2018 Ford Edge ST-Line review - verdict

The ST-Line promises improved dynamics over the standard Ford Edge. But is that what a big, comfortable SUV should be aiming to do?...

2018 Ford Edge ST-Line review - verdict

The Edge has always been an interesting proposition in a marketplace littered with cookie-cutter SUVs, and the ST-Line is without doubt the most convincing variant yet. Not only is it more attractive than the standard car (although that's subjective, we know), but it also handles better, rides more consistently and comes with essential standard kit that’s optional on the base car.

However, that simply won’t be enough for buyers who are looking for a premium badge, seven seats or class-leading driving dynamics. For that reason, it seems the Edge is destined to remain as an attractive leftfield choice rather than a key player in this ultra-competitive class.

What Car? says...

Rated 3 out of 5

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Price £40,595 Engine 4 cyls, 1997cc, bi-turbo, diesel; Power 207bhp at 3750rpm; Torque 332lb ft at 2000-2250rpm; Gearbox 6-spd dual-clutch automatic; Kerb weight 1949kg; 0-62mph 9.4sec; Top speed 131mph; Economy 47.9mpg (combined); CO2/tax band 152g/km, 31%