The 2015 Ford Edge had its first appearance at the 2013 LA Auto Show as almost a complete redesign, while the final version was presented at the 2014 Geneva Auto Show. The popular SUV is one of the best selling vehicles in its class, and yet, since it was introduced to the market in 2007, it hasn’t had any major redesign. The previous model is still based on the Mazda 6 Architecture, so you should have high expectations for this redesign. The new 2015 Ford Edge will offer more powertrains, a new platform, a new modern and bold exterior and up-to-date gadgets. We are sure that the new model will easily fill in the shoes of its predecessor and possibly win over a bigger part of the segment market.
2015 Ford Edge Has New Platform And Appearance
The 2015 Ford Edge will have a new platform that is also used for Fusion. The new look will be sleeker, well-balanced and bold. The body lines will be more fluent, since this redesign isn’t about new details on the crossover, but about its looks in general. The new 2015 Ford Edge will have a new grille, though, which is bigger and much more attractive than the previous one. Such an astonishing grille will be paired with a pair or dusk sensing headlights that will create a dominant and expensive overall feel. The rear end will be somewhat less powerful, but it will fit the design perfectly. What is new on this model are the new body-colored bumpers and the 22 inches wheels that make this SUV look menacing and intimidating to its competition on the lanes.
2015 Ford Edge Interior And Safety
As for the interior, the 2015 Ford Edge cabin will have a clean, elegant cabin. Nothing futuristic, aggressive or highfaluting will find its way into this simply, yet attractive interior. This sleek interior comes with two important features: comfort and safety. The comfort is ensured by making more space. In addition, the new 2015 Edge will have power front seats with heating and lumbar support. Also, there will be leather upholstery, automatic dual-zone climate control and a 10” touchscreen with conventional buttons to command it. Additional feature are navigation, satellite radio, Sony premium audio system, speed sensitive volume control, mobile phone connectivity and many other gadgets that will make your journeys as pleasurable as they can get. As for the safety, the manufacturer really outdid itself. The new 2015 Ford Edge will have Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping Assist, Blind Spot Detection, stability control, and a new parking assist system which is easier to use, along with the new obstacle avoidance system. This system uses a radar, camera and sensors to detect objects on the road and avoid you on time about them. The new crossover will surely help you worry less and enjoy more.
2015 Ford Edge Engine Options
The 2015 Ford Edge will offer two engines offer. The basic model will come with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder DOHC engine with 16 valves and variable valve timing. It will be paired with an all-wheel drive and a six-speed automatic and such powertrain will produce 240 horsepower and it will use around 24mpg/combined. Another engine option is the 3.5-liter V-6 engine that generates 285 horsepower and 253lb-ft of torque. Moreover, there are some rumors claiming that there will be a third engine option for the 2015 Ford Edge. The rumor says it will be a 2.3-liter 4-cylinder engine with 270 hp or the 3.7-liter V-6 engine with 305hp for the Sport trim.
2015 Ford Edge Release Date And Price
The 2015 Ford Edge will be released in the third quarter of this year. It will be manufactured in Toronto, California, and then shipped across the world, since Ford has intended to make it a worldwide model. The price for the new model of this popular crossover will be slightly above the price for the current generation, which means it should cost somewhere around $29,000 for the entry level.