2017 Ford Edge Release Date, Review

Ford Edge is one of the most versatile crossovers in the market today. The compact mid-size SUV meets the specific needs of most customers. Since its debut in 2007, the CUV has grown in popularity to compete with the top-of-the-range SUVs out there. The car is in its second generation, and the American automobile manufacturer is keen to keep its grounds strong. The automaker will, in the coming year 2017, release a new model of this vehicle. This will be 2017 Ford Edge. The new car is expected to get serious modifications in all aspects in order to maintain its leading position in the world of crossovers. It will suit people who love high performing, luxury cars.

2017 Ford Edge front

2017 Ford Edge – Exterior and Interior:

The new 2017 Ford Edge will be based on the Ford CD4 platform, but will get some features from Ford Fusion and Ford Kuga. The exterior will be modified to look sportier than the outgoing model. The entire body will be glazed with sleek lines and aerodynamics to make the car more appealing and speed-efficient.

The 2017 Ford Edge front fascia will get a redesigned chrome grille and well-sized LED headlights. Front bumper will be revised to resemble that of a modern crossover. In the rear fascia, there will be upgraded LED taillights and a modified bumper and tailgate. This side will also feature a well-positioned exhaust system to give the car a sleek look from behind.

Interior wise, 2017 Ford Edge will have an increased cabin room and ergonomic seats. It will be able to fit 5 passengers. There will also be a cargo space for holding some luggage. With fine quality materials, the cabin will look beautiful and feel comfortable always. The car is expected to offer comfortable rides both on-road and off-road.

In addition, the 2017 Ford Edge interior will feature an infotainment system with a LCD screen display. Other technologies expected in the interior include a radio with a number of speakers, Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports and CD player. The car will come with advanced safety features such as adaptive cruise control, emergency braking system, reverse sensing system and parking sensors.

2017 Ford Edge interior

2017 Ford Edge – Engine and Performance:

The new Ford Edge SUV will feature at least 5 engine options. The engines will be designed for different markets, so there will be certain engines for specific markets. The main engine will be a 2.0-liter Ecoboost I4, capable of producing 245 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. Another engine will be a 3.5-liter Duratec V6, with a capacity of 280 horsepower and 250 lb-ft.

There will also be a 2.7-liter Ecoboost V6, capable of producing 315 horsepower and 350 lb-ft. The European models will come with a 2.0-liter Duratorg Diesel I4, capable of producing 180 horsepower and 295 lb-ft. There will be a variant of this engine, with a capacity of 210 horsepower and 332 lb-ft.

The 2.0-liter Ecoboost, 3.4-liter and 2.7-liter engines will be paired with a 6-speed automatic or 6-speed manual transmission. The Duratorg engine will be paired with a manual transmission while its variant with an automatic transmission. Fuel consumption will be up to 20 mpg in cities and 31 mpg highways.

Competition:

The new 2017 Ford Edge will face rivalry from GMC Terrain, Toyota Highlander, Lexus GX Premium, Honda Pilot, Mitsubishi Outlander, Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ, Odyssey EX and Buick Enclave.

2017 Ford Edge side
2017 Ford Edge – Price and Release Date:

Price of the base model will be around $29,000. A number of configurations will be available, and each will come with its price. The highly refurbished model will cost as high as $41,000. Release date is expected in the third quarter of 2017.

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