Along with the facelift, this mid-size crossover is about to get a completely new, sporty version which will come as 2019 Ford Edge ST Sport Edition. The current generation of the popular crossover is present for about four three years. It represents the second generation of the crossover that originally came in 2006. This mid-cycle refresh is about to bring a lot of novelties. Of course, we will see a bunch of visual details, but the new performance version seems to be more interesting. It will come with a lot of distinctive design solutions, including both cosmetic and mechanical changed. Though it will come with a familiar 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine, it will get a nice power boost. We expect to see the new 2019 Edge ST on the market in next few months.
2019 Ford Edge ST Sport Edition Design
Speaking of base 2019 Ford Edge ST Sport Edition specs, we will see a lot of changes compared to the base model. Of course, the core will remain the same, but we are about to see various mechanical tweaks that will provide better performances. Of course, the most important is a new suspension kit, which will provide better cornerings, acceleration, and braking. An AWD will be a standard feature, as well as so-called Sport Mode. Also, there are several visual changes to come. This version will feature a lot of new details that will accentuate its sporty nature and make it more distinctive. Of course, the most notable visual enhancements would be things like new bumpers, exhaust tips, new rims with low-profile tires etc.
The 2019 Ford Edge ST Sport Edition interior will also feature several distinctive details. The new cabin will also come with details that will accentuate its sporty character. This means new color schemes, sporty seats, and similar things. In terms of equipment, the new model will come with plenty of luxury, so it won’t be just a sporty crossover, but full of convenience as well. Among other standard equipment, it will feature recently-introduced safety systems like post-collision braking, evading steering assist, and adaptive cruise control with stop and go line centering.
Also, you can count on an optional Equipment Group 401A. This package includes a variety of luxury and convenience features. Some of the highlights are heated and cooled front seats, a 180-degree front camera, panoramic roof, and Ford’s Co-Pilot360 Assist+ system. Seems like a small step into the premium segment.
2019 Ford Edge ST Sport Edition Engine
The 2019 Ford Edge ST Sport Edition will feature a 2.7-liter EcoBoost unit under the hood. Although a familiar engine, that has been already available in this crossover, it comes with a nice power boost. There are 20 horsepower and 30 pound-feet more, so a max output now goes around 335 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. This means that 2019 Ford Edge ST Sport Edition comes with the most powerful V6 in the class. It comes in a pair with a 6-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Which model would be a Ford Edge ST Sport Edition’s direct competitor?
This version walks on a fine line between premium and mainstream segment, so it wouldn’t be easy to mark a direct rival. Most likely, it would be a Dodge Durango R/T. This crossover comes with a 5.7-liter V8 Hemi engine, which delivers a similar amount of power (360 hp and 390 lb-ft). It also features pretty much the same price (around $45.000).
How much will 2019 Ford Edge ST Sport Edition cost?
When it comes to 2019 Ford Edge ST Sport Edition price, the base version will go around 43.000 dollars. Of course, there are few optional packages in the offer, so the price could easily go over 52.000 dollars.