2015 Ford Edge
This mid-size SUV originally came in 2006. After eight years of production, the first-generation is finally replaced. The 2015 Ford Edge comes as new, second-generation model and it is completely redesigned. Beside new look, interior, many technical improvements and other this model comes with one additional novelty. It comes as part of the company’s “One Ford” ideology so, beside North American, it will be for the first time available in Europe. New model will be also offered on markets such as Russia, China, South America etc.
2015 Ford Edge redesign
The 2015 Ford Edge comes completely redesigned. It features completely new look, which is designed to meet the demands both of American and other-markets customers. New model gets new platform, which is the same that is used for 2015 Fusion. It also borrows many other technical elements from this sedan. Thanks to new platform, 2015 Ford Edge has bigger dimensions and also longer wheelbase.
It now features more spacious cabin with more legroom both for front and rear passengers, more headroom for about an inch and also increased cargo space. When it is about interior, 2015 Edge comes completely redesigned and offers higher level of comfort and plenty of new technologies that are already seen on 2015 Fusion. Some of notable features are front parking camera, parallel parking assist, a hands-free liftgate (which opens when you swipe a foot below a sensor in the rear bumper), a heated steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seats, a panoramic sunroof and the latest version of Sync/MyFord Touch with an 8-inch touchscreen etc.
2015 Ford Edge engine
When it is about engines, 2015 Ford Edge will be offered in three variants. The base one is all-new 2.0 liter EcoBoost I4 engine, which come with twin turbo and outputs 245 hp and 270 lb-fts. Next one is very well known 3.5 liter Duratec V6 engine, which is rated at 285 horses and 253 lb-ft of torque. Top variant is equipped with 2.7 liter EcoBoost V6 engine, which outputs 325 horsepower and 375 lb-ft of twist. All engines are paired with 6-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters mounted on the steering wheel. The 2015 Edge is available both in FWD and AWD variants.
2015 Ford Edge price and competition
The 2015 Ford Edge starts around 29.000 dollars. There are many models that could be considered as potential competitors, but crossovers like VW Touareg and Nissan Murano will probably be the arch rivals.