2016 Ford Edge Release Date, Sport, Price, Colors – The Ford Edge present generation ceased to be produced a while back, and currently the auto maker doesn’t have any medium sized crossover to fit in its place. Nevertheless, all this is about to change with speculations alleging that the new 2016 Ford Edge might start production this year.
The Edge model enjoys a relatively good position among other SUV in the Ford line-up. It fares better than the Escape but scores lower than the Flex and Explorer. The new Sports Utility Vehicle will make a comfortable seating arrangement of up to five adult passengers.
The new 2016 Ford Edge is expected to have a better performance, fuel economy, comfortable interior and an appealing exterior. The following review is geared towards equipping Ford enthusiasts and prospecting buyers of what to expect from the new 2016 Ford Edge.
2016 Ford Edge exterior
Its construction will harness some of the best materials in the market. The new 2016 Ford Edge will be founded on the Ford’s C/D global platform which rates highly. There will be an improved aerodynamics to the car but it will retain the old exterior lines and boarders on the previous model.
The structures to undergo redesigns will include the roof line, bonnet line, windscreen line and spoiler line. The vehicle will come equipped with modern day features that will prove a sure deal to customers.
The front grille will be given a special look, the LED lights will come in trapezoidal form and the new model will still retain its five doors. The rear part will protrude outwards and will also make use of LED lights. Buyers should also expect a palette of colours to choose from.
2016 Ford Edge interior
The interior of the new 2016 Ford Edge will be more spacious than any of its predecessors thanks to new dimensions that will lead to increased head and leg room, and augmented cargo space.
The seats will be electronically adjustable with the possibility of the front seats having a heating system. The dashboard will feature some of the best infotainment and control features, with the most notable feature being an 8-inch display connected with the MyFord infotainment system.
2016 Ford Edge engine
The new 2016 Ford Edge will come with an assortment of new and old engines. For the United States market, buyers should expect a 3.5L V6 engine that will be able to generate 265 hp and 253 pounds of torque.
Other engine options will include a 2L four cylinder engine, the engine will be able to produce up to 245 horsepower and 270 pounds of torque and it will be made available in the standard SE, Titanium and SEL trims.
The four cylinder engine will return 20/30 in the city/highway. Rumours also allege that the Edge Sport model will come with a 2.7L V6 EcoBoost engine which will be capable of generating 375 pounds of torque and 320 horsepower.
The V6 engine will return 18/28 mpg in the city/highway. The engines will be paired to an automatic transmission system. Moreover, the car is expected to hit 60 mph within 6 seconds and will achieve a top speed which will be limited to 130 mph.