The 2018 Ford Edge is an up gradation from the current model. This model made quite an impact in the global automobile market and has been a favorite with people who look for family cars accommodating 5-7 people comfortably.
2018 Ford Edge – Redesign Exterior and Interior:
It is interesting to note that Ford has not gone in developing a completely new generation of cars after 2017 Ford Edge because this vehicle has been loved by people greatly. Some refresh and upgradations have been done in Ford Edge for sure to better the overall experience. There are 4 trims in which the new 2018 Ford Edge will be available. They are Trend, Sport, Titanium and range-topping Titanium Plus. Talking about the exterior design of the car, there will not be many changes from the current model. The car has a slim appearance and has a sporty look. The front end has a large grille giving the car a bold look. LED lights are used in the headlights, taillights and fog lights for better visibility. The models get 20-inch alloy wheels but top two trims can be equipped with larger 21-inch wheels too.
Talking of the interiors, Ford Edge 2018 will see some major changes for making the SUV crossover better than the previous version. The cabin is spacious. Though the 3rd row of seat is removed, the vehicle can comfortably accommodate 4-5 people. The touch screen system on the dashboard is upgraded and comes with many functions. The seats and steering wheel are leather covered. The car also features highly advanced audio system and other hi-tech accessories.
The safety and security features in 2018 Edge include additional cameras, rear-seat inflatable seat belts, forward collision warnings, great rollover resistance etc.
2018 Ford Edge – Engine Specs
It is expected that there will be 2-3 engine variants in 2018 Edge, depending on the trim. The first one will be a 2.7-liter EcoBoost turbocharged V-6 engine, which will deliver 315 hp of power and 350 lbs-feet of torque and this engine is expected to be there in the Sports trim. The second one will be a 2.0-liter Eco turbocharged engine. This engine will deliver 245 hp of power and 275 lbs-feet of torque. The engines will be paired with a newly developed eight-speed automatic gearbox as per the news.
2018 Ford Edge – Pricing and Availability:
Prices of Ford Edge 2018 will vary depending on the trims. They are likely to be priced at:
- Trend model – $28,950
- Sport model – $31,000
- Titanium model – $35,000
- Titanium Plus model – $40,000
As per industry reports, it is expected that 2018 Ford Edge will be available by end of 2017 or early 2018.
Vehicles that will pose a challenge to Ford Edge include Honda CR-V, GMC Terrain, Volkswagen Touareg, Nissan Murano etc. Among these, 2018 Ford Edge will make a mark for its good features and affordability factor.