Ford has updated its mid-size SUV, but updates to the regular Edge are not as exciting as the expansion of the 2019 Ford Edge ST model. Both were unveiled in Detroit for the 2018 North American International Auto Show. Ford said it took more than two years to refresh the Edge, but it’s hard to tell.
To achieve the 2019 Ford Edge ST status, the sports suspension features stiffer springs, slower damping, larger ventilated rear rotors (13.6 inches) and an optional brake power set with improved friction materials and front ventilation of the rotors. In addition to the 20-inch wheels, there are optional 21-inch five-spoke wheels in glossy black, including the cap. Ford is offering a summer tire for performance as Ford engineers expect some owners to drive their 2019 Ford Edge ST on the track. For 2019 there are new colors inside and out: four exterior and three new interior palettes. There are also four new rim options, including 19-inch aluminum wheels with painted titanium.
With the FordPass Connect app on your smartphone, you can remotely locate, start and unlock your vehicle. The vehicle’s software also supports Amazon’s Alexa voice service, so you can talk to the digital assistant from the vehicle. The Edge also has a B & O Play audio system with 12 Edge-tuned Harman speakers. Titan has features like wireless charging and remote startup. On the safety side, there are many standard features in SE, SEL, Titanium, and ST, including Hill Start Assist, blind spot monitoring with cross traffic alert, automatic high beam, lane assist, and forward collision warning with brake assist. Active Parking Assistant is an option. For 2019 Ford Edge ST family has an embedded modem and Wi-Fi to create a 30-meter hotspot for the 10 devices that you can connect to and make you popular on the football field.
Under the hood, the Edge gets a new 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder with turbocharger as a standard engine. It makes 250 hp and is connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The big news is the 2019 Ford Edge ST, which replaces the sport in the lineup and uses a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 with twin turbo and 335 hp. The model also gets a more aggressive color palette with darkened trim, grids and sills. The grid also has a sportier hexagon pattern.
The 2019 Ford Edge ST with performance from starts at $ 43,350. Ford’s new high-performance crossover is the most expensive 2019 Ford Edge ST bringing $ 50,000 in options.