The 2014 Ford Edge is a midsize crossover SUV that seats five passengers. The entry-level SE comes standard with the V6 engine, 17 inch Alloy RIMS, air-conditioning, rear privacy glass, cloth Upholstery, 60/40 split folding and the reclining rear seats, wheel, tilt-and-telescoping ability, cruise control, a screen 4.2-inch display and a six-speaker sound system with CD player and auxiliary jack input an audio. The optional Convenience package adds the use of the keypad rear parking sensors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and sub-floor cargo organizer. Optional the Equipment Group 101A bundles use the keypad entry lights, rear parking sensors, a rearview mirror, auto-dimming, satellite radio, Sync voice command interface, Bluetooth phone and audio connections and USB interface/iPod. Moving to the model Sel gets you from above as standard plus 18-inch wheels and alloy, heated mirrors, two-zone automatic climate control, eight-way power driver seat, “EasyFold” second-row seat and wheel a leather-wrapped steering.
2014 Ford Edge equipment includes the camera, leather Upholstery, the heated front seats and seat six-way power front passengers fold-flat capability. 205A group has those features are optional and MyFord Touch Electronics interaction with the central 8 inch screen, a configurable gauge Cluster, enhanced steering wheel controls, improved Ford Sync and the second features a USB port for audio devices. The 2014 Ford Edge Sport model comes with all the equipment in the normal, the contents of the groups 204A 205A, the sound of an 12-speaker Sony, HD radio, and a more powerful V6 engine, 22 inch wheels alloy, a sport-tuned configuration and styling unique exterior.
The upscale Limited and how many of the features of the optional as normal and then adds 18-inch Chrome-finish wheels and alloy, an eight-way power front passenger seat and a 12-speaker Sony sound system with HD radio. This option Equipment Group 301A adds a panoramic sunroof, xenon lights, ignition keyless remote entry and start, the power liftgate and a navigation system. 302A group has those features plus rain-sensing wipers, blind-monitoring site and build cross-traffic. Also optional are 20-inch wheels and alloy and adaptive cruise control and collision warning system. A few of the features of the Limited’s more, like the sunroof, navigation system and monitoring of the blind, are available for the Sport. A rear-seat entertainment system with dual headrest optional depicting the return of the Edge, SE.
2014 Ford Edge Interior
Inside the 2014 Ford Edge, you’ll find an attractive cabin with a modern look and feel. The MyFord Touch system adds to the sleek, high-tech look with a large central screen with two small screens Cluster gauge. The point is to show a wide range of audio, climate and navigation information system. Although the MyFord Touch interface looks slick, its operation is hampered by the small virtual buttons on the main screen and the controls that are slow to respond and prone to the occasional Laser. You can acclimate to the MyFord Touch and its idiosyncrasies (plus, the Sync voice command system continues to be a useful workaround), but in general, easy to use systems.
Up front, the 2014 Ford Edge offers seats that are comfortable and supportive impressed. Built-seat passengers will be comfortable in outboard positions, because of the reclining seatback chairs offer comfort and good and decent legroom, but the rear center position is fairly comfortable. Tall passengers will also find a shortage of headroom built in Ford edges equipped with the sunroof area below. When it comes to cargo capacity, the Edge provides a useful 32 cubic feet of space behind the second-row seats. Fold the seatbacks 60/40-split down and you end up with a slightly sloped load floor and 69 cubic feet of space. Shorter individuals may find it difficult to access and closing the liftgate built on the edges that have the option to power liftgate.
2014 Ford Edge Engine
Under the hood, the 2014 Ford Edge model of the 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 285 horsepower and 253 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed automatic walk and front-wheel drive are standard; all-wheel drive is available as an option. EPA estimated fuel economy of 22 MPG combined (19 city/27 highway) with front-wheel drive and 21 combined (18/25) and all-wheel drive.
Optional on all but the Sport model is a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that generates 240 HP and 270 LB-ft of torque. The 6-speed automatic and front-wheel drive are standard; all-wheel drive is not available with this engine. In performance tests, the Edge and the four-cylinder went from zero to 60 Mph in 8.4 seconds: less than average, but not so unreasonably. Most importantly, a fuel economy average of the EPA’s this Powertrain is an impressive 24 MPG combined (21 city/30 highway).
The Sport model is powered by a V6 3.7-liter rated at 305 HP and 280 LB-ft of torque. A walk in the six-speed automatic (with shift paddles) and front-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive offered as an option. In performance testing, i Sport all-wheel-drive Edge went from zero to 60 Mph in 7.5 seconds – a good part of the time. The official EPA fuel economy stands at 22 MPG combined (19/26) with front-wheel drive and 19 MPG combined (17/23) and all-wheel drive.
2014 Ford Edge Safety
Standard safety features on the 2014 Ford Edge include the stability control, anti-lock disc brakes, front-seat side airbag and full-length side curtain airbag. Also standard is a MyKey programmable Ford’s system, which allows parents to limit the speed of the car stereo volume for teen drivers. The rear-view camera is optional for the Sel and standard on the Sport and Limited, while the SE gets rear parking sensors as standard. Optional on all trims except SE blind-site monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert systems. The Limited can also be a conflict with a warning.
In brake testing, an all-wheel-drive Ford Edge Sport of from 60 Mph in 122 feet: better than average for this class of vehicle. In fairness, the Edge is equipped with a giant 22-inch wheels and sticky summer tires to work, but Edge four-cylinder surface normal and the 18-inch wheels with all-season tires and was able to stop in 124 feet, a little better than average for this class.
In the most recent accident inspection of the public, the Edge received the overall rating of four out of five stars. On that score, it received three stars for overall frontal protection and five stars for overall side protection. In Insurance Institute for the Highway Safety crash tests, the Edge of the highest points possible rating of top in moderation and follow directly from the machines, side-impact and roof inspection. Its design seat/head restraint also received the top rating Whiplash protection in rear impacts the back.