2015 Ford Edge Review, Release date

Ford Motor Company has already presented all new generation of this mid-size crossover. It’s about their very popular model, and new 2015 Ford Edge will be followed by a lot of innovation. Competitors for this model will not be a problem, given the fact that the new 2015 Edge disposes with numerous high-tech features.

2015 Ford Edge front view

This model is built on the current global Ford’s platform for mid-size vehicles, but with changes. First of all, new Edge has increased wheelbase for 1 inch, which further improves the other features. Also, customers now will be satisfied with offers of equipment – new 2015 Ford Edge provides more technology.

2015 Ford Edge: Engine

Under the hood of new 2015 Edge will be available three different types of engines.

Existing engine of the previous generation will be improved. It is about 2.0-liter 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine. This engine is capable to produce up to 245 horse power and 270 lb-ft of torque. Innovation in this segment is twin-turbo V6 engine, with more power than the basic. This EcoBoost V6 engine can delivers more than 300 horse power. And the third engine will be implemented into models with better trim level. It is a 3.5-liter V6 engine, which will be optionally. All these three engine types will be paired to the 6-speed automatic transmission, with paddle-shift. As for drive mode, new 2015 Ford Edge will be available in both, front-wheel and all-wheel drive.

2015 Ford Edge rear view

2015 Ford Edge: Trims

Changes to this second generation will cause better driving performance. With redesign of Edge, suspension has caused a noise-reduction in interior, as well as bumps on the road, which practically you do not notice in driving. New adaptive electric steering-wheel has a lot of innovation, such as self parking function and better mobility.

New 2015 Edge will be offered in four trim levels: basic SE, then SEL, Sport and best equipped Titanium.

2015 Ford Edge interior

2015 Ford Edge: Exterior and Interior

 As part of redesign and innovation of 2015 Ford Edge, there is automatic start-stop function to the engine, redesigned active shutter of grille, new air curtain. All these elements are causing better characteristics, such as fuel economy and safety of passengers.

A 180′ front end camera with side sensors for parking vehicle, blind-spot and lane-keep warning systems increase safety in driving, especially on a longer trip. Adaptive electro cruise control in part of Sport and titanium trim level. As for entertainment, interior is equipped with 8-inch touchscreen with Sync and MyFord Touch as basic packet.

2015 Ford Edge: Competitors, Price, Release

Release date of new 2015 Ford Edge is, according to information from the Ford, expected to be Spring 2015. As the biggest competitors, 2015 Edge will expect in models such as Jeep Grand Cherokee, Volkswagen Touareg and Nissan Murano.  Price is still not published, but for expect is that basic 2015 Ford Edge SE costs around $ 29,000 (21,650 euros).

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