2018 Ford Edge Review

21/29  CITY/HWY
EPA-Estimated MPG
7.6  Sec.
0-60 MPH
4
Doors
5
Seats
39.2  cu ft
Cargo Space

What's New for the 2018 Ford Edge?

For the 2018 lineup, Ford has added two new option packages for the Edge. The SEL Sport Appearance package adds 19-inch painted aluminum wheels, skid plates, grille surround, rear spoiler, exterior mirror caps, and includes headlamps with black accents, black window molding, and gray cloth seating. The other options package available is the Safe and Smart Package, which can be equipped on the SEL, Titanium, and Sport trim levels. The package adds adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, lane-keeping assistance, and blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert technology along with exterior safety features like automatic high-beam headlamps and an automatic dimming driver's side mirror and rain-sensing windshield wipers. There also has been two colors, Blue Metallic and Lightning Blue, added to the available exterior colors of the Edge.

2018 Ford Edge Interior

A Variety of Trims and Features

The Edge's 2018 offerings come in four trim levels. The SE is the base level while the SEL and Titanium are the higher levels available. The Edge also includes a Sport trim level.

The SE trim level offers manual, single zone climate control, a day/night rear view mirror, and a steering wheel with cruise, secondary audio, and 5-way controls. The SEL and Titanium levels have dual-zone automatic temperature control, a leather wrapped steering wheel with the same control options as the SE, and an auto-dimming rear view mirror. The SEL and Titanium levels also have a large assortment of optional features such as a remote starting system, adaptive cruise control, and the BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert. A hands-free liftgate comes optional on the SEL version, but is standard on the Titanium level. Entertainment wise, the SE comes with the SYNC system with AM/FM stereo and a single-CD player system. The SEL has the SYNC system as well, but the SYNC 3 is optional for it. The SYNC 3 system is standard in the Titanium. Both the SEL and the Titanium have SiriusXM capability standard and the voice-activated, touchscreen navigation is optional for both trim levels.

The Sport level offers a variety of features not included on the other levels, or are optional on the other levels and standard on the Sport. On the interior, the Sport has leather-trimmed seats with suede cloth inserts and unique sport perforation. The exterior touches and features include a piano black grille with magnetic surround color, unique headlamps, body-colored unique front and rear lower fascia, and polished stainless steel dual exhaust tips.

High Performance Options

2018 Ford Edge FrontFord equips the SE, SEL, and Titanium levels with the same 2.0L, Twin-Scroll EcoBoost engine that cranks out 245 hp and 275 lb.-ft. of torque. However, there is an optional 3.5L, Ti-VCT V6 engine that creates 280hp and 250 lb.-ft. of torque for all three trim levels. The Sport is equipped with a 2.7L, EcoBoost V6 that produces 315hp and offers 350 lb.-ft. of torque. The SE gets 21 mpg city and 29 mpg highway while the SEL and Titanium get 20 mpg city and 29 mpg highway. The Sport gets 17 mpg city and 24 mpg highway.

Top Marks for Safety

2018 Ford Edge RearAll Edge trim levels come with the same standard safety features such as the LATCH system, driver and passenger dual stage airbags, front and second row side-impact airbags, and the SOS post-crash alert system.

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