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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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