The Edge is the first properly big SUV Ford has sold in Britain since the Explorer of 20-odd years ago. It sits at the pinnacle of the company’s SUV line-up, above the Kuga and Ecosport, and competes in what‘s now an ultra-competitive marketplace.
For 2019, the Edge was given a facelift in an attempt to push it upmarket and compete with premium rivals such as the Audi Q5. This slimmed the range down to leave only the higher-end trims and brought subtly refreshed styling, as well as a new, more powerful diesel engine with an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
There’s also a lower-powered diesel option, but those looking to swerve diesel altogether in favour of petrol or hybrid power will need to look elsewhere — at present these options aren’t available for the Edge.
Read on over the next few pages for our in-depth impressions of the Edge, along with our recommendations for which trim level and engine to choose.
And, remember, there are some hefty discounts available, so if you decide the Edge is the car for you, make sure you check out our latest deals to find out how much you could save.
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