and 275 pounds per foot torque.
Another mill is the V6, 3.5-liter engine, which is competent to crank 280 HP power and 250 lbs per foot of twist.
The third engine that is going to power the new Edge would be a 2.0-liter Inline-4 mill that delivers 245 HP power and 275 pounds per foot of torque.
All the 2017 Ford Edge engines are mated to a six-rate automatic or manual transmission. Ford offers its 2017 Edge in both four-wheel drive mode and front-wheel drive mode. The FWD models offer a mileage of 20/30/24 mpg in the city, on highways and as combined mileage respectively. The AWD models offer a mileage of 20/28/23 mpg in the city, on highways and as combined mileage respectively.
There is two diesel option. First, one is 2.0-litre TDCi engine, with 177 horsepower, it accelerates from 0-62 mph in 9.9 seconds with a top speed of 200 km/h or 124 mph. Secund one is Bi-turbo diesel engine, with 207 hp, from 0-62 mph it accelerates in 9.4 seconds with top speed of 211 km/h or 131 mph. Fuel consumption is the same for both engines(combined cons.) 5.8 l/100 km or 48.7 mpg.
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Price and release date
For the new 2017 Ford Edge release date would be last quarter of 2016, with different cost for dissimilar models.
The preliminary price of the SE model would be $28,700.
The opening cost of the SEL model would be $32,300.
The base cost of the Titanium model would be $36,200.
The commencement cost of the new Ford Edge Sport model would be $38,800.
2017 Ford Edge Pictures