This time we will give you all the information regarding a new Ford car, along with 2016 Ford Edge price and release date. As the name implies, 2016 Ford Edge will be the newest product of the Ford Edge production line, but this time everything is going to change, 2016 Ford Edge is going to be different.
2016 Ford Edge Price and Release Date; Information and Comparison
2016 Ford Edge Design
The reason why this new car is going to be different is because 2016 version of the Ford Edge is going to be using a new platform different to the older Ford Edge. For this year, they will be using the same platform as those in Ford Fusion. 2016 Ford Edge exterior design is also changed, it is now looking like a hybrid of a Ford Edge and a Ford Fusion, and there is still this big imposing grille in front of the car with Ford logo in the upper middle of the grille. The headlight used by this car is actually pretty similar to the design founds in Ford 150, the taillights is also changed to accommodate the now smaller air intake.
Similar case is also founds on its interior, it’s a mix between a Ford Edge and Ford Fusion, compared to its predecessor, the material for this car is at higher quality; in this case, the premium cloth material are used for many of its interior elements. Some interior features includes sound system made by Sony, electric powered window and seat, 7 inch display screen with touchscreen capability for multiple purposes. Depending on the trim levels, you can even get yourself leather based interior with better sound system and navigation system.
2016 Ford Edge Engine and Performance
Because there are different kinds of trims, there are also different 2016 Ford Edge engine types. The standard version of the car will be equipped with 245 horsepower 2l ecoboost engine; with 270 pound feet of torque, the second available engine is 3.5l 6 cylinders engine with 265 horsepower, the top of the line trim level will be equipped with 2.7l 6 cylinders which gives this car 300 horsepower and 300 pound feet of torque.
The transmission system used for the car is an eight speed with automatic control; this car is using a front wheel drive. The expected maximum speed is 130 mph and it is said that with the best engine, 2016 Ford Edge is able to reach 60 mph less than 6 seconds; not bad for a family SUV.
2016 Ford Edge Rival
The closest competitor for the car is going to be $46.000 rated BMW X3, it is probably one of the most expensive SUV out there today, but the features and engine are one of a kind. BMW X3 is using 4 cylinders inline engine which have 240 horsepower and 260 pound feet of torque, with 25 mpg of combined fuel efficiency. The interior of the car is spacious, big, comfortable and is filled with high quality materials.
2016 Ford Edge release date is set to be at the end of 2015 and the price is said to be starting from $29.000. While the interior of this Edge is probably only slightly below BMW X3, there are a lot of things you can take advantage of, especially the price. With 2016 Ford Edge release date and price; plus all the available features included and interesting trim levels, making it one of the most anticipated SUV vehicle for this year.
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