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2012 Ford Edge Limited EcoBoost

EcoBoost Finds Right Mix Of Power, Efficiency The sport utility vehicle became an endangered species not long after fuel prices began to skyrocket. But while vehicle buyers changed their shopping habits, they didn't actually stray that far from the SUV formula. Many of today's hottest-selling vehicles are crossovers; essentially the same tall wagons as the SUV, but with a lighter unibody chassis. Among other things, the CUV promised to deliver superior efficiency, and while some improvement has been evident, in many cases, the genre's fuel savings have failed to impress. A good case... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Turbo DI 2.0L
Power:
240 HP / 270 LB-FT
Transmission:
6-Speed Auto
MSRP:
$38,910 as tested
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    Recalls: Ford issues six recalls covering 101,000 vehicles for multiple issues
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    Ford is announcing six separate recalls for a variety of issues affecting a dozen models and a total of 100,610 vehicles in North America. However, according to Ford spokesperson Kelli Felker, "None of them have caused accidents or injuries." Half of them cover fewer than 1,000 cars. The largest recall covers 92,022 North American examples (about 83,250 ...

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    Deep Dive: 2015 Ford Edge debuts with fresh tech inside and out
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    Study: Ford dominates most-stolen SUV list
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    The Ford Escape leads the NICB's list with 1,421 examples stolen. If you drive a recent Ford SUV or crossover, you may want to keep a watchful eye out for thieves – especially if you live in the New York metro area or in Detroit. A new study from the National Insurance Crime Bureau has named three Ford models as the most likely vehicles in their ...

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    Recalls: Ford calling in 28k Edge crossovers over fuel line leak
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    A problem with the fuel line on certain examples of the Ford Edge has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to issue a recall. The issue revolves around the metal housing on the fuel line pulse damper, which was apparently improperly manufactured in the first place and is prone to crack in certain circumstances, leading to a fuel ...

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    Exclusive: Ford says utility vehicles are key to global growth
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    While most of us believe that small, fuel efficient cars are the key to global expansion for US automakers, Jim Farley, Ford's vice president of Global Marketing, thinks otherwise. Last week, we attended an exclusive sneak preview of the Ford Edge Concept in advance of the Los Angeles Auto Show, and Farley told us that it's actually utility vehicles that ...

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    Report: Ford adding stop-start to all major model lines
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    Los Angeles: Ford Edge Concept previews new look, can park itself remotely [w/video]
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    It turns out the image we saw back in February did, in fact, reveal the next-generation Ford Edge – at least in concept form. We still have to wait to see what the design will look like in production guise, but until then, Ford is giving us a good idea thanks to the Edge Concept being introduced at the LA Auto Show. The new styling is an evolution ...

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    Aside from an admittedly significant refresh in 2011, the guts underpinning the midsize Ford Edge crossover (shown above as a 2012 model) haven't received much attention since it was introduced seven years ago. That is all about to change as Ford plans to roll out a new concept vehicle at the LA Auto Show that will preview the next-gen Edge, which we may ...

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    Official: Ford invests $682 million in Edge-producing Canadian facility
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    Ford announced that it's investing $682 million in its Oakville assembly plant in Ontario, Canada, to make it a global manufacturing plant, which the automaker also says secures 2,800 jobs there. Including this injection of cash, Ford has invested over $2 billion in Canada in the last decade, starting with nearly $1 billion for Oakville in 2004, and over ...

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    Report: Ford to reveal Vignale sub-brand with special Mondeo in Frankfurt [UPDATE]
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    Ford says that 10-15 percent of its customers in Europe want their cars to be set apart from regular Fords - even those wearing the top Titanium X trim - and the Blue Oval will answer them with the Vignale sub-brand. The new brand proposes a more upscale look and a much-improved dealership experience, Autocar reports. The Vignale Mondeo will debut at the ...

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    Official: Ford sales in China up 21% in 2012, 43% in Dec. alone
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    Ford went into the Beijing Motor Show last year talking big about its "15 by 15" plan for China – introducing 15 new models to the market by 2015, doubling production capacity and its dealership network. Its stand at the show showcased four new vehicles – the EcoSport, Kuga, Edge and Explorer CUVs – along with the launch of the 1.0-liter ...

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    Recalls: 2012 Ford Edge EcoBoost recalled over engine fire risk
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    Looks like the Escape isn't the only Ford crossover with the potential for fires down below. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that 5,499 Edge models are being recalled due to a fuel line issue. All of the affected vehicles were built between September 2, 2010 and October 31, 2011. According to the NHTSA report, "The fuel ...

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    Report: Ford Europe goes further with American vehicles
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    Just weeks before the Paris Motor Show, Ford Motor Co. has taken the wraps off of much of its new lineup for Europe in an effort to shore up its efforts for European dealers. The webcast press conference from Amsterdam ended with the official announcement that the Dearborn, Michigan-based car maker will officially make the Mustang available for Autobahn ...

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    Official: Ford Edge going to Europe, will be joined by EcoSport
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    As part of Ford's a big European product rollout, the automaker announced that the Edge crossover will make its way across The Pond in the near future. Hot on the heels of the Mustang announcement, Ford has stated that the Edge and all-new EcoSport crossovers will make their way to Europe. While you may be quite familiar with the Edge, the EcoSport is a ...

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    Consumer Reports calls out "Five Popular Cars To Avoid," including Prius C
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    Those crusaders of shopping empowerment over at Consumer Reports have put together a list of five cars to avoid, even if their sales numbers suggest otherwise. CR points out that just because a vehicle is making a lot of buzz and ringing cash registers, that doesn't necessarily make it a wise choice for buyers. According to the report, these are vehicles ...

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    Report: Consumer Reports calls out "Five Popular Cars To Avoid"
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    Those crusaders of shopping empowerment over at Consumer Reports have put together a list of five cars to avoid, even if their sales numbers suggest otherwise. CR points out that just because a vehicle is making a lot of buzz and ringing cash registers, that doesn't necessarily make it a wise choice for buyers. According to the report, these are vehicles ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #294
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    2012 Ford Edge Limited EcoBoost
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    EcoBoost Finds Right Mix Of Power, Efficiency The sport utility vehicle became an endangered species not long after fuel prices began to skyrocket. But while vehicle buyers changed their shopping habits, they didn't actually stray that far from the SUV formula. Many of today's hottest-selling vehicles are crossovers; essentially the same tall wagons as ...

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    Review: 2012 Ford Edge Limited EcoBoost
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    EcoBoost Finds Right Mix Of Power, Efficiency The sport utility vehicle became an endangered species not long after fuel prices began to skyrocket. But while vehicle buyers changed their shopping habits, they didn't actually stray that far from the SUV formula. Many of today's hottest-selling vehicles are crossovers; essentially the same tall wagons as ...

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