TodayApril 15, 2022

2021 Ford Edge ST-Line price review

What is new for the 2021 Ford Edge ST-Line? 

Inspired by Ford Performance, Edge ST-Line features a unique ST-style grille with body-colored bumpers, black ST beltline molding combined with lower sport cladding, standard fog lamps, and signature LED lighting. Black roof rack side rails, 20-inch gloss black aluminum wheels, and unique Edge ST-Line badging enhance the look.

The 2021 Ford Edge has five trim levels: SE, SEL, ST-Line, Titanium, and ST. ST stands for Sports Technologies and is the performance model that gets the 335-hp twin-turbo 2.7-liter V-6. All other models get the 4-cylinder. 

The ST-Line uses the same 250-horsepower 275 @ 3,000 rpm turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission as the rest of the Edge models except the ST. All-wheel drive is a $1245 option but will be standard as of 2022. 

2021 Ford Edge ST-Line FWD engine

Base price on the car I test drove is $38,440, add in the options of the Ford co-pilot 360 assist for 895.00, panoramic vista roof for 1,595.00, and the cargo compartment net for 50.00, plus destination, and the total is $42,225.00. EPA estimated mpg is 21 city/29highway/24 combined. I got on the low-end, around 24 mpg. 

Exterior, You get the ST’s muscular body, blacked-out grille, aerodynamic side skirts, and the 20-inch wheels.

You’ll find a leather-wrapped steering wheel and red contrast stitching on the seats in the interior. There is also a 12.0-inch touchscreen running Ford’s latest Sync 4A infotainment suite that all Edge models received for 2021. Ford has incorporated the wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, a WiFi hotspot, lane-keeping assist, smart cruise control, and navigation.

2021 Ford Edge ST-Line interior

If you want the look of the ST with better miles per gallon and fewer dollars for your kid going to school, this is the car for them. 

2021 Ford Edge ST-Line

Vehicle Type: front-engine, front-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door wagon Unibody Sport Utility Vehicle

ENGINE

Turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve twin-scroll EcoBoost inline-4, aluminum block, and head, direct fuel injection

Displacement: 122 inches

Power: 250 horsepower @ 5500 rpm

Torque: 275 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm

TRANSMISSION

8-speed automatic

DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase: 112.2 in

Length: 188.8 in

Width: 75.9 in

Height: 68.3 in

Passenger Volume: 110 ft

Cargo Volume: 39 ft

Curb Weight: 3,958 lbs. (FWD) / 4,122 lbs. (AWD) 

2021 Ford Edge ST-Line cargo

INTERIOR 

Seating Capacity Five First-row headroom (w/o sunroof) 40.2 

The First-row headroom (w/ sunroof) First-row legroom SAE 42.6 

First-row shoulder room 60.3 

On the First-row hip room 55.9 

The Second-row headroom (w/o sunroof) 40.3 

Second-row headroom (w/ sunroof) 40.6 

On the Second-row legroom SAE Second-row shoulder room 60.5 

Second-row hip room 57.5

Manufacturing location Valencia Engine Plant, Valencia, Spain

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Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.

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