As excited as American car manufacturer Ford was about releasing the 2015 Edge Sport SUV, it has decided to add a few changes to the Sport model. An update from Ford states that the exclusive adaptive steering system won’t come standard as previously mentioned. The steering system will come part of the driver’s package, which will be optional for Sport and Titanium trim levels. It was earlier stated that the 2015 Ford Edge Sport was priced a little higher than 2014 base model, however, Ford has clarified that the price of the new model is a little higher than the 2014 Sport model.
The new Edge is a luxurious vehicle that reminds one of the Ford Fusion. The car has been completely redesigned and it is matched with an upgraded interior and innovative entertainment and safety system. The new design is will be the cars first upgrade since its inception into the market in 2006. The revamped design is expected to appeal to Ford’s global market.
2015 Ford Edge Sport Redesign
The 2015 Ford Edge Sport (as well as the other 2015 Edge models); have a longer and taller design than the previous models. The remodelled suspension will provide a ride that has less wind and engine noise. This is further achieved by added insulation, a laminated windshield, and laminated front-side windows. The head lights have a squint profile and the front grille has been stylishly downsized. It isn’t crowding the front end like the previous models does. The head and rear lights are lit by LED. The Sport model will have red rear LED lights placed on the tailgate. The lights are familiar to the Dodge Durango. Other changes to the exterior of the 2015 Edge Sport are; darkened head light bezels, chrome won’t be as abundant as in other models and it’ll have 21 inch wheels that’ll be painted in black.
There is a lot more room to be found in the 2015 Ford Edge Sport. More space means more comfort when driving by the countryside. Interior quality has improved significantly in the new Edge Sport. There is plenty of leg and head room for rear seat passengers, more space for cargo whether the second row is folded or not. Tough materials have been used to make the seats. The steel used to make the back seats has increased the seats bending capabilities by at least 26%. Optional features that can be found in the SUV include a steering wheel that can be heated as well as seats that have a cooling system. The keep back seat passengers extra safe, buyers can choose the inflatable safety belts. These belts are revolutionary because they evenly distribute crash force energy to reduce injury from frontal crashes.
Some features that the 2015 Edge Sport will have include; parallel parking assist, 180 degree front parking camera, a sunroof, an 8 inch touchscreen, and more.
The 2015 Ford Edge Sport will be fitted with a 2.7 litre V6 turbocharged engine that produces 300 horsepower. The engine is mated to a 6 speed automatic transmission. Buyers can choose between a front wheel drive and all-wheel drive.
2015 Ford Edge Sport Release Date and Price
This car will have a market selling price of $38,100. Official release of this SUV will be early 2015.