The 2015 Ford Edge introduces several new technologies to Ford’s lineup including adaptive steering, enhanced park assist, side parking sensors, and a front camera with washer. It also introduces a pair of new EcoBoost turbocharged powerplants – a 2.0-litre four-cylinder that produces 245 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque, and 2.7-litre V6 that produces 300 horsepower and torque in line with traditional V8s according to Ford. The 2.0-litre EcoBoost engine is the base powerplant, making the 2015 Edge the first Ford product equipped with an EcoBoost engine as standard equipment. A naturally aspirated 3.5-litre V6 rounds out the engine lineup.
Outside, the new Edge is slightly longer and taller than the previous version and it has gained Ford’s now-familiar hexagonal grille at the front, prominent character lines along the side, and a full-width taillight bar at the back. The body structure has been substantially stiffened and the suspension was redesigned to better isolate road imperfections and absorb noise without compromising handling.
Inside, the 2015 Edge is more spacious than the previous-generation model, with greater legroom, headroom and cargo space. It boasts significantly improved materials and design, with the various interior elements arranged to reduce visual cutlines.
In addition to the previously-mentioned new technologies, the Edge will be available with a wide range of existing technologies including active air shutters in the
The 2015 Ford Edge will be available in SE, SEL and Sport trims, plus – for the first time – a top-of-the-line Titanium trim. It will go on sale throughout North America in early 2015.
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