Review: 2018 Edge

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The Ford Edge has quickly become of the most popular vehicles in the Ford SUV family. It has become a family favorite with its reliable safety features and luxurious tech. Check out our review below and then come into Friendly Ford in Poughkeepsie for a test of the 2018 Ford Edge.

 

Performance

 

A 2.0-liter turbo-4 comes standard in the base 2018 Edge. With 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque when running on premium unleaded fuel, it’s fitted with a 6-speed automatic transmission that shifts power through the front wheels or through all four wheels. The base 2.0-liter turbo-4 will produce a fuel economy of 20 mpg/city, 29 mpg/hwy, and 24 mpg/combined. This powertrain also can tow up to 3,500 lb. The midrange Edge crossovers come equipped with a 3.5-liter V-6 that produces 280 hp, which will produce a fuel economy of 17 mpg/city, 26 mpg/hwy, and 20 mpg/combined in the front-wheel-drive specification. The all-wheel-drive specification will produce a fuel economy of 20 mpg/city, 27 mpg/hwy, and 23 mpg/combined.  A 315-hp twin-turbo 2.7-liter V-6 powers the Edge Sport and will produce 350 lb-ft of torque. This configuration will produce a fuel economy 17 mpg/city, 24 mpg/hwy, and 20 mpg/combined.

 

Features and Tech

 

All Edge crossovers come with power features, a rearview camera, cloth seats, air conditioning, cruise control, and an AM/FM/CD player with Bluetooth audio streaming. The Edge SEL adds power front seats, rear parking sensors, satellite radio, dual-zone automatic climate control, and heated mirrors. The Sync 3 infotainment system is an option, as are heated seats, blind-spot monitors, premium audio, and navigation.

 

The Edge Titanium gets the Sync 3 infotainment standard along with HD radio, a 12-speaker Sony audio system, heated front seats, a hands-free tailgate, and ambient lighting. Options include leather, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, active park assist, a 180-degree front-end camera, remote start, and a bundle of safety gear that includes forward-collision warnings.

The most expensive Edge Sport has its own styling cues and comes standard with the twin-turbo V-6, all-wheel drive, and adaptive steering.

 

Pricing

 

Starting at $29,315 MSRP

 

 

Categories: 2018, Review
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