The new 2017 Ford Edge is certainly a wonderful SUV. It may well become the flagship model for Ford and its stable of cars for the European market. Although the Edge shares some things in common with large SUVs that are capable of accommodating seven passengers, it is being sold entirely as a model that is capable of accommodating five passengers in European markets. It has undergone some changes that will help to make it a more attractive option for American buyers. It has been selling in the US since 2007 and has enjoyed considerable popularity over the years.
2017 Ford Edge Exterior and Interior
The exteriors of the 2017 Ford Edge are very pleasing. The chrome grille and the very distinctive looking LED headlights make the Edge look very edgy indeed! Inside, the Edge offers greater passenger space. Compared to larger SUVs that cost more than the Edge, the Edge is very spacious and roomy. It has also been designed to address rules and regulations on either side of the Atlantic. The headlamps look different and the same can be said of the bumpers as well as the ventilation holes in the bow of the Edge. Chrome is used very frugally and one also does not get to see an antenna anywhere on the body. This is because the Edge is equipped with a satellite radio.
On the inside, the 2017 Ford Edge is equipped with some very interesting gadgets including noise-cancelling speakers. In addition, the tailgate can be operated in a hands-free manner. In fact all that you have to do to open the tailgate is wave a foot below the bumper. The interiors are also equipped with inflatable safety belts in the rear. Furthermore, the Edge also comes with a parking assist feature that help you to park the car with minimum fuss or bother.
2017 FORD EDGE ENGINE SPECS
Under the hood, the 2017 Ford Edge will be powered by one of two engines. The first engine is capable of producing 180 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque. The other engine is capable of producing 210 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque. A diesel engine is also available. This engine meets the strictest emission standards. US buyers get to choose from three petrol driven engines including the 2.3-liter EcoBoost, 2.7-liter engine and the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine. For European buyers, the carmaker is only offering two engine options, which are variants of the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder diesel engines.
2017 Ford Edge Release Date and Price
So, when will the 2017 Ford Edge be introduced into the market and what will be its price tag? The company expects to introduce the 2017 Ford Edge into the market by July 2016. The new Edge will cost anything from 28000 dollars to 30000 dollars. For this price, you get to buy a vehicle that is equipped with some very high tech features including push-button as well as remote-operated parking which can be used from both within the vehicle as well as from outside the vehicle. The Edge also looks very sleek as well as sporty and has good capabilities as well as fuel economy. It also has plenty of driver-assist technologies as well as quasi-automated features. Another advanced feature in the new Edge is its Active Grille Shutters, which automatically open as well as shut to ensure optimum engine operating temperature at all times.