Ford sharpened the 2018 Edge with fresh looks and new tranny; more safety and luxury too.
Improved styling and upgraded automatic transmission with six speeds to one with nine. The change will be a midcycle update to a popular five-passenger mid-passenger SUV that is completely redesigned for the 2015-model and is scheduled for the next full redesign on the 2020 model. Edge will return to the Ford ’18 lineup as a bigger and more expensive step. from the compact Escape and as a more sporty alternative to the large but family-oriented Explorer.
2018 Ford Edge Colors Release Date
2018 Ford Edge styling
Expect tweaked bars, revised taillamps, new wheel designs, and possibly several new color options. Materials and cabin details can also be customized. But overall body shape and interior design will not change. As before, the visual difference between the trim levels should go down to the added brightwork exterior as you ride the line, with the Sport back dressing dark and dark trendy trimmed. The wheels will continue to be different as well, with 18-inch alloys tending to be standard on SE and CELL, a 19-inch alloy with optional 20s on Titanium, and a 20s standard with 21 selections on Sport. Inside, the leather jacket is expected to be a Titanium and Sport standard and may be a no cost option in SEL.
The dashboard will again incorporate the user friendly Sync interface 3 infotainment, though Ford can extend the size of its touch screen from the current 8-inch screen. The new peaks in the Platinum Explorer mold are likely to add exterior gingerbread and produce the interior luxury quotient, perhaps even with real wood and aluminum cabin accents.
2018 Ford Edge Colors Release Date
2018 Ford Edge Powertrain
Developed in collaboration with General Motors for use in GM, Ford, and Lincoln front-wheel-drive vehicles, the nine-speed automatic should provide faster acceleration, faster throttle response, and better fuel savings than six speeds. However, it is almost certain that couples with the same three engine choices.
Expect a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder to continue as a standard engine in the SE, SEL, and Titanium models. This again produces about 245 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque for a very satisfying acceleration in everyday driving. Look for a 3.5 liter V-6 of approximately 280 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque to stay optional for CELL and Titanium.
This will again deliver power in a more linear way than turbo 2.0 but not too fast. A turbocharged 2.7-liter surprisingly lively and modestly turbocharged 2.7-liter with 315 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque has been exclusive to the Sport model. A new flagship – Edge Platinum? – Can also use this machine, but runs its luxury mission with a softer suspension setting than the Sport model. Like Sport, it looks like it will come standard with an all-wheel drive. AWD will remain a replacement choice for front-wheel drive in SE, SEL, and Titanium.
2018 Ford Edge Colors Release Date
2018 Ford Edge Fuel Economy
That’s what nine acceleration can do. Even with gas mileage having relatively low priority lately, Edge can use some improvements, and any profit will be invaluable in helping Ford meet its Corporate Average Fuel Economy corporate average. Expect ’18 Edge to re-use some mileage stretching features, such as an active grid window designed to reduce aero drag by opening and closing automatically depending on vehicle speed and engine load. Ford can also expand the availability of systems that automatically turn off the engine when stopped and turn it back on when the driver releases the brake pedal. The feature has become an option on the front-drive SE model with a 2.0-liter turbo engine.
The 2017 EPA number Ford will try to beat the ’18 Edge rated model with four cylinder turbocharged in city / highway 20/29/24 mpg / combined with front-drive and 20/27/23 with AWD. Although stop-start systems are not counted in the EPA assessment, Ford says the 2017 SE front drive will rate 21/29/24 mpg if so. With a 3.5-liter V-6, ’17 Edges is ranked 17/26/20 with front-drive and 17/24/19 with AWD. Turbo V-6 Sport rated 17/24/20 mpg city / highway / combined.
Ford may continue to recommend a regular 87-octane octane gas for all the shores but is also likely to note that it is testing two turbo engines with 93-octane octane gas. It shows that you will get the best performance and the best mileage by using a more expensive octane.
2018 Ford Edge Features
The addition of autonomous emergency braking will make headlines of important additions. Like Edge ’17, ’18 will offer some tools as standard or option, depending on the model. These include a blind-spot warning with cross-traffic alert, adaptive cruise control to keep the set distance from forward traffic, and steering wheel lifting.
The current edge is also available with sensors warning of future frontal collisions. But it can not stop automatically to reduce one. The capability is necessary if a vehicle qualifies for a security car manufacturer that wants its marketing layer, Top Safety Pick + status from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Ford Fusion 2017 and Lincoln MKZ and MKX crossovers deserve a rating based on autonomous emergency braking. So does medium-sized Edges rivals from Hyundai, Honda, Kia, Nissan, and Toyota. Top Safety Pick + status will be a great addition to a maximum of five Edge stars that have gained overall protection from residents in a government crash trial.
Otherwise, hope ’18 Edge again offers an impressive array of comfort and comfort features. Among these are the heated steering wheel, heated and cooled front seats, and a panoramic moonroof. Also in the press will be parking the handsfree to detect the appropriate space and automatically pull the Edge to – and outside – parallel places.
Even the entry-level SE should return with rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, and remote keyless entry. Moving up through the SEL and Titanium versions – and “Platinum” that might – will return to clean goods like an embedded navigation system, rear-ramp detection, LED interior lighting, automatic beam backlighting, automatic climate control and handsfree. power liftgate Look for ’18 Edge Sport to re-display between sensitive adaptive steering equipment and a fast front bucket with an enhanced buffer.
2018 Ford Edge Price
They will increase; with how many, even Ford will probably not know until the competitive landscape 2018 model survey. Our projections include Ford’s destination costs; it is $ 895 in Edge 2017. And since most Edge buyers order AWD, that’s the basis of our base price estimate. Subtract $ 1,995 to find out the base price of your front wheel drive. And remember that ’18 Sport and flagship possibilities will present the standard with AWD.
With 2.0 liter turbo four and AWD, search 2018 Edge SE to start around $ 32,250, SEL about $ 35,100, and Titanium about $ 38,900. The 3.5 liter V-6 again adds about $ 625 to the SEL and Titanium. The approximate base price for 2018 Edge Sport is $ 42,200. We estimate there is a proposed version of “Platinum” at a price of about $ 49,000.