Here’s why 2020 Ford Edge is One of the Best SUVs on the Market

The next-gen 2020 Ford Edge is in a stage of testing right now. However, this model won’t receive significant changes like the previous one but will get some small and worth money updates. Most of the changes in the previous model are in its appearance. Also, this model receives the new ST trim that is replaced with the Sport one.

Furthermore, the 2020 Ford Edge offers almost the same engine variants under its hood as the 2019 model. The base one keeps 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbocharged 4-cylinder, while the new ST is powered with a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 twin turbocharged engine. The new Edge ST model will also add a more attractive design and more standard equipment with lots of safety.

2020 Ford Edge

2020 Ford Edge exterior is unchanged

As we already wrote, the newest 2020 Ford Edge will get minimal updates. The front of the SUV keeps the same shape with the wider grille, while the hood is unchanged. The new set of headlights are installed with the same LED lighting system as the current one.

Moreover, the rear of this SUV will also get some updates. The Edge model still offers power liftgate that can be now configured in many ways. Also, the rear bumper is getting some facelift too and it looks much stronger. The standard wheels on all model are 18 inches except the ST that offers 20 inches alloy wheels.

What Colors Options Does the New 2020 Ford Edge Have?

The upcoming 2020 Ford Edge will come with many varieties of colors. There are exactly ten of them. This color options include Ruby Red, White Platinum, Lightning Blue, Deep Impact Blue Metallic, White Gold, Burgundy Velvet, Shadow Black, Ingot Silver, Magnetic, Oxford White.

2020 Ford Edge interior

2020 Ford Edge interior design and techs

The cabin of the 2020 Ford Edge is very spacious, comfortable and it offers a high level of luxury. It provides 2-rows that can accommodate 5-passengers. The seats are very pleasant and the manufacturer used high fabrics on it.

The standard model comes with a Sync 3system that is improved and much better over the past MyFord Touch. The base trim will also include 6-speaker AM/FM/CD system with USB input and Bluetooth connectivity.

However, if your budget is high you can upgrade to the SEL trim that cost around $3000 more. This one will add power driver and passenger seats, dual-zone climate control, reverse parking aid, EasyFold remote rear-seat release, and satellite radio system. Other amenities that will be available in higher trims include heated/ventilated front seats/ heated steering wheel, beautiful panoramic roof, and a rear-seat entertainment system.

2020 Ford Edge seats

Safety is improved

The 2020 Ford Edge SUV most of the changes will get in the safety department. This model is a leader in its class and is rated with a very high score of five-star in crash testing. It comes with a long list of features. Some of them are evasive steering assist, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, pre-collision assist, optional blind spot monitoring, and cross-traffic alert.

2020 Ford Edge ST model

The 2020 Ford Edge ST model is the king of the Blue Oval line. The new ST trim replaced the sport one and it offers a much stronger look. The new ST is not a vehicle that will go unnoticed. It provides improved handling and it comes with a design that looks sportier than the standard one.

The interior design of this model is inspired by technology and performance. Some of the standard features that come with this model include Ambient Lighting, Leather-wrapped steering wheel with ST red sign, secondary audio, and 5-way controls, Premium Sound System by Bang & Olufsen, Auto-dimming interior rearview mirror, Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start and many more.

The engine that is under the ST model is a new 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 twin turbochargers that replace the previous 3,5-liter V6. The total output of this one is 335 HP and 380 lb-ft of torque. Also, the ST model is the SUV that can accelerate from o to 60 mph in less than 6.0 seconds. The AWD system on this one is standard. Furthermore, both models are offered with the new 8-speed automatic transmission

2020 Ford Edge engine

2020 Ford Edge EcoBoost engine

Under the hood, the 2020 Ford Edge will get some modifications if we compare it to the current model. The new Edge will be offered with two engine variants. However, small improvements are there and better fuel efficiency.

The standard engine is the 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbocharged 4-cylinder that comes with an output of around 250 HP and 280 lb-ft of torque. This engine powering the standard front-wheel-drive (FWD) and there is an optional all-wheel drive (AWD).

Fuel Economy

The EPA city/highway of the base model provides 20/29 mpg with FWD system, 21/29 mpg FWD – with auto start/stop) and 20/27 mpg for AWD. The exact fuel numbers for the new ST model is still in the process of testing. By the way, the previous model gives 19 city/26 hwy/21 combined mpg and we can expect better numbers with the new one.

2020 Ford Edge rear

2020 Ford Edge price and release date

The forthcoming 2020 Ford Edge will likely keep the same price as the current one. If this happens, the base one SE model will cost little less than $31,000, while SEL starts at $33,000. The top of the offer Titanium version may go up to $40,000.

Unfortunately, the new ST trim price is still a mystery, but from some experts, the price may start at $42,500 The release date of the 2020 Ford Edge will be sometime at the end of 2020. When released the 2020 Ford Edge will compete with models Audi Q5, BMW X5 and Volvo XC60.

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