4 Reasons the 2020 Ford Edge is a Great College Car

January 24th, 2020 by

The 2020 Ford Edge is great for college students because of its versatility, performance, innovative technology, and safety features. Let’s take a closer look at four reasons the 2020 Ford Edge is a great college car.

1. Versatility
Whether you need a vehicle to carry your stuff to college or pack all your friends inside as you head out for a weekend trip, the Edge offers versatility to its drivers. There are four trim options, which include the SE, SEL, Titanium, and ST. These options give you a wide variety of options to choose from to fit your lifestyle.

In addition to trims, there are a wide range of colors to choose from. Color options include rapid red, dark Persian green, agate black, burgundy velvet, iconic silver, star white, atlas blue, desert gold, and magnetic.

2. Dependability
The Ford Edge comes with Ford Co-Pilot360 Technology, which is a suite of five standard driver-assist technology. The Ford Co-Pilot360 keeps you safe while on the road and supports you when you need it.

Standard with the Ford Co-Pilot360 is a blind spot information system with cross-traffic alert, a lane-keeping system, and pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking. There are also auto high-beam headlamps and a rearview camera. Enhanced active park assist helps you park in those tight spaces.

In addition to its safety features, the Ford Edge also has intelligent all-wheel drive, which uses sensors to monitor the traction of your SUV. The system can balance torque between your front and rear wheels to maximize traction.

3. Technology
Having high-end technology is important, especially for students heading to college.

The infotainment system inside the Edge is SYNC 3 with Ford +Alexa. SYNC 3 gives drivers access to traffic information, Amazon Prime shopping, and can also control supported home devices. The Edge includes navigation that helps you get from point A to point B without getting lost. Navigation is especially important if you are setting off to school in a new city.

Other available technology includes a wireless charging pad to make charging easy, so you don’t have to carry extra cords with you in your vehicle.

Ford Pass is another available feature. It lets you remotely lock and unlock your vehicle, start it, compare fuel prices, and find parking ahead of time. It’s a great resource to have in a new town or when you are on the go as a student.

4. Performance
Inside the Ford Edge, you will find a design that is created for performance. If you want power, The ST trim has a 2.7-liter V-6 EcoBoost. It delivers 335 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an eight-speed automatic transmission.

If you want a more economical trim, you can also choose the Twin-Scroll 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine. The engine gets 237 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque but has a better fuel economy.

These are just four reasons the 2020 Ford Edge is a great college car. Come learn more reasons to send your student off to school with Ford at Safford Ford.

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