Aluminum trim on the pedals and paddle shifters matches up with distinctive leather seats. The vehicle was exactly as advertised in excellent condition and fair price with no hidden fees. For 2011, the Edge gets a major makeover, sporting an aggressive oversized three-bar chrome grille, new front fenders and a more modern interior. The available all-wheel-drive system functions in front-wheel-drive mode until a need for additional traction is detected. It has everything I've ever wanted. Reviewers wrote that although the Murano was a bit pricier than other five-seat crossovers, its interior was packed full of standard features and felt more upmarket than some competitors.
Just like in the Explorer, the EcoBoost mill returns impressive fuel economy;… With its support of a federal ban on handheld cell phone usage, Ford is pushing its Sync technology throughout its portfolio. The Edge Sport, with gigantic 22-inch wheels and low-profile tires, corners flatter than the base model, although its roll center is actually a touch higher due to the huge wheels. The service provider will transport the vehicle in an enclosed trailer protected from weather conditions and road debris. In true crossover fashion, the Edge is built upon the same platform as Ford's Fusion sedan. The hazard button is a bit awkwardly placed as it is easily activated while using the touch screen but you get ysed to it pretty quickly.
Ford claims that the 2011 Edge has best-in-class legroom in the second row, and we're not inclined to doubt them. Alot of the negative reviews you see online are about problems with MyFord Touch. Softer than some, stiffer than others, the 2011 Ford Edge hits the mass-appeal sweet spot in ride and handling. On the outside, the 2011 Ford Edge is entirely familiar, but we're liking the look of the new edition more than that of the old. New options include Intelligent Access with push-button start, adaptive cruise control and a new driver interface system called MyFord Touch. There are many more features to MyFordTouch than we could cover here; one is standard turn-by-turn navigation instructions even without a nav system fitted plus the ability to send routing instructions from Mapquest or Google Maps to the car through a paired device.
The upscale option is the 3. We review every problem as we work to keep our roads safe. Later this year, another powertrain will be available: a direct-injected, turbocharged 2. The 2011 update pulls off the difficult trick of making the front end look lower and more streamlined by making the grille deeper but sweeping back the front light units, which are smaller. Overall, nice vehicle with lots of extras for the money.
A new braking system will be combined with anti-lock, traction and stability control; hill start assist; trailer sway control; and adaptive cruise control. The Ford Edge doesn't corner as aggressively as its sporty appearance may suggest. More stars mean safer cars. If I had to purchase again, I would either buy this or the new Explorer if it was a little bit cheaper. The Side Barrier test simulates an intersection collision between a standing vehicle and moving barrier at 38. We drove hour and 45min to purchase this vehicle. That price adjustment now brings the… In commemoration of the nation's 235th anniversary, we've compiled a list of our staff's most-wanted vehicles, organized by class.
One of the few issues we had with the switchgear is that the hazard lights are also activated by a touch switch—and are too easily activated accidentally when reaching for other features. The front of the vehicle is dominated by an elongated version of Ford's three-bar chrome grille with a big, unapologetic Ford oval placed smack dab in the center. Our Take on the 2011 Ford Edge Late last summer, I became the owner of a hand-me-down iPhone 3G, eager at the prospect of a touch-screen, app-filled universe. Ford's focused more attention on the powertrains in the 2011 Edge. This dealership is definitely changing the use car business with absolutely great customer service, pricing and vehicle selections. Currently the Ford Edge has a score of 7. He guided us through every single step after that.
Ford's popular five-seat crossover got a lot of worthwhile upgrades for 2011, including an improved interior, a spiffed-up Sport trim and better gas mileage. Maximum towing capacity is 3,500 pounds. Ride quality is on the firm side, but absorbent enough; and while the Edge Sport had a bit more road noise and a more active ride, we were surprised that it wasn't rougher still. The plastics are nicer, most of them using soft-touch materials, and their shapes are less blocky. I have lots of headroom and im pretty tall.
The MyFord Touch has been fun to figure out and play with. The 2011 Ford Edge doesn't bring radical change to America—at least not from the outside—but it's a beefier take on the five-seat crossover that gave Ford new life after the Explorer fell to earth. New for 2011 is Ford's MyFord Touch, which displays customizable information on two 4. One of the areas Ford focused on for the 2011 Edge was improving the brakes, both in feel and performance. Compared to the cheaper Escape it handles very well and the interior is very good. The performance is excellent but takes time getting used to. Originally available on the Edge; it has been added to the option lists of the Mustang, Flex, and the 2011 Explorer.
And most importantly, there's a curvy new instrument-panel design that finally eschews the boxy but basic look that has greeted Ford drivers for most of its vehicles for years. You are going to have a great experience. Ford has really great job on their products in the last 5 years. Combines Side Barrier and Side Pole Star Ratings into a single side rating. The array of voice commands and syntax has expanded from 100 Sync options to more than 10,000 today, and Ford has flattened the command structure somewhat. The Edge Sport, as noted, produces more tire noise, an inevitable price to pay for its huge, very low-profile tires. It also has a Volvo-esque recess and tray behind the console.
Our criteria were simple: Any American-branded vehicle regardless of origin or place of assembly was eligible. At cruising speeds, we were impressed by an appreciably quiet cabin and a notably comfortable ride. The 2011 Ford Edge is a very well-equipped vehicle in many respects; but undeniably, the star of the feature set is the new MyFord Touch interface. In the middle sits a revamped version of the Edge's 3. Enclosed Transport: Highest level of care.