The redesigned upcoming model 2016 Ford Edge will be among one of Ford’s best that is based on the platform C/D global, including in its construction high quality components. This model will be able to seat five fully grown adult passengers and is expected to arrive in markets by early 2016. This five door model, 2016 Ford Edge will have same body color including its rear-view mirror and chrome surrounded windows. It will be remodeled to have improved aerodynamic capabilities and along with that some changes will be brought forward to its roofline, bonnet-line, roof-spoiler, and windscreen-line.
2016 Ford Edge: Redesign Exterior and Interior
From the predicted details, the 2016 Ford Edge flagship SUV will gain inspiration from Ford’s Fusion model and will be implemented while designing the car’s interior. Thus, its inner layout options, styling elements with better quality features will improve its luxury quotient as well. The cabin will be quite spacious, functional, and will offer comfortable rides to its users.
This new vehicle will also offer some unique features in the standard version, which will include electronically adjustable seats and windows, twin zone auto climate control, premium clothing upholstery, infotainment 7-inch system, Sony audio-system and back adjustable seats. Also, it might come up with more premium leather upholstery, satellite 3D navigation, infotainment system having larger screen with better audio system, anti-lock brakes, Bluetooth and so forth.
The exterior of 2016 Ford Edge will show-off a completely new design concept. The front side could be unveiled imposing with the large front grille, along with trapezoidal form LED headlights and at rear horizontal arranged LED lights. Also, to improve handling of the vehicle while, at low speed, the redesigned model will get small lower air-intakes manufactured with chrome exhaust-pipes along with the splitter.
2016 Ford Edge: Engine Specs
It is expected that three engine options will be available under the hood of this vehicle. For the base model, the engine of this vehicle will have a EcoBoost 2.0 liter unit which likely to produce 245 bhp and 270lb/ft of torque.
Also, 2016 Ford Edge second optional engine will range similar to its previous version but will be less powerful. Thus, the V6 3.5 liter engine will develop 265 bhp, and compared to the base engine will produce less torque output. However, according to Ford, this engine been introduced for long journey purpose as it offers a smooth ride.
The top range engine promises to excel in both power and performance and can reach speeds up to 130 mph. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 6 seconds. Ford has not yet announced any details about offering a manual transmission variant, but for a better experience they will offer automatic 8-speed transmission gearbox. Although, the base model will come with standard FWD, but also AWD be made available.
2016 Ford Edge: Release Date and Price
The 2016 Ford Edge is expected to launch in late 2015 or early 2016. The price will remain same as previous model for its base version. It would likely cost $ 28 000 and go higher up to $ 37 000 for its premium end version.