Ford already announced the new Edge for 2019 season. The Blue Oval company is not wasting time. However, fans will now have to wait for other official details and the release. Whatsoever, our trusted sources are confirming that the 2019 Ford Edge will appear as a hybrid. Also, it is possible for this model to get performance-oriented ST version. Edge is a close sibling to bigger SUV Explorer, and two models are sharing a lot in common. News about each of these could be used to know what to expect from the other model.
2019 Ford Edge engine
The crossover comes back with two different drivetrains. Base models are offering a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder powertrain with a turbocharger. Thanks to it, this engine can deliver 250 horses and 280 lb-ft of torque. The SE trim returns the best mileage. This version can go 30 mpg on highways. It is much better than 3.5-liter V-6 returns. It is more potent, but 4 mpg drop is the cost for additional 30 horses. Turbocharger makes the torque level of a 2.0-liter engine at a higher level than V-6. The third option will be a 2.7-liter unit, which will come from Performance TeamRS.
2019 Ford Edge hybrid
The 2019 Ford Edge will be a part of electrification plans for the entire fleet. In next few years, the US carmaker will make more than 20 hybrid and all-electric vehicles. One of them will be Edge, which would become the first ever crossover by Ford. Besides improvements in fuel economy, the plug-in drivetrain will boost power and torque. Also, the 2019 Edge Hybrid is going to be more environmental-friendly with lower emissions.
2019 Ford Edge ST
The performance-boosted ST version for 2019 Ford Edge is almost ready. For this unit, engineers will prepare a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine. It is capable to produce 340 horses. This is the first significant improvement comparing to the standard model. Also, the ST version will deliver 380 lb-ft of torque. The cost is fuel economy. New 2019 Ford Edge ST will return around 23 mpg. This vehicle is a replacement for Sport trim Ford Edge used to offer in its lineup.