In the automobile industry, SUVs have become the benchmark for comfort and style with lots of sportiness. Today, you will see that the majority of the auto brands have shifted their focus on producing SUVs.
Sport Utility Vehicles have everything from safety, seating capacity, off-roading capabilities, winter driving, cargo capacity, and good styling. What’s more is that with the advancement in technology, there are hybrid SUVs available that are not only feature-rich but also take care of heavy gas utilization.
Take Ford, for example. The world’s one of the most popular automobile brands, Ford, has always produced state-of-the-art SUVs for every user’s needs. And lately, the whole industry has got into talking about the three new SUV models that Ford is about to launch.
Yes, we are talking about the 2021 Ford Edge. Ford has already expanded its reach in the two-row crossover and SUV markets. 2021 Ford Edge is one of the best compact-sized SUVs the brand has ever produced. The vehicle brings in cutting-edge technology features along with luxury and performance that spirits the standards of the brand.
Lately, 2021 Ford Edge is the topic of discussion among automobile lovers and industry insiders because of the three variants it will be launching soon. These three Ford Edge variants include Redesign, Hybrid, Edge ST.
If you are curious to know more about the 2021 Ford Edge SUVs, then keep reading on as we have provided our in-depth analysis on the three models, including their specs, design, and performance, among others.
Let’s get started.
2021 Ford Edge
2021 Ford Edge SUVs boast a series of handling upgrades and don’t incorporate any traces of rugged cars on the outside. The newest asset of 2021 Ford Edge is the well-controlled driving dynamics with the following new upgrades:
- New exterior build
- New look cabin
- Standard emergency braking
Let’s look at the specs of each of the three models separately to get a good idea about the powerful SUVs.
2021 Ford Edge ST
Since Ford Edge was given a major facelift in the year 2019, you will probably not see any major redesign for the 2021 Ford Edge ST. As per the industry insiders, Ford enthusiasts might see some, if not all, serious changes on this particular SUV. The rumor is that its outdated Infotainment System will get a complete makeover.
On the interior front, there are expected to be some minor tweaks rather than a major overhaul. In terms of performance, there will be a couple of refinements. Nevertheless, there will be no substantial changes.
2021 Ford Edge ST is considered to be the auto manufacturer’s first true performance-enhanced Sport Utility Vehicle. Experts believe that Ford is going to carry on with its same winning recipe forward with 2021 Ford Edge ST. The SUV will likely feature the same powerful Turbo V6 2.7L engine that will drive the Edge ST forward.
The best thing about this engine is that it comes with a massive 380 lb-ft of torque and 335 hp. This generates enough power to drive the 2021 Ford Edge ST on any terrain. The Turbocharged EcoBoost engine is one of a kind and will be made available for the Ford Edge 2021 model. The engine will incorporate an 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission that will transfer power to the wheels.
So, you can 2021 Ford Edge ST to reach 0-60 miles per hour in just 6 seconds. The makers are doing everything in their power to make 2021 Ford Edge ST be the world’s fastest SUV in the non-premium segment.
On the other hand, when we talk about the handling and dynamics of 2021 Ford Edge ST, industry insiders believe that the SUVs performance-tuned engine will surely get an upgrade. With Ford developing more capable re-tuned suspensions, you can expect the ride to be incredibly smooth. The suspensions will be designed to even out the bumps.
Moreover, 2021 Ford Edge ST will be a fun car to drive. With that said, 2021 Ford Edge ST is perfect for going on long and adventure trips. What’s interesting is that the SUV has the highest power output numbers in this category and that too at a reasonable rate.
Talking about the MPG (miles per gallon), the turbocharged V6 2.7L engine comes with an AWD that gives out a maximum of 19 MPG when running on city streets. MPG increases to 26 when the SUV will run on the highway. So, fuel-efficiency will be a bit of a concern for users looking forward to buying 2021 Ford Edge ST. The SUV offers much less in this regard. So, it can be said that the EcoBoost feature may not seem beneficial whatsoever.
Irrespective of that, 2021 Ford Edge ST is a decent tradeoff between fuel-efficiency and performance prowess, and it won’t drag too far with respect to the fuel-economic quotient.
2021 Ford Edge ST boasts an 18.5-gallon fuel tank, which is large enough and probably similar to its previous model.
Coming down to the main part – interior – 2021 Ford Edge ST will carry the same cabin design as the 2020 Ford Edge since it is still fresh from the significant overhaul it went through last year. While the SUV provides sufficient seating for five persons comfortably, the cover is not leather but standard stitching. Nevertheless, it will have sporty bucket seats with the stylish stitching running across the center and the sides. This makes for comfort and good space both in the back and front.
In terms of entertainment, Ford has included a lot of quirks in the 2021 Ford Edge ST model. The unresponsive infotainment system will likely get a serious upgrade. For sound, it will include a 12-speaker Bang and Olufsen setup. And the 39.2 cu.ft. cargo room behind the back seat is worth the money.
Overall, the 2021 Ford Edge ST is set to be more aesthetically and aerodynamically pleasing. It is an SUV that is worth looking forward to if you are looking for a compact car with both sporty and luxury features under a budget.
2021 Ford Edge Hybrid
The next SUV model in the 2021 Ford Edge flagship is Hybrid. Ford is expected to introduce significant upgrades to its 2021 Ford Edge Hybrid. The new model will probably get a makeover in terms of design as well as the exterior colors.
According to industry insiders, Ford is planning to include more exterior colors to the 2021 Ford Edge Hybrid. This means that you will see the 2021 Ford Edge Hybrid in multiple colors. Hybrid is a high-performance version that will get an engine boost, making it one of the fastest SUVs in the non-premium segment.
On top of that, the Hybrid model will include more safety features for both the drivers and co-passengers. However, one feature that will still be part of the new model is its trim level.
Ford is focused more on the exterior design with the Hybrid model. There will be some serious visual changes in the 2021 Ford Edge Hybrid. Nevertheless, it will keep its dimensions and shape irrespective of the major design changes.
We can also expect the addition of new exterior features such as the front grille with small modifications, the hood will get more muscles, and the newly designed LED headlights will adorn the Hybrid model.
The bumpers are made to look more aggressive, and the taillights have a contemporary design. Apart from the two already existing colors Ruby Red and Agate Black, 2021 Ford Edge Hybrid will also come in color variants, including platinum, ingot silver, blue metallic, stone-grey, baltic sea green, and burgundy velvet.
We will have to wait until Ford releases new information regarding the Hybrid model.
2021 Ford Edge Redesign
2021 Ford Edge Redesign boasts a unique look. Its specs are impressive. Let’s break down each of them.
2021 Ford Edge Redesign is perfect for those who are looking for a family car that encompasses a sporty look. It is a good car that provides a wide range of basic functions.
With being less expensive and infomercial, 2021 Ford Edge Redesign is worth the money. The car consists of a huge touchscreen or, as Ford calls it as an ‘infotainment system.’ It comes with Bluetooth connectivity, Android Vehicle compatibility, and even Apple CarPlay. Also, additional features include rain-sensing wipers, a dual-zone automatic environment control, LED front lights, and an in-car Wi-Fi, which is pretty amazing.
2021 Ford Edge Redesign has a premium exterior. Directed front lights and taillights, 18-inch alloy rims, and the aerodynamic body make 2021 Ford Edge Redesign look like a larger motor vehicle. However, you may find it difficult to park the car in small parking spaces due to its long design.
There is still a lot to discover about the 2021 Ford Edge Redesign. We will have to wait until Ford releases any further updates on this new model.
These are the three prominent Ford Edge SUV models that we will likely see next year. 2021 is going to be an SUV fest for Ford, with many other models in line to be launched.