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2012 Ford Edge SUV - Overview

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$27,770 – $38,960 MSRP

$26,323 – $36,229 Invoice

17 / 23 MPG City/Hwy

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Overview

What's New for 2012:

  • New 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine
  • Ford Sync media interface, with reduced capabilities offered on lower trim levels

Exterior Features
The 2012 Ford Edge is a compact crossover, and is offered in a 4-door body style with four trim levels. Seventeen-inch alloy wheels are standard, with larger wheels available on other trim levels.

Interior Features
The 2012 Ford Edge offers seating for up to 5 passengers. Base Edge SE models feature cloth upholstery, air conditioning, full power accessories, cruise control, tilt-and-telescope steering wheel, and more. Upgraded trim levels are fitted with dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry code pad, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, upgraded audio system, and other amenities. The Ford Edge Limited model targets consumers interested in luxury, while the Edge Sport model targets enthusiasts with its performance-tuned enhancements.

Optional Features
Major option packages on the 2012 Ford Edge include leather upholstery, heated front seats, satellite radio, automatic windshield wipers, blind-spot warning, and more.

Under the Hood
Ford Edge models are fitted with three different engines. The standard model features a 3.5-liter V-6 engine rated at 285 horsepower, with an optional 2.0-liter 4-cylinder (new in 2012) rated at 240 horsepower. The Edge Sport features a 3.7-liter V-6 engine rated at 305 horsepower. All engines are mated to a standard 6-speed automatic transmission. Although front-wheel drive is standard, all-wheel drive is optional on some 2012 Ford Edge models.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Ford Edge are:
  • Ford Edge AWD with 3.5-liter V-6 engine: 18/25 mpg (city/highway)
  • Ford Edge FWD with 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine: 21/30 mpg (city/highway)
  • Ford Edge AWD with 3.7-liter V-6 engine: 17/23 mpg (city/highway)

Safety
Standard safety features of note on the 2012 Ford Edge include side-impact curtain air bags and blind-spot mirrors. In government crash tests, the 2012 Ford Edge received an overall rating of 4 (out of 5) stars, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Edge received a "Good" rating-the Institute's highest-for frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection. Roof strength results from the Institute were also "Good."

Available Trims for the 2012 Ford Edge SUV

  Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
SE 6 speed automatic $27,770 285-hp / 3.5L 6-cyl 19/27
SEL 6 speed automatic $31,080 285-hp / 3.5L 6-cyl 19/27
Limited 6 speed automatic $34,935 285-hp / 3.5L 6-cyl 19/27
Sport 6 speed automatic $37,110 305-hp / 3.7L 6-cyl 19/26

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