Ford is amongst the best selling brands of automobiles in America. It has come up with an update to the previous Ford Edge. The new 2017 Ford Edge is a highly competitive vehicle, bound to increase the demands in the market significantly. Its height is similar to that of an SUV, and the body style is a mixture of that of a wagon and a sedan, undoubtedly one of the first and the best mid-sized crossovers that can be found.
Four trim levels are available for the new model: SE, SEL, Titanium, and Sport. A lot of updates have been made to the interior of the 2017 Ford Edge. The cabin can easily accommodate five passengers at a time with its two-row configuration. The two-row configuration, rather than the three-row one leaves plenty of space at the back for cargo. The rear seats can also be folding, thereby increasing the cargo carrying capacity. It has a space of 39.2 cubic feet when the seats are not folded which is increased to 73.4 cubic feet by folding them.
2017 Ford Edge – Dynamic Exterior and Boastful Interior:
The passenger seats are covered in leather. Additionally, the driver’s seat has been made adjustable in the SEL one. A 4.2-inch touch display is present at the front, besides the dashboard. There is a new audio system, with better quality and additional features including but not limited to the Internet radio by Pandora. There is also a rear view camera, which will be used for reversing purposes. A CD player is present just above the touch display. The air conditioning system automatically adjusts the temperature inside, according to the requirement.
Touch controls have been eliminated from the inside. Hard buttons will be used to access or control the features, as hard buttons are more durable. A voice recognition system has been added, called the Sync. It helps you keep connected with just your voice; you don’t have to take your eyes off the road, hence adding to the driving safety. The system is very responsive, performs at a very high speed and is compatible with both the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. It automatically downloads your phonebook, lets you make calls or listen to the music. This makes the ride very enjoyable.
On the exterior, a large chromed grille in a trapezium shape has been added, with fancy LED lights on its side. There are LED fog lights to present on the bumper. An air intake system is featured on the bumper, which will provide the engine with cool, dry air. Two exhaust pipes are present on the rear, one on each side, easily making the new model distinct from the previous one.
The 2017 Ford Edge is surrounded with twelve ultrasonic sensors. If you want to park your car exactly perpendicular or parallel, this feature will aid you in that. Applying brakes, accelerating and shifting are the only three things you will need to do take care of, the system will automatically steer the car into the place. A park out feature is also present which will help the 2017 Ford Edge steer out of the parking spot. The sensors also give out a warning if the car has come very near to an object.
2017 Ford Edge – Engine Expectations:
New updates have been to the engine. There are three drivetrains available under the hood. The first one is 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine with four cylinders, and it will be capable of producing 245 hp and 275 pound-feet of torque. The second one is Duramax 3.5-liter V6 engine, which will be able to generate 280 hp and 250 pound-feet of torque. The third engine is EcoBoost 2.7-liter V6. The last one is the most powerful and potent, and can generate 315 hp and 350 pound-feet of torque. It also delivers an excellent fuel economy. The engines will be paired with the six-speed automatic transmission. Customers will also be given an option to get the manual transmission instead of the automatic one.
2017 Ford Edge – Price and Expected Release Date:
The Ford Edge will be released in 2017, having a rough price of $30,000 for the SE trim, $32,700 for the SEL trim, $36,500 for the Titanium trim and $41,300 for the Sports trim. The 2017 Ford Edge is very commendable and attractive and has been updated with all the latest technologies, and there is no reason one would not want to buy it!