The leading U.S. carmaker announced releasing of the new model, as the 2020 Ford Edge is ready for production. The all-new model is official, but still, there won’t be any dramatic changes regarding the previous generation of thes vehicle. The company adds the ST Model, along with the existing Sport trim level for the more high-performance oriented audience. Interesting things are boiling under the hood, as the hybrid drivetrain will be introduced for high-trim levels.
The 2.0.liter four-cylinder EcoBoost is available and the ST will be powered by the mighty V-6 engine. Redesign of the new model is something worthy of mention, the new model looks sportier with more unique details. Darker grille, larger wheels and exhaust outlets will certainly make a desired visual impact on the street. Also, the interior is improved and the new safety features are included.
2020 Ford Edge Redesign
Redesign of the new 2020 Ford Edge is something that Detroit automaker could all day brag about. New, wider grille and modern design of the hood will be exactly what stands out on this model. The rear side is refreshed in terms of hands-free power liftgate and new sturdy look of the bumper. The lower apron has a new skid plate and dual exhaust tips. On the sides, the bumper now has a faux exhaust vent, cut vertically into the panel. Fog light openings are slightly larger and the LED lighting system and the headlights are staying the same as before. You simply don’t change something that’s visually appealing and already fine designed, am I right? Interior is a whole new level of the modern-day designed cabin. New 2020 Ford Edge brings a high level of comfortable interiors with lots of features and gadgets for the complete experience.
The seats are leather draped and coming with supportive bolsters that will keep your spine in perfect position. Furthermore, the shift knob is included, and it will give extra space in the console, allowing suitable placements of vertical cup holders. Under the HVAC controls, you can find a wireless phone charger and two USB ports. The 8-inch touchscreen with the SYNC3 infotainment system will allow numerous voice-control services, like navigation controls, radio settings etc. The sound system is 12-speakers B&O Play from Harman, famous for their professional audio, video and control systems. HD Radio and SiriusXM are part of the standard features.
The rear cargo space offers 39.5 cubic feet of room and it can be expanded up to 74 cubic feet. Legroom is very comfortable, front passengers will have 42.6 inches and guys on the back 40.6 inches for stretching. Headroom is also very broad, both rows is getting 40.2 inches. On the whole, new 2020 Forde Edge have something to offer concerning design and interior comfort to his customers.
2020 Ford Edge Sport
Another pretty exciting version coming alongside 2020 Ford Edge. Sport variant delivering the power of 350 hp and 275 lb-ft from 2.0 turbo-four engine. With this said, Sport model takes 9.9 seconds from 0-60 mph. Now now, I know you’re thinking that „Jamaican sprinters almost runs faster than that“ but don’t be so harsh. Edge Sport is quite a big SUV and it manages 25 mpg combined which is pretty impressive, for a car with such weight. 2020 Ford Edge Sport uses 8-speed automatic transmission, but with different gear mapping so shifting gears is smoother.
Exterior features offer black grille, power glass with manual folding windows and dual-brushed stainless steel for exhaust tip. As for the interior, upholstered leather seats with color variants, dual-zone climate control, manual tilt steering control will guarantee a pleasant ride. 2020 Ford Edge Sport is very luxurious and stable SUV, with a little bit of sportier handling. So, if you like a modernly designed cabin with high-tech features and decent powertrain, Edge Sport is the thing for you.
2020 Ford Edge ST Model
The ST badges in The Blue Oval kingdom is reserved for vehicles with a little bit more power and improved handling than their base models. With the new 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 twin-turbocharged drivetrain, Edge ST can burst to 60 mph in less than 6.0 seconds. The unit has 335 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque and 8-speed automatic transmission with the all-wheel-drive system. Although the Edge ST is a bit massive SUV with more than 4,400 pounds, the new engine will work with ease. Edge ST standard pack includes 20-inch Hankook all-season tires. With a performance brake package, you’ll get 21-inch Pirelli P Zero and 2-piston front, single-piston rear breaks. Also, ST will introduce enhanced active noise control for more attractive sound in the cabin.
There is certain gossip that’s been around for a while in the automotive industry. Rumors are that the 2020 Ford Edge coming with the upscale Hybrid SUV with very powerful all-around performance. Standard Hybrid AWD Powertrain offers significant improvements in fuel economy and reduces engine idle time and CO2 emission. New Hybrid will have a lithium-ion battery that store more energy in smaller spaces than the traditional nickel-metal-hydride ones.
The technology is on the higher-level also. Hands-Free Bluetooth allows for pass-through voice commands to mobile devices, so the drivers can concentrate on the road only. Blind Spot Information System sensors with approximately 270-degree monitoring outside the vehicle provide maximum safety anyplace anytime. The additional rear camera is also available through button controls. Interior dimensions offer plenty of space with a total interior volume of 168 cu.ft. And now, a heartbreaking fact – this street-tough variant will probably be just a police interceptor. We will wait to see if this model will be for civilian use also. Until then, watch out for the interceptor boys.
2020 Ford Edge Spy Pictures
Recently there were some activities just outside Dearborn, Michigan. According to the couple of leaked photos, American heavy-weight automaker is testing new prototypes of the 2020 Ford Edge. Despite the fact that camouflage covers a good portion of the body, new design components still can be noticed. The front and the rear fascia are both getting some upgrade, including a minor rework of the headlights and taillights. The wheels are also getting a new treatment and inside the cabin, Edge will have additional tech as well.
2020 Ford Edge Price and Release Date
Although the exact date when the new model will be on the market is not official, the release of 2020 Ford Edge could happen in the four quartal of 2019. The upcoming model will keep the price very similar to the previous version. The base model of Edge will cost around $30,000. Edge ST will start at $41,000 while Sport variant will have a start price of $33,000.