2015 Ford Edge redesign

2015 Ford Edge crossover is a popular design in the automaker’s lineup and one delighting in strong sales, however it’s never ever actually ignited the interest of green automobile buyers.

That could change with the next generation model, which could be offered as a hybrid, according to some sources.

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2015 Ford Edge redesign

Ford’s current lineup lacks a hybrid crossover option, considering that last year’s Escape changed to Ecoboost four-cylinder turbocharged units. For those who enjoyed the previous Escape Hybrid’s remarkable mileage, energy and durability, the current Fusion and C-Max hybrids are slim alleviation.

It’s the present Fusion Hybrid that can form the basis of an Edge-based hybrid, states The Detroit News. The existing Edge is based on the previous Fusion, and it’s likely the present Fusion will lend its operations to the next Edge model.

The new design will be previewed by a concept shown at next week’s Los Angeles Auto Show. A manufacturing design is due some time in late 2014.

The model it replaces has changed little because its intro in 2006, however sales have actually remained stable. The brand-new design is anticipated to accompany enhanced demands in arising markets like China and Russia– and will sign up with a large range of crossovers and minivans offered in those markets– like the subcompact EcoSport and B-Max, and the larger S-Max minivan.

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As with the existing design, the next Edge is also most likely to provide a range of EcoBoost engines.

Styling will integrate a mix of existing Edge design cues, and information discovered on even more current Ford vehicles– the Fusion’s slim headlights are expected to make a look, and the familiar chrome grille will be restyled.

The 2015 Ford Edge is thought to be built on the same platform as the one used in its coz, Mondeo. Additionally, this new-generation automobile will share the same front grille, completely made from chrome, with the Ford Taurus.

The company hopes that the new generation of Edge design will help in attaining the plan, over the next five years, to enhance sales of SUVs by 22 % in the European market. In this task, Ford has direct competitors such as the Vauxhall, Peugeot, Citroen and Renault, in relation to which Ford has a mild benefit, since some of them have not yet presented their SUV models. Main details about the price of the second-generation Ford Edge 2015 MY does not yet exist.

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