2018 Ford Edge
New 2018 Ford Edge is going to get only minor changes comparing to current vehicle. American market is main market, and buyers there are satisfied with it, so company decided not to go with new generation just yet. Nevertheless, exterior and interior modifications are coming as a part of refreshment of the new Edge. Current generation was created in 2014, mad primary for families. Its styling was superb, since it was very precise. Inside is the same story, since cabin of the 2018 Edge is packed with a lot of infotainment features. Efficiency is another advantage over the competition.
2018 Ford Edge drivetrain and fuel economy
Under the hood of the 2018 Ford Edge is a 3.7-l V6 engine with capability to deliver 300 horses, adding 280 lb-ft of torque. This is excellent choice for such vehicle, which was tested in current, 2014 year model. Since feedback from users was excellent, Ford decided to go with same unit in 2018. Nevertheless, slight modifications are coming for better performance. Estimated fuel economy is around 23 mpg for highway drive and 17 for city, while combined, 2018 Edge is giving 20 mpg. Other engine for crossover could be 3.5-l V6, with slightly lower outputs, but better fuel economy, around 23 mpg, going up to 27 mpg on the highway.
2018 Ford Edge redesign
Modern styling is a highlight of the 2018 Ford Edge. Both exterior and interior are getting few features to boost appearance of the crossover, including new grille, bumpers and LED lights. Inside, new panel is prepared, with touch-screen display and many buttons. Steering wheel is covered with leather, as well as heated seats. There are many other hi-tech accessories which should make drive easier and more comfortable. Outside minor changes are applied. New lines on the side of the crossover gives more attractive look and improves aerodynamics.
2018 Ford Edge competition
Competition in crossover segment is very tough. Constant improvements are needed, but with new 2018 Ford Edge, rivals are reacting with their models. So, expect new Jeep Grand Cherokee, Nissan Murano and Volkswagen Touareg. Also, Hyundai announced that they are working on the new Santa Fe.
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