For 2013, Ford will release its 2013 Edge model, a much practical and macho 4-door, 5-passenger vehicle that comes in four trims, the base SE, lower-midlevel SEL, high-end Limited and the nimble, up-powered Sport. The Edge still remains one of the most popular midsize crossover SUV’s around today.
The 2013 Ford Edge is simply a relaxing vehicle, better and much improved handling that comes with a standard V6 power and high-tech features for Ford enthusiast and buyers. The Ford Edge also comes with larger 22-inch standard wheels. Its cargo areas in all trims are convenient at 68.9 cubic feet with the rear seats folded. A remarkable upgrade for 2013, the standard Edge SE trim is offered on either standard front-wheel drive (FWD) or available all-wheel-drive (AWD) with traction and safety. The Ford Edge’s new features and upgrades are ready to compete with top rivals like Chevy’s Equinox, Jeep’s Grand Cherokee and Nissan’s popular Murano.
In its interior design, the Edge has the ambience of a vehicle cabin that includes on hand premium audio, navigation and rear-seat DVD entertainment. Also comes with the optional MyFordTouch voice/touch control interface that will surely appeal to new buyers. Navigation and a rearview camera are practical and helpful choice. What’s more, the Edge can be transformed from five-seat people hauler to cargo carrier with a few quick adjustments. This strong machine from Ford can carry an eight-foot ladder or even bundles of lumber inside, and still seat two. Properly equipped, Edge can even tow an extensive 3,500 pounds.
The 2013 Ford Edge is powered by a standard 3.5-liter V6 that comes smooth, firm and reactive. The larger 3.7-liter V6 in the Edge Sport brings the most horsepower and torque in the line, and more power than you’ll ever find in a crossover anywhere and even stands out with luxury brands. The Edge’s new 2.0 EcoBoost delivers more than enough power with notable fuel economy. It is built with an advanced turbocharging setup, fully variable valve timing and extra-efficient direct injection, EcoBoost packs significant wallop for its size. With a peak of 240 horsepower, the 2.0 EcoBoost makes 45 fewer horsepower than Edge’s standard 3.5-liter V6, or just 15 percent less. Yet the four-cylinder is nearly 50 percent smaller than the V6 by displacement. And according to EPA ratings, all Edge variation distribute superb fuel mileage compared with equally configured rivals in its class.
The 2013 Ford Edge has the right crossover appeal from its looks and even the way drives. This rides handling and general dynamic behavior are much more like that in the classic sedan than a truck, thanks to its smooth and very exceptional on road performance.
There’s only one reason why Ford’s Edge is a best seller amongst crossover vehicles. It has everything a crossover is made to be, incorporating the smooth and comfort and driving actions of a firm sedan with the high seating, elasticity and cargo carrying space of a sport-utility vehicle. The Edge is simply stylishly and edgy, and also offers a lot of choices in its models, features, and engines. There’s a choice of front- or all-wheel drive also. And lastly, the 2.0 EcoBoost four-cylinder engines give more than enough power and the best EPA mileage ratings in the class. And let’s not forget, the strong V6 engines allow towing capacity up to 3500 pounds.