2007 Ford Edge - Road Test Specs

2007 Ford Edge SUV

(3.5L V6 6-speed Automatic)
Model year2007
StyleSEL Plus 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
Base MSRP$31,395
As-tested MSRP$36,360
Drive typeall-wheel drive
Engine typeV6
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3496cc (213 cu-in)
Valvetraindouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)10.3
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)265 @ 6250
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)250 @ 4500
Transmission type6-speed Automatic
Suspension, frontIndependent, MacPherson Struts, Coil Springs, and Stabilizer Bar
Suspension, rearIndependent, multilink, coil springs, and stabilizer bar
Steering typepower steering
Tire brandContinental
Tire modelCrossContact LX M+S (all season)
Tire typeall season
Tire size, frontP245/60R18 104T
Tire size, rearP245/60R18 104T
Wheel size17 X 7.5
Wheel materialpainted alloy
Brakes, frontfront disc - rear disc
Brakes, reardisc
Track Test Results
0-45 mph (sec.)5.2
0-60 mph (sec.)8.3
0-75 mph (sec.)12.9
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)16.3 @ 84.8
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)39
60-0 mph (ft.)152
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)58.9
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)0.73
Sound level @ idle (dB)47.1
@ Full throttle (dB)72.9
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)68.1
Test Driver Ratings & Comments
Acceleration commentsWhile the Edge feels heavy from a standstill, the gearing obviously helps it get off the line smartly. Gearshifts at wide-open throttle are quick, but the engine sounds rather unhappy in the upper revs. Shifting occurs before the 6700-rpm redline.
Braking ratingPoor
Braking commentsWhoa, Nelly! The pedal feels firm and linear, however, the Edge needs bigger and/or better brakes. At over 150 feet to stop from 60 mph, the Edge is in Hummer H2 territory when it finally comes to a stop.
Handling ratingGood
Handling commentsIn the skid pad, I couldn't detect any shifting of engine power fore/aft in the AWD system. Ultimately, understeer and non-defeat stability control limits performance. In the slalom, the same electronic limits keep the Edge from performing better. Just as the suspension begins working hard, the roll stability system begins applying brakes selectively. Still, it feels stable and relatively entertaining with appropriately weighted steering and good vehicle balance.
Testing Conditions
Elevation (ft.)1121
Temperature (°F)62.2
Wind (mph, direction)3.0
Fuel Consumption
EPA fuel economy (mpg)17 City 24 Highway
Edmunds observed (mpg)14.7
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)20
Dimensions & Capacities
Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,282 mfr (4530 as tested)
Length (in.)185.7
Width (in.)75.8
Height (in.)67.0
Wheelbase (in.)111.2
Track, front (in.)65.2
Track, rear (in.)64.9
Turning circle (ft.)38.6
Legroom, front (in.)40.7
Legroom, rear (in.)38.1
Headroom, front (in.)40.0
Headroom, rear (in.)39.3
Shoulder room, front (in.)58.9
Shoulder room, rear (in.)58.8
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)32.1
Max. cargo volume, seats folded (cu-ft)69.6
Bumper-to-bumper3 years / 36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years / 60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years / Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance5 years / 60,000 miles
Free scheduled maintenanceNot Available
Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsStandard dual front and dual rear
Head airbagsStandard front and rear
Antilock brakes4-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementselectronic brakeforce distribution
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlStandard
Rollover protectionStandard
Tire-pressure monitoring systemtire pressure monitoring
Emergency assistance systemStandard
NHTSA crash test, driverNot Available
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot Tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot Tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot Tested

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