The new 2018 Ford Edge will come with a few unique changes compared to the current model. Despite the changes, it is expected that the SUV will still continue with its popularity especially in the American market. This new model will be perfect for small families with a maximum of 5 passengers. The style and design are very precise and exquisite. One of the main reasons why the company may have decided not to go for an entirely new generation is that buyers are still satisfied with the previous version.
2018 Ford Edge – Refresh Appearance
The 2018 Edge is designed for buyers who are looking for contemporary interior and exterior design, high fuel efficiency, and convenience. The interior and exterior are elegant and stylish with reliable powertrains. Moreover, the exterior features new bumpers, LED lights, and a new grille. The interior comes with new convenient adjustments with different hi-tech accessories including a touchscreen display that carries many different buttons.
The new model will be better equipped since each one of its trim levels will offer new standard features. For instance, it is expected that the 8-inch touchscreen will be a standard feature even in the base model.
2018 Ford Edge -Drivetrain and Fuel Economy
The Ford Edge 2018 will have a 2.7-liter V6 engine that will deliver 350 pound-feet torque and 315 hp. The test drive results for this models show that its mileage is about 19 mpg for city drive and 27 mpg on the highway. The other expected engine option for this SUV will be a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that will be supported by Eco device. The engine will deliver up to 275 pound-feet torque and 245 hp. Moreover, the expected mileage is 30 mpg on the highway and 21 mpg for city drive. Although it may have lower outputs, it offers excellent fuel economy. The third engine that will be in circulation will have a capacity of 3.5-liter and will be able to produce 280 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. The Ford Edge 2018 will also feature a front wheel eco-boost in order to increase using the ecosystem.
All the engines of this SUV are efficient engines, to mean that fuel consumption is generally more efficient. The 2018 Ford edge will offer the choice between front wheel drive and all-wheel drive options with the 6-speed transmission.
2018 Ford Edge – Design and Features
The cabin of the 2018 Edge will be quite spacious and will accommodate a maximum of 4 to 5 passengers. It will also feature better audio system and a touch screen system on the dashboard that will facilitate numerous different functions. The SUV will have leather covered seats and steering wheel. The 2018 Ford Edge will have numerous user-friendly electronic features.
The exterior of this SUV will also have some notable improvements. Besides being sportier, it will also feature a more sophisticated exterior design. The detailed information regarding the exterior and interior changes of this SUV has not yet been released to the public. However, it is expected that all the standard or normal characteristics of the current Ford Crossover will be maintained and slightly improved in the 2018 Ford Edge.
2018 Ford Edge – Release Date and Price
Although the release date and price details of this SUV have not yet been made public, it is expected to be in early 2017. On the other hand, it is expected that the price of the Ford Edge will be about $30,000.