Sportier than ever, Ford is all set to dash into the medium size crossover SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) market all across the globe with their latest version of Edge. Edge has been one of the most successful cars that Ford has ever produced and a 2016 refresh of this model will seriously be one to take note of. The 2016 Ford Edge Sport is the Sports trim of Ford Edge and as the name of this trim level implies, it will be a sporty and exciting car.
The manufacturers have gone that extra mile in ensuring their latest 2016 Ford Edge to be very light and nimble. Sporty SUVs need to be light in weight so as not to lose out on their performance and Ford has ensured just that by using quality light weighing materials like aluminium panels and sheets of carbon fibre while constructing body and platform of this car. The light weight in turn has a constructive effect on handling, acceleration, top speed and most importantly, fuel consumption figures.
2016 Ford Edge Sport Exterior and Interior
The stance of an athlete in action coupled with sensuous curves on its body, this 2016 Ford Edge Sport will surely make you jump for it. The front grille is trapezoidal and black in colour with a magnetic accent which adds colour to the sportiness. Head lamps are powered by projector beam halogens which are bi-functional with High Intensity Discharge (HID) feature and daytime running feature and also have a feature of automatically powering on. Wipers have a unique feature of automatic activation, on sensing rain. Edge Sport has a reverse sensing system, heated power mirrors, approach lamps for security and signal indicators powered by LED technology. It also has a Panoramic Vista Roof.
The rear end has body coloured bumpers, just like the front end. Rear end also features trapezoidal exhaust outlet tips, the design of which matches with the front grille. Tail lamps are powered by LED technology and also have a light bar. LED powered signature lamps are also available.
Reclining bucket seats will provide ultimate comfort to the passengers of 2016 Ford Edge. The seats feature leather upholstery with sporty suede inserts which are perforated. Driver’s seat is 10-way powered. Seats also have heating facility. Folding feature is available in 60/40 configuration in order to accommodate luggage. As for climate control, dual zone temperature control is available along with air filter.
Infotainment systems include SYNC system powered by MyFord Touch controls. Audio is powered by Sony with HD Radio. Navigation will be handled by SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link. It also has satellite radio and audio jack input.
Other features include remote start/stop, cruise control, four 12V power points, ambient lighting and power locks for doors.
2016 Ford Edge Sport Engine Specs
2016 Ford Edge Sport will be powered by a 2.7L EcoBoost V6 twin-turbo direct-injection engine which will be coupled with a 6-speed auto-transmission. Options of FWD and AWD are available. Fuel economy is 17/24/20 on city/highway/combined. The engine will produce 315 BHP and 350 lb-ft of torque.
2016 Ford Edge Sport Release Date and Price
2016 Ford Edge Sport will be available at $38,100. It is expected on the market until the end of 2015 or early 2016.