The Completely Redesigned 2019 Ford Edge
The 2019 Ford Edge is completely redesigned for this year, making the mid-sized SUV crossover a must-have vehicle. There is a souped up ST trim now, replacing the sport model, that will take this vehicle to the edge of SUV performance. All other Edge vehicle will have a four-cylinder engine. A new eight-speed transmission is now on all models, and paddle shifters are added to the ST version. Ford is making a lot of technology, like forward collision warning and mitigation, blind spot wanting and lane keeping assistance all standard equipment. There is some steering assist available as an option. There are some cosmetic changes as well, with a re-shaped hood and a newly designed grille. The console is redesigned, and there is a WiFi hotspot standard on all models for the first time. Keep reading to learn more about the completely redesigned 2019 Ford Edge.
The SE is the base model for the Edge, and the SEL is very similar. All of these trims have a 2.0 liter, 250 horsepower four-cylinder engine mated with an eighth-speed automatic transmission. These trims get to 60 in a sluggish 8.3 seconds, but the edge has excellent handling, which makes it fun to drive. Both are available in front-wheel drive and all wheel drive. The SEL adds some features like power front seats and leather upholstery is available. The SEL also gets a larger infotainment screen at eight inches, and has more USB ports.
At the upper end of the scale is the Titanium and the ST. The Titanium is about luxury and the ST is a performance focused vehicle. The Titanium trim gets a 12-speaker Sony sound system, driver memory seats, heated and ventilated seats, as well as all the features of the lower trims. The ST has a 2.7 liter V6 that cranks out 335 horsepower. It comes standard with all-wheel drive. The ST can get to 60 in 5.6 seconds, and it has the same or even better handling ability than the other trims. The Titanium has the four-cylinder the other trims have. The ST runs on 20-inch wheels, while all the other trims are on 19-inch wheels. Adaptive cruise control is available on the upper trims, as well as even more safety features.
The basic SE trim, with no extras, can be had for $29,995, and the SE starts at $32,990. The Titanium trim starts at $38,550, and the ST starts at $42,355. A fully loaded ST would cost around $50,000. Ford is offering low interest rates for financing new vehicles like the Edge. Their best finance package is a 72-month payment plan with no interest. Ford also has a program to give cash back to military personnel and recent college graduates. This can be as much as $2,000 off the price of a new car. A high performance brake package is available on the ST, that has bigger brakes and 21-inch wheels, along with a special safety system for about $5,000 more.