2016 Ford Edge Sport Specifications, Price and Release Date

2016 Ford Edge Sport is expected to due soon, it will be the second-generation of the model. The Edge was first released back in 2007 and is still one of the best-selling model in its class. As we all know, the Edge Concept was introduced back in 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, so we can conclude that the mid-size crossover would be built based on the platform C / D global Ford.

2016 Ford Edge

Exterior

The Edge Concept looks a lot like the current model from the outside, with one major exception: the new front end. Reminding us more of a Tonka truck than a family-friendly crossover, the Edge Concept’s squared-off grille and elevated hood certainly add some visual impact. Whether shorter drivers will be able to see over that hood is a separate matter, but presumably Ford will figure that out before production starts.

2016 Ford Edge Front View

Interior

Interior looks as contemporary as ever and Edge offers a choice between cloth and leather seat upholstery together with metallic cabin accents. Instrument panel holds the optional 8-inch LCD touch screen or standard 4.2-incher above which sits a cubicle with a plastic cover. Highest grades benefit from a heated and cooled front seats and heated rear seats as well. Sony is responsible for audio, but number of speakers depends on a trim level. All models receive standard Bluetooth technology and USB port, while most of the lineup gets the rear-view camera. Speaking of safety features, forward-collision warnings and parking assist, both up front and at the back are also available. Beside these, Edge has all the standard safety features which include an airbag system, stability control and anti-lock brakes among others.

2016 Ford Edge Interior

Powertrain

This mid-size crossover SUV will have front-wheel drive (optional on all four wheels). The engine is combined with a 6-speed Shiftable automatic transmission. It will be made ​​with a 3.7-liter V6 engine. Production of this engine will be 305 hp and 280 lb-ft (380 Nm) of torque. Consumption will be 19/26/22 mpg (17/23/19 mpg with AWD). Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph is achieved for 7.5 seconds (with AWD). Option is offered and the 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder turbo engine. This engine will produce 240 hp and 270 lb-ft (366 Nm) of torque. It will have a front-wheel drive. Acceleration from 0 to 62 mph is achieved for 8.4 seconds. Consumption will be at 21/30/24 mpg.

2016 Ford Edge Rear View

2016 Ford Edge Sport Release Date and Price

The 2016 Ford Edge Sport is expected to due in the first half of 2015 as 2016 model year. According to a report, SE model with FWD and 2,0L turbo four starts from $28,100, while Sport grade with 4WD and mandatory 2.7L twin-turbo costs $40,095. Competition will be Nissan Murano, Dodge Journey, Toyota Highlander, Subaru Tribeca and Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. We will update you soon with more informations as they become available, stay tuned!

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