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2015 Ford Edge to Start at $28,995, 2.7L EcoBoost Makes 315 HP

Motor Trend logo Motor Trend 2/6/2015 Megan Stewart
2015 Ford Edge to Start at $28,995, 2.7L EcoBoost Makes 315 HP

The 2015 Ford Edge Sport will be the most powerful Edge yet after the automaker announced official horsepower numbers and EPA estimates for the entire lineup. The automaker also revealed pricing, with the base 2015 Edge (with the 2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4) starting start at $28,995 including the $895 destination charge.

Powered by a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine, the 2015 Ford Edge Sport produces 315 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. That's a 10-percent improvement in horsepower and a 25-percent jump in torque compared to the 2014 model equipped with the 3.7-liter V-6. With the smaller engine, the 2015 Ford Edge Sport gets an EPA-estimated 18/27/21 mpg city/highway/combined for the front-wheel drive model, while the all-wheel drive model comes in slightly less at 17/24/20 mpg city/highway/combined.

2015 Ford Edge Sport© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 Ford Edge Sport

Meanwhile, the new 2.0-liter EcoBoost serves as the base engine and makes 245 hp and 275 lb-ft. Its EPA-estimated numbers are 20/30/24 mpg city/highway/combined in front-drive configuration, while the all-wheel drive model is estimated to return 20/28/23 mpg.

Also available is a 3.5-liter V-6 that will make 280 hp and 250 lb-ft. It's EPA estimated numbers for the front-drive version are 18/26/21 mpg, while the all-wheel drive model gets 1 mpg less in all three figures.

2015 Ford Edge Sport© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 Ford Edge Sport

In terms of styling, Ford updated the exterior of the 2015 Edge with more athletic lines and standard LED taillights and signature lighting, along with three new exterior colors, Electric Spice, Bronze Fire Metallic, and Magnetic. Inside, leather-trimmed sport seats feature perforated suede inserts, while metal-plated accents run throughout the cabin.

2015 Ford Edge Sport© Provided by MotorTrend 2015 Ford Edge Sport

Ford engineers gave the new Edge Sport a unique suspension with stiffer front and rear antiroll bars, along with a larger, monotube damper and stiffer coil springs.The 2015 Ford Edge Sport will hit dealer floors with a starting price of $38,100, a $500 increase over the 2014 model. All models are slated to go on sale this spring.

Source: Ford

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