2017 Ford Edge: updated compact crossover

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The new generation of Ford Edge is built on the global Ford platform (Ford Global Midsize Platform), underlying the latest generation Ford Fusion sedans and its European twin Ford Mondeo. New 2017 Ford Edge comes to replace the previous version of the car. According to information provided by Ford, new global model of the crossover has become safier, has acquired a powerful and yet economical petrol and diesel engines, will please owners of high-quality interior trim materials and a rich level of equipment with modern safety systems, entertainment and comfort.

2017 Ford Edge release date

New Ford Edge is ready for mass production and already in January 2016, will begin to be produced in the factory Ford in the Canadian town of Oakville. Home Sales of 2017 Ford Edge is scheduled for February next year in the North American market.

Release date: early 2017

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2017 Ford Edge price

The official pricing for the 2017 model year Ford Edge will start at approximately $30,000 for the entry trim level. Top-trim modification will cost around $47,000.

2017 Ford Edge exterior

Exterior design of the new Ford Edge series borrowed from the Ford Edge Concept, shown in autumn 2013 at an Auto Show in Los Angeles. And, honestly, the serial version of the crossover looks better than the concept.

Rear part of crossover looks neat, taut and athletic, as if we face the rear of the body of hot hatchback.

Powerful wheel arches that can take stress-free even larger wheels with tires 245/50 R20 or 265/40 R22, candid and expressive edges, prescribing the upper and lower part of the door sill with compact high side windows, flat roof line with a solid rear rack and long roof spoiler.

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2017 Ford Edge interior

The interior of five-seater crossover 2017 Ford Edge is in full accordance with the vehicle exterior. The same excitable, energetic and stylish. Compact multifunction steering wheel is heated, informative multifunction instrument panel with color graphic display, the modern architecture of the front panel and the center console, equipped with 8-inch touch screen SYNC multimedia system.

And how great is inscribed standard audio system from Sony and heating and ventilation controls of the front seats. Seats for driver and front passenger deserves special praise – dense packing, easy configuration, unobtrusive lateral support, comfortable fit. Due to the size of the wheelbase 112.2 in and intelligent design of the interior space in the cabin of the second generation of the Ford Edge crossover was more space for the driver, passengers and luggage.

Compared to the predecessor interior in the new generation of American crossover also has more legroom in the front row, in the second row and over heads of passengers. Dimensions of the trunk at a standard position of rear seat has increased by 6.9 cubic ft to 38.8 cu ft, while with the rear seats folded it has impressive 73.3 cubic ft.

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2017 Ford Edge dimensions

188 inches long, 75.9 in (including exterior rear-view mirrors – 85.7 in) in width, 68.5 inches in height, with 112.2 in wheelbase, front track – 64.8 in, rear track – 64.6 inches, minimum ground clearance – 7.8″.

2017 Ford Edge equipment

The second generation Ford Age will be sold in four trim fixed, starting from the base SE and the SEL, ending with the most packed Sport and Titanium.

What sort of modern technologies can be fit into new Ford Edge? The opportunity is provided to receive as standard and optional equipment:
Active Grille Shutters – active radiator shutters, closing at uselessness, and thus improve the aerodynamic characteristics of the body;
adaptive cruise control with the function of warning about the danger of a collision;
Auto Start-Stop system for the engine;
Blind Spot Information System – monitors objects in the blind spot;
a rearview camera and front camera with a viewing angle of 180 degrees;
active park assist – parking assistant;
front and rear parking sensors;
hands-free liftgate – the tailgate is opened without using their hands – just flick foot under the rear bumper;
heated steering wheel rim, front seats with heating and ventilation, heated rear seats;
lane-keeping system – a system which helps to keep the car in the lane;
SYNC with MyFord Touch – multimedia system;
Inflatable seat belts;
panoramic roof.

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2017 Ford Edge specs

Specifications of 2017 Ford Edge is on astonishingly high technical level, a variety of engines and transmissions are available.

In the engine compartment of the new global crossover could be equipped by one of five engines, three variants of petrol engines and two diesel engines variants are possible.

Petrol engines:
four-cylinder 2.0-liter EcoBoost (245 hp);
2.7-liter V6 EcoBoost (300 hp);
Naturally-aspirated 3.5-liter V6 (265 hp)
Diesel engines:
Two variants of 2.0-liter with different power (180 hp) and (210 hp).
Three transmissions – 6-speed manual, 6-speed automatic transmission and 6-speed shiftable automatic PowerShift with dual clutch.

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Summary

New 2017 model year Ford Edge will undergo only a minor changes. It is still a premium mid-size crossover SUV with powerful turbocharged engines.

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