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2011 Ford Edge SEL 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
Went from an older BMW X3 to the Edge and now regret it! I've never been a fan of American cars and this is the first one I purchased in nearly 20 years. While I realize the Ford won't have the same performance as my BMW, I was intially impressed by the overall look of the Edge and lured in by the technology. The Sync and navigation system is virtually useless since I bought it six months ago and now being told there's nothing the dealer can do until Ford issues an another update. I've given up using all the features you see touted in the commericals because they don't work or work properly most the time. Do Not Buy a vehicle with Microsoft Sync!
Dump Microsoft Sync!
2011 Ford Edge Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
we looked at a lot of suvs because of the bailouts we elimated gm and chrysler torn between the edge and santafee
decided to stay american big mistake ford spent all ther money on gadgets and forgot to make the car quiet we were told it was close to the other one for mialage after 1400 miles lucky to get 22mpg
went for the limited hoping for better ride and less noise that was a wast of 7k my 2001 yukon rides better and a lot quiter it has 171k on it and gets 18mpg my wife drives the ford if we travel i will take the yukon very upset with ford
they dont even have a comment page on there website chickens;;;;;;;; the edge is nice looking junk dont waste your money buy hundai lots cheaper
looks good on the outside
get rid of gadgets make it quiter
2011 Ford Edge Limited 4dr SUV AWD (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
My touch has been nothing but problems. Touch screen is not reliable. Voice recognition - well that is so frustrating it's funny. Had and Acura and GMC with voice recognition and it was very usable. This is a joke. The navigation is right behind this as the worst I ever had. The system maintenance runs almost once a day and it doesn't seem to fix anything. Now my screen went blank and I have to bring it to Ford to get re-programmed ~ 2 to 3 hours. And they won't give me a car, says Ford does not see this as a warranty issue. Huh??? Other than that the car does drive nice, is quite and has been very reliable. Gas milage is not what is advertised. I get ~ 16.7 combined. OUCH!!
Favorite features are - Adaptive cruise control, Blis system, rear sensors and camera(zoom on camera is nice when I am hooking up a trailor), Bluetooth (when it works), rear side sensors and collison alaert sensors. The drive is nice and the car is comfortable. Also enjoy the remote starter, push button (no key start), and door handle sensors for locking and unlocking the car.
Start over (redesign) with the voice recognition and nav. system. Maybe a little more testing and Q.C. before making the My Touch available.
2011 Ford Edge Sport 4dr SUV AWD (3.7L 6cyl 6A)
I could not stop thinking about the Ford Edge Sport model once I saw the new 2011 come out.
The black front grille, the body colored moldings & spectacular 22" wheels.
I've owned mine for 3 months and haven't seen another one on the road! That's how rare they are and how much you'll stand out.
I couldn't afford a new one so I purchased a 2011 demo in Nov '11 for 8k off sticker! Mine is red.
Interior is beautiful as well.
System is super super slow though.
It's an amazing technology but just not there yet.
It's slow to respond and sometimes frustrating but it's what's next.
If you have an iphone this screen will bug you because it's not as user friendly or responsive.
Still love it!!
The Wheels, how can you not love em?! The ambient lighting is super cool and you'll miss it when you drive or ride in a different vehicle at night, haha. The leather is awesome and seat heaters are nice. The LED front fog lights are sweet. I have keyless entry and push button start, automatic starter comes with it, wow, cool. Nav is good. Love the dual exhaust. Sport brake and gas pedals are pretty awesome looking. Did i mention the wheels!!! the chrome shines all day long. Back up camera works great and is a big help. Ride is comfortable.
The sync systems voice has an accent, i don't see how this is possible, she calls people i dont' want to call when I ask her to call Erin, a simple name. The radio on/off button doesn't work sometimes, ugh. The coin holder only likes to hold like 4 quarters! Automatic lift gate for the trunk gets annoying, no panic button to make it go back up. Speaking of panic button it's too easy to hit on the key fob, it gets pressed in my pocket and my alarm is goin off right outside! No light in the glove compartment???! I wish I knew when the headlights were on...it's set on automatic but a little light on the dash display would help me know they've come on. A little wind noise by driver door.
2011 Ford Edge Limited 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 6A)
I am considering the 'lemon law' on this one!
Owned Chryslers and decided to switch based on technology and fuel efficiency.
Paid more than I paid for my first home and I am totally dissatisfied.
The 'sync' system rarely works, it resets itself during dangerous drive times without notification.
Ford says they are coming out with an update in early 2012.
Since it only gets 22 mile/gallon, and the technology stinks, why do I believe them?
$5,000.00 technology pkg. that Ford admittedly says won't work properly.
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If you are taller than 6ft., be sure and sit on the front passenger side. The seat will only go back slightly but will go forward enough to crush you! Hazard 'touch' button needs to be moved from center below screen as you activate when your palm touches it while trying to get sync technology to work!