Back in 2007, the Ford Edge model make its debut. In those nine years, this model had a lot of successes and became the best mid-size crossover of Ford lineup. According to Ford, the release date of the refreshed 2017 Ford Edge will be in the first half of 2017. This model arrives in the dealerships with redesigned exterior, redesigned interior and with improved engine capabilities. We can also expect the addition of some new safety and high-tech features in the cabin.
2017 Ford Edge – Design and Colors:
The exterior design of the next 2017 Ford Edge will be very appealing and all people will be certainly delighted with its appearance. It will hit the market with small redesigns on the exterior. The front fascia is, for example, a bit modified. Here we can notice very large front grille, larger than before. This very appealing grille will be connected with the headlights. Those headlights are powered by the latest LED technology. So, the same LED technology will power the rest two lights, the fog lights, and the taillights. Just below the grille, we can perceive slightly revised front bumper. This massive bumper will be also fitted with already mentioned fog lights and with the improved air intakes as well. Air intakes are very useful when it comes to engine efficiency. We can also expect slightly extended wheelbase.
The new model will have few color options: Oxford White, Electric Spice Metallic, Magnetic Metallic, Absolute Black, Kona Blue Metallic, Ingot Silver Metallic, Ruby Red Metallic, White Platinum Pearl. The entire chassis of the 2017 Ford Edge is made from strong and long-lasting materials. This model will probably ride on 18 X 8-inch aluminum wheels fitted with P245/60HR18 all-season tires.
The interior design of the recently developed 2017 Ford Edge will be very spacious, luxurious and elegant as well. We can expect a bit more space in the cabin than in the current model. It will be capable of accommodating up to five passengers by providing them a high dose of comfort and pleasant drive. The seats in the cabin are very good – they are well shaped, very adjustable and also covered with the high-quality leather. Aluminum and some wood parts will also find their spot inside. The 4.2 infotainment screen will be updated. Some of the standard interior features include steering wheel with leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control, six-speaker sound system, Ford’s Sync system, auxiliary audio input, cruise control, smartphone app integration, Particulate air filter, and so many others as well.
2017 Ford Edge – Under the Hood:
Finally, this is the segment where 2017 Ford Edge is the best. The new model will be powered by a Turbocharged and intercooler inline-4 engine with Displacement of 2.0 liter. This engine is capable of generating up to 245 hp at 5500 rpm as well as 275 lb-ft of torque at 3000 rpm. Fuel delivery is direct injection. The power from this engine will be routed to the front wheel’s trough the 6-speed automatic transmission system. Fuel tank capacity of this model is 18 gals, and according to EPA, fuel economy rate is 21/30/24 in the city/highway/combined. This model goes from zero to 32 mph for 8.3 seconds. The top Sports model will have a standard all-wheel drive and a 2.7-liter 315-hp twin-turbo V-6.
2017 Ford Edge – Date of Arrival and Price:
The release date of this model is scheduled for the first part of 2017. The starting MSRP will depend on the equipment level, but for the base model it will be around $29.000. For the Sports model, that price is around $41.000.