Ford manufacturers have just presented a mid-size crossover 2018 Ford Edge SUV. Although there is speculation about the next generation of this model, 2018 model is still in the second generation; but that does not mean that it will not bring much interesting improvement about what we will say a few words below. So, for a few more changes, we have to wait for the arrival of the latest 2019 Ford Edge.
In dimensions, Ford Edge is placed between the smaller Ford Escape and the larger Explorer model. It was first presented to the world in 2007 and is a relatively new model. Even so, Ford Edge has become very popular throughout the world due to its high quality. First, it offers plenty of space for all of their passengers and baggage despite the fact that it has two rows of seats and does not offer a third line.
So, Ford Edge can be an attractive choice for family and travel. This powerful engine features under the hood as well which is also quite fuel efficient when we compare it to a larger SUV. Furthermore, this provides good handling and smooth ride quality. However, in the safety department, Ford Edge only has basic features and for a more active security system, the price can be a little expensive.
The 2017 model year has brought bigger 20 inches wheels in Titanium trim and four new exterior colors including White Gold, Blue Yeans, Canyon Ridge and Burgundy Velvet. 2018 Ford Edge has just joined the market and appeared with two new package options. The Appearance Package adds ‘blacker’ in Ford Edge view. Therefore, there will be more black accents on the headlights, windows and also in the cabin with gray cloth on the seats.
In addition, we will see a dark rear spoiler, a lattice environment, and a mirrored cap. On the other hand, the Safe and Smart package adds more security systems. Thos will include blind spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, automatic high beam, front-collision warning, lane keep assists and so on. In addition, the exterior color palette will be expanded with two new colors, Blue Metallic and Lightning Blue.
On the other hand, for 2019 Ford Edge, there is still no official data, but according to rumors, we can expect some major changes at least in exterior design. In addition, it is discussed that future Ford Edge must be available in the same trim level as the current model. They include SE, SEL, Titanium and Sport Trim. The toughest rivals on the market are Honda CR-V, Nissan Murano, GMC Terrain and Hyundai Santa Fe Sport.
2019 Ford Edge exterior, interior and quipment
Exterior, the upcoming 2019 Ford Edge must maintain a recognizable appearance but if the latest rumors are true, this time it is set for more styling changes. This could include a redesign of the front and rear fascia with a new grille, revised headlights, and rear lights so that the bumper. 2019 model must offer an Appearance package once again that adds more black detail.
Interior, 2019 Ford Edge will feature a spacious and very comfortable cabin. It will have two rows of seats, as in its predecessor, and will be able to accommodate five adults without discomfort. The front seat naturally will be the strongest and most supportive. The base trim will get a upholstery while the skin will become the standard on the higher trim. The cargo space is very good and for a larger room, you can fold the rear seat which provides a total space of 73.4 cubic feet. Some models will be available with active noise cancellation which will make it quieter than before.
2019 Ford Edge equipment will vary from trim. So, the basic model will be standard with a rear view camera, AC, power features, Bluetooth, cruise control and AM / FM / CD player. Moving to SEL trim, there will also be satellite radio, rear parking sensor, electric front seat, dual zone automatic climate control and heated mirror.
However, navigation, blind spot monitors, premium audio systems and heated seats will be an option. Titanium Trim will add the latest Sync 3 infotainment system, Sony audio system with 12 speakers, heated front seats and ambient lighting as standard. Optional equipment will include leather seats, active parking assistance, remote start, front collision warning, and so on. The top sports will be the best in the lineup and will get their own styling details.
2019 Ford Edge types of engines and shows
When it comes to engines, 2019 Ford Edge will most likely continue with the same powertrains offered in the 2018 model. So, that means there will be three engines offered. The first will be an inline 4 2.0-liter that will be able to produce 245 horses and 275 pound-feet of torque. The second option is a 3.5-liter V-6 that will give strength to the midrange trim. This machine will have an output of 280 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque. These units will be paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox. The front wheel drive will become a standard while the all-wheel-drive configuration will also be available.
The latter, which drives Sport version, will be a 2.7-liter twin-turbo engine EcoBoost V-6. This drivetrain will be able to develop 315 hp and 350 pound-feet of torque. All-wheel drive will be the standard for this unit and a six-speed automatic gearbox will also be used for this engine.
As for fuel efficiency, the base unit will be the most economical fuel in the lineup. It gets 20/29/24 mpg with FWD while AWD gets 20/27/23 mpg. The most efficient fuel will be a 2.7 liter V-6 which is rated at 17 mpg in the city, 24 mpg on the highway and 20 mpg combined.
2019 Ford Edge sales, release date and price
When is the official release date, sales and showroom. Information about the arrival of the latest 2019 Ford Edge is still unknown. For prices, we assume that prices should be slightly higher than the current model price which starts around $ 29,500 dollars. However, the price of Ford Edge Sport will rise to a range of $ 50,000 dollars.