The 2012 Ford Edge is one of those rare midsize crossover SUV’s that is extremely well rounded. In short, you basically get all the qualities of a sedan and an SUV, all rolled into one. The Ford Edge in particular is one of the more quiet and comfortable midsize crossovers. The fact that it has many features and trim levels makes it perfect for people that seek some variety and options with their next crossover purchase. In total there are four trim levels that cost between $27,000 and $37,000. The amount of value received from the Edge for the money is great as you have the option to pick the car that is just right for you.
The SE trim package is the lowest package offered for the 2012 Ford Edge. With that said, you will still get a great crossover that will provide you with what you’re looking for. In addition, the price cannot be beat, starting at $27,700.
The 2012 Ford Edge SEL is an upgraded version of the SE that costs about three thousand dollars more. For that three thousand dollars however, you get quite a few features that are definitely worth your while. Central amongst these features is all-wheel drive.
The Ford Edge Limited is another popular trim level with a few additional things that you do not get with the SEL. The price for the limited is around $35,000 but things such as a chrome grill and rear spoiler set it apart from the lower trim levels.
Finally, the 2012 Ford Edge Sport costs a few thousand more than the limited but has a few additional features that definitely make it worth it.
The 2012 Ford Edge SE features a 3.5L V6 engine that will get you good gas mileage considering its class. You can expect 19 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway. The unexpected features, such as an MP3 player, make this car as popular as it is.
For the SEL, not only do you get an AWD, but you also get Bluetooth technology, MP3 hook up, and satellite radio. The SEL is the favorite amongst Edge owners as you get a lot of options and features for a comparatively low price. The SEL Edge is one of the more popular crossover SUV’s on the roads today.
With the 2012 Ford Edge Limited you will also get heated mirrors and 18-inch chrome wheels. The Limited provides a very contemporary look for not so bad of a price. The Ford Edge Limited may just be the way that you want to go.
The Edge Sport gives up an upgraded engine that is a 3.7L V6 which pump extra power, but still gets great gas mileage. On top of that, the Sport also comes with 22-inch wheels and a special sound system.
The performance of the Edge is what you would expect, and the engine provides just enough power to get you where you need to go in an adequate amount on time while keeping fuel economy in mind. The 2012 Ford Edge is perfect for a family that needs a safe and economical crossover that has plenty of room. The fact that it is all-wheel drive will also give you peace of mind whether you’re driving in the rain or in the snow. When compared to other similar vehicles in its class like the Lincoln MKX or Jeep Liberty the Ford Edge more than holds its own.
The 2012 Ford Edge does feature some unique safety features that help allow drivers to have peace of mind. Antilock brakes and stability control with rollover advance logic highlight the safety features. In addition to blind spot mirrors there is also a full complement of airbags for added protection.