I had the opportunity to fly to Salt Lake City, Utah to experience the new 2019 Ford Edge and Edge ST. Ford Motor Company, the second-largest U.S.-based automaker and the fifth-largest in the world manufactured the first generation Edge back 2007. Recently, Ford announced the new mid-cycle facelift for the entire Edge lineup for 2019.
The features are enormous, ranging from new aluminum-alloy wheel options for each trim level, new exterior, and interior color combinations, and a 12-speaker Bang & Olufsen B&O Play surround-sound system that replaces the existing Sony system. All the Edge models received a newly designed eight-speed automatic transmission which includes automatic stop-start, which also allows the base 2.0 L Eco Boost turbocharged Inline four-cylinder (I4) engine to gain a 5-horsepower (3.7 kW) boost.
The exterior look of the 2019 Ford Edge ST is captivating. It comes with the most influential V6, with calibration of 2.7L Eco Boost that generates 335 hp and 380 lb-ft of torque, this is working in combination with a quick-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission. The Edge ST has tuned sports suspension, performance brakes, attractive headlights, and metallic.
The 2019 Edge’s 2.0L turbocharged EcoBoost produces 250 horsepower and 280 lb. ft. of torque which is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission.
The new Edge starts at $29,995 MSRP, just $680 more than the outgoing model year’s starting price. Edge ST will start at $42,335 MSRP. [Note: Price does not include destination and delivery fee.] The Edge ST is the first-ever SUV from the Ford Performance team, meaning that the Edge is the first SUV in the line-up t