The 2016 Ford Edge is a midsize five-passenger crossover SUV in SE, SEL, Sport and Titanium trim levels. All Ford Edge models are front-wheel drive or full. The Ford Edge SE series Amenities include 18-inches wheels alloy, automatic headlamps, air conditioning, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, tilt and the telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, a 4.2-inches screen in the center console, a reversing camera and a sound system with six speakers with CD player and USB and AUX inputs. Also included is the Ford Sync system with voice recognition, 911 Assist, and the ability to applications such as Pandora Internet radio on a smartphone.
2016 Ford Edge Features
The 2016 Ford Edge SEL adds heated side mirrors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, rear parking sensors, an input without an external keyboard, keyless start and entry, dual-zone automatic temperature control, a driver’s seat setting eight-way power (including lumbar support), a steering wheel and leather-wrapped satellite radio.
The 2016 Ford Edge SEL is with group 201A equipment that adds MyFord Touch infotainment system with a central 8-inch screen, two screens configurable in the instrument cluster, an additional USB port, the SD card reader and sync services such as traffic information and turn -mit- turn directions. Also included in current package are leather upholstery, heated front seats, a front passenger seat with six-way electric control and a premium nine-speaker audio system. The 2016 Ford Edge Titanium receives the above equipment as standard 19-inches wheels and a hands-free lift-gate, rear LED lights, upgraded interior, room interior lighting, heated front seats, an 8-way power front passenger seat settings (including lumbar support), driver memory settings and a 12 speaker audio system with Sony HD Radio.
For 2016 Ford Edge SEL adds the turbocharged 2.7-liter V6, 20-inches, a sport suspension, the LED tail lights, front and rear lower, ambient lighting, front sport seats and leather sports wheels suede, eight power-adjustable front passenger seat and the same electronic properties such as titanium. Options for the 2016 Ford Edge SE include roof racks, the second-row inflatable seatbelts outboard and a rear DVD entertainment system. Available on all but the SE is a panoramic sunroof and a Class II trailer package with trailer control.
A technology package for the 2016 Ford Edge SEL and Titanium consists of navigation system, the blind spot monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert remote starting, side door mirror auto-dimming and power socket 110 Volt driver. The SEL-utility package adds hands-free lift-gate, the perimeter alarm and a door opener. A cargo accessory package features a rear cargo cover, a cargo area protector and rear bumper protector.
The 2016 Ford Edge Titan is 301A device, which complements the functionality of the packaging, as well as a heated steering wheel, heated and the ventilated front sets, heated rear seats and the panoramic sliding sunroof with group. Equipment Group 302A of these features and includes a lane departure warning system with Lane Keeping Assist, Xenon headlights with automatic remote control, automatic windscreen wipers, the second row outer seat belts inflatable, a front camera 180 degrees and an automated parking system for parallel and perpendicular (PARK improved Ford Assist).
The 2016 Ford Edge Sport is equipped with 401A device group by the characteristics of the whole technology and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keeping Assist, tailgate handsfree, xenon headlamps with automatic remote control, automatic windscreen wipers, the camera 180 degrees prior and automatic Park System. A driver assistance package for Sport (late availability) adds adaptive cruise control, collision warning along the automatic braking system before, and a tilt and telescopic wheel electric-assisted. Sports buyers can also 21-inch wheels with tires optional (summer).
2016 Ford Edge Interior
The interior of the Executive Board in 2016 Ford Edge a significant step forward. Soft-touch materials, hard plastics on many surfaces. In fact, strokes, doors and center console soft on the hip and on the spot. This means that almost every surface of the drivers interact with has a quality feel. The exception is the center console, which is made of hard plastic and a series of round plastic buttons. It’s a little unexpected cost reduction, which is out of proportion to the rest of the cabin of the Edge.
The interface option MyFord Touch carries over largely unchanged from the 2014 model has a large center of the screen on the instrument panel and a pair of screens in the instrument cluster. The system is controlled by pressure on the steering wheel or by voice commands, two sets of small buttons. The system is certainly better than it was earlier, when it still suffers from some virtual keys and poor response times. If touch interfaces are important to you, check out superior system in the Grand Cherokee. It is expected that Ford deploy a new infotainment system (Sync 3) for the model 2016.
Additional 3.9 cm in length already makes the spacious interior even more spacious on board. Occupant seated in the front row bucket seats support, and an extra inches of legroom in the rear offers comfortable accommodation for adults riding in the back. The Edge is also wide enough to do three in the second row a viable option for families of five. The additional length also improves the hold. With the rear seats up, the edge has a useful 39.2 cubic feet of cargo room. With folded seats that expands to 73.4 cubic feet. Both figures are at or near the top of the class.
2016 Ford Edge Engine
The 2016 Ford Edge is one of the three motors and drive either front or all-wheel drive. All models are equipped with a six-speed automatic. Standard on all but the Sport is a new 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that produces 245 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. The EPA estimates that a leading edge drive with the 2.0-liter engine is 24 mpg combined (20 city / highway 30) to reach. It is easy to 23 mpg combined (20 city / highway 28) with four-wheel drive. An automatic engine stop-start function is optional for front-wheel drive, engine configuration with four cylinders to save fuel.
SE, SEL and Titanium buyers can opt for a V6 naturally aspirated 3.5-liter makes 280 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy rating for the 3.5 are 21 mpg combined (18 city / highway 26) with front and 20 combined (17/25) with all-wheel drive. The 2016 Ford Edge Sport model comes only with a 2.7-liter V6 engine. This turbo engine spits 315 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. The 2.7 is combined by the EPA at 21 mpg (18/27) with front wheel drive and 20 mpg combined (17/24) certified with all-wheel drive.
The four-cylinder engine of 2.0 liter was not been evaluated for towing on the last leg, but it is now. It tops out at 3500 pounds when properly equipped, such as the 3.5-liter V6 and 2.7-liter do.
2016 Ford Edge Safety
The 2016 Ford Edge comes standard with antilock brakes, traction and stability control, cam control of Ford, knee airbags, side airbags, side curtain airbags and a rear view camera. The Ford Sync system includes an emergency alert feature that automatically dials 911 in combination with a compatible mobile phone. Also standard is Ford’s MyKey, which are used to treat certain parameters for the secondary conductors such as teenagers or valet can be adjusted. All but the SE also have rear parking sensors.
Optional safety equipment includes inflatable rear seat belts outboard, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic reports, notification and response system lane departure, and a collision warning system with forward support the brake brakes under pressure, for maximum braking power if it detects an impending collision.