Ford has announced its brand new handsome and capable crossover SUV. We are talking about 2016 Ford Edge which will surprise us all.
Exterior redesign and improvements
For all those who don’t need third row of seats and want more sophisticated SUV then the new 2016 Ford Edge can be a right choice for you. New Edge will be fun to drive and easier to maneuver. With the great cargo capacity, better performance and excellent design, we believe that it will become very popular on the market. It will be offered in four trim levels. Thos are: SE, SEL, Titanium and Sport. When it comes to exterior design, new Ford will be fully revised. It will appear with many new details which will make it more handsome and attractive. Depending on a trim, 2016 Ford Edge will ride on 18- , 19- , or 20-inch alloy wheels. The front end will be completely refreshed with bold hexagonal grille and headlamps. It will look even aggressive. On the rear end we will see new tail lamps and rear spoiler. All the lights will be equipped with new LED lighting.
Interior and technology
Inside, 2016 Ford Edge will be revised and improved as well. The cabin will be more spacious than before. It will get an inch of height, it will be four inches longer which will improve cargo and space for occupants. It will be able to accommodate five passengers in two rows of seats. The seating position is great and the comfort will be on the highest level. Depending of a trim, interior will get many features and gadgets. Some of them are: air conditioning, Sony audio system with twelve speakers, leather wrapped steering wheel, satellite radio etc. As for the safety, it will be provided with a rearview camera, cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping system, blind-spot system etc.
2016 Ford Edge Powertrain
2016 Ford Edge will be offered with three engines. The standard is a 2.0-liter four cylinder EcoBoost turbocharged engine. It is able to make 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. The second is a 3.5-liter V6 engine with the output of 280 horsepower. The last option is a 2.7-liter V6 twin-turbocharged engine. This one will be able to produce 315 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. As for the transmission, it will be mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox. It will be offered with FWD and optional AWD.
Release date and price
2016 Ford Edge should hit the market sometime during 2016. When it comes to pricing, the information is still unavailable. However, it will definitively be higher than the price of the current model which is around $29,000.