The Ford has unveiled its plans of releasing the next generation of Edge which will come as 2018 Ford Edge. The manufacturer is known for its outstanding compact SUV car models. Although the automaker has no yet released full details about this car, consumers are anticipating that there are some significant and impressive updates. Expect a refreshed exterior look, a more luxurious and comfortable interior cabin and better powertrain performance.
2018 Ford Edge – High Quality and Rich Interior:
The car is going to receive a complete exterior with few of the previous features carried forward. The auto designer is going to adopt high strength steel accompanied by lightweight aluminum and glass materials for its exterior chassis. The lightweight body structure will also improve the aerodynamic functions and enhance fuel efficiency. The front end is going to be revised with a new angular grille, which is already a common trend in some top luxurious car models like Lacrosse model. You should expect a new bumper and redesigned grille. Its air intakes have been upgraded to allow for enhanced engine cooling. The exterior design profile is enhanced LED headlights adopting jewel-eye. The rear end also looks more elegant with LED indicators and new dual exhaust pipe system. This new model will ride on 21-inch alloy wheels to ensure proper road grip hence proper stability.
Inside the upcoming 2018 Ford Edge, the vehicle is going to offer a great deal of comfortable and luxurious interior features. Most sections of the interior cabin adopt premium aluminum and premium wood trimming. Leather and suede upholstery has been used for the seat. The spacious interior is capable of sitting up to five adult persons with sufficient headroom and legroom to cater for both long and short occupants. Its dashboard comes refreshed and classy adopting a combination of leather and wood trimming.
The 2018 Ford Edge also comes with a wide infotainment display screen, where most controls are operated. It features few appropriate soft-touch buttons featuring aluminum trimming. The new Ford Edge 2018 features heated and ventilated front seats with integrated screens matted at the back of the front seats. So the standard features include automatic climate control, air conditioning system, premium sound system with AM/FM radio, USB port interface, Bluetooth audio and smartphone integration, MP3/CD player and others. Safety and Driver assistance features include a rearview camera, parking assist, blind spot monitoring system, premium safety belts and airbags among others.
2018 Ford Edge – Engine Options:
There are three engine options available for the upcoming 2018 Ford Edge. The SE, SEL, and also Titanium models will be offered with a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4- cylinder engine with Eco device. This drivetrain is capable of producing up to 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. The powertrain will feature both front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive (AWD) frameworks. However, the 2.7 liter V6 engine will be offered optionally on the SEL and Titanium models. It is rated at 315 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. Also, the final and top-line sports model come with a powerful 3.5-liter Ecoboost twin turbocharged V6 engine with a standard AWD system. It is good for 315 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. Both engines will be offered with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Ford Edge – Release Date and MSRP:
The automaker has not yet provided full information on the exact release date and price for 2018 Ford Edge. However, consumers are anticipating that it will make its auto world debut towards the end of next year the first quarter of 2018. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price will be $30,000 as the base price. The SEL model will be offered to start at around $32,700 while Titanium models go for around $36,500. Finally, the top-line Sport starts at a base MSRP of about $41,300.