When it comes to finding the perfect new vehicle for your family, we’re daring you to think outside the confines of the minivan. Compact SUVs have come a long way from the years spent living in the shadow of more popular full-size sport utility vehicles. Now, thanks to powerful yet efficient engines, lightweight yet durable frames, and spacious yet agile designs, compact SUVs are becoming more popular than ever.
Today on the blog, we’re taking a closer look at the 2022 Ford Edge - a stylish and versatile compact SUV that falls somewhere between the Escape and Explorer in the Ford lineup, and is more than ready to impress with its offering of family-friendly features!
“The Ford Edge is a compelling choice in midsize 2-row crossover SUVs for its sharp styling, spacious interior, and engaging performance. If a compact crossover like the Ford Escape is too small and a 3-row SUV like the Ford Explorer is too big, then the Ford Edge is just right. It has the space and versatility of a midsize SUV while being more agile and maneuverable than bigger 3-row crossovers. Seating in both rows is quite spacious, which makes it good for families that don’t need more than five seats.”
Kelley Blue Book
The interior of the 2022 Ford Edge is astoundingly spacious, with ample room to fit three car seats across the rear plus an available 1,110 litres of cargo space behind the 2nd row. That’s enough space to fit a whopping 29 carry-on suitcases - or about a gazillion odds and ends from your kids’ backpacks and gym bags.
“Plenty spacious for four adults, the Edge's cabin is a comfortable place for a commute or a road trip. If putting junk in the trunk is important to you, the two-row-crossover segment is a great enabler. With the rear seats folded, the Edge accommodated 29 of our carry-on suitcases. Its competitors are all closely matched in cargo room, but the Edge's thoughtful storage cubbies and slightly roomier cabin might seal the deal.”
Car and Driver
When it comes to hauling tail through the streets of Trenton to make it on time for school drop-off, Ford’s unique Intelligent All-Wheel Drive system won’t let you down. Come rain, shine, or unexpected Ontario snowstorm in the middle of April, the Edge employs multiple sensors to constantly monitor traction and balance torque between all four wheels, keeping your most precious cargo protected before accidents can even start. Though we can’t officially confirm the rumours, Ford has strongly suggested that its Intelligent AWD system will come standard on all 2022 Edge models, following the lead of off-road powerhouse vehicles like the Bronco and Bronco Sport.
Whether you’re letting your teen borrow the car for the first time (eep!) or need to find the nearest rest stop for a potty-training emergency, the 2022 Edge was designed with advanced connectivity in mind. Standard SYNC 4A (the smartest version of Ford SYNC ever) and a largest-in-class 12” centre console touchscreen put navigation, entertainment, weather, traffic, Sirius XM services, wireless smartphone integration, and so much more right at your fingertips. Plus with FordPass, you’ll know where your SUV is at all times and can even control it remotely - you know, for those teen years we mentioned.
“Great car overall. Has the zip & pick up suitable to my driving style. Has great spacious room for the whole family & tons of sporting equipment. And looks stylish. Best mom/family car out there!”
Cars.com Consumer Reviews
There is so much more that the new Ford Edge can offer Trenton families, and we can’t wait to show off all of its bells and whistles. Take a look through our constantly growing inventory, or come visit us here at Lange & Fetter Motors - and don’t forget to bring the whole family with you! - to check out the hottest compact SUV of the season.