Presenting the new generation Edge model at the LA Auto Show in 2014, Ford for 2016 MY will offer this model, but modified, only outside the US market. Ford is literally put into mass production Ford Edge Concept. 2015 Edge showed the audience his true personality. This model is much more than a pretty mid-size crossover SUV model. 2016 Ford Edge SUV with three rows of seats and 16 inches longer, is a variant designed for the Chinese market. It will be found on sale in mid-2015.
2016 Ford Edge Concept and Changes
The current model has been completely redesigned. We can say from 2007, for the first time. The new front of the vehicle, is modeled after the one seen at the concept. It features a squared-off grille and elevated hood. Specially designed active grille shutters and fascia-mounted air curtains, give a special seal to design of 2016 Edge models. However, the company has decided to devote much more attention to the interior of this Ford crossover SUV. Technologically, the new 2016 Ford Edge is one of the better-equipped model of the company. Main selling point are new, modern features, with which is equipped model.
All the latest management systems are embedded into 2016 Ford Edge, namely: enhanced active park assist system with an automatic parking-space entry and exit, lane keeping system with ultrasonic sensors, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, 180 degree front camera integrated into the grille, adaptive cruise control with forward collision warning and automatic braking, etc. How would the new Edge was ridden to entertain, for it took care SYNC with MyFord Touch. Through the touch screen and voice commands, the driver easily stays in touch with friends, and was informed of all happenings along the way.
It is obvious that the new generation Edge model offers much more than its predecessors. Innovations are not reduced to external embellish, but also to new range of technology goodies that make driving easier and much more interesting.
As for the engines that are on offer, the same can be expected for the 2016 MY. 2016 Ford Edge will be equipped with a standard 2.0 L 4-cylinder engine with 245 hp and 270 pound feet of torque. Much more attention still attracts the most powerful engine. The new 2.7 L V6 EcoBoost turbocharged engine with 300 hp. With this engine only will be equipped 2016 Ford Edge Sport model. In addition to the Sport model, the 2016 Edge will be offered with SE, SEL and Platinum trims. Platinum version, at first time appearance, for the 2015 MY. Together with the Sport variant, it is equipped with a new adaptive steering system. Most of the other equipment is standard on all other levels.