Ford’s solely made tiny tweaks to the 2023 Edge, as laid out by Ford Authority, that means the two-row crossover — on sale in its present type since 2015 within the U.S. — hasn’t had something near a substantive improve in 2.5 years, when it acquired a new 12-inch infotainment touchscreen and Sync4A. Revisions for the 2023 mannequin yr are primarily the re-availability of options lower or swapped out for 2022. The Iconic Silver Honeycomb Grille with Chrome Grille Encompass returns on SE and SEL trims for this yr, as do the Bezel Chrome Fog Lamps within the SEL Comfort Package deal.
The Perimeter Alarm is a normal function on the Edge ST after being optionally available in 2022. The SecuriCode Keyless Entry Keypad is kaput throughout the lineup after making a final stand within the optionally available Comfort Package deal final yr for sure trims. And a $650 ST Inside Look Package deal now supplied on the highest trim provides leather-based seats with Miko inserts stitched up by Pink and Raptor Blue accent stitching, a perforated leather-based steering wheel with Race Pink and Raptor Blue stitching and ST Emblem, a middle console lid, plus particular floor mats and door inserts.
A few years of stories and rumor, in addition to a Canadian auto union settlement, level to Ford dropping the Edge after this mannequin yr, though the information about timing nonetheless is not verified. The Edge is actually going away in our market as an internal-combustion providing, although, Ford CEO Jim Farley telling analysts so in the course of the This autumn 2022 earnings name. He stated, “[We] we aren’t going to be enjoying within the two-row commodity SUV market as a result of that is — as a result of Ford’s tried that within the ICE enterprise. It did not actually work out for us. We need to play our hand, our energy, commercial, truck, bigger autos on the class aspect.”
Nevertheless, earlier than Farley made that time, he stated, “The 2-row crossover is popping out to be the core civic of the EV enterprise,” so do not be shocked at a reprisal in some type with a battery and electrical motors, possibly as an electric successor to the Lincoln Nautilus.